Gear Guide

She He Ski

We asked Matthew Penner, general manager of Breckenridge Ski Butlers, and Surefoot co-founder Russ Shay to pick the 2017 skis and boots they’d recommend to t...

12/21/2016

Health & Recreation

Thriving at Altitude

Whether you’re a tourist, a native, or a retiree, you may need an altitude adjustment.

12/20/2016 By Reilly Capps

Health & Recreation

Life at Altitude

From babyhood to the golden years, the body operates differently at high altitude

12/20/2016 By Reilly Capps

Health & Recreation

Clearing the Air

Here, halfway between sea and sky, our relationship with the air is complicated.

12/20/2016 By Reilly Capps

Cover Story

13,000 ft Summit County Hikes

Summit Counties top five hikes at 13,000 feet

06/29/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Fitness

62 Degrees of Preparation

Billed as the “world’s highest triathlon,” Dillon’s buzzy new endurance race includes a swimming leg that also may be the coldest.

06/29/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Cover Story

The Summits of Summit County

A 21-peak salute to hikers hardwired like Hillary to stand on top of the world.

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Cover Story

14,000 ft Summit County Hikes

Summit Counties top six hikes at 14,000 feet

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Cover Story

12,000 ft Summit County Hikes

Summit Counties top five hikes at 12,000 feet

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Slideshow

Gear Up + Get Out

All the stuff you need for a successful Summit hike

06/01/2016 Edited by Cindy Hirschfeld

Profile

Hive Mind

A couple's quixotic quest to nurture a colony of high country bees

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

BBQ Season

Cowboy Up

A roundup of the county’s best Western-themed BBQ to-dos

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Essay

Spring Summer Fall

In a place defined by winter, three alter-seasons are crammed into one.

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Profile

Fly Guy

A local angler’s guide to living the good life in Summit County

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Play

Home Runs

An insider's guide to the perfect Summit ski day, week, or weekend.

01/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

CYCLING

Trail of Gears

Ten hours of backbreaking toil a day under the blazing sun might sound like a prison sentence, but for the Town of Breckenridge's hard-pedaling crew of singletrack tenders, it's a dream job.

06/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

Get Wet

Land of Lakes

Frigid dips aside, there’s a lot to do—paddle, cast, sail, camp, lounge, explore—on and around an alpine lake in Summit County.

06/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Play Hard

3 Magical Days for Adventurers

If your idea of alpine bliss includes bacon Bloody Marys, we've got a 72-hour itinerary for you.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

Health

Cell Revision

A revolutionary treatment gives old joints new life.

01/01/2015 By Shauna Farnell

Explore

3 Magical Days for Families

If your idea of alpine bliss includes mushing with the kids, we've got a 72-hour itinerary for you.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil