80+ Bonus Runs!

An Insider's Guide to Hike-To Secret Stashes An insider's guide to hike-to secret stashes—plus, dining at North America's highest restaurant.

In this issue:

Arts & Culture


A Mountain Town Band Goes Abbey Road on Ski Hill Road

Meet the Pine Beatles, Summit County's merry band of music makers

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Jenise Jensen

Eat & Drink


An Upscale Culinary Nook Opens in Silverthorne

A kitchen catering to hungry bargain hunters opens at Silverthorne’s factory mall.

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Where to Find a Dining Room on the Continental Divide

A-Basin’s new mountaintop chalet, dubbed the highest restaurant in North America, channels the cuisine and vibe of a ski trip to the Italian Dolomites

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Home & Real Estate


A Silverthorne Home That Redefines Mountain Modern

A Silverthorne home, influenced by art and craft, redefines the look and feel of mountain modern.

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Lindsay Sevec and Darren Edwards

News & Profiles


Introducing Summit County's Upscale Hostel for Urbane Outdoor Adventurers

Gravity Haus opens at the base of Breck's Peak 9.

12/16/2019 Photography by Devon O'Neil

Feature Story

Two Breck-Based Masters of Human Endurance

These two local human endurance gurus—one, a three-time Olympian who trained Kikkan Randall, the other who coaches the US Ski Mountaineering Team—share a singular goal: minting the fastest mountain athletes on the planet.

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Skiing + Snowboarding

80+ Hike-To Trails at Summit’s Signature Resorts

Want to ski and ride some of the steepest, least-crowded (and most sublime) inbounds terrain anywhere? Skip the lifts (and the lines) and follow this insider’s guide to 80+ hike-to trails at Summit’s signature resorts.

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil



The Ikon Versus Epic Battle Continues

From extended seasons to expanded terrain, ski resorts add passholder-pleasing amenities in the escalating battle of Ikon vs. Epic

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Why Sherpas on Everest Are Dressed like Ski Patrol

What porters on Kilimanjaro have in common with your local ski patroller: A warm, resort-branded coat

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Takeaways from Last Season’s Historic Avalanche Cycle

Was last spring’s historic avalanche cycle an aberration, or a harbinger of extreme weather events to come?

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil