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


Frisco's Lakefront Makeover

A $6 million overhaul of Frisco Marina that deepened the bay adds a beach, more parkland, and extra oomph to an idyllic summer on Summit’s inland sea.

06/24/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Karl Wolfgang


Racing The Wind

Meet the sailing legends who command the highest yacht club in America.

06/24/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Person of Interest

Dr. Does a Lot

From rescuing animals orphaned during natural disasters to helping manage arthritic dogs’ chronic pain, a Frisco vet gives suffering pets a new leash on life.

06/24/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Jenise Jensen

Person of Interest

A Changing of the Guard at A-Café

Dillon’s landmark Arapahoe Café has a new owner but the same DNA.

12/10/2018 By Devon O'Neil


A Family Reunion Comes Full Circle in Summit County

Nearly 30 years ago, Tina Zimmermann gave her baby girl up for adoption; now reunited with her daughter, she’s also found a friend in the woman who became her child’s mother.

06/25/2018 By Devon O'Neil


A New and Improved Trail Network Takes Root in Frisco

Frisco plans a major upgrade for one of the county’s least-developed, and most-anticipated, networks of summer trails.

06/25/2018 By Devon O'Neil


Remapping Frisco's Gridlock

Stuck in traffic south of Frisco? Breathe in, breathe out, because relief likely won’t arrive until 2021.

06/25/2018 By Devon O'Neil


Looking Back at the Wildfire That Threatened Breck Last Year

Burning question: What, if anything, was learned from last summer’s near disaster?

06/25/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Altitude Adjustment

From Ski Mountaineering to Law Enforcement

Just shy of 40, big-line skier Mike Schilling made his riskiest move: trading a high-paying desk job for a badge and gun.

12/07/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Early Birds

Summit County's Olympic Training Ground

Can’t afford tickets to PyeongChang? Through December, your local chairlift—and superpipe—offer a free Winter Olympics preview.

12/07/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Swan River Song

Resurrecting the Swan River Valley's Signature Waterway

More than a century after dredge boats ripped the bottom, and life, out of Breck's most pristine waterway, the county rights an egregious environmental wrong.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone


Will Dillon’s $600,000 Gamble on REI Pay Dividends?

An outdoor retail giant takes up residence in Dillon.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil


Fighting for Frisco's Fallen Hero

To honor her late husband and prevent future tragedy, a former air ambulance flight nurse takes a personal crusade for helicopter safety to Congress.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Person of Interest

Cold Warrior

Ski mountaineering and life lessons from a Soviet-era Special Forces veteran

12/19/2016 By Devon O'Neil


Hive Mind

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

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Food News

Spirited Cuisine

Breck Distillery hopes to make B-town an A-list culinary destination with a small-plates restaurant helmed by a celebrity chef.

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Arts & Culture

Relief Worker

Amid the political din of building walls and tearing them down, a sculptor carves a niche by animating them.

06/01/2016 By Reilly Capps