Person of Interest

Status: Electricity

Breck’s Trey Lawyer offers living proof that lightning sometimes does strike the same place twice.

06/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

GANJA NEWS

Going to Pot

A Frisco medical-marijuana pioneer’s cautionary tale sends a sobering message to cannabis entrepreneurs everywhere.

06/01/2015 By Reilly Capps

ROW

High Water

The intrepid editor's love note to his favorite alpine body of water.

06/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

Person of Interest

Snow Business

One of the state’s few female avalanche forecasters talks about what it takes to keep backcountry enthusiasts out of harm’s way.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

Heroes

Fly Guy

Breck’s speed skiing pioneer looks back on life in the fast lane.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

People

Chair Apparent

For nearly two decades, Nate Dogggg has ruled A-Basin’s lift line; should we envy or pity the king of Colorado’s first chair?

01/01/2015 By Reilly Capps

Person of Interest

Cigar Story

A ski bum’s recipe for living large in the high country: stogies, vacation homes, and subsidized housing.

06/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil

Community

Wheels of Fortune

A team of first-time Latina teen cyclists learns to charge uphill—on bikes, and in life.

06/01/2014 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Dominique Taylor

Visit

Slam Dunk Bunk

Part hostel, part hotel, the Bivvi carves a funky niche in Breck’s lodging scene.

01/01/2014

Person of Interest

Judge Phoebe

The only American scoring Olympians at Sochi says good-bye to her Copper Mountain home.

01/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil

Heroes

Guardian Angels

For those who stumble onto death’s doorstep in Summit County’s rugged wilderness, salvation via Flight for Life’s air ambulance is just a phone call, and minutes, away.

01/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Person of Interest

Iron Man

Three decades later, photojournalist Mark Fox trades his camera for an anvil.

06/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil

Dillon History

Dam Docent

On the fiftieth anniversary of the flooding of Dillon, a professor revisits Summit County’s Atlantis.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Bicycling

Breaking Away

When the USA Pro Challenge's peloton rolls into Breckenridge in August, the world will be watching. Could this be America's Tour de France, or is a rerun of the Coors Classic?

06/01/2013 By Stephen Lloyd Wood Photography by Bob Winsett

Long Read

Freeze Frame

The nicest people come from the coldest climates

01/01/2013 By Jeffrey Bergeron

Person of Interest

The Mayor of Adventureland

Dodging bullets, crevasses, and avalanches, John Warner governs Breck—and rules the mountains.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil

Ski History

You Gotta Love This Guy

As Loveland turns 75, its plucky mascot remains forever young.

01/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Sea Change

Ode to Peak 6

While Epic ski pass holders anticipate access to expanded Breck terrain, backcountry users lament their loss.

01/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell Photography by Liam Doran

Ski Shop Pioneers

The Boys of Winter

Outside, the Virgin Islands ski shop may not seem like much. It’s what’s inside that counts—and has made local history.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Bob Winsett

People

King of the Hill

For eight and a half years, through blizzards and rain, in sickness and in health, Rainer Hertrich never missed a day of skiing. A bum ticker may have ended his streak in January, but it didn’t dampen his spirit.

06/01/2012 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Daniel Root