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

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 History

You Gotta Love This Guy

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

01/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

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

Long Read

Freeze Frame

The nicest people come from the coldest climates

01/01/2013 By Jeffrey Bergeron

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

People

Ups and Downs

Ski mountaineer Pete Swenson keeps Breck on the move.

01/01/2012 By Devon O'Neil

Dining

Have it Your Way

Summit chefs who take the reins give people what they want.

01/01/2012 By Abigail Eagye Illustrations by Bob Winsett

Essay

Good Works

The biggest hearts can be in the most unexpected places.

01/01/2012 By Jeffrey Bergeron

People

Graduated Scales

Colorado Mountain College’s humble vice president advances the school through giant steps.

06/01/2011 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Bob Winsett

Booze News

Wild for Wine

The insider's guide on who's got the juiciest grapes in Summit County.

06/01/2011 By Shauna Farnell

View from the Summit

A Bicycle Ride Through Time

Loving life in Breckenridge, then and now

06/01/2011 By Jeffrey Bergeron

Visit

Summit Spotlight

A who's-who and what's-what guide to having the BEST winter ever in Summit County.

01/01/2011

Heroes

Helping Hands

Summit’s top docs take their skills to remote regions of the world to help those in need.

01/01/2011 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Carmel Zucker

History

Place Holders

Reflections on Breckenridge and Breckites, then and now

01/01/2011 By Jeffrey Bergeron

People

Seizing Success

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Summit County.

06/01/2010 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Carmel Zucker