Hot Spots

A Trio of New Openings Adds Fire to Copper's Après Ski Scene

Copper unveils its makeover at the culinary heart of the mountain.

12/07/2017 By Devon O'Neil


Breck’s Must-Try Main Street Eatery

Modern American cuisine, by way of Czechoslovakia, and an 1898 Victorian.

12/07/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Ski Luxe

A Peek Inside a Copper Mountain Slopeside Retreat

A family's mountain oasis that stole the show at the 2017 Parade of Homes.

12/07/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Top 40

Summit County's Top 40 Runs

A downhill purist's guide to the signature runs at every area resort you absolutely need to ski this winter.

12/07/2017 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

Made Map

The Man Behind the Map

Meet the New York-based cartographer who charts your favorite A-Basin runs.

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

Decked Out

A Blue River-Based Culinary Hangout

Myla Rose Saloon adds an appetizing, jaw-dropping stop to any Summit County itinerary.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil


A Downsized Yet Upscale Example of Frugal Living at Its Finest

As an experiment in frugal living, a local couple builds a minimalist green home that somehow has it all.

07/01/2017 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

Highway to Heaven

Summit County's Signature Summertime Roadtrip

From lonely lakes to happy hours, 72 hours (and 60 miles) of bliss on the Blue River Parkway.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Seth K. Hughes

Class Act

Silverthorne Salutes its 50th by Staging a Cultural Evolution

Silverthorne Performing Arts Center marks a new beginning for the small town on i-70.

07/01/2017 By Devon O'Neil


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

Outdoors Feature

Cat Call

When a resort’s tracked grooming machine serves as your ski lift, making tracks becomes an adventure.

12/21/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors Feature


A taste of cat skiing to come

12/21/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors Feature

Copper Mountain

A free ride to freeride heaven

12/21/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors Feature

Cat Tracks Beyond Summit County

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! For the powder hounds looking to explore beyond summit county.

12/21/2016 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors Feature


A trip into the wild side of tamed terrain

12/21/2016 By Devon O'Neil


A Happy Pairing

Two new Asian eateries diversify downtown Breck’s street cuisine.

12/19/2016 By Devon O'Neil