Mountain Dining

Elevated Cuisine

Summit County’s on-mountain restaurants get a taste-lift.

01/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil

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

Article

Heaven Above

What makes skiing or riding Summit County like no other place? More than 5,000 acres of in-bounds high-alpine terrain. That, and this insider’s guide to finding above-tree-line bliss at every resort; don’t leave earth without it!

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

Eat Here Now

Pie à La Mode

A new pizza joint in Breck serves an antithesis to slope style.

06/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil

Camping

Outward Bound

An insider’s guide to Summit County’s fifteen most satisfying campsites (ultimate s’mores recipe included)

06/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Fireside Dining

Fire Places

Cozy up with your honey this winter at one of Summit County's hottest hotspots.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil

Eat & Drink

Haute Cuisine

At 11,500 feet, A-Basin’s Black Mountain Lodge elevates Colorado cooking.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil

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 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

Backcountry

Full Moon Fever

Under nature’s disco ball, backcountry revelers party on Loveland Pass.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Nordic

Best Groomed

An insider’s guide to Summit County’s Nordic centers.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Winter Adventure

Snowshoe Into the Wild

Head for the hills, whether your dream trip is slow and steady, or fast and furious.

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Snow Day

Into the Wild

A snowshoe, free-heel, kick-and-glide guide to Summit County’s winter backcountry

01/01/2013 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Play

Step Into Liquid

Celebrate Summit’s liquid gold—on it, in it, or just sitting by it.

06/01/2012 By Devon O'Neil

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

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

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