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

Adventure

Pass Perfect

Embrace the essence of Summit's endless summer on these high-alpine escapes.

06/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

Speed Course

Express Lane to Sochi

The US Ski Team’s Speed Center at Copper Mountain gives athletes a head start on the Olympics.

01/01/2014 By Shauna Farnell

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

Article

Hocus Focus

What happens when a labradoodle gets a call from Dr. Dolittle?

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

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

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

Get Fly

Blown Away

Picture this: you, in this picture, flying this kite.

12/01/2012 Photography by Shauna Farnell

All Together Now

Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow

How do you keep the family together when adrenaline levels pull everyone in different directions? Summit County sports several venues that showcase its beautiful natural setting at any speed.

12/01/2012 By Shauna Farnell

Play

Soar Spot

Superman ain't got nothin' on you

06/01/2012

Best Trails

Hike This Now

Soak up the wonders of Ptarmigan Peak

06/01/2012 By Shauna Farnell

Cycling Sports

Buggin' Out

Frisco Adventure Park transforms pine-beetle blight into biking nirvana.

06/01/2012 By Shauna Farnell

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

Slope News

Copper Cranks it Up

New lift. New U.S. ski team contract. Renewed hopes for Snow Day passes.

01/01/2012 By Jeff Dick

People

Ups and Downs

Ski mountaineer Pete Swenson keeps Breck on the move.

01/01/2012 By Devon O'Neil