Where to Find a Dining Room on the Continental Divide

A-Basin’s new mountaintop chalet, dubbed the highest restaurant in North America, channels the cuisine and vibe of a ski trip to the Italian Dolomites

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Skiing + Snowboarding

80+ Hike-To Trails at Summit’s Signature Resorts

Want to ski and ride some of the steepest, least-crowded (and most sublime) inbounds terrain anywhere? Skip the lifts (and the lines) and follow this insider’s guide to 80+ hike-to trails at Summit’s signature resorts.

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Introducing Summit County's Upscale Hostel for Urbane Outdoor Adventurers

Gravity Haus opens at the base of Breck's Peak 9.

12/16/2019 Photography by Devon O'Neil


The Ikon Versus Epic Battle Continues

From extended seasons to expanded terrain, ski resorts add passholder-pleasing amenities in the escalating battle of Ikon vs. Epic

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Why Sherpas on Everest Are Dressed like Ski Patrol

What porters on Kilimanjaro have in common with your local ski patroller: A warm, resort-branded coat

12/16/2019 By Devon O'Neil


Summit County's Haute Hut

The triumph, amid tragedy, of the Sisters Cabin, the latest and most luxurious addition to the county’s much-loved network of wilderness oases.

12/10/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Ryan Dearth


Are You an Epic, or an Ikon-ic, Skier?

With the introduction of yet another unlimited lift ticket, the snow stakes are high for serious resort skiers.

12/10/2018 By Devon O'Neil


A Recap of Everything New at Summit County's Resorts This Season

Faster (and warmer) rides up the mountain, guides to secret powder stashes, and a bevy of noshes.

12/10/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Skiing + Snowboarding

An Insider’s Guide to A-Basin’s New Ski Terrain

As A-Basin prepares to open a pair of popular backcountry zones to lift-served skiing in 2018, local powder hounds are grumbling about their loss. Here’s a preview of what everybody will gain

12/07/2017 By Devin O'Neil Photography by Liam Doran

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

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

Gear Guide

She He Ski

We asked Matthew Penner, general manager of Breckenridge Ski Butlers, and Surefoot co-founder Russ Shay to pick the 2017 skis and boots they’d recommend to t...


Play Hard

3 Magical Days for Adventurers

If your idea of alpine bliss includes bacon Bloody Marys, we've got a 72-hour itinerary for you.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil


Back Country Gear Guide

The latest in everything AT, for him and for her.



Fly Guy

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

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil


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


3 Magical Days for Families

If your idea of alpine bliss includes mushing with the kids, we've got a 72-hour itinerary for you.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil


3 Magical Days for Couples

If your idea of alpine bliss includes getting mushy with your sweetie, we've got a 72-hour itinerary for you.

01/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil


3 Magical Days

72 hours of Summit County bliss, served three ways.


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