Colorado’s Top Mountain Athletes

06 Jan 15
Colorado's Top Mountain Athletes
Colorado is full of outdoor athletes who push the idea of what’s possible. They shine on every stage from the Olympics to YouTube. But who rises above the pack? Who are Colorado’s Best Mountain Athletes? We wanted our readers to answer that question. So we asked our contributors to nominate the state’s top athletes. We […]

Art of Winter Opens!

28 Jan 15
Art of Winter Opens!
  The Colorado Ski and Snowboard Gallery is up! Elevation Outdoors is thrilled to partner with Something Independent this year to support Art of Winter. Stop by Crave Dessert Bar and Lounge in the next two weeks to see some fantastic art and craft demonstrated by Colorado’s very own ski and snowboard companies. Here’s a […]

GET THAT BIG SHINY BUCKLE IN 2015.

GET THAT BIG SHINY BUCKLE IN 2015.
Whether it’s your first time in Leadville or you’ve run the infamous trails before, each year brings a brand-new 100-mile journey at 10,000-plus feet. 2015 is no different. To send you on your way, here are a few words of wisdom from those who have gone before (and who keep coming back for more).

Voyage to the Inner Kingdom: Pilgrimage to Tibet

27 Jan 15
Voyage to the Inner Kingdom: Pilgrimage to Tibet
A pilgrimage around a sacred mountain in Tibet turns into a test of survival when an early season storm rolls in with the vengeance of an angry deity.

Elwayville: The Beauty of the Turn

26 Jan 15
Elwayville: The Beauty of the Turn
It’s always interesting to me that some people want to draw a line or create a difference between the many ways in which they enjoy a snow-covered mountain. They’re skiers, they say, if they get a thrill from the cold, clear click of a locked-heel binding. Or free-heelers, if they love the long elegance of […]

Ski Powder and Rip Singletrack in the Same Day in Salida

22 Jan 15
Ski Powder and Rip Singletrack in the Same Day in Salida
By Zack White For many, one sport a day is plenty. But for those of us who are more gluttonous, even an afternoon of knee-deep powder isn’t enough to keep the mind from drifting through miles of dry singletrack switchbacks on a mountain bike while stuck on the lift back up for another run. Luckily, […]

Boarding After Breast Cancer

21 Jan 15
Boarding After Breast Cancer
Boarding After Breast Cancer: Megan Pischke chasing powder in Vail before premier of “Chasing Sunshine” at X Games in Aspen By Kim Fuller Megan Pischke appreciates a powder day in Vail. The professional snowboarder is a valley native, and the turns she took on Tuesday after a fresh six inches had fallen were the first […]

Hiking with Spiked Footwear

19 Jan 15
Hiking with Spiked Footwear
While the higher reaches of Colorado get buried in massive heaps of snow and trying to travel on the great white blanket can be near impossible without snowshoes or skis, the lower elevations along the Front Range may only end up with a few inches to contend with. Snowshoes will often be overkill along these […]
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