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You can taste winter in the air. All you can think about is getting back to skiing and riding in deep powder—in any snow. We are here to help. The 2023 Elevation Outdoors Resort Guide is here to help. Dig in to our Perfect Winter rundown of classic Colorado and Wyoming Resorts with new offerings, fun, and deals for the season. Drool over our picks for the best new gear for the slopes. And read more about the ups and downs, joy and passion of the outdoor life in the latest issue of your dedicated local print magazine.

Editor’s Letter
Taishya Adams is supercharging local politics to talk about resilience, joy, and the idea that even wildlife and water deserve a seat at the table.

Hop out the gates into the Jackson Hole backcountry with Tommy Moe; plan your classy weekend ski resort getaway now; Kathy Woolwine makes Eldora both safe and fun; head to Sandpoint, Idaho, for tree skiing, craft beer, and Scandinavian-style digs; avy safety; and more.

Taos Ski Valley has plans to boost amenities and fast-track access to its backside, but some locals say the ski resort is ignoring effects on its watershed, wildlife, backcountry skiers, and the community.

Reconnect and rejuvenate with Nordic skiing, sled dogs, and more at YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch this winter.

The Road
Kimberly Beekman has been injured often over her years of skiing—but the sport has made her the person she wants to be and helped her heal.

Peter Kray pines for ski season to start and remembers how much the sport means to his family in the latest Elwayville.

More Folks on The Slopes
Here are the events, programs, and players making snowsports a little more inclusive this season across the Rockies. By Claire Barber

The Perfect Winter
The best season for adventure and cozy relaxation is right around the corner. To that end, here’s our guide to authentic winter escapes in Colorado and Wyoming.

Resort Gear
As you wait for the snow to fall, your mind wanders to all the gear you want for an even better season up on the hill this year. We have you covered. Here are our picks for the equipment that will help you perform better and feel more comfortable out in the snow and on the lifts.

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