The first issue of 2019 is here! It’s loaded with backcountry goodness, inspiration for some deep winter adventures, and a look at the top resident badasses in the state of Colorado. Dig in to the January/February issue on stands now!
Editor’s Letter: A Decade of Elevation Outdoors
Join us in celebrating the magazine and the community that unites us.
Head to the Gunnison Valley when the conditions are just right and lace up for the joys of natural skiing.
Golden colorado’s Denver Sports Lab is on a mission to bring high-end ski tech to the masses.
Enjoy the Drive
Download this GPS-triggered app for a detailed audio tour of the natural history of the wilds of…I-70.
Eat, Sleep, Play: Vail, Colorado
It’s huge. It’s decadent. And you love it. Here’s how to best enjoy your stay in Colorado’s upscale, badass ski town.
Local Hero: Mark Laurin
This Summit county-based stargazer Wants More Eyeballs on Eyepieces.
Firefighters Ski for Free!
This small, locals-centric ski resort is offering free tickets to all firefighters and emergency responders every Wednesday of the 2018-2019 season.
The battle over Wolf Creek’s base area has hinged on lawsuits for decades. Will a proposed road change things?
Adventure & Après: Nine Winter Pairings in Breckenridge
Adventure is calling in Breckenridge. Here’s a list of Breckenridge Distillery’s favorite ways to answer.
Deep Winter Adventure
The resorts are all booked up and swarming with wanna-bes. If you are truly seeking some big-mountain Colorado action away from it all, we suggest you head to three of our favorite towns—Buena Vista, Silverton and Steamboat—and sign up for helicopters, snowmobiles and snowcats that can ferry you off to your own special place.
Numerology: Elevation Indoors
Climbing gyms continue to boom. Here are the raw numbers behind the trend.
Straight Talk: Jason Schlarb
The ultra-motivated Hardrock champ, Iraq vet, father and adventurer discusses the sources of his inspiration.
Colorado’s Top Resident Badasses
This fall we asked EO readers to decided who rules the roost here in Colorado.
2019 Race & Event Guide
It may be deep winter but that just means it’s high time to plan out the racing season for those warmer months on the way.
Best of the Backcountry
Getting out to tour and earn turns is not just a gear-intensive pursuit. It’s gear dependent—both to best enjoy the skin up and the ride down, and to keep you safe. Here’s the stuff we appreciated most when we headed into the wild this winter.
The Tracks of My Ancestors
As an indigenous backcountry skier, my connection to the land includes powder but it also runs far deeper to include a respect for my grandparents, the future of our water and the knitting together of our society.
ELWAYVILLE: The Folk Singer and the Phantom Girl
In this story of deep winter dreams, romance and music, nothing is ever as it seems.