MAY/JUNE 2023 ISSUE – Mountain Festival Guide


When we think of Colorado festivals, we think of artist Phil Lewis, who created this stunning canvas especially for our annual guide. Instagram: @phillewisart

The 2023 Mountain Festival Guide

In 2023, we can get back to being together, dancing, competing, hula-hooping, singing, paddling, running, and finding a like-minded vibe at music and sport festivals across the Rocky Mountains. Dig in to our annual festival guide and plan a summer of fun.


The water is high and it’s time to get out and surf Colorado. Here’s where to do it, where to get the gear, and when to party with local paddlers in Salida, Buena Vista, and Montrose this summer.


Water-rights worries have compelled grassroots groups to craft an alternative solution to a Wild and Scenic designation for the Dolores River.

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