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
Enjoy the Drive
Eat, Sleep, Play: Vail, Colorado
Local Hero: Mark Laurin
Firefighters Ski for Free!
Adventure & Après: Nine Winter Pairings in Breckenridge
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
Straight Talk: Jason Schlarb
Colorado’s Top Resident Badasses
2019 Race & Event Guide
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.
In this story of deep winter dreams, romance and music, nothing is ever as it seems.