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I'm With Stupid: To Hell You Ride, To Heaven You Go

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.03.2016 | Denver
Todd Hartley

To my way of thinking, which is usually wrong, there is a hierarchy of mountain towns in Colorado based on how mountain-y they really are. And by mountain-y, I mean scenic, authentic and a pain in the ass to get to.

The Top 10 Ski Resorts In North America

Max Gladwell | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel
Max Gladwell

I have some experience with steepness and deepness. This is what I live for. So when a helicopter is not an option, these are the ski resorts I frequent for powder days.

Cold Days, Warm Nights at These Five Great American Ski Towns | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel

Great ski towns these days aren't just about great slopes. While that is of supreme importance when choosing a mountain to ride, it isn't all that matters when deciding on a ski getaway destination. A beautiful and quaint town, artisan boutiques, friendly locals and personalized lodging are just a few of our criteria.

Finding Love in a Ski Resort: The Odds Are Good but Goods Are Odd

Liftopia | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

Do you go for the one with the large... acreage... or do you opt for the one that everyone else has already dated? It's a difficult dance, one that takes years to master.

I'm With Stupid: Experience Autumn With Expert Tips From Fodor's

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I, like many Coloradans, love autumn in the high country. This one was particularly spectacular, with the aspens and scrub oak bursting out in every conceivable shade of yellow, orange, brown and red.

Todd Hartley's Wide, Wide West: CS Irwin Cat Skiing

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Todd Hartley

Just a few miles northwest of Crested Butte, along the road to Kebler Pass, the tiny hamlet of Irwin consists of an eponymous lake and absolutely perfect slopes for back-country skiing.

Christmas Perfection in Crested Butte, Colorado

Millie Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Millie Kerr

I fasten my boots, click them into my skis, and pull tight my helmet before maneuvering towards near-empty queues. My sunglasses suddenly dip below th...

PHOTOS: Snowstorms Bury Colorado High Country; Submit Your Pictures!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The national weather service may have canceled a winter storm warning for parts of northern Colorado, but there's still plenty coming down in the Colo...

PHOTOS: Colorado's Greenest Ski Resorts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Even in the midst of the recession, environmental practices at ski resorts have been improving. That's according to a report from the Ski Area Citizen...

I'm With Stupid: Digging Up an Offseason Reason for Snowmass

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You've heard of the La Brea Tar Pits, the place in Los Angeles where hundreds of fossils have been found, right? Well, now we've got something in Colorado just like it, except for all the tar.

PHOTOS: Crested Butte's Eye-Popping 'Snow Clam House'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This unique ski-in ski-out home at Mt. Crested Butte was designed by Robert Harvey Oshatz to accommodate two brothers who had happened into a truckloa...

Crested Butte's Marijuana "Smoke Shacks" Busted By Forest Rangers

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rangers are cracking down on illegal and inappropriate uses of the Gunnison National Forest, including taking down "smoke shacks" near Crested Butte t...

Forest Service's Crested Butte-Snodgrass Decision Has Ski Resorts Concerned Over Future Of Industry

The Denver Post | Jason Blevins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CRESTED BUTTE - Sweat beading on his brow, Tim Mueller stops climbing the snowy road up Snodgrass Mountain and takes a breather. The clouds break mome...

Which Colorado Ski Resorts Made Outside Magazine's List Of North America's Best?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outside Magazine has released its annual list of North America's 16 Best Ski Resorts with five Colorado resorts making the list. Silverton placed at...

Forest Service: Crested Butte Snodgrass Expansion A No Go | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Mt. Crested Butte, CO - The U.S. Forest Service has notified Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) by letter that it is denying the Colorado ski resort...

Crested Butte Expansion: Feds' Denial Has Ski Industry Worried About New

Colorado Springs Gazette, CO | R. SCOTT RAPPOLD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Forest Service in recent decades has given Colorado's ski resorts carte blanche to expand, as places like Vail and Breckenridge became sprawling w...

Loveland Ski Area WIll Be First To Open On October 7 (VIDEO, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ski season is upon us. Loveland Ski Area will win the race to be the first resort to open in Colorado this season when it starts its lifts on October...

Ski Resort Openings: The Complete Schedule

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's officially the beginning of ski season here in Colorado! With four resorts already open, more opening this weekend and a slew of them opening ...

Thanksgiving Week Skiing: Deals, Meals And New Openings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Thanksgiving week is prime time for early season skiing. Crested Butte, Steamboat, Monarch and Beaver Creek opened Wednesday. Telluride and Aspen/Sno...

Colorado Fall Foliage: Where To See Best Colors? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With the changing of the seasons, it's time again to flock to the mountains for a glimpse of Colorado's famed fall foliage. But the vibrant hues of r...