• Horseback riding is a must at The Home Ranch in Clark. Photography: The Home Ranch

    Home on the Range

    Sometimes, it takes is a trip to meet up with a real-life wrangler—a guy or gal in sturdy jeans, a 10-gallon hat and a flannel shirt who tends horses for a living—to help us gain a new perspective.
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  • The Club at Ravenna boasts one of the most beautiful courses anywhere. Photography: Ashton Ray Hansen

    Play Away

    While playing on mountain-high golf courses, or even in the foothills, have you watched an elk bugling, a deer nibbling on a tree or a fox hiding a treasure in a sand trap?
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  • Photography: Jack Affleck, Vail Resorts

    Cool Cats

    When it’s snowing cats and dogs it’s a match made in heaven, so the ski jargon goes. In other words, cat skiing is pure heaven for powder hounds.
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  • Snowshoeing with Rocky Mountain Conservancy combines exercise with education of the Park's winter ecosystem. Photography: Ted Alan Stedman

    Perpetual Motion

    During a long weekend in Estes Park earlier this winter I spotted a tourism brochure that read “Always in Season,” promoting the town as a year-round playground.
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