• In 2013, at age 17, Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest woman in U.S. history to win a World Championship. Photo: Jeff Shiffrin

    Vail Valley’s Prestigious Powder

    When you live in Colorado it’s easy to forget that other states have skiing too. One reason why is because Vail became North America’s ski capital after it hosted the FIS Alpine World Ski Championship
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  • Steve Luttman and Katie Hayes, club members of Poudre Paddlers, navigate their tandem canoe on the Cache la Poudre River. Photography: Ted Alan Stedman

    Different Strokes

    I hope there’s no boofing. If our trajectory is successful, we won’t need to. We’ll peel from the shoreline headed upstream in our tandem canoe and let the river’s current pivot us downstream.
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  • Originally designed to be longer, this hole got truncated by the road built behind it. Photography: Telluride Ski & Golf Resort

    Dream 18

    The world may know Colorado for its epic snow sports, but another, leafier feature of our fair state is snagging headlines these days. And we’re not talking legalized marijuana; we’re talking golf.
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  • Goat packer Steve Galchutt on the trail in Pike National Forest with Barley (left) and Acorn.

    Pack Mentality

    It’s a brilliant, warm day in Pike National Forest, perfect for hiking the roller coaster foothills northwest of Colorado Springs.
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