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Six Spectacular Ways to Get Outdoors in Mesa County, Colorado

Grand Junction, Colorado is one of those places that many people have heard of, thousands have passed by on I-70 and few have ever visited. I am a ski writer and recently I met one of my peers: a talented, … Continue reading

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Knickers, Walnuts and An Old-Time Bike Race in Western Colorado

Chris Brown is admittedly fascinated by history. He is also fascinated by bikes. The owner of Brown’s Cycles in Grand Junction, Colorado, Chris has collected antique bikes, cycling memorabilia and local biking history for many years. “It’s a disease,” he … Continue reading

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Ski Area Wind Turbines? Another Way to Be Green

At some point, as a skier or rider, it dawns on you that skiing and snowboarding are not necessarily without environmental impact. Although we are outside enjoying the fresh air, the gorgeous scenery and moving downhill under our own power … Continue reading

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Celebrating the “Free Heel Life” at Powderhorn Resort

I was standing next to a blue balloon and feeling nervous. Not a bad nervous, but the kind of nervous one feels after raising one’s hand to answer in the affirmative the following question: “Who feels like learning how to … Continue reading

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How Do I Tell if My Kid’s Ski Boots Fit? And, More Importantly, How Do I Keep My Kid’s Feet Warm?

In my opinion, boots are the most important part of your kid’s gear. Bad boots=more difficult skiing=unhappy kid. You want to ski as one big happy family? Everybody’s boots had better fit and everybody’s feet had better be warm (or at least close to warm). Continue reading

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