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Abandoned

During the peak of Colorado’s ski area operation, there were up to 200 different ski areas in operation.  Today, there are about 30. Why did some survive and others shut down?  What happens to a ski area when the lifts stop turning? A new documentary called “Abandoned” examines these questions…

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Rollins Pass (from the west side)

Traffic as far as the eye could see.  I wasn’t prepared for this.  I expected traffic in Washington, DC, but not on I-70 in rural Colorado.  Nevertheless, a line of cars and trucks were bumper to bumper east bound all the way up to the Eisenhower Tunnel. A Shortcut Gone…

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Hike of the Week: Heart Lake

As we hit the 4-mile mark, the trail begins to level out.  The forest becomes a bit more sparse, and the view open up.  And the walk through the the thick subalpine forest, and the squishing through the occasional mud bog have all been worth it. A Walk in the…

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