An Ode to the Trail-to-Brewpub Lifestyle in Colorado

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The trail-to-brewpub phenomenon is nothing new in Colorado, who owes much of its history to its many watering holes. This time-honored tradition has its roots in the gold rush of the mid-to-late nineteenth century, when hopeful miners flocked to the foothills of the Rockies—then headed back to Denver, where they[…]

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The Best Reusable Water Bottles

The Best Reusable Water Bottles

As God is your witness, you will never go thirsty again. You know what’s great for you? Drinking water. We’re pretty sure everyone agrees on that. Even in the darkest corners of the internet, where the Earth is flat and humans have never walked on the Moon, people accept you[…]

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Harness the Colorado Wind: Snowkiting on Lake Dillon

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Like a flurry of butterflies, snowkiters flock to the frozen flats of Colorado’s Dillon Reservoir, weaving a colorful dance on the open expanse of snow-covered ice. It’s a magical feeling, harnessing the power of the wind to ski or snowboard across the lake. To the untrained eye, snowkiting might seem daunting,[…]

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Marijuana Tourism Is Actually a Thing

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Colorado is still the OG state for 420 Friendly experiences. Here at the Boulder Adventure Lodge (A-Lodge), we noticed that there are tons and tons of tourists coming to Colorado to enjoy both the freedom of legal weed as well as the great outdoors. Seems like a match made in[…]

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Exploring Colorado’s Front Range Plane Wrecks

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Many plane wrecks in Colorado’s mountains remain frozen in time, a testament to the forces of nature and the fallibility of human error. Remnants of hundreds of air accidents are scattered in the Front Range, though in many cases the evidence is scant: a small gear, a few pieces of[…]

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9 of the Steepest Inbounds Ski Runs in Colorado

These inbounds runs in Colorado will surely test your skills (and give you serious bragging rights).

While Colorado’s ski resorts boast oodles of awesome terrain, they’re a little short on seriously steep inbounds runs: those spine-tingling drop-offs and slopes that brush your hip when you turn, and elicit a deep sigh of relief once you conquer them. But this hardcore terrain is out there, just waiting to be shredded by[…]

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12 Weird, Wild Winter Festivals Around the World

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Let’s face it: Once the holidays are over, it’s hard not to start counting the (dark) days until spring arrives. But that doesn’t there’s nothing to look forward to during those long winter days. Around the world, communities large and small come together to put on seasonal celebrations that have[…]

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12 Telltale Signs You’re From Boulder

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Boulder is one of those places that people tend to either love or hate. If you hate it, chances are you don’t live here. If you love it, you probably can’t bring yourself to leave. No doubt Boulderites are a special breed—a blend of hippie, healthy, hard-core outdoorsy, über fit,[…]

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