A long way up

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Shredding grass

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Adventure

Beware of tree wells

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The trees at a ski resort beckon to skiers. Propelled by snowboards, fatter skis and the ceaseless quest for powder, more skiers are venturing into this winter wonderland. Let the Texans on spring break ski the groomers. Real powder hounds know where to go to ...

It’s the snow, stupid

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Skiers howling for Wolf Creek...

Transitional suit makes triathlons easier

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Transitioning successfully during a triathlon is about preparation, not speed. Athletes need to have appropriate gear well positioned and easy to access. Reducing the amount of gear can help make a transition area easier to navigate. Wearing a tri suit, for ...

Hidden danger at ski resorts

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The trees at a ski resort beckon to skiers, an in-bounds playground where soft, deep and untouched snow can linger days after a snowstorm...

What’s it like to ski Colorado? Snowmass has the answer

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We looked down on Long Shot, a 15-minute hike behind us, the clouds below us, and the state’s longest ski run in front of us. It was nearing 3 o’clock and would turn out to be our last run of the day, which had been packed with some phenomenal skiing at Snowmass. The...

Colorado’s two heli-skiing operators share the same mountain range, the same...

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The first thing you notice are the mountains. They’re rough and jagged, and they stand tall against the rising sun, etching patterns in the sky. The second thing you notice, because it sits right in front of you, is the helicopter. A bird, waiting to take fight, with...

University of Colorado study finds that bumps travel

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Moguls are a sneaky lot...

Colorado’s Griffin Post battles the best freeskiers on the most dangerous...

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When it comes to winter sports, Olympic athletes tend to get all the attention. But Colorado athlete Griffin Post has been quietly toiling away as a big-mountain competitor on the Freeride World Tour for the past two years. This tour — which features four showcase ...

Gear: The Slicer

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Boulder Weekly’s editorial team did some in-depth product testing last Friday. On our lunch break, we took out the Slicer all-season sled for an adventure at Scott Carpenter Park. The Slicer is sold by Broomfield-based company Ice Meister and can be used on grass and...

Beaver Creek good for beginners, too

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More Beaver Creek content: Beaver Creek's varied terrain, open runs set resort apart; The Laughing Bones give cool performance at Crystal Grotto...

Beaver Creek’s varied terrain, open runs set resort apart

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More Beaver Creek content: Resort good for beginners, too; The Laughing Bones give cool performance at Crystal Grotto...

Cell phones and web change way we view the slopes

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Jon Brelig has been at a ski resort on a socalled “powder day,” unable to find the four inches of freshies that supposedly fell in the previous 24 hours...