Special Editions

Summer Scene 2010: Bluegrass and Folk

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Summer is a special time in Colorado. The word conjures up memories of the hot sun beating down onto your back on the mountain biking trail, the rush of the cold river water spraying your face as you navigate a rapid, and the lush and vibrant carpet of colorful ...

Summer Scene 2010: Concerts

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If you put all the guitar strings, piano wire, drum sticks and horns that are strummed, plucked, struck and blown in one summer here in Boulder end to end, it would reach clear to the Moon and back. At least that’s how it seems, with all the concerts, festivals, ...

Summer Scene 2010: Festivals & Events

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Finding something to do in Boulder during the summer is hard, and not because there’s nothing going on. Unlike the residents of, say, Maza, N.D., (population: 5), we never have to worry about what to do on a Saturday night. We have more going on here in one summer ...

Summer Scene 2010: Screen

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Boulder Public Library Summer Cinema Program Boulder Public Library 1000 Canyon Blvd., Boulder...

Winter Scene 2010: The great Colorado ski area over view

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  It´s one of the wonderful problems to have in Colorado: picking the best place to ski or snowboard. Colorado boasts 26 major ski areas that range from the modest Howelsen Hill to the epic bowls of Vail. Picking the best ones for your style, budget and time can be ...

Winter Scene 2010: Give me Liberty

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  Colorado’s Liberty Skis started, literally, with the roll of the dice. While the metaphor is useful for many a startup, few can claim that the seed funding came from a craps table in Vegas. The story goes like this: Liberty Skis’ founders Jim Satloff and Dan ...

Winter Scene 2010: iPhone snow applications

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  Amid dozens of debatably useless applications, iPhones offer numerous apps of particular interest for Colorado snow-sport enthusiasts. Such applications provide useful information about current slope and weather conditions, ski runs, avalanche risk, snow reports ...

Winter Scene 2010: Catch air

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  I´ve strapped on my snowboard for the first time in two years, and I’m standing at the top of a man-made jump staring downwards at an intimidating 42-degree slope. I’ve snowboarded for 12 years — I traded last year’s snow season for a two-month jaunt around ...

Winter Scene 2010: Fresh tracks

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  When the circuit of freezing on the lift ride up and dodging wobbly Texans on the run down gets dull, it might be time to take a look at the world of backcountry skiing. It offers the lure of the steep and deep with the freedom — and danger — of being alone in ...

Winter Scene 2010: Happy winter trails to you

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  Contrary to popular belief, horseback riding is not just for cowboys on hot summer days. In fact, winter horseback riding has become a popular, cold-weather attraction for Boulder County residents and visitors alike. Numerous equestrian ranches, stables and ...

Winter Scene 2010: Hitting the smaller slopes

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  For the frugal family or the college student without a trust fund, hitting the slopes is not always a viable option. The cost of ski and snowboard gear adds up when you’re trying to equip a family of four, and the lift tickets to Colorado’s ski resorts are a ...

Winter Scene 2010: Gear up for winter camping

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  To some, the idea of spending a night outdoors in the cold, dark heart of winter is a miserable notion...