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Since residents began experimenting with ice farming in the 1990s, Ouray has become a mecca for climbers. Here’s where to go to try your hand at ice climbing in Ouray Winter can be approached with a glass-half-empty or glass-half-full attitude. You can either hibernate indoors and binge-watch Netflix, or…(Read More)

Role of the Ice

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What’s a small Colorado town to do when summer fun draws to a halt as the temperatures drop? At Ouray Ice Park, you make ice. Jen Murphy finds that if you build it, the climbers will come Winter can be approached with a glass-half-empty or glass-half-full attitude. You can either…(Read More)

Jen Murphy joins Dunton Hot Springs chef Karlos Baca and finds that foraging for your food is as hard as it sounds — but far more delicious than you’d ever imagine Photography by Erin Kunkel The first time I met Karlos Baca, I was convinced he had a sixth sense. Dawn had just broken, and…(Read More)

The ancient ruins of Mesa Verde are a staggering architectural wonder. Erinn Morgan discovers life inside the cliffside metropolis required ingenuity and a little magic My feet balance at the very edge of the ceiling. I lean over and peer down into the kiva. The 900-year-old Hopi Indian ceremonial room — a spiritual gathering…(Read More)