Travel + Outdoors + Sports

5280 | December 2017

First-Timer’s Guide: Beaver Creek

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Photo courtesy of Kimberly Gavin
Keep traveling west on I-70, and you’ll be rewarded with spacious terrain and upscale offerings, no matter the season.
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5280 | December 2017

The Last Isolated Places In Colorado

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Photo courtesy of Ethan Welty
Whether it’s because of their remoteness or the difficult-to-score permits needed to reach them, these eight bucket-list destinations are the stuff of adrenaline-fueled dreams.
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5280 | October 2017

Explore Jackson, Wyoming During the Offseason

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From art to wildlife to pastries, you can find it all in this remote yet chic mountain town.
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Outside | August 2017

Summer’s Best Road Trips

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Hit five Colorado fourteeners in one week.
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USA Today 10Best | June 2017

Visit These 10 Otherworldly Lakes In Canada

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Photo courtesy of Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
Canada is home to more than two million lakes, which means finding a gorgeous setting to kayak, swim or fish in isn’t difficult. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites.
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5280 | April 2017

Who Needs A Travel Buddy, Anyway?

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Photo courtesy of Vela Adventures
More Colorado women are taking vacations from everything—and everyone—by traveling alone.
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Encompass | January/February 2017

The Spain Of Yore

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After four days in Madrid, I grew tired of museums, cathedrals and tapas, but my mom had already planned day trips to Seville and Granada, so I mustered enthusiasm for what I thought would be more of the same.
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About Travel | January 2017

What I Spent: Five Nights In San Juan, Puerto Rico

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In this installment in a series looking at the spending patterns of real travelers in popular destinations, a couple travels to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for six days of sun.
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Outside | December 2016

7 Ways to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

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Our northern neighbor’s national parks are pretty damn awesome—and accessing them in 2017 will be completely free.
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5280 | June 2016

The 5280 Guide To Camping In Colorado

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A comprehensive look at setting up under the stars, including the 32 best places to camp in Colorado, tips on must-have gear, and gourmet (but easy!) recipes.
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5280 | October 2015

Profile: Paralympian Lacey Henderson

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Photo courtesy of Ottobock
Meet Lacey Henderson, one of Colorado’s top contenders for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
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5280 | April 2015

Should Colorado Skiers Be Worried About Inbounds Avalanches?

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Photo illustration by Sean Parsons
Two avalanche deaths at Colorado ski resorts in 2012 are forcing powder hounds—and the state Supreme Court—to weigh the inherent risks of the sport.
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Alaska Magazine | February 2015

Once The Cruise Ship Docks

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Whittling down Alaska’s abundant offerings in fi ve port towns
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5280 | December 2013

Sunny With A Chance Of Powder

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Photo by Scott DW Smith
Find giant snowfall, smaller crowds, and a dash of nostalgia during a weekend escape to Wolf Creek.
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5280 | November 2013

Out Of Bounds: Colorado Backcountry Hut Trips

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Nestled into high meadows, perched along the Continental Divide, and tucked into stunning gulches, more than 40 Colorado backcountry huts beckon to those craving a rustic winter retreat.
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5280 | August 2013

Essay: It’s Football Season! (Again?)

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Illustration by Chris B. Murray
How to hate football and still love Denver.
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