Deb Proper recalled this week that, for her first backcountry hut trip on skinny skis to the Fowler Hilliard hut in 1984, she wore wool knee socks and knickers.
Holiday gifts that make memories
A modest holiday gift that makes a child feel like they fit in with their peers can mean a great deal. When their parents recognize it, and come through in the end, it creates a lasting memory.
Endorphins are uphill skiers' reward
In the age of high speed quads, why would anyone in their right mind climb a couple of thousand vertical feet for the equivalent of two ski runs and then go home? Answer: endorphins.
Charlotte and Portia's spirits live on
Longtime Perry-Mansfield drama teacher senses the presence of "the Ladies" in vintage log cabins
I would be surprised if Cantwell didn’t have the brass to ask St. Peter for permission to fish some private water.
My most precious find? A bright little orange container of mosquito repellant that looked brand new. It’s mine now!
Lance Koch grew up in Dinosaur, which is about 100 miles west of Scooby Doobie Do, and frequently sticks out his thumb as he travels between Steamboat, Carbondale and Grand Junction.
Nothing compares to a newborn colt
Friday marked the first time Squirt had left the barn and the stall he was born in, but within 15 minutes, he was making short dashes around his mother.
We weren’t the first to pull into the parking lot at the North Walton Peak on Saturday, and the presence of other skiers meant that somebody else got first tracks, but it also meant somebody else had broken trail to the peak.
Septuagenarian logs 100 days on skis
During a celebration of life for Ross Theadore in July 2015, his ski clothing was spread out on a table and guests were invited to help themselves to an article of clothing on the condition they occasionally take it out for a spin.
Warning: This column is intended for mature audiences
1964 was the year the Beatles released 'A Hard Day’s Night' in the U.S. Jan and Dean put out a groovy California surf record, 'The LIttle Old Lady from Pasadena.'
Texas musicians warm up cold day in the 'Boat
Cody Quillin, of Fort Worth, said the opportunity to see a couple of living Texas music legends, Joe Ely and Johnny Bush, made his week during the 31st Steamboat MusicFest.
Canadian family smiles through 'bargain' flight
It was just minutes after I settled into a seat at my gate in the B Concourse at Denver International that I realized I was in the midst of a family from Canada caught up in their own John Candy moment.
"Uncle Bill" Leahy and his party snowshoed to a remote ranch on Snake River to party through the night on Christmas 1877
This pack of aging powder dogs wastes no time at the top of the lift discussing where to ski next, and they swoop down the hill like a flock of startled birds.