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Spring Skiing: The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying the Slopes in Warmer Weather

March 15th, 2024

As the Boulder temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, many ski enthusiasts look forward to hitting the slopes for some spring skiing. Spring skiing offers a unique experience with its longer days, softer snow, and enjoyable après-ski activities. Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a beginner, there are several tips and tricks to make the most of your spring skiing adventure. Choosing the Right Gear When gearing up for spring skiing, it’s essential to consider the changing weather conditions. As the day progresses, the snow can transition from icy in the morning to slushy in... Read More

This Beautiful Boulder Park is Also the City’s Origin Story

November 12th, 2022

Our story begins in the mid 1800’s, when a team of explorers were commissioned to explore the Boulder area. Among these explorers were Zebulon Pike, Stephan Long, and John Fremont. One of Fremont’s men, William Gilpin, told everyone that this particular area had gold. This area was previously considered unfit for settlement, but when gold is involved, people tend to forget about silly things like that. This group of settlers decided to settle in a beautiful area known today as “Settler’s Park,” named for obvious reasons. It’s also pretty obvious why they... Read More