• FANTZ: Silver foxes' slump - 10/20/2014 09:17 PM MDT
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    Updated: October 20, 2014 9:17:39 PM MDT
     
     
     
  • FANTZ: Silver foxes' slump - 10/20/2014 09:17 PM MDT
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    (The Denver Post)
    TravelSaddle up for some new ski adventures in Colorado

    10/16/2014 09:10 PM MDT
    For skiers and snowboarders, it's an itchy time of the year. It's not the scratchy wool ski socks. 
    Colorado ski resorts: An updated guide to the basics, mountain stats
    10/16/2014 09:09 PM MDT - Where resorts have announced their single-day lift-ticket pricing, it is included. When not yet released, last year's prices are offered for comparison purposes. 

    Newbie's reality check: Pole goofs, wipeouts all worth it
    10/16/2014 09:21 PM MDT - "Hold on a minute," Ian respectfully snickered. "Your poles are still rubber-banded together. 

    Booq Cobra Brief Review: Indulgence in space
    10/16/2014 09:15 PM MDT - The bright red, satiny linings seduced us, but the myriad spacious compartments laid out oh-so intelligently won us over. 

    Travel Notes, 10/19/2014
    10/16/2014 09:09 PM MDT - Nevermore, Flatirons Through Oct. 26, Theatre-Hikes Colorado will act out scenes from chilling Edgar Allen Poe tales at Chautauqua Park in Boulder. 

    Pico Duarte, Persian Gulf, Cozumel, Putumayo River, Tyre
    10/16/2014 09:10 PM MDT - 1. At over 10,000 feet, Pico Duarte is the highest mountain in a Caribbean island country. 

    Five Colorado state parks, right under your nose
    10/10/2014 02:51 AM MDT - I've been hiking in Colorado on weekends and summer vacations since I moved here 17 years ago, and for the most part, I ignored the state parks. 

    The newest great escape? Getting out of your room
    10/10/2014 02:47 AM MDT - I like to think of myself as relatively quick-witted, but I started having serious doubts about my cleverness as I stood handcuffed to my new Russian friend, trying get out of a prison cell. 

    Toasting 50 years of bliss, thanks to Wilderness Act
    10/10/2014 02:45 AM MDT - If the Wilderness Act were a person, its mailbox would now be crammed with AARP solicitations. On Sept. 3, the legislation that set the framework for wilderness area preservation celebrated its 50th birthday. 

    Lost amid the bike trails and chateaux of the Loire Valley
    10/03/2014 03:40 AM MDT - There are hundreds of miles of bike trails through the chateaux towns of the Loire Valley — and that's what tripped us up. 

    (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: MacIntyre careful in talking about increase in penalties

    Two weeks after he was fined and reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for berating officials following a loss to Oregon State, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to talk about the increase in penalties from his team this season. Full Story
    (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: MacIntyre careful in talking about increase in penalties

    Two weeks after he was fined and reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for berating officials following a loss to Oregon State, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to talk about the increase in penalties from his team this season. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
    Second Story Garage: Qbala

    When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she's the kind of performer who doesn't shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Full Story