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Hunting for Gold in The San Juans

Hunting for Gold in The San Juans

Situated in a stunningly beautiful high alpine valley at over 9,000 feet, Silverton, Colorado’s Victorian row houses seemed out of place. As the crew from CU Boulder’s Backcountry Club and I unloaded our bags into one of these beautiful aforementioned Victorian-era homes, I stared up valley at the craggy San Juan mountains and couldn’t wait to ski them.

March 2016 - Rum in the News

March 2016 - Rum in the News

If your vacation plans include my fair state of Colorado, be sure to stop in Crested Butte at the Montanya Distillery. Karen and Brice Hoskins, and their great staff, offer daily tours, tastings and a full rum bar with artisan cocktails, appetizers and small plates. While you are there you can purchase a bottle of Montanya Exclusiva, a limited release only available in Colorado as of October 2015.

A LOCAL’S GUIDE TO CRESTED BUTTE – THE LAST GREAT COLORADO SKI TOWN

A LOCAL’S GUIDE TO CRESTED BUTTE – THE LAST GREAT COLORADO SKI TOWN

Like many Colorado towns, Crested Butte was once a coal mining town. Unlike many of those former mining towns, Crested Butte citizens have battled big mining companies for almost 40 years to protect Mt. Emmons – the Red Lady – from being mined. Even though our population is small, this town packs a big punch. When it comes to our way of life and the vast beauty that surrounds us, endless mountains to