A U.S. Army Ranger founds Veterans Expeditions, a Salida nonprofit that sends veterans on a mission of outdoor exploration.
Buffalo return to where they once roamed – and were hunted by Ice Age humans.
Wolf Creek: A family ski resort creates a tight-nit community near Pagosa Springs.
Youth launched by the sport of ski jumping take to the skies over Steamboat Springs.
Ride the rails on the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, the longest and loftiest narrow-gauge route remaining in the United States.
Inside the dangerous would of avalanche rescuers.
The canyon's stark beauty inspires the same awe in modern travelers as it did the Utes and 19th-century explorers.
A scenic journey in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks traces the footsteps of outlaws and conquistadors.
Students in Jay Young’s gator-wrestling class, at his Colorado family farm, might be thrill-seekers, but by wrestling the reptiles, they’re also helping move the animals so they can be treated for illness or injuries.
Golden treasure awaits on the autumn road from Cañon City to Cripple Creek. The mountains are rich with historic gold mines, golden aspen leaves and glittering coins at casinos.
Humans are just visitors in Dominguez Canyon Wilderness area, south of Grand junction; only animals live here full-time.
Colorado's gold rush brought humanity and hardship to these rocky mountains. Mining towns popped up by the dozen, but just as quickly found themselves abandoned as the politics of man and nature shifted. The 11 ghost towns on our list might be haunted by the past, but it isn't hard to find the beauty in these booms gone bust.