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Updated: 4 hours 25 min ago

Colorado Escapist: Spring backcountry skiing in powder magnet Montezuma

5 hours 25 min ago
Springtime is here and what does that mean? Backcountry skiing! Who says it’s time to put away your skis just yet? Colorado mountain weather is unpredictable, and snow in May is always a possibility (There’s a storm rolling in as we speak), so why not get some last-minute runs before it all melts off? Birth of backcountryThe birth of backcountry began with a few old-time explorers wandering out into the snowy unknown on quests to deliver news and religion to remote mountain communities. Today in Grand County, the “quest” for great snow is a popular topic of conversation, as everyone …