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High Altitude Spiced Apple Turnovers

Winter has finally made its way to Estes Park! With the glittering snow and twinkling lights on the trees in our beautiful Downtown, I can’t help but feel a little festive! The holidays are right…

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High Altitude Cheesy Garlic Loaf

Have you always wanted to try making yeast bread but it seems a bit scary? Maybe baking at 7,500 feet in elevation seems like a lofty goal? Well, guess what! It’s national Bread Day! And I have a…

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Pitches and Pints: Quinn Brett

Quinn Brett is an experienced Estes Park climber and local. Learn more about her favorite Estes Park climb complete with pro tips and her favorite place to sip on a beer after. Name: Quinn Brett Years Climbing: 25 years!!!!! Favorite Estes Park climb: A diamond shaped chunk of granite, nestled…

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The Perfect Estes Park Friendsgiving Celebration

US Highway 34 will open to all motorists Wednesday, November 22 at 4pm and will remain open until 8pm Sunday, November 26. The section of US 34 between mile points 72-74, west of Drake, will remain closed where crews are repairing the highway near the landslide. All through-traffic from Loveland to…

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Pitches and Pints: Dustin Dyer

Name: Dustin Dyer Years Climbing: 13 years Favorite Estes Park climb: Romulan Territory, Class: 5.10b* Brief description of the climb: Classic Lumpy Ridge layback* madness! Full value sandbag* on…

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Mild to Wild: Camp Coffee

Behind every great backcountry adventure there’s a substantial amount of coffee. Check out three ways we make backcountry coffee from mild to wild: Camp Café - French Press Items needed: Pot, stove…

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Lots to Wine About

When you vacation in Estes Park, you probably won’t be doing a lot of complaining, but wining is certainly an option! The village is home to Snowy Peaks Winery, crafting wines with hand-picked…

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