Colorado Escapist: Spring backcountry skiing in powder magnet Montezuma

By Phil Lindeman

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 Summit County, the “quest” for great snow is a popular topic of conversation, as everyone …

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