For ambitious skiers, Colorado provides numerous options. This whirlwind trip covered five major resorts in eight consecutive days of skiing on a 400-mile loop, and yielded a colorful montage of central Colorado along the way. Don’t miss the secluded hot springs near Steamboat, if you can find it, and beware of the Killdozer.
Surprising discovery in the woods at Snowmass Ski Area, but the Hunter S. Thompson shrine remains elusive after an exhaustive search.
The spirit of Hunter Thompson is alive at Aspen, Colo., but the main attractions are the four ski resorts. A shrine to the gonzo journalist is a challenge to find in the pines at Snowmass.