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Cortina d’Ampezzo, Travel Age West, October 2021

An Adventurer’s Guide to What to Do and Where to Stay in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy The 1956 Winter Olympics were what first launched Cortina d’Ampezzo into the global spotlight, as the games’ first-ever live television broadcasts highlighted the stunning beauty of the mountain village and the sharp, sheer-walled limestone peaks of the surrounding Dolomite Mountains.…

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Frontier’s Turbulent, Meandering, Bold, Problematic Flight Plan, 5280, July 2021

Frontier Airlines’ handling of pandemic-related flight cancellations triggered outrage and spurred appeals for reform. Yet the Denver-based airline expects increasing demand for what it calls “Low Fares Done Right.” Will passengers who believe they were defrauded return to the ultra-low-cost airline? By late March of last year, Darcy Lundstrom knew she wouldn’t be boarding any…

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The (New) Seven Summits, The Red Bulletin, May 2021

If you’re looking for a huge summer adventure that doesn’t involve crowds or international travel, consider climbing the highest mountain in one these seven states. Trust us, they deliver the goods. CALIFORNIA MOUNT WHITNEY, 14,505 FEET Even if Whitney weren’t the highest summit in the Sierra (and the contiguous United States), it might still rank…

Mobile hotspots

Mobile Hotspots, The Red Bulletin, January 2021

Snowmobiling turns social distancing into a thrill. For crowd-free winter fun, check out these three sled neck meccas. NORTHWOODS, WISCONSIN Let the rest of the U.S. worship cars: Northern Wisconsin swaps out steering wheels for handlebars come winter, when residents ride snowmobiles to stores and restaurants—and gas stations preserve snow around their pumps to offer…

Young and Wild

Young and Wild, The Red Bulletin, May 2020

Around the world, countries have created new national parks to preserve the planet’s last pristine bastions. Early adopters can experience a kind of solitude that’s impossible to come by elsewhere.  Patagonia National Park, Chile The Lagunas Altas Trail is one of those ridgeline hikes that makes you feel like an eagle in flight—or in my…

On Move In Moab

On the Move In Moab, Family Getaways, June/July 2019

With two nearby national parks, Moab, Utah, is a perfect hub for an outdoor family vacation Blazing red rock formations and watery canyons make Moab, Utah, a playground for all ages—but particularly for kids, who delight in this region’s abundant opportunities to climb, splash, dig and explore. With a good sun hat and plenty of…

Mountain Modern

Mountain Modern, Departures, May/June 2019

Aspen throws a party for its unsung master of Bauhaus architecture and design. The fact that there is more to Aspen than celebrities and designer skiwear is common knowledge; indeed, with its world-class art museum and influential art fair, this Colorado town has emerged as a serious cultural powerhouse. But one highlight of Aspen’s aesthetic…

Prescott, Los Angeles Magazine,

Prescott, Los Angeles Magazine, May 2019

Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson and Sedona get all the love, but Prescott is an enchanting hamlet that’s stayed frozen in time Prescott is in love with its past, and that’s not a bad thing. No garish chains surround the wedding-cake courthouse and grassy central square, which still serves as this Arizona city’s de facto front porch.…

Crested Butte, Big Life

Crested Butte, Big Life, Winter 2019

I could feel the buzz as soon as I boarded the bus linking Crested Butte to its ski resort. Roof-high piles of snow flanked every downtown doorway and parking lot, and storms had dumped 30 more inches on Colorado’s Elk Mountains earlier in the week. So I expected leftovers that morning, but the skier sitting…