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Aspen Skiing Co.’s skier visits fell 20% following the coronavirus outbreak
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Aspen Skiing Co.’s skier visits plummeted by 20 percent during a 2019-20 season shortened by the coronavirus crisis, the company announced Wednesday. Skico’s skier visits fell to about 1,156,000 from 1,447,000 the season before, according to Jeff Hanle, Skico vice president of communications. Colorado Gov. Jared Paris ordered the closure of ski areas starting March 15, […]

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 86
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Research of the Week Ancient Irish elite were largely incestuous. In a recent study, coronavirus shows up on tons of hospital surfaces but with very low viral loads. Present but not transmissible. Having a younger blood donor is linked to shorter hospital stays. “Conservation areas” don’t actually conserve anything. Losing body fat probably improves cancer […]

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Sauerkraut Benefits (with an Easy Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe)
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Although fermented cabbage has been around in some form or another since ancient times – Roman author Pliny the Elder wrote of the stuff in the first century A.D. – modern methods for making sauerkraut were developed sometime between the 16th and 18th centuries. It’s primarily known as a German staple, but most other European […]

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5 waterfall hikes near Denver to re-energize yourself
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I recently found some old guidebooks in a pile of hiking equipment in my closet. One jumped out at me: “Waterfalls in Colorado: A Guide to the State’s Best Waterfall Hikes.” The book was published in July 2013, a few short months before devastating floods ravaged Boulder, damaging communities and the backcountry. It seemed fitting […]

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What to Do When You Have a Setback
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“I went off the rails this weekend…” “I feel like I lost all my progress…” “I couldn’t make it a day without eating a piece of bread…” The path to success is often paved with setbacks. And the fact of the matter is, if you haven’t had one yet, you probably will sometime in the […]

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Ditch campgrounds. Here’s your basic guide to dispersed camping in Colorado.
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Now that you have to hop online six months in advance to reserve a favorite spot, camping may seem more like moving from your crowded neighborhood to a crowded small town of tents, only with more bugs, screaming kids and smoky campfires. Dispersed camping offers solutions to these problems, said Monica Stockbridge, author of the guidebook “Best […]

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How to Intermittent Fast and Which Type of Fasting Is Right For You
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Intermittent fasting has taken the world by storm. No longer is it the province of fitness freaks. No longer do you get weird looks because you skipped the break room donuts. Now you’ve got grandmothers trying it and doctors recommending it. It’s here, the benefits are legion, and you’re interested. But how should you do […]

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