By 1973 billy barr was the only permanent resident of Gothic. A year into his stay in Gothic, barr started to document the weather, mainly as a way to pass the time. For more than 40 winters, he has kept meticulous notes on the behavior of the snow in the area. Twice a day, barr collects information on snowfalls, temperatures, and the animals which come in and out of his area of the Rockies.
For some, a visit for a few nights at a secluded mountain resort sounds like a peaceful escape. For others, it could be a nightmare-inducing situation straight out of Stephen King’s thriller, “The Shining.” The experience of staying at “The Stanley Hotel,” located less than 90 minutes from downtown Denver, Colorado is likely to fall somewhere in the middle depending on how open guests are to paranormal events.
Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, “Snow Cross Inn” is the perfect winter destination to unplug and unwind while being close to some of Colorado’s busy world-class ski resorts. This peaceful mountain retreat can be found at 9,500 feet, 18.5 miles (23 minutes) from Leadville, 19.4 miles (30 minutes) from Vail, and 21.1 miles (33 minutes) from Beaver Creek.
Whether your perfect winter holiday includes adrenaline packed rides, enjoying breathtaking mountain views or snuggling up in a blanket on a horse-drawn sleigh, there’s no shortage of exciting things to experience in Colorado.
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is celebrating the elegance and sophistication of the first worldwide couture house in their current exhibition, “Dior: From Paris to the World.”