CINDY HIRSCHFELD

Travel: Greater Outdoors

Over the past few years, the upscale outdoors experience known as “glamping” has taken hold at resorts throughout North America. Country and mountain retreats from Colorado to British Columbia have developed high-end campsites that replace sleeping bags with king-size feather beds, trail mix with organic cuisine, and holes in the ground with en suite bathrooms. […]

Sport: High Rollers

Named for a silver prospector who struck it rich in this high-alpine gulch some 130 years ago, the town of Irwin, Colo., sits in a fortuitous weather pocket for skiers. Storms en route from Utah crash into the adjacent Ruby Range and unleash an average of 600 inches of snow annually—more than twice what falls […]