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Colorado’s skiing history includes horses, miners, and hidden hills

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A view of Breckenridge ski area from Keystone, which has opened for the winter, with face mask and keep social distancing rules in place during the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020.

Colorado's ski history is as deep as its powder and as full of surprises as a black-diamond bump run. Caryn and Peter Boddie have spent nearly a decade uncovering interesting historical nuggets in this state's long love affair with skiing. They have written two books on the lost ski areas of Colorado and continue to add new skiing yarns on their Lost Ski Areas of Colorado blog.