view to the west
Peter Shelton learns something new about skiing.
Columnist Peter Shelton has a million questions about what he calls ‘the white circus’ that has just arrived at the Telluride Ski Area.
It’s the snow blindness, not the icy roads, which cause the real drama of winter driving.
‘Vonntourage’ or not, World Cup skier Lindsey Vonn could not conquer Aspen’s brutally hard race course last weekend, calling into question the practice of ‘injecting’ snow.
Short films that set the audience free.
It’s enough to make you laugh until you cry.
It’s mid-November and the snow has already hit the ground. Guess what’s on columnist Peter Shelton’s mind?
Say Goodnight, Gracie: We lost a powerhouse of a writer when Grace Herndon died Monday, at 85.
Among the Palin/Fred Thompson endorsement and balloon boy, smartphone apps on the ski slope is on columnist Peter Shelton’s worst ideas of the week list.
Columnist Peter Shelton as a parent has run the gamut of worries for his two daughters during their upbringing. Even though they are both grown ‘responsible adults’ his worries still linger.
Peter Shelton has lived through the nightmare of having the subsurface mineral rights to his land sold out from under him. Here, he reports on the new documentary film about subsurface mineral righ...
Old skiers, young skiers and middle-aged skiers wearing very nice sweaters come together for ‘The Edge of Never.’
Helper and Green River, Utah may seem run-down but their futures look bright.
A chance encounter with a bear’s skull prompts a case of the shivers.
The Christian right wing’s ‘funding angel’ Howard Fieldstead Ahmanson, Jr. – odd, even at the age of eleven.
Shelton reflects on Montrose County before the water came.
Deceased Freeskier Shane McConkey may not be the best of all time but he deserves to be in the lineup of skiing greats.
Columnist Peter Shelton ponders an emergency ban on evolving technology in the world’s most popular boring sport.
Seeing the West by RV can be an amazing experience, especially once you name your RV. Columnist Peter Shelton provides just a few tips on achieving the experience in this week’s View to the West.
He’s going to California by way of recreational vehicle.