Hiking up a snowy incline with skis strapped to his pack, Josh Povac summits Grizzly Peak near Loveland Ski Area for a few epic turns that most alpine enthusiasts only dream of. This wild mission in search of corn snow, a fabled texture that results from warmer temps during the daytime that melts then re-freezes overnight. Watch the adventure:
Snow lingers late in to the summertime at Colorado’s highest altitudes. While it might not be skiable — you can find enough for a snowball on high-altitude hikes year-round. Find it trails in Rocky Mountain National Park or one of the state’s 58 fourteeners.
Learn why Colorado is home to America’s Best Skiing.