Summer Guide 2000: Closer to Heaven


There are no gold-laden streets or harp-strumming cherubs. But with their tumbling streams and wildflower oceans, the mountains in summer are about as good as it gets this side of heaven. And as any paradise must, the peaks offer something for everyone. Whether you hike, bike, golf, fish or paddle¿or you just need a late-season skiing fix¿this adventure planner is your summer guide to the mountains.

Summer Ski Towns

Telluride, Colorado
Manchester, Vermont
Whitefish, Montana

Great Drives

Wind River Range Loop, Wyoming
White Mountains Loop, New Hampshire
Cascadian Triple-Pass Loop, Washington

Alpine Water

Exploring Lake Placid
Rafting the White Salmon
Fly-fishing The Roaring Fork
Kayaking The Nantahala

Mountain Golf

Banff Springs Golf Course
Mount Washington Hotel
Cedar River Golf Club
River Course At Keystone

Summer Skiing

Alpine Meadows, Calif.
Killington, Vt.
Loveland, Colo.
Mt. Bachelor,Ore.
Whistler/Blackcomb, B.C.