Mile-deep pride

Members of the PCU (Pre-Commissioning Unit) Colorado crew, led by Executive Officer Lt. Commander Steven Col (right), toured Colorado throughout 2016, included a visit to Garden of the Gods in April. © Candice Green Of the storied U.S. Navy ships named USS Colorado, the newest will be the first to carry tokens of its namesake…. Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: NORTH AMERICA

Dawes Glacier at the end of Endicott Arm is popular for kayaking and skiff rides among the icebergs. © Eric Lindberg Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EUROPE

The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

COLORADO GETAWAYS 2015: Mountain men

Pinpointing the remote locations of Camp Hale’s Jackal Hut. © John Lloyd Photography Overlooked and almost forgotten treasures – Part I Originally published: July/August 2015 In the spirit of adventure, EnCompass decided this summer to explore some of the places we pass by, often without much thought, on our way to more familiar destinations. Places… Read more »

Colorado First: Colorado veteran’s memorials

The author reflects upon the Colorado men and women who paid the ultimate price in service to our country, at the Colorado Freedom Memorial in Aurora. © Anne Woodard By Pat Woodard It’s a good thing that being a smug and scoffing twerp is something you can outgrow. Being a teenager in the 1960s seemed… Read more »

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