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TO BE UNIQUE

IS TO HAVE A FL AVOR

ALL YOUR OWN.

Penrose Room

Summit

Café Julie’s

Enjoy the diverse, eclectic dining experiences of The Broadmoor. The flavor of The Broadmoor has always been bold, adventurous, seasoned by tradition, yet alive with innovation. Within our 20 individual dining experiences, you’ll find masterful cuisine created by a talented, dedicated culinary team. What’s more, you’ll find a rare combination of food, drink and ambiance perfect for any occasion, any group, any mood. Elegant or casual. Romantic or celebratory. Join us soon, and savor the flavor that is yours alone.

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W E L C O M E

BUILDING ON OUR

LEGACY We have big plans in store for the next 100 years of our history. We’re so glad you’re a part of it.

“build for tomorrow” was one of broadmoor founder Spencer Penrose’s favorite sayings. And that’s exactly what we continue to do as we look toward The Broadmoor’s next 100 years. In 2018, we marked the 100th anniversary of our grand opening with a yearlong Centennial Celebration. With some amazing cornerstone events—Legacy of Ice, our Gala weekend, and hosting the 2018 U.S. Senior Open on The Broadmoor’s fabled East Course—we had a lot to celebrate. But events were only part of our celebration. Looking back over the resort’s century-long history in preparation for our Centennial underscored that, then as today, The Broadmoor continues to evolve, with a family ownership that constantly seeks to offer exciting new ways to delight and better serve our guests. Times and tastes have changed since the doors of the Grande Dame of the Rockies swung open to welcome travelers from around the world in 1918. Now, staying competitive demands attention to detail, service that goes above and beyond expectations, and experiences that will be remembered for generations to come. That’s why The Broadmoor continues to thrive today. It does not rest on its laurels.

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Many resorts offer wonderful golf, great dining, beautiful spas, and manicured grounds—as The Broadmoor always has—but we don’t know of any other resort that can offer the combination of unique experiences, personalized service, an appreciation of history, and the addition of adventure travel that we have here. The Broadmoor transcends a traditional resort experience by going outside the boundaries in many different ways, and much of this innovation can be credited to the resort’s ownership. Since its founding, The Broadmoor has had only three private owners—Spencer Penrose, Edward L. Gaylord, and Philip Anschutz. The fact that only these three visionaries

Welcome to The Broadmoor. We are so pleased that you have chosen to stay with us.


son of former Broadmoor President Charles L. Tutt Sr. After a reporter asked him when The Broadmoor was completed, Mr. Tutt quickly replied, “It never has been!” To have The Broadmoor still be as relevant and as vibrant today as it was in 1918 is also a testament to the talented management and staff, as well as the passion of generations of guests who have stayed here over the years. The Broadmoor is a very special place because of its people. Welcome to The Broadmoor. We are so pleased that you have chosen to stay with us. Whether you are a first-time guest or a longtime member of our family, you are now forever a part of our story. Sincerely,

STEPHEN BARTOLIN JR.

Chairman of The Broadmoor and President of The Broadmoor– Sea Island Company

JACK G. DAMIOLI

President and CEO of The Broadmoor

JEN JUDGE

have overseen The Broadmoor in its 100-year history has been a key to successfully maintaining a guiding vision for the resort. In the past eight years alone, under the direction of Mr. Anschutz, The Broadmoor has introduced its Wilderness Experience mountain properties and opened a revitalized Seven Falls and The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure. The resort has also executed several major building projects, including a complete state-of-theart renovation of its West building and new restaurants Ristorante del Lago, Natural Epicurean, Play, and Restaurant 1858 at Seven Falls. You can read about all these offerings and much more in the pages of this magazine. You’ll also no doubt note the excitement and pride we take in presenting these offerings to you, our guest. And we have a lot more in store. The pace of innovation at The Broadmoor has never slowed, and its owners have each demonstrated absolute resolve in their stewardship of the resort. This is especially remarkable in an age when widespread corporate consolidation is the hospitality industry’s norm. But, thanks to a 100-year trust established by Mr. Anschutz, the forward-looking stewardship provided by independent family ownership of The Broadmoor will not waver over the next century. We are uniquely positioned to pay homage to the resort’s heritage and history while continuing to evolve its legacy. With The Broadmoor story still unfolding, it is interesting to look back on the words of Charles L. Tutt Jr.,

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FOR A CURATED LIFE

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CONTENTS

UP FRONT // 24

STYLE // 31

DINING // 37

ON THE COVER

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WELCOME TO THE BROADMOOR

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CONTRIBUTORS

142 XANTERRA TRAVEL COLLECTION 144 LOOKING GLASS

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CADILLAC DRIVING EXPERIENCE

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OCCASIONS TO CELEBRATE

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CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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CAMPUS SEEN

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RETAIL R E A DY FO R TH E N E X T

dining 37

BROADMOOR CHEFS

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RESTAURANT GUIDE

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CHOCOLATE KITCHEN

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BROADMOOR AFTER DARK

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CULTURE BOOKS

1OO YEARS Grounded in the past and focused on the future, we’re building on a legacy of excellence to best serve the next generation of guests

BEACON OF HOSPITALITY Since its founding in 1918, The Broadmoor has stood as a worldwide destination for exceptional service and welcoming comfort.

CHAD CHISHOLM (2); PAIGE EDEN PHOTOGRAPHY, INC. (1); JEN JUDGE (1) + COVER PHOTO

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THE CRUISE FOR PEOPLE WHO AREN’T ESPECIALLY INTO CRUISES. Unique voyages. Hidden harbors. Elegant, well-appointed ships that can take you places other ships can’t. There are many reasons our cruises are memorable. But it’s the experiences you aren’t expecting that make it magical. Call your travel advisor or Windstar Cruises at 855-587-0976. Star Legend, Halong Bay, February 2018


contents GATHERINGS // 95

get out & play 53

BROADMOOR OUTFITTERS

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SEVEN FALLS

sports & leisure 61

GOLF LEGENDS

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U.S. SENIOR OPEN RECAP

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BROADMOOR INVITATION

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CALLAWAY CUSTOM FITTING

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TENNIS

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SPA & FITNESS

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WELLNESS

wilderness experience

GOLF // 61

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SEVEN-DAY ADVENTURE

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CLOUD CAMP

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THE RANCH AT EMERALD VALLEY

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FLY FISHING CAMP

gatherings 95

HOSTED EVENTS

100 MOUNTAIN CLUBHOUSE 102 FAMILY HOLIDAY 104 FAMILY ACTIVITIES

legacy WILDERNESS // 79

107 BROADMOOR LEGENDS 112 PAULINE CHAPEL

arts & activities 115 THE COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER AT COLORADO COLLEGE

118 OLYMPIC MUSEUM 119 THE BROADMOOR WORLD ARENA 120 THE BROADMOOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

GET OUT & PLAY // 53

community 123 COMMUNITY PAGES

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PARKER YOUNG (1); STEVEN GIBBONS (1)

117 EARL KLUGH’S WEEKEND OF JAZZ


N O R T H A M E R I C A ’ S O N LY T R U E D E S E R T O A S I S

You don’t come to Death Valley because abundant life flourishes here. Which is exactly why a 4-diamond resort in the middle of it is so special. Join us to experience why our “nowhere” is truly better than anywhere else.

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Stephen Bartolin, Jr.

PRESIDENT & CEO Jack Damioli

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DIRECTOR OF SALES Pepper Dombroski

PR & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER Krista Heinicke

MARKETING MANAGER Sara O’Brien

VICE PRESIDENT AND RESIDENT MANAGER Ann Alba

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EDITOR

Tom Wilmes

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Julie Van Keuren

CREATIVE DIRECTOR Aaron Cessna

ART DIRECTOR

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ASSOCIATE DESIGNER Shannon Moore

GROUP PUBLISHER Susan Humphrey

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1 BOB BOWS

Bob Bows writes about a variety of topics, including Colorado history, theater, travel, and golf.

2 CHAD CHISHOLM

Chad Chisholm is a freelance commercial photographer and travel writer based in Denver. He is also author of Colorado Cocktail Cookbook and Unique Eats and Eateries of Denver.

3 AMANDA M. FAISON

Freelance writer Amanda M. Faison spent 20 years at 5280 magazine, many of them as food editor. She has written about food for national titles such as Sunset, Food & Wine, and Cooking Light.

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Amber Johnson is a freelance travel writer, former Denver Post columnist and social media influencer who founded one of Colorado’s top parenting communities, MileHighMamas.com.

Kim McHugh is a Lowell Thomas awardwinning writer and is a frequent contributor to Colorado AvidGolfer and a member of the Golf Writers Association of America.

8 JENNIE NUNN

Jennie Nunn is a former staff editor at 7x7, California Home+Design, and Sunset. She splits her time between Los Angeles and Denver, and her work has appeared in The Denver Post, 5280, Denver Life, Luxe Interiors+Design, Angeleno, and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Jamey Hastings is the archivist for The Broadmoor and an award-winning video producer. She holds a M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons University and a B.A. in Mass Communications and Digital Media Studies from University of Denver.

Freelance writer Rebecca L. Olgeirson has spent the past 20 years reporting on Denver and the region for publications including 5280 magazine and The Denver Post.

5 AIMEE HECKEL

10 JON RIZZI

Aimee Heckel works for TravelBoulder.com. She is also a contributor to outlets such as USA Today 10Best, Fodor’s travel books, SpaTravelGal, and Tripsavvy.

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9 REBECCA L. OLGEIRSON

Editor of Colorado AvidGolfer magazine and past president of the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame, Jon Rizzi has contributed to books for the National Geographic Society and Colorado Music Experience.

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A 45-year public relations professional in the resort industry, Allison Scott recently retired as director of communications after an 18-year career with The Broadmoor. She is currently freelancing.

Award-winning travel editor and writer Veronica Stoddart is the former editor in chief of the Travel Media Group at USA Today. She has written for two dozen publications and websites.

13 AMANDA WESTON

Amanda Weston is an experienced marketing and public relations manager with expertise in arts and culture, radio, and higher education. She received her B.S. in Journalism and Communications from Utah State University, and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Communications at Johns Hopkins University.

14 TOM WILMES

Tom Wilmes, editor of The Broadmoor magazine, is an award-winning writer who contributes to a number of publications. He is also editor of and a contributor to The Broadmoor Story history book and The Broadmoor: Spirit of the West and Sea Island: Soul of the South cookbooks.


“Hand craftsmanship and the pursuit of quality are not ideas of the past”

S U S A N S H A PA R D - B I G G S P H O TO G R A P H Y

S U S A N S H A PA R D - B I G G S P H O T O G R A P H Y

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T R AV E L

WELL-CONNECTED Within easy reach of numerous national and international locations, The Broadmoor only feels like it’s a world removed.

while the broadmoor’s tranquil surroundings and Rocky Mountain backdrop make the resort feel like a secluded retreat, transportation to and from The Broadmoor couldn’t be easier. Colorado Springs is easily accessible by car, as well as by air through both Colorado Springs Airport and Denver International Airport. Direct flights from major domestic and international cities provide numerous options for travel, and direct round-trip and one-way shuttle service is available to the resort from both airports.

world to access The Broadmoor. Find more information at FlyCOS.com.

COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT

Gray Line Tours, The Broadmoor’s preferred transportation partner, offers regularly scheduled and on-demand ground transportation service to and from both Denver International Airport and Colorado Springs Airport. A personal concierge greets guests at the airport and escorts them directly to a private

With 13 direct flights nationwide flying into Colorado Springs Airport (COS) on four major airlines—United, Delta, Frontier, and American—and connections with more than 300 destinations around the world, it’s easier than ever for guests from around the

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Denver International Airport (DIA) is accessible from all major U.S. cities and is served by all major airlines. Nonstop international flights from Tokyo, Frankfurt, London, Vancouver, Toronto, Cancun, Mexico City, Panama City, Reykjavik, and Calgary are also available. Find more information at FlyDenver.com.

shuttle equipped with Wi-Fi and bottled water. Gray Line can also provide doorto-door transportation for excursions anywhere in the region. For reservations, contact Gray Line Tours at 800-345-8197.

ENTERPRISE

Rental car service is offered through our partners at Enterprise, with convenient pick-up or drop-off service at the resort. Visit Enterprise.com for information.

E S S E N T I A L S

GRAY LINE TOURS

TRANSPORTATION The Broadmoor Transportation Department is happy to assist with any travel-related need, including reservations, directions, and other transportation options. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (855) 498-7558 for information.

Minneapolis Chicago O’Hare

Salt Lake City Denver Las Vegas Los Angeles

Washington D.C.

THE BROADMOOR Atlanta

Phoenix

Dallas/Ft. Worth

Houston

Sea Island Orlando

San Antonio

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Adventure is...

...ROMANCE...

...A JOURNEY...

Jeep and Horse Combo Pikes Peak Summit High Country 4x4 Foothills and Garden of the Gods

Sunrise Balloon Flight

...LETTING GO...

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Run, Jump or Crawl off the Cliffs Manitou Springs Zipline Tour

Garden of the Gods Visitors and Nature Center Segway Tour

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C A D I L L AC

FOR THE GARAGE Guests who reserve one of The Broadmoor’s Brownstones receive complimentary use of a Cadillac for the duration of their stay.

THE OPEN ROAD Take a new Cadillac for a spin with the complimentary Cadillac Driving Experience at The Broadmoor. E S S E N T I A L S

THE CADILLAC DRIVING EXPERIENCE AT THE BROADMOOR Broadmoor guests can experience four Cadillac models—an Escalade ESV, XT5 Crossover, CT6, and XTS—firsthand through a courtesy Ride and Drive program. Contact the Concierge at (877) 686-4308 to reserve your complimentary three-hour test drive of a new Cadillac. Availability may vary.

the broadmoor has a long history with Cadillac, makers of luxury automobiles. Customized Cadillac touring cars were used for hotel sightseeing tours from the 1930s to 1950s, and the brand was also a favorite of resort founder Spencer Penrose. The resort and the luxury carmaker have renewed the historic partnership for modern times with The Cadillac Driving Experience at The Broadmoor. Guests ages 25 and older may reserve complimentary use of a new-model Cadillac for up to three hours a day. Simply call the West Concierge Desk to make a reservation, and you’ll have a Cadillac delivered right outside your hotel entrance. There’s no lack of mountainous scenery to put the car through its paces. May we suggest:

THE GARDEN OF THE GODS

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Nature Center is a short, scenic drive from The Broadmoor. From there, numerous walking trails wind through monolithic red-rock formations that were formed millions of years ago.

MANITOU SPRINGS

The streets of this charming mountain town are lined with an eclectic mix of art galleries, gift and coffee shops, small restaurants, and pubs. The Penny Arcade, one of the oldest in the country, is a fun diversion, with authentic arcade games from as far back as the 1940s.

WOODLAND PARK

Known as the “City Above the Clouds” because of its elevation—8,465 feet above sea level—Woodland Park is an easy, 40-minute drive on Route 24 west into the foothills of the Rockies. The drive also offers postcard-perfect views of snowcapped mountains and of Pikes Peak.


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EVENTS

broadmoor holiday spectacular

December 13, 14, 21, 22, 23, 26 & 28

O CCAS I O N S TO

CELEBRATE While a stay at The Broadmoor feels like a holiday any time of the year, partaking in one of our seasonal events makes for a truly unforgettable experience.

the 97th running of the broadmoor pikes peak international hill climb June 30, 2019

Competitors vie to be king of the mountain in America’s second-oldest motorsports event, after the Indianapolis 500.

fourth of july weekend July 1–7, 2019

Fireworks, family events and oldfashioned fun highlight this epic Independence Day celebration.

labor day weekend August 29–September 2, 2019

Don’t let summer pass without an afternoon at The Broadmoor’s outdoor infinity pool.

halloween spooktacular celebration October 31, 2019

Enjoy a Halloween getaway to The Broadmoor. Room packages include discounts to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and its seasonal Boo at the Zoo celebration.

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winter lights at seven falls

Beginning November 23 A multicolored light display illuminates The Broadmoor’s Seven Falls throughout the holidays. The official lighting event is the Saturday before Thanksgiving (November 23, 2019). The event features treats and activities for the entire family, including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. The festive display lights up at dusk throughout the holiday season.

thanksgiving November 28, 2019

white lights November 30, 2019

Kick off the holiday season with a reservation at any of The Broadmoor dining venues. The incomparable Penrose Room has been honored as a Forbes Five-Star, AAA FiveDiamond restaurant for the past 35 years. Don’t miss the White Lights Ceremony, November 30, when Santa helps flip the switch on the resort’s annual display of millions of twinkling holiday lights.

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Back by popular demand, singer Debby Boone returns to headline The Broadmoor’s annual holiday show. This cherished holiday tradition pairs seasonal favorites in a variety show format, sprinkled with a few surprises. Joining Boone are Colorado’s favorite songwriter, Jim Salestrom; the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale; and Ken Miller and The Broadmoor Pops Orchestra.

twelve days of christmas

December 20–January 1 Daily events, pickleball on our indoor courts, and classes such as “The B’s and Q’s of Etiquette” and waltz lessons add something special to each date on the calendar during our Twelve Days of Christmas celebration. Don’t miss the Epicurean chefs’ menu of cooking classes inspired by the gifts “my true love gave to me.” Think a donut-making pastry class that features “Five Golden Rings.” Classes last 90 minutes.

home for the holidays December

Give your children an oldfashioned holiday with classic traditions at The Broadmoor. Make a date for Wassail Tea, Elf Stories, Breakfast with Santa, and more. Don’t miss the giant gingerbread house in the upper lobby of Broadmoor Main. The Broadmoor’s pastry team constructs this edible work of art with incredible detail.

new year’s eve December 31, 2019

Get decked out for the legendary annual New Year’s Eve Dinner and Gala in The Broadmoor Hall, or go more casual with the Bash, featuring a buffet dinner and live entertainment in The Broadmoor International Center.

women’s weekend of wellness March 12–15, 2020

The Broadmoor’s annual Women’s Weekend of Wellness is a three-night, all-inclusive weekend to educate and inspire women to reach their wellness goals. Inspiring keynote speakers and professionals from throughout the fitness industry help make the experience truly impactful.

weekend of jazz March 26–29, 2020

Guitarist and host Earl Klugh’s annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor features an event-filled weekend of concerts and activities.

easter

April 12, 2020 Four-day package includes discounted admission to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, where guests can hand-feed its world-famous giraffes.

mother’s day May 10, 2020

Treat Mom like a queen with a celebratory stay at The Broadmoor.

memorial day May 25, 2020

Welcome summer with a fun-filled weekend at The Broadmoor, filled with exciting activities and special events.

E S S E N T I A L S

EVENTS AT THE BROADMOOR The Broadmoor Transportation Department is happy to assist with any travel-related need, including reservations, directions, and other transportation options. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (855) 498-7558 for information.


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C E N T E N N I A L C E L E B R AT I O N

The Broadmoor observed its 100th anniversary with a yearlong celebration that included parties, concerts, and a grand gala reminiscent of the one founder Spencer Penrose hosted when the resort opened in 1918. Thanks to all our guests­­—past, present, and future! CENTENNIAL GALA

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PAIGE EDEN PHOTOGRAPHY, INC.

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION


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CAM PUS SEEN

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

AMY GRANT & VINCE GILL

RICHARD BRANSON

JACK NICKLAUS

SEEN

MARTINA MCBRIDE

AT THE BROADMOOR Movie stars, elected officials, athletes, foreign dignitaries, and many other high-profile guests have enjoyed a stay at The Broadmoor in their day. Visit our photo gallery in the West Tower by PLAY to see more. DAVID TOMS

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TIM ALLEN


MIKE PENCE

OLYMPIAN AMY VAN DYKEN

BARONESS SYBILLE DE SELYS LONGCHAMPS

OLYMPIAN APOLO OHNO

MIKE KRZYZEWSKI

RAY PARKER JR.

KENNY LOGGINS

MIC GAROFOLO (13); TOM G. ONEAL (2)

LT. COL. ALLEN WEST (RET.)

FRAN TARKENTON: FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

EARL KLUGH, ANN ALBA, AND MICHAEL MCDONALD

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DISTINCTIVE FASHIONS, GOODS AND DÉCOR

Style

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GLITTERS The shops of The Broadmoor offer an array of treasures for discerning tastes and for every occasion.

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R E TA I L

THE BROADMOOR AT HOME The Broadmoor’s online retail site carries a variety of signature products—from our luxurious bedding and robes to ornaments, mugs, and more—that make it easy to treat yourself to a little something special or to find the perfect gift, all from the comfort and convenience of your computer or smartphone. The Broadmoor’s retail site is also a convenient place to purchase a Broadmoor gift card, which can be used for purchases at any of our fine retail shops and galleries, spa services, lodging at the resort or one of The Broadmoor’s Wilderness Properties, at any of our on-property restaurants, and more. It’s a perfect fit every time. Visit Shop.Broadmoor.com for more.

THE BROADMOOR JEWELRY COMPANY

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ORE THAN TWO DOZEN SPECIALTY retail shops are located throughout The Broadmoor, making it easy to take a piece of the resort home with you. With unique boutiques offering a variety of items— including men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, fine art, precious gems, kitchenware, spa products, and signature gifts—there truly is something for everyone.

base camp, the broadmoor wilderness experience shop

From signature apparel and gifts to gear, Base Camp features notable brands such as Kuhl, Columbia, and Patagonia. Broadmoor South

the boutique at the broadmoor

Offering designer lines by Monique Lhuillier, Apiece Apart, Trina Turk, Johnny Was, Eileen Fisher, Lilla P, Equipment, Habitat, Amanda Uprichard, and other favorites. The Boutique also features gift and accessory lines by MacKenzie Childs, Nest Candles, Republic of Tea, GiGi New York, Hobo, and Kendra Scott. Northeastmoor Building

the broadmoor jewelry company Featuring renowned designers Roberto Coin,

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Marco Bicego, Mikimoto, John Hardy, Pesavento, Temple St. Clair, Penny Preville, Mizuki, Birks Group, and many more. Retail Plaza

the broadmoor traditional gallery

Emphasizing timeless work in a variety of themes, subjects, and media. This includes serene landscapes, compelling portraits and still lifes, and an extensive bronze collection that’s sure to impress. Northmoor Building

the broadmoor shop

Featuring men’s and women’ specialty apparel, distinctive accessories, hats, sundries, and gifts. Don’t miss The Children’s Collection, featuring fun fashions, toys, books, games, and gifts for kids and teens. Broadmoor West

the broadmoor western and wildlife gallery

Through the work of our nationally renowned and regional artists, this gallery focuses on the culture of the West, featuring an abundance of bronze work, from cowboys and American Indians to the wildlife that occupy the land and sky. Southmoor Building

the spa shop

Engulf your senses and indulge in a variety of spa experiences. Create your own body scrub, partake in our oxygen bar, or take your very own aromatherapy journey. Stop in to have a customized skin care consultation with one of our talented aestheticians. Retail Plaza

fitness shop

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Allen Edmonds, and Alden shoes, as well as accessories from Bohlin, Pantherella socks, and Lucchese boots. Retail Plaza

the salon shop

With everything you need to create a more glamorous you, this shop features mineral makeup, hair and nail products, and gift items. Golf and Spa Building, second floor

signature shop

Take home a wonderful representation of The Broadmoor with our selection of branded gifts and apparel. Broadmoor Main

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gibson’s mineral gallery

Celebrating the beauty of exotic stones and fossils from around the world. Designs include furniture, mounted specimens, jewelry, and board games. Northmoor Building

broadmoor golf pro shop

A full-service pro shop featuring men’s and women’s golf and logo apparel and accessories, as well as equipment and rentals from Callaway. The Broadmoor Golf Pro Shop has been ranked in the top 100 golf shops every year since 1998 and has received numerous national awards. Club repair and storage are also available. Golf and Spa Building, first floor

the great republic

Specializing in 19th-century U.S. flags, exceptional period maps, and one-of-a-kind Americana, Great Republic also carries vintage British Empire and American sporting antiques and collectibles. Retail Plaza

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strata

Owned and operated by the Gibson family, which also runs Gibson’s Mineral Gallery, Strata showcases unique furniture made from premium hardwoods and hand-forged steel crafted by America’s top blacksmiths. Offerings also include a striking collection of lamps, Blenko blown glass, accent rugs, and water features for home and garden. Northmoor Building

the pet boutique

Indulge your pet with custom leather or fabric collars and treats made in Colorado. Bespoke tumblers with your pet’s photograph and name are available for order, as well as on-the-spot customizing of pet bowls by Petware Pottery. We heard loud and clear that our customers want more Native to Colorado and Made in the USA brands, so The Pet Boutique is proud to offer many more such items for your special fourlegged companion! Retail Plaza

peter millar

Founded in 2001 with a single cashmere sweater, Peter Millar has grown into a premium menswear lifestyle brand featuring a wide range of casual sportswear, tailored dress furnishings, and luxury and performance golf attire. Retail Plaza

rutledge’s at the broadmoor

Since 1967, Rutledge’s has offered the finest quality, fit, value, and service. Collections include Brioni, Oxxford, Robert Graham, Robert Talbott, Zanella, Bills Khakis, St. Croix, Gitman Bros., Remy Leather, Lone Pine, Gravati,

This award-winning shop features tennis, pickleball, and fitness apparel, as well as footwear, equipment, and accessories. Racquet customization and rental equipment are also available. Lessons with our top-rated teaching staff can be arranged year-round. Golf and Spa Building, lower level

yarid’s shoes

Featuring the finest collection of men’s, women’s, and children’s footwear, including designs from Tory Burch, Salvatore Ferragamo, Johnston & Murphy, and Merrell. Luxury handbags and accessories by Longchamp, Rebecca Minkoff, and Hammitt are also available. Southmoor Building

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THE SHOPS AND GALLERIES OF THE BROADMOOR Whether for an evening out, a day on the links or in the Wilderness, or for the perfect gift or addition to your home décor, the shops and galleries of The Broadmoor offer an array of fine goods to suit every style and occasion. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 361-8971 for information.


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A GUIDE TO THE BROA DMOOR’S RESTAURANTS

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CHAD CHISHOLM

A CUT ABOVE Rooted in tradition but changing with the times, The Broadmoor’s diverse restaurants are united in the never-ending pursuit of culinary excellence. by amand a m . fai s o n CUCUMBER HAMACHI

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there’s a quiet mantra that threads together all ten of The Broadmoor’s restaurants. It’s one of excellence and dedication, and it was put into place back in 1918, when Spencer Penrose first opened The Broadmoor at the base of Cheyenne Mountain. That directive has held steady for more than 100 years, but like most things, it has evolved to meet modern-day demands and the modern-day guest. The Broadmoor isn’t just a multifaceted resort; it’s a small city abuzz with efficiency and skill. On the culinary side, that means managing every move of 10 restaurants— ranging from the family-friendly PLAY to Penrose Room, Colorado’s only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant— on a daily basis. “I think The Broadmoor’s restaurant collection is the most diverse I’ve ever seen in a resort our size,” says Executive Chef David Patterson, who is just the sixth person in the resort’s history to hold that role. Mr. Penrose’s mission of championing and honoring the American West still courses through The Broadmoor, but as diners and guests have grown more culturally aware, the culinary vision has evolved and expanded. 38

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“There’s a newfound reverence for American regional cooking,” Chef Patterson says. “That plays a huge factor into what we’re doing. It’s important to be relevant.” You can see this in Chef de Cuisine Nathan Gresham’s menu at Summit, where he infuses the selections with Cajun influence, thanks to his many years spent in southern Louisiana (see page 44). And more international flavors come through in Luis Young’s menu at Penrose Room (see page 43). Young hails from Panama and spent time cooking in Spain. Despite running a primarily Frenchfocused dining room, he delicately weaves in accents like chiles, lime, Marcona almonds, and jamón Ibérico. Many of these influences also come into play on the new bar menu at the Penrose Lounge, which sits adjacent to

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the restaurant. There, Young expands on his Spanish influence with bar bites like patatas bravas and smoked pork croquettes, while the mixology team deftly blends the latest trends in cocktail culture with time-tested classics, all infused with The Broadmoor's standard of excellence. “There are so many places that are looking for a certain ambience,” he says. “But here at The Broadmoor, the history is already here and has been here for more than a century as we've built on our culture and traditions.” In some ways Mr. Penrose's foresight is clearer than ever, as the restaurants lean on Broadmoor owner Philip Anschutz’s 47,000acre Eagles Nest cattle ranch in eastern Colorado. This working ranch provides Wagyu beef exclusively to the hotel. “Our Wagyu beef program is really unique to us, and the herd is one of the most genetically pure in the country,” Patterson says. The prized beef is featured on menus across the property— tartare at Penrose Room, carne crudo at


“No one in their right mind does this on the scale that we do.” —EXECUTIVE CHEF DAVID PATTERSON Ristorante del Lago, and a rotating cut at La Taverne—with limited availability since the hotel purchases just one steer at a time. The Wagyu program is one of the more visible avenues in which The Broadmoor’s culinary program sets itself apart, but there are many less-visible examples. “In the same spirit [we have] the butcher shop and the greenhouse and the bakery. No one in their right mind does this on the scale that we do,” Patterson says. By that, Patterson means operations like the in-house bakery that crafts every roll and piece of bread served on property. That comes to 2,000 pieces on a slow day, 6,000 to 8,000 on a busy day, and more than 20,000 for a big holiday celebration. “Every outlet orders different breads,” says Head Baker Matt Hogan. “At any given time, we have 18 to 20 bakers. We do bread during the day and breakfast pastries at night.” Those pastries include croissants, doughnuts, cupcakes, éclairs, fruit tarts, and swan-bedecked cream puffs. These delicacies fill the cases of Café Julie’s and tempt diners daily. And that’s to say nothing of the in-house chocolate

operation (see page 45) that crafts the 18 flavors of bonbons on display at Café Julie’s and all the other chocolates served around the property. Similar dedication rules the chef-driven greenhouse, just a five-minute drive from The Broadmoor’s front gate. The 2,000 square feet of indoor beds and 2,500 square feet of outdoor growing space “is almost solely operated by the culinary team,” Patterson says. “Chefs go up in the morning, and they’re germinating, spraying, weeding, and taking care of the operation.” The greenhouse is in its third season and, although not large enough to provide produce for the entire hotel, does contribute exciting touches like late-season tomatoes, specialty items for menus, and a variety of year-round fresh herbs. This “growing local” focus extends beyond the greenhouse to working with purveyors such as Colorado Springs– based Corner Post Meats and an extensive network of farmers through the Arkansas Valley Organic Growers co-op. “When I first worked with [the co-op], it was for a few items for Penrose Room and Summit,” Patterson says. “I pushed really hard to use these resources as much as possible at all of our restaurants, and now we sit down with farmers on a regular basis and talk about the upcoming season.” One might think it’s difficult to steer such a titanic culinary program one way or the other. But when the modern vision aligns with that of The Broadmoor’s heart and soul, such constant change and improvement becomes second nature.

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ENJOY A CULINARY IMMERSION WITH BROADMOOR CHEFS Dining at The Broadmoor is an event unto itself. Now guests can bring the experience home with personalized cooking lessons from the resort’s worldrenowned chefs. This exclusive Culinary Creations experience also includes a two-night stay at the resort; breakfast daily; as well as chef’s tasting menus (including wine pairings) at both Penrose Room and Summit with wine pairings for each person in your party. Package rates begin at $3,000 per room, based upon double occupancy. Choose the “From the Greenhouse” track, and you’ll also enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of The Broadmoor’s greenhouse and learn how its chefs plan seasonal menus around a bounty of fresh herbs and vegetables. Or opt for the “Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate” option and spend the day learning the finer points of working with chocolate in all its delicious forms. Finally, with “The Magic of Pasta,” you’ll spend the day learning to prepare delicate and delectable pastas, authentic Italian foods, and desserts to die for. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (888) 795-7391 for information.

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OF THE BROADMOOR A guide to The Broadmoor’s extensive selection of award-winning restaurants and lounges.

CHAD CHISHOLM

penrose room

Colorado’s only Forbes FiveStar, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant and a Broadmoor institution. Chef de Cuisine Luis Young is at the helm, bringing his expertise with reimagined French creations that emphasize the freshest local ingredients. Our expert sommeliers will navigate you through an extensive wine list to perfectly complement your dinner. In conclusion to your impeccable meal, a collection of dessert temptations await to delight your palate. Dance the night away to the sounds of our live trio and vocalist in the classic, stylish atmosphere. Located on the Top Floor of the South Tower, with spectacular views of the city lights and mountain vistas. Serving dinner and featuring live

music. Enjoy cocktails in the adjacent lounge before or after dinner. Reservations highly recommended. Private dining available. Jackets required; dressy denim is acceptable.

restaurant 1858

Nestled in the heart of Cheyenne Canyon is Restaurant 1858. Relax and enjoy cascading waterfalls and popular snacks like Vidalia Onion Rings and Classic Wedge Salad, along with entrees such as seven delectable preparations of Colorado Rocky Mountain Trout and Low Country Shrimp and Grits. Dining at Restaurant 1858 requires paid entrance to The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Located at the base of The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Open seasonally for lunch and dinner. Casual dress.

ristorante del lago

Inspired by the finest culinary regions of Italy, Ristorante del Lago offers a unique and authentic Italian dining experience. In the morning, enjoy a variety of breakfast options, from frittatas and pancakes to a decidedly European breakfast buffet. For dinner, fragrant woodfired pizzas are available, along with a selection of meats off the rotisserie and pasta made fresh inhouse. The aging room also boasts authentic salumi and formaggio imported straight from Italy. Our biscotti trolley features classics like Amaretti, Chocolate Biscotti, and Italian Shortbread Cookies to conclude your meal.

dinner. Private dining and al fresco dining available. Reservations highly recommended for dinner. Casual dress / Resort casual.

bar del lago

The menu of Bar del Lago reflects authentic Italian dining and features selections from the dinner menu of Ristorante del Lago. Classic Italian cocktails, Italian draft beers, and wine varietals from all over Italy offer a wide selection of drinks to complement favorites like antipasti and wood-fired pizzas. Bar del Lago also features house wines on tap. Located lakeside in Broadmoor West. Serving dinner. Casual dress / Resort casual.

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SUMMIT NATURAL EPICUREAN

Summit features contemporary regional cuisines of the Americas with a twist, complemented with an innovative wine and cocktail program in a contemporary atmosphere. Summit highlights the cuisine of the Americas and pays homage to different cultures while using local products and ingredients. The restaurant features a visually striking glass-enclosed wine turret that stores over 500 bottles. A vibrant network of topshelf vendors provides the kitchen with the highest quality local produce and other ingredients available, while an extensive bar highlights local microbrews, cocktails, and wines from the finest regions of the world. Located across Lake Circle from Broadmoor Main. Serving dinner. Reservations highly recommended. Private dining available. Resort casual.

la taverne

The expansive dinner menu of La Taverne sizzles with the finest selection of hand-cut steaks, chops, prime rib, and raw bar. A wide variety of shellfish, classic appetizers, homemade soups, and more provide a variety of options for every diner. For lunch, La Taverne serves up

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favorites such as Seafood Salad Louis, sandwiches, and delicious American classics. Relax in Entre Deux with a beverage selection from the expanded wine and classic cocktail program, or dine in the airy Le Jardin for an al fresco feel. The Front Room showcases live music from the La Taverne band Friday through Sunday evenings. Located lobby level of Broadmoor Main. Serving lunch and dinner. Dinner reservations highly recommended. Casual dress / Resort casual.

natural epicurean Wholesome, healthy, natural, and organic cuisine. Enjoy fresh, cold-pressed juices and entrĂŠe selections featuring a wide variety of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, as well as sustainably raised meat and fish dishes. Meals available for takeout, or enjoy seasonal full-service indoor or al fresco dining.

Located mountainside of Broadmoor West lobby. Open for all-day dining, including selected continental breakfast items. Seasonal dinner reservations recommended. Recreation wear / Casual dress.

play at the broadmoor

While our resort is a highly regarded destination for fine dining, PLAY offers a distinctly fun take. The menu is designed to delight, with whimsical plates that combine retro Americana favorites such as a custom burger bar with house-blend beef patties, chicken, and vegetarian options. Classic salads and flatbreads round out the menu to satisfy the pickiest of palates. Adults can enjoy nostalgic cocktails, Colorado microbrews, wines and spirits, or an adult milkshake while catching the game at the bar. This restaurant also features six bowling lanes, a shuffleboard table, a pool table, foosball, and game monitors to keep the family fun going all night.


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Penrose Room’s Chef de Cuisine Luis Young brings fluidity to the kitchen.

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O EAT CHEF LUIS YOUNG’S FOOD IS TO experience the contours of his imagination. And that says a lot about the direction of Penrose Room, Colorado’s only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond restaurant. Young, who came aboard as Chef de Cuisine in late 2018, is gently pushing against the confines of a restaurant famed for serving French classics. For Young, who is 31 and a native of Panama, traditional dishes serve as both a framework and a source of inspiration. “I respect French cuisine, but I don’t see it as a boundary,” Young says. Take duck a l’orange, for example. For Young, the world’s very best roasted duck dish is crispy-skinned Peking duck. In channeling that dish, using French technique, slightly altering the flavors, and applying what he calls “a global lens,” Young has reimagined the French classic. The Penrose Room entrée, which burnishes the duck with a sauce made of Sakura cherry blossom shoyu and The Broadmoor’s own honey, is still immediately recognizable, but it’s distinctly Young’s. Not all of Young’s changes are so grandiose. Diners might be surprised to hear that Young tends to swap butter for olive oil. “My menus are often lighter and cleaner,” he says. “I use the intensity of acidity like sherry vinegar or lime [for flavor] instead.” Indeed, when he took over the Penrose kitchen,

Located at Broadmoor West. Serving lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended for dining. Bowling times reserved directly through PLAY. Casual dress / Resort casual.

lake terrace dining room

The Lake Terrace Dining Room serves breakfast daily with views of Cheyenne Lake and the Rocky Mountains, as well as a stunning and nationally recognized Sunday brunch with more than 150 items, including madeto-order omelets, carving stations, and fresh seafood. Located mezzanine level of Broadmoor Main. Open daily. Reservations required for Sunday brunch. Resort casual.

there were cases and cases of butter. Those have since been replaced by cases and cases of olive oil. Although a departure from classic French cooking, Young says the result is that diners can often enjoy more of their meal. This shift is a direct result of Young’s own lifestyle. At the age of 3, Young was diagnosed with nephritic syndrome, a kidney disease that required him to limit liquids and eat no salt. He subsisted largely on unseasoned lentils. At one point, he thought he might become a doctor so he could help others. But when he was 12, during a miserable summer when he was confined indoors, he passed the days watching cooking shows. As he began to learn about food, he started cooking for himself and realized that if he became a chef, he could help others in a different way. “My struggle led me to where I am today,” Young says. That trajectory includes graduating from the Culinary Arts Academy in Panama City and later from Johnson & Wales University; working at the three– Michelin Star Restaurante Martín Berasategui in San Sebastian; multiple stages, including at Alinea in Chicago, Celler De Can Roca in Girona, Spain, and one at The French Laundry that quickly turned into a full-time position. In May 2017, Young headed to Colorado, bringing his expertise and vision to The Broadmoor, first as Chef de Cuisine at Summit and now at Penrose Room. —AMANDA M. FAISON

the golden bee

The Golden Bee is famous for its gastropub food and yards of the finest ales from an extensive collection of English, Irish, and local drafts. While our Fish & Chips have stood the test of time, a new menu embraces some other gastropub favorites. Guests can also enjoy the live ragtime piano beginning at 7:30 p.m., and join the singalong beginning at 9:30 nightly, while proudly wearing their own “Bees” that change seasonally. Located on Lake Avenue and First Street across from Broadmoor Main. Serving lunch and dinner. Reservations suggested. Casual dress / Resort casual.

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GO WEST, YOU N G MAN

For Summit Chef de Cuisine Nathan Gresham, cooking has always been his North Star.

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ATHAN GRESHAM, CHEF DE CUISINE OF Summit, picked up cooking at an early age. He grew up in Louisville, Mississippi, a small town of about 6,000 with a large hunting camp. “Fishing and hunting were a way of life,” he says. By the time Gresham was 10, he was dressing and butchering deer, and by high school he was throwing dinner parties with bacon-wrapped dove and grilled mushrooms and onions for his friends. But Gresham knew nothing about the restaurant industry until he headed off to Mississippi State University and took a side job as a line cook at Bulldog Deli. “I loved the hustle and bustle of the kitchen and the competitive nature,” Gresham says. In 2003, he landed in Steamboat Springs and worked under French-trained chef Rebecca Pauvert at Hazie’s, a fine-dining restaurant. Pauvert—and eventually her husband, Marco, a master butcher—became Gresham’s kitchen mentors. “Rebecca is who I model myself after,” Gresham says. Around that time the Food Lover’s Companion, a cooking dictionary of sorts, became Gresham’s bible. He’d blindly put his finger on something and then figure out how to cook it. “I knew how to make things taste good. I knew flavor,” he says. In 2005, when Gresham was 24 years old, he returned to his Southern roots when the Pauverts encouraged him to go to culinary school. He chose the Louisiana Culinary Institute

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so he could both go to school and work full time—and his timing couldn’t have been better. When Galatoire’s Bistro in Baton Rouge reopened after Hurricane Katrina, Gresham landed in the kitchen. In 2010, he left Galatoire’s to open Beausoleil Restaurant & Bar in Baton Rouge. The restaurant, which he owned with partners, was one of the first true farm-totable eateries in the area. There was another restaurant and then a game-changing move: In 2017, Gresham served as executive chef of Pavilion Restaurant at Augusta National Golf Club for The Masters. That’s when he met— and impressed—John Johnstone of The Broadmoor. Despite the punishing act of managing a massive kitchen and cooking for thousands during the tournament, Gresham returned the following year. “Most chefs say, ‘I’m never coming back,’ ” Gresham says with a laugh. “I loved it. I couldn’t stop thinking about it.” The time had come to do something bigger—which led him to The Broadmoor this past November. At Summit, Gresham combines his hotel experience, his hunting roots, his charcuterie prowess, and his Louisiana heart. That means a little extra flair—maybe a red fish entrée with crawfish etouffee—sitting alongside dishes like baconwrapped pork tenderloin and pork cheek confit. “You can’t stop who you are,” he says. —AMANDA M. FAISON

hotel bar

Murals, photographs, and original letters commemorate Spencer Penrose and the Hundred Million Dollar Hotel Club’s 1920 visit to Colorado Springs at this beautiful lakeside bar. Select from a tempting menu of appetizers, microbrew beers, wines by the glass, and other libations. Enjoy your drink indoors on overstuffed couches and chairs, or outside while relaxing in the warm glow of the stone fireplace. Located mezzanine level of Broadmoor Main. Serving lunch and dinner. Casual dress / Resort casual.

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the grille

The Grille is a unique experience in dining that brings back some of The Broadmoor’s timeless offerings in a setting as spectacular as the cuisine. Taking its lead from our rich dining traditions, The Grille focuses on the classics, like Chateaubriand for two served tableside, in an atmosphere of relaxed, casual elegance. The Bar at The Grille features an unparalleled cocktail program that is as expansive as the views, adding to an experience for the senses unlike any other at the resort. Located in the Golf Club. Open seasonally. Dinner reservations highly recommended. Recreation wear / Casual dress / Resort casual.


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BROADMOOR CHOCOLATES Chocolates and desserts made using The Broadmoor’s exclusive blend of Valrhona chocolate may be enjoyed in restaurants throughout the resort. Chocolates are also available for sale in Café Julie’s, where guests may watch them being made, as well as in Natural Epicurean. Visit Broadmoor.com or call the Concierge at (877) 686-4308 for information.

window into a wonderland called the Chocolate Kitchen. “It’s a way of saying, ‘Oh, there’s more!’ ” Thomas says. Through this pane of glass, guests can watch as The Broadmoor’s pastry chefs temper, shape, airbrush, and generally make magic out of chocolate and sugar. Sometimes Thomas will bring visitors back for a peek. Inside this custom, state-of-the-art kitchen, the lights are dimmer, the temperature is controlled, and a sense of calm prevails. It’s more subdued laboratory than high-energy kitchen, the ideal environment for temperamental chocolate work. It’s Café Julie’s and the adjacent Chocolate Kitchen are the sweetest also a perfect place to steal away for a moment; Thomas jokes that at about of the new Broadmoor additions. by amand a m . fai s o n 2 p.m. each day the resort’s chefs all retreat here for a quick coffee break. High up on a shelf ringing the willy wonka fans will want to flower and its room sit bin after experience not just the magic of the new hundreds of petals. bin of different Café Julie’s, The Broadmoor’s Parisian While the display is chocolate disks—the patisserie, but also an opportunity not for eating, the rest raw material for all to look behind the curtain. of Café Julie’s offerings The Broadmoor’s Café Julie’s offers an array of healthful are. The glass cases are chocolate work. offerings—particularly for breakfast or lined with stunning One contains The a light lunch—but at its heart the shop pastries (don’t miss Broadmoor’s very —EXECUTIVE PASTRY is a tribute to all things decadent and the flan patissier, a special, custom-made CHEF ADAM THOMAS wonderful, starting with an all-chocolate Portuguese custard Valrhona blend of showpiece that changes with the seasons. tart that Thomas eats cacao from the Ivory “It’s meant to grab your attention,” says a slice of nearly every day), a selection of Coast, Madagascar, and the Dominican Executive Pastry Chef Adam Thomas, house-made gelato and, of course, jewelRepublic. That specific chocolate makes who has a background in art. colored bonbons. There are also candies its way into desserts across the property, And that it does: This confectionary and barks and brittles and chocolate the turndown treat on guests’ pillows, feat, which typically takes Thomas two bars and pâtes de fruits on the shelves. and the Broadmoor Intense bonbon to three days to complete, includes If your eyes can be drawn from the that beckons from inside Café Julie’s whimsical curls, shapes, and loops of tempting displays toward the back of gleaming display case. “We never want air-brushed chocolate. A recent sculpture the café, past the display cases and you to think of chocolate the same way,” was inspired by the gallant artichoke the espresso machine, you’ll notice a Thomas says. Mission accomplished.

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THE BROADMOOR AFTER DARK When night falls, this sprawling mountain resort takes on a life of its own. by chad ch i sho l m

the sun has set over the mountains while the last slivers of light reflect on the lake below. Pulling on my sport coat, I make my way to one of my favorite places at The Broadmoor: Penrose Lounge. Exuding a welcome warmth, the lounge boasts spectacular views of the lake, as lights begin to ignite after dark, shimmering on the water. The bartender, Christopher, shakes a perfect martini frosted with bruised ice. I enjoy a careful sip as I take in the view from the top floor before dinner. Quiet chatter from other guests suits the space, a warm and earnest environment with dark woods, leather chairs, and Western artwork. The Penrose Lounge is just one of many bars, restaurants, and lounges that make evenings at the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond resort so special. Because when the sun sets, this sprawling property takes on a life of its own. As I enter the Penrose Room restaurant, steps from the lounge, up-tempo jazz permeates the space, a sultry underscore that slips into every corner of the room, meandering through the glittering chandelier and sweeping

between the couples on the dance floor. A warm glow reflects on the shining silver, the crystal glassware, the smiles of the guests enjoying their dinners and one another’s company. My chair is pulled out for me and a pillow offered to support my back in an attention to detail without a hint of pretension. Instead, I feel as if I’m being treated to an exquisite meal at the home of an openhearted host. Broadmoor founder Spencer Penrose would surely have approved. I decide on a seven-course Chef ’s Tasting Menu with accompanying wines. Even the filled-puff pastry amuse-bouche is a singular experience—well-balanced, perfectly portioned, an explosion of flavor and texture on the palate. And that’s just the warmup for the skillfully plated dishes. Chef Luis Young’s food influence speaks many languages, the leading being French. The finesse of French cooking basics infuses all his preparations, from local game and fish to seasonal dishes inspired by both readily available and unique ingredients. Course after course of food as art follows, paired with thoughtful regional wines. Servers deftly replace silverware, fill water glasses, and present new courses in a ballet of skill and well-practiced poise worthy of this storied restaurant. As night falls on another day, I head to the Golden Bee gastropub, a hive of upbeat live piano music, yard-long beer, and Old English ambiance. Cheese spread and crackers are placed on the table before an embroidered bee buzzes toward me, tossed by the waiter. PENROSE LOUNGE “Stinging” guests with adhesive-

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backed bee appliqués is a tradition at the Golden Bee; sometimes special seasonal bees even become collector’s items. I proudly wear mine on my black vest while perusing the menu. While happily munching on another cheese-smeared cracker, I sip the specialty Flight of the Bumblebee cocktail—made of Lee’s Lavender Gin, lemon juice, St. Germain, Crème de Violette, and

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THE BARS & LOUNGES OF THE BROADMOOR The Broadmoor offers an array of lounges and cafes for drinks and light bites, including: • • • • • • •

Bar del Lago The Golden Bee The Hotel Bar La Taverne Penrose Lounge PLAY at The Broadmoor Summit Lounge

Visit Broadmoor.com or call the Concierge at (877) 686-4308 for information.


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maraschino liqueur—and take in the bar. Transferred to The Broadmoor directly from the United Kingdom, the wall-length bar is backed by mirrors and framed with intricately hand-carved wood featuring scrollwork, leaves, eagles, and Sphinx sculptures. A polished veneer reflects the dim light, casting a golden glow. As the room fills up, locals share their favorite not-to-miss Broadmoor activities with hotel guests while friends gather in groups to order drinks or dive into piping-hot malted potato wedges or bangers and mash. A roar of laughter echoes off the tin ceiling as the pianist cracks a joke to a group gathered around the piano to sing along. When my cheddar ale soup arrives, it’s surprisingly light and flavorful, lacking the heavy thickness that usually characterizes pub fare. My short-rib potpie is rich and bold, topped with a flaky dropbiscuit crust that inspires a satisfied “ahh” before I slide off my barstool to join in a round of singing by the piano. After harmonizing with my fellow “stung” singers, I head to The Hotel Bar for a nightcap and the perfect end to the evening. Off the mezzanine in the main building, the historic spot is anything but timeworn. Red leather banquettes, polished brass, dark wood paneling, and sculpted glass fixtures invoke the comfort and style of a velvet smoking jacket.

their beautiful bottles. I select a snifter of Marnier Cuvée du Centenaire (a 100-yearold Grand Marnier seems appropriate for the 100-plus-year-old property) and gently eddy the contents in the glass, causing a bouquet of orange and vanilla to bloom in the warmth of the room. Hushed conversations and polite laughter emanate from the clusters of deep leather seats. The next night, I watch a brilliant Colorado sunset dazzle in vermillion and crimson, burnt orange, and velvety purple. The colors are so vibrant that guests stop to take photos on their phones. Swans glide across the golden waters of the central lake, and I have a bounce in my step. Time for some dancing. I swing open the stained-glassaccented door to La Taverne, and music lights up my world. A full dance floor is ablaze with swinging arms and tapping feet. Guests smile at the band while gleefully chatting and devouring crab claws and slurping oysters from the raw bar. Champagne glasses fill with glistening bubbles, a shower of sparks under the wine-bottle chandeliers. Toulouse Lautrec’s art adorns the walls, his fancy ladies and dapper gentlemen appropriate to the vivacity of the space. A half-moon bar welcomes guests, whether

“Care to dance? I love to dance!” she exclaims and pulls me to the dance floor in a lively foxtrot.

Indeed, cigars are lined up in a humidor, and a gentleman puffs one on the outdoor patio beside a crackling fire. Grabbing a handful of pistachios, I take in the plethora of standout offerings behind the bar: Rémy Martin Louis XIII cognac, Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon (selected exclusively for The Broadmoor to honor its centennial year, with only 200 bottles produced), Don Julio 1942, and The Macallan (a 25-year-old rare cask Scotch)—all displayed prominently in

to enjoy the food or just sip a glass of blanc de blanc. A hand slides into mine. “Care to dance?” offers a bouncing-to-thebeat woman well into her 70s. “I love to dance!” she exclaims and pulls me to the dance floor in a lively foxtrot. As the song concludes, we smile, thank one another, and return to our respective seats. I sip my flute with a grin, feeling as buoyant as its bubbly effervescence. A few Kumamoto oysters, some more sparkling, and the Eagles Nest Ranch Wagyu featured cut, and I’m in for the night, filled to the brim in body and soul. The Broadmoor offers so much to do after dark, from dining and imbibing to bowling and dancing to just strolling around the lake in the moonlight. No matter the time of year, you can count on nights to remember. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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FROM MOUNTAINS TO SEA

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Enjoy treasured recipes and timeless traditions with two new cookbooks from The Broadmoor and Sea Island resorts.

despite differences in scenery, the parallels between sister resorts The Broadmoor—located in Colorado Springs at the foot of the Rocky Mountains—and Sea Island—nestled along the coast of Georgia’s Golden Isles—are many. Both recently celebrated milestone anniversaries in 2018, as The Broadmoor turned 100 and Sea Island celebrated its 90th. Both properties also share a distinguished history as iconic destinations and have been recognized with numerous Forbes Five-Star awards. Sea Island has two Five-Star hotels—The Cloister and The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club—while The Broadmoor continues to be the longest-running consecutive winner of the Five-Star award in the country, having held that designation since 1960. Both resorts boast nationally recognized golf, tennis, and spa

programs, and each property also offers the finest in dining. While The Broadmoor’s Penrose Room is the only Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado, Sea Island’s Georgian Room at The Cloister is the only Five-Star and FiveDiamond restaurant in Georgia. Now guests may enjoy a taste of the resorts in their own home with two new cookbooks, The Broadmoor: Spirit of the West and Sea Island: Soul of the South, both by Sarah Anschutz Hunt. The books are packaged together in an attractive slipcase that represents the coming together of these two unique properties, and each includes favorite recipes and beautiful photography, telling the story of timeless traditions unique to each property. Enjoy this small taste, and look for the books in The Broadmoor’s gift shops as well as online at the resorts’ websites. » Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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BACON & BROWN BUTTER CAST-IRON TROUT

This recipe, from The Broadmoor: Spirit of the West, can be doubled, but you may want to decrease the amount of butter. SERVES 2 2 TABLESPOONS BUTTER 1–2 TABLESPOONS CANOLA OIL 1 S EVEN-OUNCE FILLET OF TROUT, SEASONED WITH SALT AND PEPPER 2 PIECES HICKORY-SMOKED BACON, DICED 1/2 LEMON, CUT INTO SIXTHS 1 PINCH CHOPPED ITALIAN PARSLEY

1. Begin by slowly browning the butter in a pan. Once it has reached the smell of toasted hazelnuts, pull it off the heat and set aside. 2. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Once hot, add the oil and then the fish, skin-side down. Cook until firm, about 4 minutes; flip and cook to desired doneness. Remove from heat and place on serving plate. 3. Meanwhile, in a separate pan over medium-high heat, render the bacon until crisp. Drain the fat from the pan. Return bacon to the pan and add the brown butter and lemon segments. Cook for 1 minute. Finish by pouring browned butter sauce over the trout and garnishing with chopped parsley. E S S E N T I A L S

THE BROADMOOR & SEA ISLAND COOKBOOKS The Broadmoor: Spirit of the West and Sea Island: Soul of the South are packaged together as one attractive offering and are available in the gift shops of The Broadmoor and Sea Island, as well as online at the resorts’ websites. Visit shop.Broadmoor.com or shop.SeaIsland.com for information.

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Soul of the South RECIPES, HISTORY & TRADITIONS

LA VIOLETTA COCKTAIL

The gentle purple hue and light floral notes of crème de violette meld well with tequila and citrus. MAKES 1 COCKTAIL

1 1/4 OUNCES HERRADURA TEQUILA 1/4 OUNCE MARASCHINO LIQUEUR

SPIRIT OF THE WEST RECIPES, HISTORY & TRADITIONS

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1/4 OUNCE CRÈME DE VIOLETTE 1/4 OUNCE SIMPLE SYRUP (EQUAL PARTS SUGAR AND BOILING WATER) 1/4 OUNCE FRESH LEMON JUICE 1/4 OUNCE FRESH LIME JUICE LEMON TWIST (FOR GARNISH)

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1. Pour ingredients into a shaker or pint glass. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.


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LOW COUNTRY BOIL

This seafood feast is meant for rolling up your sleeves and digging in. SERVES 3–4 1 POUND RED BLISS POTATOES, QUARTERED 1/4 CUP OLIVE OIL 1 POUND SMOKED ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE, SLICED 2 INCHES THICK 1 TABLESPOON GARLIC, CHOPPED 1 CUP WHITE WINE 4 TO 6 CUPS VEGETABLE OR SEAFOOD STOCK 2 BAY LEAVES 2 SPRIGS THYME OLD BAY OR CRAB SEASONING TO TASTE 8 PIECES CORN ON THE COB, CUT ABOUT 3 INCHES LONG 1 POUND FRESH SHRIMP (FROZEN WILL SUFFICE IF FRESH IS NOT AVAILABLE) 1 DOZEN FRESH WHOLE BLUE CRABS (SUB JUMBO LUMP CRAB IF FRESH IS NOT AVAILABLE)

SEA ISLAND UPS ITS GAME

1 LEMON, HALVED 1/2 CUP PARSLEY, CHOPPED 1 CUP PICKLED OKRA, SPLIT LENGTHWISE (OPTIONAL GARNISH)

1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until just about done. Drain and set aside to cool.

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2. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat oil to medium high and brown the sausage. Add garlic and cook until aromatic, about 45 seconds. Add white wine, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the alcohol evaporates from the wine. Add stock, bay leaves, thyme, Old Bay, and corn, and simmer for 5 minutes. 3. Add shrimp and blue crabs—if using lump crabmeat, hold off on adding crab—and simmer an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cooked through. Stir, taste the broth, and season with lemon juice and more Old Bay as desired.

TO SERVE PLATED: Remove the bay leaf. Strain the broth into another pot and portion the corn, potatoes, sausage,

Sea Island—host of the annual RSM Classic, an official PGA Tour event—recently completed a number of enhancements at The Lodge, its hotel located between two of the resort’s three championship golf courses. New additions include six new cottages, an oceanfront pool and pool house, an 18-hole putting course, and a 17,000-square-foot Golf Performance Center. The Golf Performance Center features a putting studio, full-service workshop, gym, retail area, clubfitting bays, and all the industryleading technology needed to enhance a golfer’s game, regardless of his or her skill level. In another highly anticipated development, the Plantation Course is undergoing a full renovation under the direction of Love Golf Design. The new Plantation Course will debut in October 2019.

and seafood (add the jumbo lump crabmeat now, if using) into bowls. Pour broth over the top of each serving bowl, garnish with the parsley and, if desired, pickled okra.

TO SERVE FAMILY STYLE: Line an outdoor table with butcher paper or newspaper. Remove the bay leaf, strain the broth into another pot, and pour the seafood, potatoes, corn, and sausage onto the table for everyone to enjoy. If desired, use reserved broth for dipping.

FINISHING TOUCHES: Traditionally, this would be served by pouring the boil over the top of a newspaper-covered picnic table. The broth drains through, leaving a pile of goodies meant to be eaten by hand. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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YOUR GUIDE TO EXCITING ACTIVITIES

Get Out & Play

FINS COURSE SUSPENSION BRIDGE

COLORADO WILD Our team of experts at Broadmoor Outfitters will help you enjoy the Rocky Mountain State like a local, with a variety of guided adventures and excursions. by re be c c a l . o lge ir s o n COLORADO WILD | U N I Q U E E X P E R I E N C E S p . 5 6 | M E E T T H E G U I D E S p . 5 7 | S E V E N FA L L S p . 5 8

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SOARING ADVENTURE FINS COURSE

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rriving at the broadmoor is a breathtaking experience. Nestled in the foothills of Colorado’s majestic Rocky Mountains, our location is a big part of that “wow” factor. While here, the landscape beckons, inspiring us to get out and explore. For some, that means challenging yourself with a guided mountain bike ride. For others, it’s spending the morning hiking the Garden of the Gods with a certified naturalist. Or maybe your family prefers a bird’s-eye view of the scenery with our thrilling Broadmoor Soaring Adventure zip line experience. Now that you’re here in Colorado, there’s no better time to get outside. Broadmoor Outfitters is ready to be your guide. ROCK CLIMBING

BROADMOOR OUTFITTERS Basecamp, located just outside South Tower lobby, is your headquarters for outdoor activities at The Broadmoor and is staffed by experienced professionals who can help you choose your next adventure. Make it a point to stop by or call early in your stay, as our excursions are designed for small groups, and the spots do fill up. For more challenging endeavors, like guided mountain biking or rock climbing, your guide will reach out before the activity to better understand your fitness level and goals. When it comes time to meet up, all off-site activities begin at Basecamp, with provided transportation to wherever your Colorado adventure begins. Contact the Concierge, call (877) 686-4308, or visit Broadmoor.com for more information and to book your adventure.

BROADMOOR OUTFITTERS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: • The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure • Falconry • Guided hiking • Guided rock climbing

Staffed by a team of local experts, Broadmoor Outfitters can plan the perfect excursion for all Broadmoor guests. Whether you are traveling solo, looking for a family bonding activity, or seeking a fun group adventure, Broadmoor Outfitters has something for everyone. “We love what we do, and

our goal is to give our guests a positive experience,” says Kurt Segerberg, General Manager of Broadmoor Outfitters. “The best way to do that is to stop by Basecamp and just start talking with our guides. We know how to ask questions and help find the right activity. We take the guesswork out of the process of choosing.”

• Guided mountain biking • Guided fly fishing and fly fishing instruction • The Broadmoor Scavenger Hunt • The Wild West Experience • … and more!

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these majestic animals as they spend a few hours learning about and connecting with The Broadmoor’s birds: two Saker falcons, five Harris hawks, and one Eurasian eagle owl. Director of Falconry Deanna Curtis brings more than a decade of wild bird experience to Broadmoor guests. In her company, you’ll learn falconry basics and watch the birds track prey in an open field. You’ll also learn firsthand about the habits of falcons and owls, and even work with our trained hawk, Spencer, who will fly to your gloved hand for a small reward. Photography is encouraged in this gorgeous landscape near Cheyenne Lodge. Children must be 5 or older to participate.

team-building exercises

SOARING ADVENTURE

U N IQU E ACTIVITI ES

the broadmoor soaring adventure

The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure takes guests traversing above the secluded South Cheyenne Canyon—called the “Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado”—for an unbelievable zip lining experience soaring high above rocky outcroppings and forested canyons on zip lines ranging in length from 240 to 1,800 feet, with some moderate hiking. “The views are fantastic,” says Broadmoor Outfitters guide Neal Taylor. “And the design here is unique, with the way several platforms are built into the rock walls and cliff base. It’s truly spectacular.” Start your adventure at Broadmoor Outfitters Basecamp, where you’ll be transported to the start of the course. Participants are fitted with top-of-the-line gear and then receive extensive instruction on a practice zip line. Participants must weigh at least 90 pounds and no more than 250 pounds. Guests may choose one or both of our high-wire courses: The Woods Course and 56

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The Fins Course. The Woods Course features five zip lines, while The Fins Course has five zip lines plus two 200-foot suspension-bridge crossings and a thrilling 180-foot controlled rappel at the end. Combined, they make up a four-hour adventure and the ultimate Soaring experience! “We always have two guides and no more than eight guests, so our guides connect with each person in their group individually,” says Kurt Segerberg, General Manager of Broadmoor Outfitters. “We are committed to making it an amazing day for every guest.”

There’s nothing like watching your boss attempt to assemble a tent while blindfolded to shake up workplace dynamics. Getting out from behind our desks and taking on challenges together in nature is TeamBuilding 101. And for the groups enlisting Broadmoor Outfitters in that process, it just happens more naturally. “When we work with groups, you see communities coming together in a relaxed way,” says Broadmoor Outfitters guide Taylor. With an innovative selection of activities designed for groups, Broadmoor Outfitters can customize a program for any objective. Whether that means a morning spent on The Broadmoor Challenge—a scavenger hunt and race rolled into one; that blindfolded tent-building challenge; or simply a day of hiking, mountain biking, or zip lining, “the goal is to get to team-building by getting out and actually doing,” Segerberg says. “We’re not sitting around and ‘working on communication.’ We’re building bridges or throwing tomahawks and, most of all, having a good time.”

the broadmoor falconry program

It’s not every day a Saker falcon lands on your hand. And chances are your kids have never locked eyes with a Eurasian eagle owl. With The Broadmoor Falconry Program, guests can see firsthand the intelligence and cunning of

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climbing guides. We like to connect with the guests before the activities to make sure we’re designing a positive experience.” “Most of all, our guests want to make sure this is something within their capabilities, and it’s our job to help ensure their comfort and safety,” adds Neal.

do you think Q. what makes broadmoor outfitters unique?

TERESA AND NEAL TAYLOR

MEET THE GUIDES

THE PEOPLE WHO PLAY FOR A LIVING This husband-and-wife-team can help design your perfect Colorado outing.

neal and teresa taylor bring more than just outdoor experience to their roles as expert guides with Broadmoor Outfitters. The Taylors are also excellent listeners, a skill that plays a big part in the process of advising guests in adventure selection. “It all starts with a conversation,” Neal says. “We have activities for everyone and all ages, from young families to experienced hikers to people with limited mobility. Our guides are able to work with anyone—it’s a matter of figuring out where the interest is.” Helping guests connect to the great outdoors is the reason Neal and Teresa come to work smiling every day. Both have found a place to let their natural interests and expertise shine: Neal brings guests on The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure zip line tours, and Teresa is available for guided hikes in the nearby mountains, including Garden of the Gods, a world-class nature center in Colorado Springs.

do you help Q. how guests choose

someone without Q. can a lot of outdoor

“We like chatting with people. We’ll ask a lot of questions and try to customize,” says Neal. “You don’t need a lot of experience with any of the things we offer here. The level of excitement from the guests helps us figure it out: Do they just want a nice walk in the hills, or are they looking to really jazz it up with mountain biking or zip lining?”

“Our guides will often customize an adventure to best suit the guests,” says Teresa. “A lot of it is being flexible and reading the situation. You pick up on people’s comfort level very quickly. When it comes to hikes, I always call the guests the day before to gauge their goals, experience, and interests. The same goes for the mountain-biking and rock-

an activity?

experience participate?

“Two things come to my mind,” says Teresa. “One is our broad base of activities—you can go zip lining or rock climbing or even experience falconry—and our ability to customize all these things is really unique. And another important difference at The Broadmoor is our interaction with guests. We get to know them during an activity and see them on the property, and we also see them come back year after year. That kind of continuity and relationshipbuilding doesn’t happen everywhere.” “The Broadmoor is known for excellence, and that extends to Broadmoor Outfitters,” adds Neal. “We all carry that with us, and we take it seriously.”

“Being able to help people have a connection to nature is what we know and what we’re really good at here.” your favorite Q. what’s part about guiding with broadmoor outfitters?

“People come to The Broadmoor for a reason, and the landscape is a big part of that,” says Neal. “Being able to help people have a connection to nature is what we know and what we’re really good at here.” “It’s truly magical when you see a guest pause to appreciate the crystal-clear blue sky, the terrain of the mountain, or the song of the birds,” says Teresa. “Sometimes we take it for granted here, but I still get excited when a guest scratches the bark of a ponderosa pine for the first time and smells the vanilla. It’s a gift to get to experience these mountains and share it,” she says. “It’s what we live for.” Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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THE SHOW FLOWS ON The Broadmoor’s Seven Falls puts on an impressive display every day of the year.

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SEVEN FALLS a stairway climbing to the top. Visitors arrived on foot, on horseback, and in carriages, and paid a toll at the entrance. Lights were added to the canyon in 1947, and a 170-foot tunnel was later dug into the side of the mountain, along with an elevator that carries visitors to the “Eagle’s Nest” observation platform. From the entrance of Cheyenne Canyon, today’s visitors can choose to walk to Seven Falls along a 0.8-mile, mildly inclined nature trail or ride a tram to the falls. Restaurant 1858, named after the year the Colorado Gold Rush started, sits at the base of the falls. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner and offers delectable Colorado-influenced cuisine and drinks in its dining room, or on a covered patio with a view of the water. Across from the restaurant, an elevator

Located on the campus of The Broadmoor, Seven Falls is easily accessed via a complimentary shuttle that runs to and from the resort. Hotel guests may also enjoy a nature path that leads to Seven Falls. All visitors pay an admission fee at the canyon’s entrance. Call (844) 476-8048 or visit Broadmoor.com for information.

and stairway both lead to the Eagle’s Nest, with a panoramic view of each of Seven Falls’ seven distinct cascades. There guests will also find Rockhounds, a family-friendly gallery that features quality minerals and fossils from around the region and around the world, as well as jewelry, mineral art, and original board games. Stairs lead to the top of Seven Falls itself, from which further trails extend into South Cheyenne Canyon.

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in a state filled with natural wonders, The Broadmoor’s Seven Falls and South Cheyenne Canyon are rightfully included among the top scenic highlights. Called “The Grandest One Mile in Colorado” by the Ames Guide in 1912, Seven Falls and Cheyenne Canyon are just a short nature-trail walk or a five-minute complimentary shuttle ride away from The Broadmoor. Hikers exploring the network of trails extending above and below Seven Falls will find wonders at any time of the year. In spring, the canyon is awash in shades of verdant green, contrasted against ochre cliffs and bluebird skies. In the summer months, the cooler temperatures in the canyon make for a refreshing hike. During the bright, crisp days of fall, threads of golden aspen trees lace the hills. And winter and the holiday season herald the return of another colorful display as the falls themselves are bathed in a display of lights beginning at dusk each evening. Homesteader Nathaniel Colby acquired Seven Falls in 1872 and turned it into a tourist attraction, charging visitors 10 cents a person. By 1885, a new owner had built a road leading to the falls and


SAVOR MANITOU SPRINGS

Sip the springs, shop and stroll through our historic downtown

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anitou Springs is a vibrant artisan community, home of world class art, music and sidewalk sculpture displays. As a walkable mountain town, in the heart of the Pikes Peak region, the historic district is lined with one-of-a-kind gift shops and galleries, mineral springs, and 30 local restaurants and taverns, plus a local winery and brewery, all in three square miles!

SPARKLING MINERAL WATER

Manitou Springs is known for its naturally-effervescent, cold water mineral drinking springs. Each spring has a unique taste and custom-designed font. Tour information and souvenir tasting cups are available at the Visitors Center, 354 Manitou Ave.

WALKABLE SHOPPING

From unique clothing shops, art galleries, gift stores, restaurants, coffee

lounges and speciality food shops, most of Manitou Springs’ businesses are locally owned.

ART IS ALIVE IN MANITOU

Bursting with creativity and surrounded by inspiration, Manitou Springs is a Certified Colorado Creative District.

Stroll the Art on the Avenue where you’ll find 15+ sculptures, extensive murals, community-built artwork, historic architecture, and 11+ art galleries.

WORLD FAMOUS INCLINE

The Incline is a strenuous one mile trek straight up with a 2000’ elevation increase. Trail grade is 68% on some sections. This hike is not for everyone. If you find only part of the Incline is enough for you, there is no shame in taking the Barr Trail cut off down instead. The bailout is about half way up on the left.

FREE SHUTTLE

Manitou Springs offers free parking with free shuttle service to downtown and the base of the Incline throughout the year. Shuttles run every 20 minutes. Paid parking is available throughout downtown. For more parking and shuttle information go to ManitouSprings.org.


FUN AND FITNESS AT THE BROA DMOOR

Sports&Leisure

CHARLIE COE AND JACK NICKLAUS, 1959 U.S. AMATEUR

MOMENTS THAT STARTED IT ALL

The Broadmoor’s courses are hallowed ground for four golf legends, linked by significant milestones in their playing careers. by jo n riz z i

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olf bloodlines don’t run much bluer than those at The Broadmoor. With courses designed by the game’s most prolific and prominent architects, the Grande Dame of the Rockies has produced no shortage of remarkable moments in her 101-year history. Think Jack Nicklaus in 1959, Annika Sörenstam in 1995, the gambling Gato and gamboling bear in 2008, and David Toms in 2018. But what about Hale Irwin’s three-hole audition in 1966? Or the relationship between Robert Trent Jones and Donald Ross? There’s more to the story of The Broadmoor’s storied golf past, as remembrances from the following four pivotal players reveal.

JACK NICKLAUS The Bear’s most important putt Six decades ago, in 1959, The Broadmoor made the most of its first shot at hosting a USGA championship when a 19-year-old Ohio State University student named Jack Nicklaus became the youngest winner of the U.S. Amateur in 50 years. He would win the event again two years later at Pebble Beach and go on to a record-setting 18 triumphs in majors as a professional. At its Centennial

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Gala at The Broadmoor in 2015, the Colorado Golf Association invited Nicklaus for a fireside chat, calling him the greatest golfer of the past 100 years. “This is where it all began,” he told the audience in Broadmoor Hall. “It certainly was both the most exhilarating and exhausting duel I have ever been engaged in,” he said of his 36-hole final versus defending champion Charlie Coe. “It was the personification of that special kind of suspense that comes only in match play.” All square after 35 holes, on the 430-yard 18th, Nicklaus and Coe both hit their 3-woods within yards of each other, with Nicklaus’ just edging ahead. Coe hit a pin-high 8-iron that didn’t bite and raced down a slope behind the green. Seeing this, Nicklaus opted for a 9-iron, leaving his shot eight feet out and below the hole. Coe’s chip trickled down the slope dead on line before stopping a half-turn from the cup. Had this been earlier in the day, with the fast-growing grass slightly lower, many believed the shot would have fallen. After conceding Coe’s par, Nicklaus curled in his left-to-right birdie putt for a 1-up victory. “That putt, I believe, gave me the confidence and belief that I could do it when I had

to in the future,” he said decades later. “That was probably the most important putt I’ve ever made.”

DOW FINSTERWALD The pro who took The Broadmoor’s game to new heights An 11-time champion on the PGA Tour and the winner of the 1957 Vardon Trophy and 1958 PGA Championship, Dow Finsterwald had never been to The Broadmoor—let alone played golf there—before interviewing for its head golf professional’s job in 1963. “The Broadmoor was known for having hosted the best amateur events—the U.S. Amateur, Trans-Mississippi Championship, Western Amateur, the NCAAs, the Men’s and Women’s Invitation, and the Curtis Cup,” Finsterwald explains. “It wasn’t that they didn’t like professionals, just that [then–Broadmoor President] Thayer Tutt particularly liked promoting amateur sports.” Finsterwald, who’d played on four Ryder Cup teams, had met Tutt briefly during the 1963 event at the Atlanta Athletic Club.


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“I don’t know what’s in his chest or between his ears, but he’s got the skills to become a professional.” —DOW FINSTERWALD, ON HALE IRWIN Twelve days after the U.S. team’s victory there, The Broadmoor’s longtime head golf professional, “Big Ed” Dudley, died of a heart attack. Tutt contacted Finsterwald about the job. “We had a great meeting,” Finsterwald recalls. “They put me up in a suite overlooking the golf course.” Then 34 and still competitive on the PGA Tour, Finsterwald had seen how the great Sam Snead had successfully balanced his playing schedule with his professional duties at West Virginia’s fabled Greenbrier resort. “I knew it could be done, but there had to be some flexibility,” Finsterwald says. Finsterwald would spend the next 29 years as The Broadmoor’s Director of Golf. During the first year of his tenure, The Broadmoor’s Robert Trent Jones–designed West Course opened, doubling the size of the

resort’s golf offerings. Three years later, the West hosted the U.S. Amateur, won by Robert Dickson. The World Seniors Golf Championship, an international amateur tournament, was held at The DOW FINSTERWALD Broadmoor every summer between 1960 and 2001. In 1966 Finsterwald received a call from University of Colorado his ears, but he’s got the skills to become a football coach Eddie Crowder about a star professional.” The following spring, that Alldefensive back who’d asked to be excused Big 8 defensive back, Hale Irwin, would win from spring practice to play on the golf team. the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship and the “So Crowder sent him to see me,” Finsterwald Broadmoor Invitation before launching his says. “He told him, ‘If Dow Finsterwald says World Golf Hall of Fame career. you’re that good, I’ll release you.’ ” After Finsterwald’s fondest memories of The the two played holes 16, 17, and 3 on the Broadmoor involve his best friend, Arnold East, Finsterwald told the coach, “He has Palmer. After a heartbreaking 18-hole everything to be an outstanding golfer. I Monday playoff loss to Billy Casper in the don’t know what’s in his chest or between 1966 U.S. Open at San Francisco’s Olympic Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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two display cases. Like Donald Ross and Nicklaus, his bronze likeness proudly looks on near the practice green, ensuring his eternal presence.

ROBERT TRENT JONES JR.

ROBERT TRENT JONES JR., 1964

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

PLAY A ROUND WITH A GOLF LEGEND Experience The Broadmoor’s storied East Course from a pro’s perspective as you play a round with golf legend Hale Irwin. You’ll spend the day getting Irwin’s personal tips on playing well on The Broadmoor’s challenging East Course— home of eight PGA Championships, including the 2018 U.S. Senior Open—and hear legendary tales from Irwin’s time on the PGA tour. This experience, customized for groups of 12 to 24 people, includes three rounds of golf for each person on the package (one with Irwin), three nights at The Broadmoor, as well as a group dinner and fly fishing lesson at the Fish House. Package rates start at $9,000 per room, based on double occupancy. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (888) 795-7391 for information.

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Club, Palmer visited his pal at The Broadmoor. “He was signing autographs for dishwashers, waiters, and guests at the Penrose Room,” Finsterwald says. “He never once refused a request. All he did was smile. You might have thought he’d won the Open.” That visit, according to Finsterwald, resulted in Palmer’s co-designing The Broadmoor’s South Course. The spectacular course, designed by Palmer and Ed Seay, opened in 1976 and hosted the 1982 U.S. Women’s Amateur, won for the third consecutive year by Juli Inkster. Erosion issues forced the course’s closure more than a decade after Finsterwald’s 1992 departure. Finsterwald turns 90 this September and still plays The Broadmoor’s courses. The Broadmoor Golf Club’s Heritage Hallway salutes his accomplishments in

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GOLF AT THE BROADMOOR The Broadmoor features two worldrenowned golf courses—the West Course and the famed East Course, where many USGA championships have been decided—as well as a fully stocked pro shop with Callaway clubs, clothing, and available instruction. To book a tee time, schedule a lesson, or get more information, contact the Golf Pro Shop at (844) 794-6654.

“When someone says ‘Colorado,’ I’m like a dog that sees a steak,” says golf-course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. Although his 270-course canon does not include The Broadmoor, it was the experience of a 1950 summer visit with his father, the renowned course designer Robert Trent Jones, that cast its spell on the 11-year-old from Montclair, New Jersey. “It was as if I’d been released,” he recalls. “My dad went to look at the course, and I did every activity there was—ice skating, horseback riding, swimming, you name it.” Upon returning home, the boy, when asked if he’d had a good time, burst into tears. “I don’t want to live in New Jersey anymore,” he sobbed. “I want to live in Colorado at The Broadmoor!” The boy got his wish granted periodically during the late 1950s and early 1960s as his father designed and built The Broadmoor’s West Course. By then, “Bobby” had become an accomplished golfer, earning a spot on the Yale golf team, which would compete in the 1960 NCAAs at The Broadmoor. “Neither Jack Nicklaus, who’d won the U.S. Amateur there the previous year and had just finished second in the U.S. Open at Chery Hills, nor I made the cut,” he says. “In match play, anything can happen.” After graduating, Jones apprenticed for his dad at the West Course and competed in a number of the resort’s prestigious Invitation tournaments. And he has designed six courses in the Centennial State. The difference between playing and designing, he says, is that the latter shifts the mentality from offense to defense. But, he clarifies, “I’m not trying to defeat players, just give them options and inspire them to play their best.” Asked if he would tweak any holes at The Broadmoor, Jones demurs. Although the 300-yard drives routinely produced by today’s equipment tend to alter the original architectural strategy, the combination of both courses, he says, is a “great work of art by two great artists who worked this land and thought about it a lot. The courses are beautiful and flow with the land. When it’s that good, you just leave it alone.”

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ANNIKA SÖRENSTAM Swedish-born phenom enjoys revisiting the course that launched her career The 1995 U.S. Women’s Open was a historic moment in golf history. It marked the 50th anniversary of the event, the first time The Broadmoor had hosted it, and the first time it had a million-dollar purse. It also heralded the beginning of the Annika Era in women’s golf. Starting Sunday’s play five shots behind leader Meg Mallon, 24-yearold Annika Sörenstam shot a 68 to win the event by a stroke. Over the next 13 years, she would capture nine more LPGA majors and 71 more LPGA tournaments. “I will always look back at 1995, The Broadmoor, and the U.S. Open as the igniter for my career,” she says.

“I love the East Course from start to finish. It rewards accuracy more than power, and I love the fact that every hole is different.” —ANNIKA SÖRENSTAM ANNIKA SÖRENSTAM

In 1995, the shy Swede had never before played The Broadmoor. She didn’t stay at the resort, but with the family of a player she’d met while at the University of Arizona. “I was a beginning professional golfer and probably wouldn’t have enjoyed the hotel amenities,” she says. She believes making the cut at Oakmont as an amateur in the 1992 U.S. Women’s Open gave her “the right mind-set for how challenging it would be at The Broadmoor, especially on those small, difficult greens.” Still, she says, “it didn’t occur to me I could win until I saw my name on the leaderboard on the back nine. I remember being very nervous on the 17th tee, but I was even more nervous after the event, when everybody wanted to know who I was and what I did. I thought, ‘What have I gotten myself into?’ ” The U.S. Women’s Open served as Sörenstam’s coming-out party, and she has come back regularly to The Broadmoor ever since. “I love the East Course from start to finish,” she says. “It rewards accuracy more than power, and I love the fact that every hole is different. You can reach some of the par 5s, and the par 3s can be difficult—especially number 4. If you don’t have control of your irons, it’s the toughest short hole there is, and because the green undulates so much, you have to make sure you put the ball in the right place. That’s true of every hole there, and that’s what’s so much fun about it.” After retiring in 2008, Sörenstam served as the honorary chair when The Broadmoor hosted the 2011 U.S. Women’s Open. And last August, Sörenstam—a First Tee spokeswoman and founder of the ANNIKA Foundation—joined nine First Tee participants from around the country for breakfast and six holes apiece on the East Course. Unlike her first visit to the Broadmoor, she now takes full advantage of the resort’s off-course amenities. “I love coming here with my family,” she says. She, husband Mike McGee, and their two children “have breakfast, lunch, and dinner together. The restaurants are very kid-friendly, and we go crazy at the Sunday brunch” in the Lake Terrace Dining Room. They also bowl at PLAY, swim at the pool, and look at the swans on the lake. “Even playing by the little creek by the cottages is fun. The staff is wonderful, kind, and respectful. The place is so beautiful. We’ve gone to the zoo a few times, and the falconry is incredible.” Coming to The Broadmoor has become more than a walk down memory lane, she says. It’s a place to keep making memories.

HERITAGE HALLWAY Guests can peruse handsomely presented memorabilia and highlights from The Broadmoor’s storied golf legacy—from the 1918 debut of the world’s then-highest golf course to David Toms’ thrilling victory in the 2018 U.S. Senior Open—with a walk down the Heritage Hallway. Opened in 2018 during the resort’s Centennial celebration and extending the length of the corridor connecting the golf shop and The Grille restaurant, the Heritage Hallway brims with memorabilia. Display panels include photographs, information, and artwork, beginning with the design of The Broadmoor courses and club’s history; its golf professionals (including colorful “Long Jim” Barnes and “Big Ed” Dudley); its legendary women (such as Judy Bell and Barbara McIntire); its tradition of bigtime championships (nine USGA events, six Trans-Miss amateurs, five NCAAs, the Men’s and Women’s Broadmoor Invitations); and a tribute to Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sörenstam, both of whom won their first national championships at The Broadmoor. This prestigious pantheon will only continue to grow as The Broadmoor prepares for the 2025 U.S. Senior Open.

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TOMS TRIUMPHS AT AN EXCITING U.S. SENIOR OPEN The 2018 event, held at The Broadmoor, was filled with highlights for players and fans. by kim d. mchugh

not all golf tournaments live up to the hype. Think The Masters in 1997 and the U.S. Open in 2000, when Tiger Woods won by 12 strokes and 15 strokes, respectively. But the 39th U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor, held in 2018 during the resort’s Centennial celebration, was chock-full of action from start to finish. In a field peppered with names like Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Davis Love III, Rocco Mediate, Brandt Jobe, and Colin Montgomerie, it was Jerry Kelly (66, 69), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (68, 68), and Jay Haas (70, 69) scoring well enough to make the two opening rounds exciting. While blustery afternoon winds and wilting heat characterized the weather on Thursday and Friday, Saturday saw temperatures ease. Still, Mother Nature switched things up by bringing not only 66

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cooler temps, but also a threat of lateafternoon storms. “I was just trying to get in before the rain hit,” says David Toms. He did, shooting a 66, as did Jobe and Langer. Kevin Sutherland and Montgomerie carded 67s, Kirk Triplett shot a 68, and six guys scored 69s. Over four days more than 134,000 fans came to watch skilled senior golfers— those age 50 and up—tee up on the East Course in hopes of winning a share of the $4 million purse and the Francis D. Ouimet Trophy. Attendance on Saturday was estimated at 28,700, and more than 31,000 fans pressed against the ropes and filled the grandstands on Sunday. Kelly, who was atop the leaderboard in each of the first three rounds, had an excellent chance to win, wire to wire. But it wasn’t to be, as his up and down final round left him in a three-way tie for

U.S. SENIOR OPEN RETURNS IN 2025 The U.S. Senior Open will return to The Broadmoor for its 2025 event, adding yet another link in an already great tradition of championship golf. The 2018 U.S. Senior Open was the eighth U.S. Golf Association tournament hosted at the resort. Past events also include two U.S. Amateur Championships (1959, 1967), a Curtis Cup Championship (1962), a U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship (1982), a previous U.S. Senior Open (2008), and two U.S. Women’s Opens (1995, 2011).

second with Jiménez and Tim Petrovic. The day belonged to Toms, whose evenpar 70 left him at three under, 277 for the tourney, and one stroke better than his challengers. A 13-time winner on the PGA Tour, he earned $720,000 and his name on the trophy. “My short game felt good, and I just hung in there,” Toms says. “I hadn’t been able to get the job done on the Champions Tour. The Broadmoor is a great venue. And obviously to get a victory is even more special!”

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above sea level made it America’s highest golf course. Colorado Springs resident J.H. Potter bested this challenging course—and a field of 100-plus other golfers—to become The Broadmoor Invitation’s first champion. The tourney gained in stature over the years, The Broadmoor Invitation amateur joining the U.S. Amateur tournament tees up a prestigious matchGolf Championship play legacy. by kim d. mchugh (established in 1895), the U.S. Open Championship (1898), the Western Amateur (1899), the in the 1920s al capone ruled Trans-Mississippi Amateur (1901), the Chicago; the Jazz Age brought acclaim U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship to Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and ( formerly the U.S. Amateur Public Links, Josephine Baker; Coco Chanel introduced 1922), and eventually the U.S. Mid-Amateur her Chanel No. 5 perfume; and The Golf Championship (1981) as a must-play Broadmoor Invitation made its debut. venue for non-professional golfers. The premier amateur invitational was “The resort has always strived to host established in 1921, three years after The events of the highest caliber, ones that Broadmoor opened, as an opportunity attracted top national and international for the nation’s most promising collegiate players,” says Director of Golf Russ Miller. and amateur players to showcase Over nearly 100 years, there have been their skills in a major tournament only two when the Broadmoor Invitation environment. didn’t occur—1954 and 1991—with the From the beginning, the match-play event continuing even during World event has been contested on the East War II. In 1941 and 1942, it was won Course—which is a formidable opponent. by Denver’s John Kraft, and Capt. Matt Its layout was conceived in 1917 by Palacio from San Francisco won in 1943 notable Scottish course designer Donald and 1945. Ross and opened for play on July 4, 1918. Over the decades there were many At the time, its location at 6,400 feet other two-time victors. Howard Creel

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TOM LAWRENCE AND JON LINDSTROM, 2017 AND 2018 CHAMPIONS

from Pueblo, Colorado (’26, ’38, ’57), and Bill Loeffler from Denver (‘76, ’78, ‘87) were three-time winners, while Fred Brown from Arcadia, California, has honors as the only four-time champ ( ’56, ’59, ’60, and ’62). University of Colorado football and golf standout Hale Irwin was victorious in 1967, the same year he won the NCAA Golf Championship. “The Broadmoor Invitation … was the crème de la crème of the amateur world,” Irwin says. “I felt very fortunate it was in my backyard, and one of the advantages I had was knowing the golf course better than the other guys.” What was it like for the World Golf Hall of Fame and Colorado Golf Hall of Fame inductee to get two big wins that summer? “It was pretty heady, honestly,” says Irwin. “I felt very good going into the Broadmoor Invitation with that NCAA championship in my pocket. I was hoping it would be a factor, so when I won (at The Broadmoor), it really gave me that extra boost of confidence to profess my intent to become a professional.”

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THE BROADMOOR INVITATION The Broadmoor Invitation, July 21–26, 2019, attracts premier amateur players with handicaps of 14 and below to compete at one of the world’s most honored golf destinations over four rounds of stroke play. In addition to a championship tournament environment, players and their spouses/guests may also enjoy exclusive social events. The $4,400 fee covers one player and one guest. Additional pricing options for singles and player teams are available upon request. For application information, contact Director of Golf Russ Miller at (844) 3618944 or rmiller@broadmoor.com.

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M2 driver with a regular flex shaft and a Callaway Epic 7-iron shafted with 63 grams of inelastic carbon fiber. TrackMan told us my high-fade drives were spinning at more than 6,000 rpm. “That’s twice what we like to see,” Simmons said. “Your ball is dying in the air.” He observed that my steep angle of attack is contributing to the problem, but instead of trying to correct that through a swing change, he explained how the right equipment could help compensate. He told me my swing speed and ball trajectory suggested that I could benefit from a stiffer shaft and lower loft.

Callaway’s professional fitter helps a golf writer fine-tune his game. by jo n riz z i

whoever said “a poor craftsman always blames his tools” clearly had spent time on a golf course, where implements of the game frequently find their way into ponds, trees, and trash cans after failing their owners for the last time. I’m proud to say I’ve resisted the urge to chuck, smash, or dishonorably dispatch any of my sticks. They’ve included a sledgehammer of a driver, fairway metalwoods that found me testing my mettle from deep in the woods, and a set of “frequency matched” irons with which I frequently lost matches. Like most golfers, I bought those clubs off the rack, with no customization or fitting. I didn’t believe my middling game warranted it. When I’d claim, “It’s the Indian, not the arrow,” I was more than just politically incorrect: I was as wrong as a pair of shorts on a PGA Tour pro. After going through a high-tech indoor fitting session with a PGA professional a number of years ago, I can confidently say custom-fit equipment greatly improved my game. But getting refit this spring at The Broadmoor with Callaway clubs as part of the resort’s “Callaway All the Way” package 70

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not only took the fitting experience outdoors—so the fitter and I could see the actual ball flight—but it also elevated the process to a higher level of precision, comprehension, and enjoyment. Famous for huge investments in research and development, Callaway has just released the Epic Flash and Epic Flash Sub Zero drivers, both created using artificial intelligence (see sidebar). To put this technology in my golf bag, I headed to the eastern edge of The Broadmoor’s driving range, where the private Callaway fitting sessions take place in front of a canopy tent outfitted with a full set of clubheads (driver through putter) and shafts ranging in degrees of flexibility— and the tools to match and modify them for each customer. Chief among those is a TrackMan, the data-gathering gold standard for clubfitters and golf instructors that instantaneously delivers a shot’s 3D trajectory along with 26 impact and ball-flight parameters. PGA Professional Mike Marsili and fitter Curly Simmons first evaluated my shots with the clubs I’d brought from home: a TaylorMade

In rapid-fire succession, I hit Epic Flash and Epic Flash Sub-Zero drivers of descending lofts propelled by shafts of greater inflexibility. I was soon piercing shots lower and longer than I was with the M2. The club felt great. “We’ve got you down to 3,000 rpm on the ball spin, and you’re getting an extra 25 yards, but your ball’s still leaking a bit to the right,” Marsili told me. To counteract the sidespin, he slid the adjustable perimeter weight (APW) on the sole to “Draw.” It worked like a charm. The stiffer shaft and APW shift reduced

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“I can confidently say custom-fit equipment greatly improved my game. But getting refit this spring at The Broadmoor with Callaway clubs ... elevated the process to a higher level.”


my field of dispersion (less spray) and increased my ball speed by 10 percent. My irons fitting produced similar results. Although I was already playing Callaway Epic irons, Marsili used impact tape on the face of the club to determine that I could benefit from an adjustment in the lie angle formed by the shaft and the clubhead’s sole to move my contact away from the toe of the clubface and closer to its center. He asked me to try another iron—the Apex 19. I noticed that it felt different and discovered another technological achievement by Callaway. The Apex 19 is a sweet-feeling forged performance iron but with the gameimprovement qualities of a cast iron like the Epic. After struggling with heavier, stiffer shafts, I achieved consistently gratifying ball speed and spin rate with a Fujikura Pro 75 Regular Flex. The wedge fitting followed a more traditional scenario involving tape, a Sharpie marker, and a lie board to determine that the bounce and W grind I needed matched the specs I already had on my Callaway Mack Daddy. Since my Edel Golf putter rarely misbehaves, we skipped that fitting. Marsili plans to add ball fitting to the suite of services Callaway offers guests of The Broadmoor. The company offers about 10 models, including the popular Chrome Soft with “spin separation” technology. “We’d have you hit all the models, and based on the TrackMan numbers, we’d see which worked best,” Marsili told me. “But as with the clubs, we don’t want to overwhelm you with too many options. We want you to trust what we’re doing.” With shots going consistently straighter and longer, why wouldn’t I?

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CUSTOM FITTINGS WITH CALLAWAY With the Callaway Drive or Putt Experience, a certified Callaway fitter works with you to custom-fit and build either a new driver or a new putter, among additional perks. Or choose the Callaway All the Way package and receive an entire bag of custom-fit Callaway clubs. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 794-6654 for information.

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Callaway leverages AI to help improve driving distance and control.

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O DESIGN AND TEST the sophisticated Flash Face architecture for its next-generation driver and fairway wood, Callaway Golf Company employed the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Typically, engineers design and test eight to 10 iterations of a new driver face. But by using advanced AI techniques, Callaway’s team was instead able to cycle through more than 15,000 ever-improving iterations in developing the face design for its new Epic Flash and Epic Flash Sub Zero drivers and fairway woods. If you were able to see a cutaway view of the club face, you’d see a “topographical map” of small ripples extending from toe to heel. The unique contoured shaping utilizes different thicknesses where necessary to provide the best ball speed across the entire face, resulting in more distance. To better appreciate the extraordinary nature of Callaway’s new clubs, consider that 14 of its products earned Golf Digest’s Gold Medal on the magazine’s 2019 “Hot List,” with the Epic Flash Sub Zero driver and fairway wood awarded top honors. Callaway’s new golf balls are also technologically sexy. With its multi-material cover, the ERC Soft has reinvented how a distance ball performs with improved degrees of spin and control. Callaway goes a step further in giving golfers control by adding Advanced Alignment from Triple Track Technology to its ERC Soft and Chrome Soft X golf balls. When compared with a regular side-stamp alignment

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aid, this trio of lines uses scientifically developed hyper-acuity principles to enhance alignment and subsequently improve putting accuracy. As the exclusive golf partner of The Broadmoor, Callaway provides resort guests the opportunity to experience its game-changing technology firsthand with equipment rentals and sales. “The Broadmoor is one of the best overall resort experiences in the world,” says Chip Brewer, Callaway president and CEO. “Our unique partnership allows us the opportunity to showcase our best-inclass product performance to guests through premium on-site custom fitting. During your stay, I hope you find time to come try our new Epic Flash driver, fairway wood, Apex irons and other spectacular new products. I’m confident you’ll enjoy both the products and your time at the resort.” Now, if Callaway’s AI could just ensure that you’d always sink those 15-foot putts! —KIM D. MCHUGH

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EVENTS tennis, tacos & tequilas JUNE 7–9 Combine all your favorite passions into one weekend that includes tennis, as well as a sampling of the finest sipping tequilas, specialty margaritas, Mexican beers, and handcrafted tacos during a special evening reception.

the “hook & volley” wine & fly fishing tennis camp AUGUST 2–4 In addition to three days of award-winning tennis instruction, enjoy an introduction to fly fishing with a two-hour casting clinic, a wine-tasting, and paired appetizers at the Fish House.

farm-to-table event & tennis camp SEPTEMBER 13–15 Designed for adult intermediate players, this camp will include a special afternoon at Broadmoor Farms. After a tour of the herb and produce gardens, a Broadmoor chef will prepare an al fresco picnic lunch in this lovely garden setting.

dink for pink charity pickleball weekend NOVEMBER 1–3 Supporting breast cancer research, this charity event will feature women’s doubles and mixed doubles to be conducted inside The Broadmoor tennis bubble. The event will include a fun pickleball pink-themed cocktail party at the Golf Club.

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GAME FOR PICKLEBALL With four courts and a stable of dedicated players, pickleball is a full-on craze at The Broadmoor. by je nni e n unn pickleball is the seriously fun game with a silly name that has exploded in popularity in recent years. Played around the world, the game is like a blend of tennis, pingpong, and badminton. Pickleball can be played as singles or doubles. Using fiberglass paddles and a whiffle ball, players serve underhanded into the opposite serving square to begin play. The ball must bounce once on either side before players may volley, taking care to avoid the no-volley zone called “the kitchen” that extends seven feet on either side of the net. Only the serving team may score a point, and games are played to 11. Pickleball has become a full-blown craze at The Broadmoor. The program, launched in 2017, includes three certified pickleball pros; four dedicated courts, including three on-site and one perched atop The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp at 9,100 feet; and a retail shop stocked with visors, T-shirts, balls, and fiberglass paddles from brands such as Head and Onix. “We heard lots of requests from our hotel guests coming from areas where pickleball was hot,” says Karen Schott, Director of Tennis at The Broadmoor. “We were also looking for more family-oriented activities, and pickleball fit the bill.” Apart from being a fun and social drop-in sport, pickleball offers a great workout. It’s also relatively easy to learn, especially for current and former tennis players. “It’s getting people back on the court, and it’s about just playing and having fun,” Schott says.

“The game is easy to love, as it combines activity and exercise with a positive social atmosphere,” says Broadmoor member Robin Stieber. She offers a bit of advice to pickleball newcomers: “You just have to be patient and practice as much as you can. Come open-minded and teachable and watch YouTube videos on the sport, and you will get the hang of it,” she says. “Points are over quickly, and whatever you missed in the previous shot you can practice again about 20 seconds later. You are never too old to play, and the camaraderie and joy of the game will keep you forever young.”

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BROADMOOR TENNIS The Broadmoor’s tennis program is rated one of the Top 20 tennis resorts in the country by Tennis magazine. Facilities include eight courts, including two Har-Tru clay courts and three pickleball courts, as well as a fully stocked Tennis Shop and a hospitality pavilion. A bubble covers two of the hard courts for winter play, mid-October through mid-May. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 361-8944 for information.


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MORE THAN SKIN DEEP Relaxing, rejuvenating, and healing, an appointment at the Spa at The Broadmoor goes far beyond luxury. by aime e h e cke l

before i even checked into the spa at The Broadmoor, I felt both calmed and inspired by my surroundings. I’d just completed a killer workout: heavy deadlifts with a barbell. (That’s not the kind of equipment you’ll find in a typical resort, but The Broadmoor Fitness Center is stocked with everything, even for powerlifters.) After my workout I enjoyed a soak in the outdoor hot tub and then reclined on a chaise lounge by the indoor pool, sipping on a glass of 74

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cucumber-infused water, as I—and my tired muscles—delightfully anticipated some quality spa time. Only at The Broadmoor, I thought to myself. I’m a believer that spa visits are not purely an indulgent expression of luxury, but a crucial part of overall health and wellness. For everyone. Research backs this up; countless studies show the mental and physical benefits of massage, meditation, yoga, and overall relaxation, all of which

are offered at the Spa at The Broadmoor or The Broadmoor Fitness Center. The spa is one of Colorado’s rare Forbes Five-Star facilities, which means it’s the best of the best. It also features some extra amenities that mean you’ll want to arrive well in advance of your appointment time. About an hour before my scheduled treatment, I arrived at the spa to check in. The therapist offered me a glass of fruit-infused water and took me on a personal tour. Afterward, I slipped into


the coziest white robe ever to explore the steam room, sauna, aromatherapy room, gender-specific relaxation room, and co-ed lounge (the aptly named Mountain View Room and Terrace) overlooking the stunning golf courses. The relaxation room was stocked with hot tea, spa water, and an array of healthy snacks, including fruit and nuts. All these extras are enough to warrant a visit even without a scheduled treatment, and hotel guests can get access for a small fee (worth it).

After it was all done, she handed me a mirror. My face looked like porcelain, and my lips looked fuller, like I’d had a plumping treatment. I was surprised at how dramatic an effect it was after just one treatment! (In fact, my face looked so great that I didn’t wear any of my usual makeup to our fancy dinner that night at Penrose Room. I had honestly never felt so naturally beautiful.) After my appointment, my therapist brought me a cup of chilled water and

As the serum sank in, my therapist gave me a soothing shoulder and neck massage, and I felt my worries melt into the warmed table. I spent most of my time on a comfy bench inside the unique oxygen room, the air of which is infused with a higherthan-normal concentration of oxygen. This is especially appealing to out-ofstate travelers trying to manage the thin mountain air, but it rejuvenated this Colorado native, too. I felt my small headache quickly melt away. That was a fitting prelude to the treatment I had booked: The Broadmoor’s Oxygen Infusion skin treatment. I’d never heard of anything like that before, and it seemed uniquely suited for a healthy Colorado getaway. The facial was a little more technical than the typical rub-your-face-for-anhour treatment. It started with some of the standard steps I expect from a facial, including a gentle wash. Then my therapist applied an active serum and used the gentle, hyperbaric pressure of a special machine to deliver oxygen and infuse the serum into the deepest layers of my skin. It was soothing and (honestly) fun. When she went over my lips, it tickled a bit and made us both laugh. She spent some extra time on my deeper lines, such as around my eyes and forehead. I was pleased to see her using products from Sanitas, one of my favorite local skin care lines. The 50-minute treatment is deeply hydrating, which is great for the high altitude of Colorado. As the serum sank in, my therapist gave me a soothing shoulder and neck massage, and I felt my worries melt into the warmed table.

walked me back to the women’s lounge. The only other step to get me ready for my dinner was a quick stop by a station lined with Zents skin care products. A variety of gentle and natural-smelling scents (in body sprays, body oils, and lotions) were spread out on the counter. I picked the one that best fit my mood: Sun, a cheerful scent made with vanilla, sandalwood, blood orange, grapefruit, and amber. Zents says its luxurious body care line leaves a “healing imprint”— which created the perfect bookend to my day at the luxurious yet healing Spa at The Broadmoor.

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THE SPA AT THE BROADMOOR The Forbes Five-Star Spa at The Broadmoor and The Broadmoor Salon feature an array of individualized treatments, products, and services in an ultra-relaxing environment. Spa guests are invited to use all the spa’s amenities during the same day of their scheduled treatment. Treatment slots do book up, however. We recommend booking your services in advance to ensure availability. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 361-8927 for reservations.

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LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE The Broadmoor’s annual Weekend of Wellness provides time, inspiration, and resources for women to implement positive change in their lives.

studies by the pew research center and the American Psychological Association confirm what many American women already suspected: Women don’t take enough time to care for themselves, and they are more stressed than men. On average, Pew found, women in the United States have less than five hours per week for leisure time. Women with kids at home take only three hours a week for themselves. A special event at The Broadmoor aims to assist with that. The annual Women’s Weekend of Wellness is a retreat designed to help women break patterns that are no longer serving them and help connect them with inspirational people and healthy activities. The goal: to take time for self-care and spark a different way of thinking and doing. The eighth-annual event, held this past March, overlapped with International Women’s Day 2019—a unique way to celebrate women and their “infinite possibilities,” which was the theme of this year’s retreat. The Women’s Weekend of Wellness swept participants away from their daily lives to the luxurious oasis of The Broadmoor’s sprawling campus at the foot of the mountains. Participants started each day with a yoga class and could then choose among a variety of different active options offered throughout the day, such as guided scenic hikes through the nearby mountains, a barre class, or a step class. Seminars led by educational and inspirational speakers, such as Nanette Santoro, a clinician and researcher in reproductive endocrinology, also highlighted each day’s schedule. 76

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Speaker Mikki Gates, for example, shared her inspiring story. Gates, a Colorado Springs native, was born with cancer (neuroblastoma) and told the crowd she was only the second person in history to survive it. She lived an active life, summiting “fourteeners”—mountains

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WOMEN’S WEEKEND OF WELLNESS March 12-15, 2020

The Broadmoor’s annual Women’s Weekend of Wellness is a three-night, all-inclusive weekend to educate and inspire women to reach their wellness goals. Inspiring keynote speakers and professionals from throughout the fitness industry help make the experience truly impactful. Packages include accommodations for three nights, group wellness classes, group breakfast and lunch, and a 25 percent discount on suite upgrades. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 366-8942 for information.

taller than 14,000 feet in elevation—and leading a successful Sephora branch, before she had a stroke at work and learned she also had a large tumor on her heart. Gates used the same principles she had learned hiking mountains to help her recover from open-heart surgery and move on to thrive as a motivational speaker. “I have this challenge in front of me, and it seems so overwhelming,” Gates says. “Yes, my end goal was to get to the top of that mountain, but I would think, ‘I need to get to that tree, then get to the boulder.’ Eventually, my baby steps made it to the summit of the mountain.” She said that same mentality—using positive, proactive thinking to break down goals and dreams into one step at a time—can help you get through other kinds of challenges, such as getting healthier or changing careers. Another speaker, Dan Bessesen, talked about ambivalence and how it can paralyze people when they are trying to reach their goals. Bessesen is a professor of medicine at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine. He talked about ways to help move out of that state by making pros-andcons lists, considering alternate futures, highlighting discrepancies between what you say and how you’re acting, and more. To change a behavior, he said, it helps

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to make small changes with a high likelihood for success that can build a sense of “I can do this.” Like other presenters, he encouraged participants to set concrete, measurable goals. He also talked about impulsiveness. “Every decision we make is a balance between an immediate benefit and a longterm benefit, and often these things are not the same,” he said. “We are always balancing this.” David Kidd, The Broadmoor’s Fitness Center Supervisor, led the group on a twohour scenic hike in the mountains one day, and the next day presented a seminar about women and heart disease. He explained the risk factors, warning signs, prevention, and treatment of the disease. According to Kidd, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and 1 in 2.6 women die from it. That’s one death every 39 seconds. “Yet it’s historically thought of as a problem for men,” Kidd said. He didn’t just offer startling statistics. He gave participants specific ways to reduce their risk. Lift more weights (at least two times a week—and heavier weights). Avoid highly salted foods, saturated fats, trans fats, and added sugars. Limit dairy. Build more muscle with 0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day. Move more. The Weekend of Wellness also provided participants a kick-start to their own wellness with delicious and healthy meals (think ample buffets lined with the likes of a kale and beet salad, chickpea quinoa, grilled chicken, and an Asian bento box with sushi and salad). It also allotted enough free time to chat with new friends, stroll around The Broadmoor’s scenic lake, exercise in the wellappointed gym, swim in the indoor pool, and unwind in the hot tub (or bathtub with the lavender and mint bath salts that are included as an in-room amenity). After each day’s final afternoon activity, participants could visit The Broadmoor’s award-winning spa for a massage or facial, and then end the day with dinner at one of the on-site restaurants.

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Welcome to exhilaration. Boasting picturesque mountains and canyons, The Broadmoor Seven Falls offers hiking through “The Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado.� Our Soaring Adventure features 10 zip lines spanning 250 feet to 1,800 feet. You can marvel at nature as you hike across two 200-foot suspension bridges, with a controlled 180-foot rappel back to the canyon floor. Reach new heights at sevenfalls.com.


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asking in the early morning sunlight, I’m comfortably ensconced on the cozy terrace of my rustic cabin at Cloud Camp, The Broadmoor’s heavenly retreat atop Cheyenne Mountain. As I gaze across the plains stretched 3,000 feet below me, I can relate with Katharine Lee Bates, who was inspired to write the poem “America the Beautiful” while looking down from a similar vantage atop Pikes Peak across the valley. After drinking in the showstopping view along with my morning tea, I can fully appreciate why she was so moved. That memorable moment was a highlight of my stay at Cloud Camp, one of The Broadmoor’s three unique Wilderness Properties, along with The Ranch at Emerald Valley and Fly Fishing Camp. Each of these properties is a unique and worthwhile destination on its own, and now guests can experience all three with a weeklong sampler featuring a few nights at each, rounded out with one night on The Broadmoor’s main campus. Here’s how the experience unfolds.

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CLOUD CAMP ASTONISHING AERIE Perched 9,200 feet above sea level, and just 30 minutes from The Broadmoor’s main campus, the aptly named Cloud Camp may be in the wilderness, but it’s a world away from “glamping.” Count on turndown service and five-star meals served in a Hollywood-worthy lodge surrounded by Colorado’s majestic high-country terrain. Indeed, the main lodge is a showpiece, a grand stoneand-timber structure whose walls are covered with Western memorabilia. This is where formal dinners are served in a Harry Potter–like banquet hall with two stone fireplaces, soaring ceilings, and a long communal table. After indulging in pre-dinner canapés passed by servers, I sit down to a culinary bacchanal with the other guests. After we enjoy soup and appetizers, out come our entreés—accompanied by unexpected communal platters heaped with lobster, mussels, and french fries with truffles—followed by salad and dessert courses. The evening of warm camaraderie ends around the fire pit with s’mores and hot chocolate, as if we needed another bite. The rest of my stay I spend hiking the mountain trails with a guide (and the property’s popular black lab, Zoey), taking an afternoon cooking class, swinging lazily in one of the woodsshrouded hammocks, soaking in a hot tub, and watching the clouds swirl from a rocker on the lodge’s outdoor deck. THE RANCH AT EMERALD VALLEY

WILD WEST GETAWAY Fifty shades of green welcome me to this family-friendly dude ranch in the heart of the 100,000-acre Pike National Forest, 30 minutes from The Broadmoor resort. The setting may be rugged, but the 13 spacious log cabins hardly are. Here the wilderness comes with down duvets, rain-shower fixtures, makeup mirrors, Keurig coffee makers, and white-noise machines—as if you even needed them. Gas fireplaces keep the interiors cozy on chilly days. Options are endless in this summer camp for adults. Wake up to cowboy coffee served around the fire pit beginning at 6:30 a.m. Explore the more than 15 miles of Pike National Forest trails on foot, by horseback, or by mountain bike. On my daily hikes, I taste wild raspberries, count endless butterflies, and learn from my

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THE BROADMOOR WILDERNESS ADVENTURE SEVEN-NIGHT PACKAGE The Broadmoor Wilderness Adventure Seven-Night Package includes two nights at Cloud Camp, two nights at The Ranch at Emerald Valley, two nights at Fly Fishing Camp, one night at The Broadmoor, and airport transfers from the Denver or Colorado Springs airports. Guests also enjoy chauffeured transportation in a Cadillac Escalade ESV to and from the resort and between our Broadmoor Wilderness Experience properties. Available April 26 through Nov. 2, 2019, rates start at $7,000 based on single or double occupancy, not including taxes and fees.

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guide that aspen leaves are good for stomach ailments. You can play volleyball or pitch horseshoes. Go kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing, or ( for the brave) swimming in the icy ponds. Try your hand at archery, or soak in a hot tub in the middle of the woods, where the only sounds are the rustling of ponderosa pines and aspens and the trickling of streams. “I have a home-field advantage with the setting,” says Ranch Manager Craig Hilton, who tries to hike or ride with guests at least once a week. Dinners are another advantage. I feast on lavish, gourmet meals prepared by Broadmoor chefs: crab cakes with aioli mayo, sautéed foie gras with toasted walnuts and blueberries on toast, steelhead salmon with grits, and a strawberry-rhubarb tart with crème fraîche ice cream. Hardly the stuff of trailside rides. At night, enjoy campfire s’mores and watch the stars put on their heavenly pageant. Then gather in the main lodge around a massive stone fireplace under an antler chandelier and snuggle with Reba, The Ranch’s sweet-tempered lab-golden retriever.

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Indeed, everything about this camp is fishing-friendly— from the thematic artwork adorning the comfy lodge and seven restored 1880s miners’ cabins to the fish motif dishware to the rods and rubber waders visible everywhere. While the focus is on the daily catch, there are plenty of other opportunities to enjoy the beautiful wildflower-speckled grounds by hiking, or just soaking in the natural beauty from the wraparound deck of the main lodge. The appropriately themed décor extends to the main lodge, which is decorated with fishing baskets, paddles, and even a full-sized canoe on the walls. Rustic furniture, American Indian rugs, a large stone fireplace, and heavy log beams complete the picture. Managers Scott and Stacie Tarrant welcome guests to standout dinners here (think Wagyu steak and smoked trout) in the spacious dining room with its long communal table. There’s no radio, or even cellphone service, and only spotty Wi-Fi. But who needs any of that when the great outdoors and a scenic, trout-stocked river are just steps away?

At night, enjoy campfire s’mores and watch the stars put on their heavenly pageant.

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FLY FISHING CAMP ANGLER’S ADVENTURE

Yes, you can fly fish at The Ranch at Emerald Valley. But the real angler’s paradise is Fly Fishing Camp, located on five miles of private water along the gentle Tarryall River, 75 minutes from The Broadmoor. Tucked into the gorgeous pine-and-aspen-clad mountain setting, the site offers the rare opportunity to catch the “Grand Slam”: rainbow, brook, brown, and cutthroat trout.

THE BROADMOOR FIVE-STAR REENTRY For my last night, I return to civilization and the glories of the sprawling Broadmoor resort with its two award-winning golf courses, opulent spa, multiple pools, and endless outdoor activities. After my days in the wild, I luxuriate in the plush accommodations, white-glove service, and world-class cuisine of the longest-standing AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star resort in the country. What a way to end an unforgettable week. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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PEACE & QUIET The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp offers guests ample opportunity to recharge in the restorative balm of nature.

from the incessant commotion of urban environments to those self-inflicted sounds we carry with us on our smartphones and tablets, it’s nearly impossible today to escape noise. And that can affect our well-being, contributing to sleeplessness, an inability to focus, and in some instances increased aggression. Noise has become so prevalent that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has actually labeled it a form of air pollution. For many, any vacation to the Colorado Rocky Mountains is the Holy Grail for soothing the soul, through adventures, activities, and an escape from the

routine. But what if your frazzled psyche needs even more—or, rather, less? There is a new, silent movement underway among travelers seeking a quiet place to detach and unplug—even if just for a few days—to embrace the true nirvana of something radically different: nothingness. Many of these pioneers of peace and quiet are discovering the escape they’re seeking in the form of The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp, where there is no distracting urban noise or light pollution in the nighttime sky. The sounds of nature speak loudest here, for those who choose to unplug and listen. »

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AN INTIMATE MOUNTAINTOP RETREAT

Cloud Camp is an inviting retreat nestled in the forested summit of Cheyenne Mountain. With its cloistered environment and top-of-the-world views, Cloud Camp is well-suited for couples, families with older children, and small groups. Cloud Camp offers a dozen comfortably appointed one- and two-bedroom guest cabins, with hammocks and a pair of outdoor hot tubs nearby. Additionally, the main lodge houses seven guest rooms—including a honeymoon suite, which has a copper bathtub, a gas fireplace, a four-poster bed, and a private porch. Built in the iconic style of America’s National Park architecture, the main lodge also features a bar area and great room anchored by large stone fireplaces at either end, bridged by a soaring ceiling decorated in Western motifs. Ample windows and a large wraparound porch

provide stunning views in all directions, including of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, and the plains beyond. The daily breakfast buffet includes a range of options, from fresh-squeezed juices and lighter fare to heartier offerings such as Eggs Benedict with Trout. Many guests load up a plate and take it to the expansive porch to enjoy the morning view before starting their day. The buffet lunch may also be taken outside. The evening meal is a highlight of a day at Cloud Camp. Guests meet and E S S E N T I A L S mingle for cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres before finding a seat at a communal table. The menu, served in The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp four courses with a variety is available late April to early of options for each course, is November. Guests staying at prepared by Broadmoor chefs the all-inclusive retreat have using the finest fresh, seasonal all the fabulous Broadmoor ingredients. amenities at their disposal,

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PLAY ALL DAY Guests of Cloud Camp have the entire wilderness as their playground, and the all-inclusive activities make the ease of enjoyment part of the luxury. Daily options include: • Guided hikes • Mule rides • Archery • Pickleball • Disc golf

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with regularly scheduled shuttle service to the main campus via Cadillac Escalades.

The Fire Tower Suite at Cloud Camp was designed for Call (844) 422-0883 or visit recharging. It is a place for Broadmoor.com to book relaxation and decompressing your stay at Cloud Camp. through creating art, turning the pages of a book, meditative journaling, and capturing stunning nature photography. It’s a place you can be alone, silent, and reflective for as long as you choose. Cloud Camp, with its cabins and main lodge, features allinclusive meals, service, and activities that are Broadmoor quality. However, Fire Tower is that step above that speaks to reflective peace-seekers in hushed tones. Summiting 150 stone and wooden steps 300 feet up the mountain from the Main Lodge to the Fire Tower Suite, your first encounter is with a totally secluded outdoor hot tub looking out over a pristine forest. An


outside staircase hugs the exterior of a rustic, twostory log structure that leads you to a cozy bedroom with striking views of Pikes Peak to the west, and breathtaking sunrises on the horizon of the eastern plains. From the bedroom, the stairway continues up to a room that feels like a personal aerie, with floor-toceiling windows, 360-degree views, its own telescope, and a private observation deck. But this is more than a log structure overlooking a mountaintop retreat. The Fire Tower Suite is designed to offer guests a rare opportunity to choose their level of activity: anything from lots of social engagement with other guests to a personal “time out” for solitude and creative relaxation. To that end, the suite offers tools to individualize the experience, including a personal journal, a sketchpad and color pencils, a yoga mat (with the option of personal yoga instruction on the deck), a packable camping chair for finding that perfect spot to sketch along one of the many hiking trails, and a backpack cooler that can be filled each day at the main lodge with daily snacks suitable for a light breakfast or lunch. Most of all, Cloud Camp’s Fire Tower Suite is inspiring. Looking out from the deck at the diversity of landscapes that define Colorado’s Pikes Peak, there is a sense that there are things much bigger than ourselves.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

ENJOY A MAGICAL HOLIDAY

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BUILT FOR MEMORABLE EVENTS The Overlook is a separate, 1,500-square-foot event space ideal for groups of 10 to 70 people. The open, airy room features floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound deck, as well as Wi-Fi and all the audiovisual equipment needed to show a personal slideshow during a wedding reception or a presentation during a corporate retreat. Fullservice food and beverage is also available.

Your family will treasure the magical memories made at Cloud Camp during a holiday spent above the clouds. The entire camp will be yours and yours alone, including the main lodge and all seven of its guest rooms. You’ll also work with The Broadmoor team to specify the décor, menu, and activities, and Cloud Camp’s resident host and culinary team will ensure that no need goes unmet. Cloud Camp is available for either a three- orfour night stay over the Thanksgiving or Christmas holidays. Perhaps you envision a Thanksgiving featuring your grandma’s sweet potato pie, a perfectly roasted turkey, and guided mountain hikes. Maybe you’ll bring your family up for a white Christmas, complete with snowman-building, fireside cocoa, and a chef-led cookie-baking session. For either holiday, you’ll arrive with every detail taken care of and ready for your ultimate enjoyment. Call the sales department at (844) 422-0883 for information.

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The Ranch at Emerald Valley has much to offer, but it’s the opportunity to simply enjoy time together that guests will appreciate the most. by t om w il me s

on our last morning at the ranch at emerald Valley, our family of four—my wife and myself, along with our two young boys, Thomas and Parker—are enjoying breakfast outdoors on the porch at the Main Lodge. The deck overlooks a small pond at the head of the property, providing a nice perspective of how The Ranch and its amenities are laid out along a lush ribbon of bottomland that gradually transitions to forest and towering mountain peaks on either side. I take in the view and think about the fun we’ve had over the past three days—all those little moments that you hope your children will remember when they’re grown. I’m about

to ask everyone about their favorite part of our vacation when Thomas, 8, pipes up. “Dad, may I be excused?” I know what he’s after. Ever since we arrived, the pond and its healthy stock of trout have called to him like a siren song. I showed him how to cast a rod on the first day, and at every opportunity since, he’s beelined to the array of fishing rods that sit rigged and ready to practice. He’s had several tantalizing nibbles and even reeled in a few fish that I helped get on the line, but so far he hasn’t hooked one of his own. And now, with our luggage packed and ready to be loaded, time is growing short. “Sure, Son. Go get ’em.” »

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A MORE NATURAL PACE

My family has stayed at The Broadmoor on several occasions, but this is our first visit to The Ranch at Emerald Valley. My wife and I were intrigued by the promise of an all-inclusive vacation that pairs playing and relaxing in Colorado’s iconic Rocky Mountain wilderness with the singular style and service the resort is known for. We wanted to share these outdoor experiences with our children while they’re younger but, let’s be honest, also wanted to make it as easy as possible on ourselves. The Ranch delivered and then some. From the moment we arrived, Ranch Manager Craig Hilton and his staff made us feel welcomed, oriented, and at ease. It’s an intimate setup—there are just 10 one- and two-bedroom guest cabins nestled around the property. Hill Cabin can also accommodate larger groups. Accommodations are exactly the mix of rustic comfort and thoughtful appointments one would expect from The Broadmoor—luxurious linens and deep, bodycradling beds; rocking chairs, seating areas, and cozy nooks precisely where you’d like them to be; Western art and American Indian textiles complementing a palette of rich woods and wrought-iron accents. Stepping out of our cabin for the first time and surveying The Ranch’s setup felt like breathing out a deep reserve of pent-up air I wasn’t aware I was holding in. Lawn games are set up and await players. Canoes and kayaks are readied on the shore of a small, scenic mountain pond. An archery station welcomes friendly competition. Stashes of walking sticks invite exploration. Hot tubs are always the perfect temperature and hammocks the perfect height. And, of course,

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fishing rods are always at the ready. Daily guided activities—including scenic trail rides from The Ranch’s on-site stables, yoga sessions, hikes, and mountain-bike rides—also fit seamlessly into the day. Early risers can enjoy cowboy coffee served fireside at the Main Lodge, and a generous buffet breakfast is available late into the morning. Lunch, also served buffet-style, features an array of soups, salads, sandwiches, hot entrees, and treats. A nightly three-course dinner, with tableside service, features a changing variety of chef-prepared dishes for guests to choose from. Twice a week, the entire camp comes together for a decadent evening buffet where chefs pull out all the stops with lobster tails, steaks, carved prime rib, and more; followed by live music performed around an outdoor fire pit. Life moves at a slower, simpler pace here— E S S E N T I A L S exactly how you’d like each moment to unfold.

HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF

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The Ranch’s appeal today is The Broadmoor’s Ranch at largely the same reason why Emerald Valley is available Spencer and Julie Penrose May through October. established a mountain Accommodations are 10 retreat here in 1923, four one- and two-bedroom guest years after founding The cabins, with a maximum of Broadmoor. Mr. Penrose 32 guests at any given time. leased the land from the U.S. All guests staying at the allForest Service and bought inclusive Ranch can also enjoy several existing cabins from all the activities and amenities the Girl Scouts of America, available at the main resort. which had operated a camp known as Camp Vigil on the Please visit Broadmoor.com site. He formed a membership or call (844) 422-0883 for organization called the Pikes information and reservations. Peak Camping & Mountain Trails Association and built additional cabins to house guests. He also improved the property with electricity, phone lines, running water, and a septic system. In the summer, the Penroses would invite large groups of friends and family to Camp Vigil for weeks at a time. They would spend days exploring the wilderness and hold nightly parties with great feasts, dancing, music, and merriment stretching into the wee hours. After Mr. Penrose’s death in 1939, El Pomar Foundation, an organization created by the Penroses to award grants to charitable organizations throughout Colorado, donated Camp Vigil to the City of Colorado Springs for use by the Boys Club, Girls Club, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts. The camp later operated as a dude ranch, and the name was changed to Emerald Valley. In 2012, Broadmoor owner Philip Anschutz brought the property back into The Broadmoor family and

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transformed it into The Ranch at Emerald Valley. While numerous improvements have been made to ready The Ranch for modern guests, the natural scenery— and that feeling of authentic hospitality and relaxed camaraderie—remains practically unchanged since Mr. Penrose’s day. Other connections to earlier times remain as well. One day, while enjoying an early afternoon trail ride in the company of The Ranch’s expert wranglers, we wind our way through stands of gently quaking aspens and along gurgling mountain streams to the remnants of an old cabin. Our guide explains that this is where the children and their nannies would stay while Mr. and Mrs. Penrose hosted their nightly soirées.

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Our son Parker, 6, knows what it’s like to sit out a party. While Thomas is able to join us on the trail ride—his first—Parker is still a little too young to ride one of The Ranch’s well-trained horses by himself. He’s understandably disappointed, but a Ranch hand he’s become friendly with offers to stay with him at the Main Lodge, and by the time we return from the ride Parker has nearly forgotten that we’d gone. He’s spent most of the time getting better acquainted with Reba, The Ranch’s gentle and affectionate Lab-golden retriever, enjoying an afternoon snack, and learning to play chess. It turns out the Ranch hand is also an amateur magician and had more than a few tricks up his sleeve. The stable manager has a surprise in store as well.

She invites us to return to the stables and, when we arrive, she’s outfitted one of the horses with a special set of stirrups just Parker’s size. She helps him mount his steed and, taking hold of a lead rope, proceeds to parade Parker and the horse throughout the camp. They pause to admire the pond and the view, wind down a path that runs between the cabins, and elicit grins from everyone they encounter. I’ll never forget the absolute joy and pride lighting up Parker’s eyes. My wife and I met several other parents during our stay at The Ranch—some vacationing with their school-age children, others whose kids have grown and gone, and still others who have just welcomed grandchildren—and we all shared variations on a similar theme. While the days often seem long, the years are remarkably short. Creating opportunities to simply be together without an agenda or schedule and free from the distractions of the outside world is the greatest gift we can give ourselves. And allowing children the space to explore, to try new things, and to test their limits will only help them to grow into confident, capable adults. That’s exactly the environment The Ranch offers for individuals, couples, families, and small groups. What you make of your time here is entirely up to you. I’m thinking along these lines during that pond-side reverie on the last morning of our trip, trying to savor the moments before it’s time to depart. But just as quickly I push my breakfast plate aside, excuse myself from the table, and grab rods for my wife, Parker, and myself. We have fish to catch. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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HOOKED A women-only weekend at Fly Fishing Camp offers an opportunity to learn, laugh, and live it up in one of Colorado’s premier fishing destinations. by v e ro nic a st o d d art

“aim for that fast-moving water,” says my fishing guide, Steven Ladefoged, as I clumsily try to cast my line toward where he’s pointing. Clad in waterproof waders and boots, I’m knee-deep in Colorado’s lovely Tarryall River on my first day ever of fly fishing. Apart from Ladefoged’s gentle instructions, it’s as quiet as the dawn’s early light. The setting is storybook. A gorgeous panoply of pineand aspen-studded mountains surround us. Snaking through the timbered canyons and grassy meadows for 45 languid miles is the Tarryall River, chock-full of wild brown and brook trout. Which is why I’m here.

Along with nine others, I’m participating in a fly fishing retreat just for women called “These Boots Are Made for Wading” at The Broadmoor’s Fly Fishing Camp, located on a beautiful stretch of private water 75 miles from the luxury resort in Colorado Springs. Designed for anglers of all skill levels, the weekend program is endorsed by Orvis, the leader in fly fishing equipment, gear, and training. The retreat’s goal is to increase the number of women who practice the sport. (Women make up just 31 percent of fly fishers nationwide, a number Orvis is trying to boost to 50 percent with its 50/50 On the Water initiative.) »

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With programs like this weekend retreat, it’s pretty easy for the sport to reel in more female fishers. As many of the women participating discover, all it takes to get hooked is one good nibble. Just ask Virginia Wiegand, a mother of three with dual degrees in law and medicine from Seattle, who’s on her first fly fishing foray, just like me and six of the others. “I enjoy everything about it—the scenery is lovely and serene,” she says in the rustic Main Lodge. “This is more of a Zen, get-into-nature kind of thing. I could see doing this in Washington. It’s something I can do to get outside.” The same goes for another first-timer, Louise Wilson, a human resources professional from Denver, who’s on her first vacation without her husband and kids. “I wanted to learn something new and do something outdoorsy. And I wanted to find a way to connect to my son [an avid fly fisher], who’s deployed in Iraq, when he comes home. I didn’t want to do it halfway; I wanted to learn properly,” she says. She points to camp manager Scott Tarrant’s reputation as a factor in choosing this program, which she found to be “very comfortable and welcoming.” Indeed, Tarrant and his wife, Stacie, along with a bevy of enthusiastic fishing guides, ensure that we all feel welcome. From the fishing to the food to the fun camaraderie, the weekend unfolds effortlessly.

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A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

On my first day on the river, Ladefoged gives me a oneon-one introduction to the basics. There are three types of fly fishing: dry fishing, where the artificial flies (the fly fishing equivalent of lures) rest on the surface; nymph fishing, where the flies sink below the water with a small plastic indicator bobbing on the surface; and streamer fishing, which uses bigger flies for larger fish. “Fish are always working, trying to eat as much as possible with the least amount of energy,” he explains. That means nymphing is the most successful fishing method, because most fish eat below the surface. As I practice casting with both dry flies and nymphs, Ladefoged is infinitely patient with my novice efforts. “We won’t leave until you catch a fish,” he says confidently, even though I have serious doubts. After dozens of casts and several false catches—of sticks and rocks below the surface—I finally reel in a beautiful wild brown trout, feeling immensely triumphant. Following the catch-and-release approach common in fly fishing, I let it go back into the current—but not before snapping a show-off photo, of course. “Fly fishing requires patience and finesse,” says Ladefoged. “It’s the closest you can get to an intentional meditation.” That’s exactly what drew Suzie King, a retired optometrist from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to the sport


20 years ago. “It’s very meditative. Some of the prettiest scenery in the country is standing in the middle of a river,” she observes during cocktails and canapés one evening. “Fly fishing is a sport that’s actually more suited to women than men. It requires fine motor skills and patience,” says Tarrant, who started at age 6 and is now often accompanied by Blue, his extremely popular 5-year-old golden retriever. “This sport is founded on relationships, with your partner or guide. It’s an intimate, quiet sport.” In fact, he says, fly fishing was lifechanging for him. “This is where the world makes sense to me. My stutter disappears when I’m on the river.” In addition to as much fishing time as you want— “Every day is your day,” Scott says of the informal schedule— the weekend includes guided hiking and horseback riding; E S S E N T I A L S a cooking class, and sessions with entomologist Robert Younghauz, aka “The Bug Guy,” and fly designer Shea Gunkel.

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On a field trip to the riverbank to catch insects, Younghauz explains the principles: “Fly fishing is physics and biology— not a lot of luck. It’s all about using the fly that the fish want.” His first advice to anglers is, “Be an observer. You want to match the flies you use to the specimens you see in the water.” Later on, I learn from Gunkel—whose specially designed fly I used to catch my trout—that 15 to 20 percent of fishers “tie” their own flies. The rest buy them ready-made. Master designers For reservations, visit like Gunkel can earn royalties Broadmoor.com or call from their flies. (844) 422-0883. When we’re not catching bugs and fish, we’re enjoying the beautiful wildflowerspeckled grounds and the restored main lodge with its wraparound deck. The lodge is the very model of an angler’s getaway, perfect for sharing Hemingway moments. Fishing baskets, antlers, snowshoes, paddles, and a canoe decorate the walls. American Indian rugs are scattered on the floor. A large stone fireplace, heavy log beams, wide-plank wood floors, and furniture as comfy as an old shoe complete the picture. Accommodations are in seven rustic but comfortable wood cabins, some with private baths. Thoughtful touches include Keurig coffee makers, large pump dispensers with sunscreen and hand lotion ( for the high-altitude sun and dry mountain air), piles of pillows, Fly Fishing Camp is available for overnight stays, family reunions, and meeting retreats from April through late October. Two sessions of “These Boots Are Made for Wading” are set for June 5-6 and July 17-18, 2020. An all-inclusive, two-night stay costs $1,750 based on single occupancy or $1,950 based on double occupancy (plus applicable service charges and taxes). All equipment is provided. Roundtrip transportation can be arranged from The Broadmoor.

and plenty of bottled water. With no cellphone service or in-room TVs (and spotty Wi-Fi), there’s a kind of hush all over the land—perfect for a digital detox. Meals are served in the spacious dining room at a long communal table that seats about a dozen under a beautiful hammered-tin tray ceiling. And what feasts they are! Chef Randi Powell dishes up dinners such as roasted pumpkin soup, rosemary roasted potatoes, Wagyu steak from a nearby ranch, and Black Forest cake with berries. Another delicious meal we enjoyed was smoked trout with peach salsa, summer squash au gratin, and key lime pie. Meals are served on china painted with—what else?—fly motifs. Breakfast is a buffet of scrumptious steel-cut oats with almond milk, fresh fruit, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, yogurt, homemade granola, and dry cereal. Lunch is soup, panini sandwiches, and a variety of salads. One afternoon, Chef Powell gives us a tutorial on how to grill steelhead trout and turn it into croquettes with a mash of sweet and white potatoes—which are deliciously breaded and deep-fried. Meals become an occasion for sharing fish tales, as the women in the group eagerly recount their reel successes. One evening we spontaneously play “true confessions,” with each player revealing a secret about herself to howls of laughter. One admits to going on a date with musician Steven Tyler, another to having competed in barrel racing as a kid, another to having been a drummer in a garage band. Their experiences are as varied as the dozens of flies displayed in The Fish House, a small cabin where flies are tied. And they’re as diverse as life in the river itself. “The thing that’s beautiful about our river is it’s managed as a wild river,” says Tarrant. “It’s super-healthy and balanced; there’s great diversity of water life. (When I first arrived) I realized how great a spot this was.” And even though fly fishing “can present you with failure 99 out of 100 times, you can work at it and improve,” he adds. It’s a lesson we all take to heart as the relaxing weekend comes to an end. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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ENTERTAINING FOR GROUPS AND FAMILIES

Gatherings THE BIG EVENT No matter the size of the guest list, every occasion is a big deal at The Broadmoor. We can help plan, host, and flawlessly execute any style event you can dream up.

a day of worry-free celebration doesn’t happen by accident. Whether it’s a wedding celebration for all your friends and family, a special reunion, an intimate holiday luncheon, or even a weeklong convention with thousands of guests and multiple activities, The Broadmoor is well-equipped to host your special event. Through the planning stages straight through to flawless execution, we’ll be there every step of the way with impeccable service and constant support. At The Broadmoor, you have one point of contact

with our staff—your personal liaison, who will ensure that smooth, seamless experience, and deliver a unique brand of hospitality that anticipates your every need. We can also recommend a host of preferred professional vendors with which we have established relationships. From elegant ballrooms, scenic cottages, and cozy lodges to manicured lawns, covered terraces, a historic chapel, and our timeless Estate House, The Broadmoor offers venues to accommodate guest lists from 15 to more than 1,000 people. »

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The Estate House offers a stunning historic residence located just steps from The Broadmoor’s main campus. This exquisite residence provides a timeless backdrop for romantic wedding celebrations and a truly unique wedding venue. Recite your vows on the spacious and private back lawn, while surrounded by lush, meticulously landscaped gardens and stunning views of Cheyenne Mountain, and either move indoors for your reception or continue to enjoy the fresh mountain air with cocktails and reception on the lawn. The nearby Broadmoor Cottages and Broadmoor Brownstones offer additional options for luxurious residential-style lodging and entertaining.

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The Broadmoor’s Main Campus offers a wealth of opportunities to host your private event in classic style. From any of our award-winning restaurants to grand ballrooms, meeting rooms, private event spaces, and outdoor on the grand Lakeside Terrace or lawn, let the resort’s elegant setting and amenities be the backdrop for your special celebration.

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WEDDINGS AND EVENTS AT THE BROADMOOR The Broadmoor features a wide variety of spaces and options for hosting private groups large or small, including catering services and a full slate of fun activities and experiences. Contact The Broadmoor’s sales department at sales@broadmoor.com or (844) 207-8894 for information. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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The Broadmoor Wilderness Experience properties—Cloud Camp, The Ranch at Emerald Valley, and Fly Fishing Camp—are ideal destinations for groups looking to spend quality time together while enjoying the beauty of Colorado’s mountains and forests. These allinclusive experiences are a wonderful way to savor an intimate celebration with family and friends, while also enjoying activities such as horseback riding, guided hiking, fly fishing, and more.

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PICTURE PERFECT With its spectacular setting, The Broadmoor’s newly reimagined Mountain Clubhouse lends itself to a host of special occasions. by alli s o n s c ot t

i remember my reaction when, years ago, The Broadmoor’s Mountain Clubhouse opened across from Cheyenne Lodge, about a mile up the road from the main campus. We had brought a film crew up to scout the location for a series of interviews and were looking for a setting with an unobstructed, scenic backdrop. None of us had yet been to the Mountain Clubhouse; we had no idea what to expect. The venue was, in a word, stunning. Walking in for the first time, we were greeted by a rustically elegant yet understated rock-and-timber building with a grand stone fireplace and floor-toceiling windows perfectly framing a warm and welcoming mountain setting. For all its grandeur, the pièce de résistance was the view. “Breathtaking” may be an overused adjective, but I truly felt my breath catch for several beats. What was wonderful before—with its idyllic setting and undeniable charm— shines even brighter since an extensive 2019 renovation. While the inside has been redesigned to keep an intimate clubhouse feel that’s perfect for slightly 100

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more than 100 guests, the outside has been dramatically expanded to take full advantage of this location’s greatest asset: the stunning scenery. The Mountain Clubhouse is sure to become one of the most popular new locations for intimate and midsized weddings and inspirational family reunions. Imagine a sunset dinner outdoors for up to 300 friends and family members, with exquisite tables set on a spacious natural stone patio overlooking the evening lights of the city. I can almost hear the music and laughter, and see silhouettes dancing under the stars. Or picture an intimate winter wedding ceremony conducted in the amber glow of the majestic stone fireplace. A comfortable dinner is set inside for up to 50 very special guests. Outside, the moon’s reflection creates tiny diamonds of sparkling snow, and champagne toasts by the outdoor firepit are accompanied by roasted marshmallows and s’mores. I can also see groups using The Mountain Clubhouse as a luxurious base camp for a day of activity, beginning with

an outdoor breakfast before teams set out to experience falconry, mountain biking, or other mountain adventures. The day ends with a casual cocktail hour or a barbecue dinner—all in the shadow of Cheyenne Mountain. Looking back to that time when I first walked up to this magnificent site on that scouting expedition, this was what I envisioned as its future. The setting—tucked just below shadowed peaks—promised so many possibilities as we explored the grounds on that sunny Colorado blue-sky day. It was not just another spot to set up our cameras. This one was different. This place was, is, and will always be picture-perfect.

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THE BROADMOOR MOUNTAIN CLUBHOUSE The Broadmoor Mountain Clubhouse is available for weddings, group events, corporate retreats, and other occasions. Accommodating slightly more than 100 guests for a seated indoor event, or more than 300 for an indoor/outdoor cocktail party, The Broadmoor’s sales team is happy to assist in planning your special event. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 207-8894 for information.


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A SEASON TO SPARKLE From over-the-top feasts to festive events, extravagant decorations, and visits with Santa, holidays at The Broadmoor are what memories are made of. by ambe r b o row ski jo h n s o n “i want to eat it all,” my daughter, Hadley, says with a mischievous grin as she surveys the giant gingerbread creation on display in the Main Mezzanine of Broadmoor Main this past Christmas. My son, Bode, is likewise quietly plotting how to put a dent in the 78 pounds of colorful candy, gumballs, and fruit jellies decorating the display. This display—a 13.5-foot-tall gingerbread replica of The Broadmoor’s original 1918 main building constructed to commemorate the resort’s Centennial—is The Broadmoor’s largest holiday confectionary ever. The tradition began in 1964 when The Broadmoor’s chefs created a small gingerbread display to celebrate the holiday season, and has only snowballed from there. It just goes to show that The Broadmoor does everything bigger and better— especially The Broadmoor White Lights

Celebration held over Thanksgiving weekend. “Our humble holiday festivities started with one singing Christmas tree and evolved into a beloved, time-honored tradition for generations of families,” says Vice President and Resident Manager Ann Alba, who has worked at the resort for more than three decades. “Before we had small gingerbread houses throughout the Main Mezzanine. Now we have a life-size gingerbread house that is the focal point in the Main Tower. There are holiday shows, magic shows, and of course a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, who throw the switch on The Broadmoor’s elaborate light display.” Even Santa’s transportation to the White Lights Ceremony is the stuff of legend. “Santa is like a rock star when he makes his appearance,” Alba says. “He has arrived by horse and carriage, in a vintage muscle car

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An annual gingerbread creation is a Broadmoor tradition that has only grown with the arrival of Executive Baking and Pastry Chef Adam Thomas. Recent projects include a life-size Santa’s Cottage, a replica of The Broadmoor’s Pauline Chapel, and a 120-squarefoot recreation of the original Broadmoor Main Building to celebrate the resort’s Centennial in 2018. Weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, the latter took 10 master pastry chefs four months of planning and more than 200 hours to create. “We have a lot of fun, but we take our job very seriously,” Thomas says. “This is more than a gingerbread house. We are building a piece of art that will have an impact on the guest experience and The Broadmoor’s holiday legacy.”


convertible, on a fire truck, and by golf cart. One year, he pseudo-parachuted onto the roof, his parachute flying out behind him with the help of a wind machine. Generations of families have enjoyed White Lights’ memorable kickoff to the holidays.”

pompoms covering his curls, squeals, “Do you see him yet?” Soon, I whisper to myself as I’m swept away in the jovial tide. It was on this very spot six years ago when then8-year-old Hadley shouted, “SANTA!” upon seeing him before disappearing into a gaggle of elves. Sometimes revisiting the spot of special family memories is like an emotional benchmark for how much they’ve grown. Emcee Alba rouses the crowd for the American Cancer Society’s “Love Lights a Tree” ceremony, and winners of the staff talent show give Grammy-worthy performances. Finally, Santa and Mrs. Claus regally appear in full red-robed finery on a Broadmoor West balcony, sending the jubilant crowd’s holiday-cheer meter into overdrive. The switch is flipped, and

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The Broadmoor may be a Grand Old Dame, but its Thanksgiving Day feast boasts new tricks. With elaborate buffets hosted in the Lake Terrace Dining Room, Penrose Room, and Broadmoor Hall, each location has an unparalleled menu that would be difficult to replicate at home. “We spend a lot of time sourcing charcuterie, seafood, and produce with local farms and specialty producers,” says Executive Sous Chef Justin Miller. “The ingredients and quality behind them are something you cannot locate at the local grocer.” A robust selection of dishes—everything from American and European classics to holiday favorites and decadent desserts— celebrate one culinary treasure after another. I marvel as Bode polishes off his classic turkey dinner: a tender, herb-roasted bird crowned with ribbons of golden-lacquered skin and served with maple-glazed yams and chestnut stuffing. He moves on to honeyroasted ham served with pineapple and pear relish, along with artisan French breads. As he inhales the Apple Pie Verrine roused with apple compote, pie dough crumble, and vanilla Bavarian, he groans, “I can’t force it down any more. I need gravity to do the job.” He then proceeds to polish off a slice of butternut squash cheesecake with a brownbutter graham cracker crust, Bananas Foster, and an individual pumpkin pie topped with vanilla Chantilly cream. When you’re 12, gravity is still on your side.

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A mere 24 hours after Thanksgiving’s ode to autumn, The Broadmoor is transformed into a joyous celebration of traditional Christmas cheer. Breakfast with Santa, memorable makeovers, a falconry presentation, an indoor Callaway golf clinic, fireside tales with Mrs. Claus, family bingo, art workshops, cosmic bowling, a photography skills workshop, a magic show, holiday movies … the offered activities are seemingly endless. The Candy Cane Festival is a favorite for our family, with its carnival games, inflatables, and craft stations. We decorate our own gingerbread houses with equal measures of icing and joy, drink our weight in hot chocolate, and then enjoy a thrilling game of laser tag. One night, we board a Broadmoor shuttle and wind along a mile-long road past 100,000

“A mere 24 hours after Thanksgiving’s ode to autumn, The Broadmoor is transformed into a joyous celebration of traditional Christmas cheer. ”

white globes of light to The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Located in South Cheyenne Canyon, this is a multitiered natural wonder that puts on an impressive display at any time of year. But in a holiday season tradition that dates back to 1947, the resort illuminates the rushing waters with multicolored lights each evening at dusk for a truly magical spectacle.

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On Saturday evening, we huddle with a crowd of revelers on The Broadmoor’s main campus for the White Lights Ceremony. The resort’s housekeeping staff choir belts out a joyous “Feliz Navidad” as they proceed down the pathway, their lanterns casting a warm, amber glow. A flaxen-hair boy next to me, his red hat with white trim and fluffy

thousands of lights bring The Broadmoor’s manicured grounds to life. And then everyone races inside to visit with Santa. Everyone, that is, except my obstinate children. “We are not waiting in line to see Santa. That is for little kids.” No amount of bribery works. But then it is almost like the Christmas elves got together and hatched a plan to remind those mercurial kids what the holiday spirit is about: Mrs. Claus herself walks over to where we are sitting and gives us our own private North Pole storytime, making believers of us all.

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HOLIDAYS AT THE BROADMOOR Special room rates and packages are available for all holiday events and many more special occasions at The Broadmoor. Visit Broadmoor.com or call (844) 404-3236 for information. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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CHILD’S PLAY Dive into these family-friendly activities spanning land, sky, and water. by re be c c a o lge i r s o n

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The Broadmoor’s full- or half-day camp sessions for kids ages 3 to 12 offer supervised excursions and exciting on-property activities. Available daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day and Thanksgiving through Christmas, Bee Bunch activities range from golf lessons to gold panning, as well as visiting the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo or taking a trip to Broadmoor Farms. Finally, evening camp offers musical storytime and campfire s’mores so Mom and Dad can enjoy a date night.

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Don’t miss a visit to The Broadmoor’s Seven Falls, with its kid-friendly walking trails and majestic waterfalls. Younger children will love panning for gold in the river, and those with longer legs can tackle the stairs to the top of the falls. When you’re done exploring, relax with a bite or a beverage at Restaurant 1858, the Colorado Gold Rush–themed restaurant at the base of the falls.

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he word “bored” is not in the vocabulary at The Broadmoor. Whether your kids’ first stop is the waterslide or they head straight for the bowling lanes at PLAY, there’s always something fun to do. Here are some of our favorite options for kids of all ages.

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Wild West Experience, which combines archery, air rifles, and tomahawk throwing.

learning how they live in the wild. Our in-house experts at The Broadmoor Falconry Program, a short ride from the resort, tailor the educational experience to each audience. This activity is perfect for a family with kids ages 5 and older.

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PLAY, The Broadmoor’s family-friendly fun center, offers food and beverages designed to delight all ages, as well as six lanes of bowling and a variety of games, including shuffleboard, pool, foosball, Xbox, PlayStation, and Wii.

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Teach a kid to fish and you’ll have a fishing buddy for life. Our fly fishing excursions are perfect for older children of all skill levels. Choose from a variety of instructional experiences, including one-hour classes on-site at Fish House, as well as half-day and full-day guided trips.

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Take our complimentary shuttle to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, America’s only mountain zoo. Located just minutes away from The Broadmoor, this charming facility features a variety of wildlife and activities. Don’t miss the opportunity to hand-feed the famous giraffes!

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The whole family can get in the swing with a round of golf or instruction at The Broadmoor Golf Club, consistently ranked among the best in the world.

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The Broadmoor Tennis Club is a legendary destination for players of all ages and skill levels. Reserve a court for yourselves or look for various lesson options for every age and ability.

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Head to the tennis pavilion for pickleball, a racquet sport the whole family can enjoy. We have everything you need to try this fast-paced, tennis-style game played on a smaller court. It’s easy to learn and ideal for people of varying skill levels.

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The Broadmoor specializes in making magical holiday memories. Easter offers an exciting outdoor egg hunt; the Fourth of July Carnival features games and races for all ages (not to mention our fireworks display); and the winter holidays include the Twelve Days of Christmas cooking classes and our famous, life-sized gingerbread house. During holiday weekends, look for our pop-up game room outside PLAY, offering table tennis, giant Jenga, and oversized chess boards.

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The Broadmoor’s movie theater is free and open to guests with showings each evening and matinees on the weekends.

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While a course in etiquette may not be at the top of every kid’s wish list, once they enjoy the confidence and independence that come with learning oldschool civility in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, they’ll be clamoring to pull out chairs and use their salad forks. Grandma and Grandpa will appreciate it, too.

babysitting services

Just because you are traveling as a family doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some time on your own. Our partners at Broadmoor Nannies offer in-room babysitting services available year-round. All nannies have passed a background check, and are CPR and first aid certified. A dedicated app makes reservations and communication a breeze.


CELEBRATING THE PAST, BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

Legacy

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Spencer Penrose’s pet elephant, was a fixture on The Broadmoor’s campus during the resort’s early years. Sea lions (inset) also used to play in Cheyenne Lake.

TALL BUT TRUE With its 100-year history of imaginative events and larger-than-life guests, The Broadmoor has no shortage of fascinating stories to tell. by b o b b ow s

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the Empress of India,” that he insisted was a gift from the Raja of Nagpur. It later came to light that Mr. Penrose had acquired the elephant from a circus friend in Indiana. Eventually, as animal encounters grew less manageable, Mr. Penrose converted his on-site menagerie into the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, just a short ride up the Russell Tutt Scenic Highway behind the hotel, where Mr. Penrose’s wildlife vision lives on, amusing kids of all ages.

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he broadmoor is filled with legends. how could it be otherwise, given that its founder, Spencer Penrose, was a master host, impresario, entertainer, and bon vivant? His guests were regularly treated to unusual and spectacular events, as well as visitations by many of the biggest stars of stage and screen, politics, and industry. Between Mr. Penrose’s imaginative divertissements and storytelling, and the constant sightings of larger-than-life luminaries on the grounds over the resort’s century-long history, it’s sometimes hard to tell the difference between fact and fiction. Thankfully, through the work of the resort’s archivist and with the publication of The Broadmoor Story pictorial history book in celebration of the resort’s Centennial in 2018, the definitive tales can now be told. Here’s a sampling of Broadmoor lore from the resort’s storied history. JOHN WAYNE AND THE VANISHING TRAY OF SHRIMP

 FROM PROHIBITION TO A MENAGERIE AND A ZOO

Imagine you’re a staff member riding a service elevator with a platter of shrimp for a party of guests—and actor John Wayne, on a break from filming in Arizona, steps through the doors. He’s famished and starts eating the shrimp right off the tray. By the time you get to the guests’ floor, the shrimp are half-gone. A sense of panic begins to set in. You can’t very well tell John Wayne to stop, but how will you explain this to the guests? Luckily, the star carries the day by rolling in the tray himself, announcing, “Here’s your tray, and I ate the shrimp.” The guests are so amazed that no one speaks. Wayne has more shrimp sent up and stays to sign autographs.

How would you feel if you spotted a camel, an elephant, or a mischievous monkey lurking beneath the Colorado pines? Before Mr. Penrose was persuaded to move his free-roaming, exotic animal collection, such encounters were not unusual. Ever the marketing opportunist, Mr. Penrose, a staunch antiProhibitionist, had a pet camel he named “Ethel Volstead” after the wife of the architect of the 1919 Volstead Act, which enacted Prohibition in the United States. Mr. Penrose also kept a pet elephant named “Tessie,

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Another 1.4 miles up the mountain from the zoo lies a 100-foot stone monument that towers over the resort below. Mr. Penrose and his friends organized what they called the End of the Trail Association to buy the land and build the structure for their eventual interment. But while Mr. Penrose was erecting this imposing monolith, Will Rogers died in an Alaskan plane crash. Mr. Penrose decided to honor one of America’s most beloved and original thinkers by naming the monument the “Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun.” The promontory upon which the shrine is built is uniquely situated so that, as the sun sets behind the Continental Divide, it is the last spot on the eastern slope in this locale to fall into shadow, creating a striking beacon. The site is compelling for other reasons as well. The memorial hosts a number of sublime art objects, including a 16th-century marble altar and 15th-century prayer benches from Europe, in the chapel where the remains of Spencer and Julie Penrose (along with their accountant) are interred. The shrine is also decorated and adorned with 1930s-style Western murals that capture the history of the region, a photographic installation of the life of Will Rogers, and some early 20th-century Asian statuary, as well as a set of Westminster chimes, which toll each quarter-hour.

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 ITALIAN FRESCO WITH A TWIST One of the Italian artisans brought in to paint the frescoes on the ceiling over the fireplace in the central Mezzanine area of the original hotel—just up the escalator from La Taverne, in what was called the Blue Room—was a religious fellow who steadfastly believed that no one could do anything perfectly except for God. As he was finishing the ceiling, he became quite concerned, as he felt this was his most perfect work. In order to save himself from certain damnation, he added an intentional flaw. If you look at the cherub who has his back to you, you’ll see that his feet are reversed, splayed with big toes pointing out. On the opposite end of the room, you’ll find the same pattern repeated.

enjoyed nightly dinner dances, drove cars up Pikes Peak, played polo, golfed, and reveled in biplane races to Denver and back. The hoteliers became known as the Hundred Million Dollar Hotel Group—an indication of their approximate combined net worth at the advent of the Roaring Twenties. After two weeks of enjoying Mr. Penrose’s hospitality, the club awarded him a plaque dubbing him a “Bon Vivant of Rare Accomplishment” and “The Prince of Entertainers.” Three murals that adorn the walls of the Hotel Bar tell the story of the group’s trip to The Broadmoor.

archives of the hotel contain a series of letters between the two men, initiated by Mr. Penrose in 1919, discussing the proposed image, as well as the artist’s travel arrangements and remuneration. If you look closely at the painting behind the front desk, you’ll notice that in Parrish’s idealization he places the lake before the hotel, which itself stands in front of stunning red and purple mountains and a vibrant blue sky, a realistic echo of some of the famous Rocky Mountain sunsets you may behold during your stay.

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In addition to Parrish’s work, The Broadmoor houses one of the world’s finest collections of American art of the West. Some of the classic and modern masterpieces on display are reproductions from the core of the Anschutz Collection at Denver’s American Museum of Western Art. Western-themed artwork is displayed around The Broadmoor’s campus and at the resort’s Wilderness Experience properties, providing guests with an artistic gem at nearly every turn, from bronze statues and paintings by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell to canvases by such foundational artists as Albert Bierstadt and Alfred Jacob Miller.

Steps away from the bar, along facing walls to the Lake Terrace dining area, are some notable canvasses by American artist Maxfield Parrish. The crowning achievement of Parrish’s locally inspired work, however, can be found behind the front desk in Broadmoor Main, where you’ll see his signature rendering of the hotel. As with all his projects, Mr. Penrose wanted only the best to create the next wonder for his guests, which is why he courted Parrish. The

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 THE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL GROUP Ceiling-gazing at impossible cherubs often calls for the solid grounding offered in the venerable Hotel Bar, which commemorates Mr. Penrose’s famous September 1920 invitation to America’s 60 most prominent hoteliers and associates, for an all-expensespaid vacation to his then-new resort. Even the private train cars the men took to and from The Broadmoor were part of the almost two-week-long celebration. Because Prohibition—which prohibited the manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages—was the law of the land, Mr. Penrose advised his guests to bring “five bottles of your favorite cologne,” a euphemism for illegal alcohol. In addition, on the train carrying the New York hoteliers, he had a flatbed car guarded by a U.S. marshal. It contained what Mr. Penrose called his “gasoline.” Once at The Broadmoor, the men Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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HISTORY KEEPER

Archivist Jamey Hastings is charged with preserving The Broadmoor’s legacy.

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 EXOTIC-THEMED SUITES, LOUNGES, RESTAURANTS, AND BARS Spencer and Julie Penrose’s fondness for exotic locales led to a number of dreamy idylls at the resort. One of the Penroses’ favorite destinations was Hawaii, a taste of which they recreated at The Broadmoor, first with a modest sampling of wicker furniture, and then with the creation of the Lanai Suites at the back of the original hotel between the two wings. The suites featured Hawaiian décor and provided dramatic views of the mountains. They rented for $12 a day. Shortly thereafter, in 1939, the Hawaiian Village, a rooftop garden and nightclub, was opened atop the old golf club. The hot spot was decorated with thatched walls and hanging lanterns and featured a variety of big-name acts, including Carmen Miranda, Mickey Rooney, Edgar Bergen, and Rudy Vallee, to name a few. When the West Tower opened in April 1976, the resort’s tradition of unique watering holes continued to surprise and delight its guests, with Spec’s Spot—a nightclub decorated as a 1930s speakeasy with a marquee floor, brightly colored booths, and art deco murals—hosting regional and national performers. There was also a sunken bar adjoining the lobby that contained priceless art objects selected by Mr. and Mrs. Penrose during their Asian travels, including a large bronze Chinese Buddha circa 420–589.

 A RELOCATED ORIGINAL AND HISTORIC ENGLISH PUB The International Center includes one of the most remarkable venues of The Broadmoor, the Golden Bee, constructed from paneling and fixtures from an English pub that had been shipped to a New York warehouse in the 1800s. More than 20 layers of varnish were removed from the African mahogany interior, restoring it to its original oil finish. Traditions abound at the Bee, which officially opened in May 1961. A number of features contribute to the pub’s success, including a live piano player with a repertoire of sing-along songs, and the Order of the Pewter Tankard, members of which receive their own personal vessels inscribed with their names, which hang on the walls of the pub. The Order has grown to such size that there is now a waiting list to join. A 2012 remodel more than doubled the original space and gave the Golden Bee a rooftop terrace and a traditional English pub façade.

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During its 2018 Centennial, The Broadmoor welcomed historian Jamey Hastings, who succeeds the resort’s first archivist, Beth Davis, who has retired. Hastings is a Colorado Springs native who grew up just down the road from The Broadmoor. She became interested in archival work during a stint with the Pikes Peak Library District, for which she produced videos about local history. “I would find myself looking for a picture, and I would get engrossed in the web of history,” she says. “I think that’s still probably my favorite thing about being an archivist. Someone asks a question, and we go to the archives to find the answer.” One of her first projects involved documenting the old Ice Palace and its replacement by The Broadmoor World Arena in 1998. She is currently helping to prepare an exhibit of some of Julie Penrose’s personal items, to be displayed at the Penrose House. “Surprises are a fun part of the job,” Hastings says.


 PHOTOS OF FAMOUS GUESTS

 THE BROADMOOR ICE PALACE AND OLYMPIC GOLD

The list of famous guests of the hotel is so long that it defies detailing here, but you can enjoy photos of all the luminaries in The Broadmoor’s Photo Gallery, located in the West Tower. One of the hotel staff ’s favorites is Liberace. Liberace was loved by all, due to his amazing skills as a pianist and entertainer, and his big-hearted spirit. He visited The Broadmoor frequently and would sometimes surprise guests by giving impromptu performances in various outlets. The Terrace Lounge was a much-loved piano bar for decades, before it was remodeled and refurbished as the Hotel Bar. The staff remembers Liberace taking the seat at its grand piano many times.

Next door to Will Rogers Memorial Stadium was The Broadmoor Riding Academy, which had been built in 1930, but had not been an overwhelming success due to the fine weather in the Pikes Peak region, which favored outdoor riding events. So after Spencer and Julie Penrose returned from a trip to St. Moritz in 1937, where they were thoroughly captivated by the artistry of Sonja Henie’s figure skating, the decision was made to transform The Broadmoor Riding Arena into The Broadmoor Ice Palace (in 1961 renamed The Broadmoor World Arena). The Broadmoor Skating Club was also organized. Members of the club who went on to win Olympic gold include Peggy Fleming (1968), David Jenkins (1960), and Hayes Alan Jenkins (1956). In addition to these Olympic champions, the ice arena was the training ground for many other world and national champions and Olympic medalists, as well as the site of hockey games, ice shows, and curling events; five World Figure Skating Championships; six U.S. Figure Skating Championships; and three National Sports Festivals. It was razed in 1994. Four years later, The Broadmoor World Arena—which includes the World Arena Ice Hall—opened a few miles east of the resort.

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THE BROADMOOR STORY The Broadmoor Story is available in The Signature Shop, located in the retail plaza between the Broadmoor Main and Broadmoor South buildings, as well as online. Call (844) 207-8894 or visit Broadmoor.com for information.

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 COMPETITIONS AND SPORTING EVENTS FOR THE WORLD STAGE As a lover of competitions, sports, and other extravaganza, Mr. Penrose sponsored, organized, and hosted all sorts of events, including polo matches, hockey games, and horse races. But often overlooked in this series of showcase events is the professional football game held at the Will Rogers Memorial Stadium on November 11, 1938, between the Pittsburgh Pirates (now the Steelers) and the Los Angeles Bulldogs. The 10,000-seat stadium also housed the annual Will Rogers Rodeo and later the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Founded by Mr. Penrose, the rodeo is still a Colorado Springs tradition and is the city’s second-oldest event after the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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FINDING PAULINE The story of Julie Penrose’s granddaughter, the namesake of Pauline Chapel. by jamey ha st in g s

just across the street from broadmoor West sits a small but stunning place of worship called Pauline Chapel. The floor plan was based on early Christian basilicas, while the exterior was designed to be a classic example of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. The dramatic bell tower and high buttressed walls offer a considerable sense of space. It is the perfect example of integrated design, offering visitors a sense of intimacy and inspiration. Not many people know, however, that the chapel was the fulfillment of a promise Julie Penrose made to God. Prior to marrying Spencer Penrose, Julie married wealthy Detroit attorney and businessman James McMillan. They had two children, Gladys and Jimmie. In 1902, Jimmie was stricken with appendicitis and 112

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died. James McMillan, who suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis, died five weeks later, leaving Julie and her daughter alone. By the 1910s, the brown-haired and blue-eyed Gladys McMillan had become a well-known society woman, not only in Colorado Springs and Denver, but on the East Coast and in Europe. While her home was in Colorado Springs, she received most of her education in France and also spent time in her mother’s hometown of Detroit. Gladys was said to be a favorite of her aunt Lady Harrington (her late father’s sister) who married British consular Sir John Harrington of London. Gladys was even presented to the king and queen of England and received by the Court of St. James. In 1913, it was announced that Gladys would marry into European royalty,

becoming Countess Gladys Cornet de Ways Ruart. Over 20 years her senior, the tall, black-haired Count Paul Cornet de Ways Ruart of Brussels was a Burgomaster in Belgium. The wedding took place in Paris at the Church of the Madeleine on February 19, 1914. Members of both families were in attendance, including Julie and Spencer Penrose (married in 1906), who held a reception after the service in their apartment on the Avenue du Bois for a large number of American and European socialites. The newlyweds honeymooned in Italy and Sicily, and then everything changed. Shortly after the wedding, World War I erupted in Europe. The count and countess were detained in Belgium at their Chateau de Ways Ruart. In December 1914 they had a daughter, Pauline. Longing to visit her new granddaughter, Julie waited for any word from Belgium. In 1918, after over a year with little news, she received a letter stating that Pauline, 3 years old, had been critically ill but was recovering from diphtheria. A devout Catholic, Julie responded by asking her husband to help build a chapel on The Broadmoor grounds for hotel guests. In early 1918, Mr. Penrose wrote to Bishop Tihen of the Denver Diocese proposing the construction of a small chapel. The bishop approved the request but asked to see the proposed designs. Of these, plans by MacLaren & Hetherington were chosen, and construction began. When the war ended, the count and countess, along with their daughter, Pauline, visited the United States. They arrived in New York in March 1919 aboard the steamship S.S. Noordam as civilians on a transport carrying troops who helped break the German lines. They were greeted on the

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PAULINE CHAPEL Pauline Chapel, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, is now owned by St. Paul’s Catholic Church and is on a 100-year lease to The Broadmoor. Nondenominational services are held in the chapel on a regular basis, along with holiday evensongs and a summer concert series. It is also available for small weddings and funerals. Call (844) 207-8894 or visit Broadmoor.com for information.


pier by Julie Penrose. The count later said that they had received protection through the Spanish Minister at Brussels and that, while they went unharmed, their horses and automobiles were taken away from them for military use. Shortly after their arrival, the 4½ year old Pauline, with brown hair like her mother and brown eyes like her father, was seen wearing her Belgium peasant costume during a street parade for returning soldiers in Colorado Springs. Pauline Chapel was dedicated as part of the hotel on May 28, 1919. Julie named it after her beloved granddaughter, in thanksgiving for her safety. It was rededicated as a parish church in 1925 and served in that capacity until the much-larger St. Paul’s Church opened nearby in 1959.

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Anne remembered that, on Julie’s visits to Belgium, it felt like someone very important, like a queen, was visiting. The story of the chapel is a wellknown part of Colorado Springs and The Broadmoor’s history. However, not much was known about Pauline herself until recently. One of her six children, Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps of Belgium, returned to The Broadmoor in 2017 after a nearly 50-year absence, followed by her younger sister, Baroness Anne de Selys Longchamps, in 2018. Those visits provided a unique opportunity to learn more about their mother Pauline, their grandmother Gladys, and their much-loved greatgrandmother Julie. Pauline de Selys Longchamps married the Baron Michel François de Selys Longchamps in 1937. Besides Sybille and Anne, their children are Michel, Patrick, Daniel, and Nathalie. The eldest children spent a good deal of time with their greatgrandmother at The Broadmoor growing up. When they weren’t in Colorado, Bonne, as they called her, wrote to them and their nanny frequently to hear about school and their hobbies and to plan visits. She referred to them as her “darling children” and sent gifts of soap, jeans, books, Jell-O, Rice Krispies, money, and even cameras. Sybille recalled Julie fondly. “She never

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used to lose her temper or anything. She always seemed to be smiling. And everyone was always coming to say hello to her.” Anne remembered that, on Julie’s visits to Belgium, it felt like someone very important, like a queen, was visiting. “She was so full of fun, so generous with us,” Anne said. “She was not very tall. She would sit at the table and never have her feet touch the ground, so we thought that was so funny.” When the children were young, their father was stationed in Washington, and Sybille recalls that they were able to visit The Broadmoor quite regularly during that period. Pauline would often come, too. Julie’s daughter Gladys, on the other hand, spent much of her time in Belgium at the Chateau de Ways Ruart, which Sybille

said has now been torn down. “She came to Belgium, and she redid all the castles, and she certainly had the same type of character of building that Julie had,” Sybille says. “That’s where we were brought up all our childhood—spent the war there.” During World War II, Gladys escaped to France shortly after Germany invaded Belgium, and then regained her U.S. citizenship. Meanwhile, Pauline and her children remained in Belgium. “We lived in that chateau during the whole war, and my mother was remarkable,” recalls Sybille. “She looked after so many families with children, feeding them.” Julie also noted in a 1952 letter to Pauline how impressed she was with her daughter. “When you think of all those years your mother has just stayed in that house with no change, and always so cheerful and gay,” she wrote. “It really is an extraordinary thing.” Pauline died in 1953 of complications from an operation on a brain tumor. Shortly before her own death, Julie dedicated the Pauline Memorial School (now St. Paul’s School) in her honor. Julie’s passing on January 23, 1956, was just months before a planned visit to Rome and Belgium to visit her daughter and great-grandchildren. Gladys died in 1967. Today, as Julie Penrose’s great-grandchildren return to a place that meant so much to them, Sybille recalls her joy at what she has found. “I’m stunned by how The Broadmoor keeps Julie and Spencer Penrose alive. Stunned.”

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INSPIRATION Over its century-long history, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has stood as a shining beacon of the arts. by amand a w e st o n

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PERFORMANCE OF “MR. SOMEBODY” BY FERENC MOLNAR

when the broadmoor art academy (BAA) was founded in 1919, on the corner of Dale and Cascade streets in downtown Colorado Springs, it quickly became a hub for excellent arts education. Some of the most respected artists in America at the time taught and worked there. The BAA was also a destination for exhibitions, plays, comedy skits, concerts, dance classes, and courses in interior decoration and lithography, as well as social events such as teas, garden parties, and elaborate costume balls. The growing success and popularity of the BAA eventually led to its transformation into the Fine Arts Center, the multidisciplinary arts center you’ll find there today. It was the first of its kind—a museum, theater, and art school,

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all under one roof. Three founding women came together to make this community dream a reality. Julie Penrose, wife of The Broadmoor’s original owner Spencer Penrose, gifted the magnificent property at 30 West Dale Street in downtown Colorado Springs; Elizabeth Sage Hare successfully recruited world-class teaching artists and exhibitions through her extensive connections with East Coast artists and collectors; and Alice Bemis Taylor gifted an incredible collection of Southwest art. Bemis was dedicated to collecting Pueblo and Navajo art, making several significant purchases through the years to expand the permanent collection, including Frank Applegate’s santo collection in 1928-29. Important native and Nuevomexicano artists in the collection include Maria and Julian Martinez, Tsayutitsa, Maximiliana Montoya, Margaret Tafoya, Nampeyo, Lucy Parker Telles, Lucy Lewis, Zotom, José Guadalupe Posada, José Rafael Aragón, Pedro Antonio Fresquís, José Benito Ortega, José Dolores López, María Vergara-Wilson, and many more. Today, the Fine Arts Center continues to offer rich cultural experiences at the corner of Cascade and Dale. The museum features the art and treasures of the Southwest alongside modern and contemporary art of the Americas by local, regional, national, and

international artists. The Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art continues the tradition of exceptional arts education, and the Fine Arts Center Theatre Company presents a blockbuster season of professionally produced award-winning dramas, comedies, and musicals each year, continuing the legacy that kicked off 100 years ago with the Broadmoor Art Academy. As the Fine Arts Center continues to celebrate a rich history throughout centennial commemorations, it’s also an extraordinary opportunity to reexamine not only the beginnings, but the present day, and the future ahead. From examining changes in the physical and artistic landscapes of the Pikes Peak region in the exhibition “O Beautiful: Shifting Landscapes of the Pikes Peak Region” to addressing the commodification of indigenous culture and heightening awareness of sacred space in Nora Naranjo Morse’s “Gathering Ground,” the Fine Arts Center will continue to explore, challenge, and provoke dialogue and discovery through a wide range of programs, offerings, and communications.

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THE COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER AT COLORADO COLLEGE The Fine Arts Center, located at 30 West Dale Street in Colorado Springs, features world-class art exhibitions, Broadway-worthy theater performances, as well as art classes and workshops throughout the year. The World of Wearable Art™ (WOW), an international design competition out of New Zealand, opens June 22 and runs through September 22, 2019. If live theater is more your style, don’t miss the upcoming 2019-2020 season filled with award winners and regional premieres like “The Sound of Music,” “In the Heights,” and “The Bridges of Madison County.” It’s a season for die-hard theatergoers and newcomers alike. For a full calendar of Fine Arts Center events and happenings, visit fac.coloradocollege.edu.


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COUNT IT ALL JOY Earl Klugh’s 16th annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor culminated in a celebratory summit of artistry and connection. by t om w il me s

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feeling of reunion pervades Earl Klugh’s Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor. It’s palpable not only among the artists, but also among audience members. Even firsttime attendees are quickly caught up in the feeling of celebration, united by a shared love for the music. Founded and produced by Grammy Award-winning Klugh and his team, Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor brings together a stellar roster of talent for an intimate weekend of concerts and events at the resort. The 16th annual edition kicked off the evening of Thursday, Feb. 28, with an electrifying performance by The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman at Cheyenne Mountain Lodge. Earl Klugh and his band—joined by surprise guest and longtime friend Ray Parker Jr.—welcomed guests during Friday night’s headlining concert in a packed Broadmoor International Hall, followed by an inspiring set from South African– born guitarist and singer Jonathan Butler. On Saturday evening, 13-year-old piano prodigy Joey Alexander and his

trio wowed the audience into hushed attentiveness with their powerful improvisation, and then recording legend (and former Doobie Brother) Michael McDonald brought the sold-out crowd to its feet with a dynamic set of popinfluenced soul. Music also filled The Broadmoor throughout the afternoon and evening, as ensembles performed throughout the resort. The party continued into the night with after-hours

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EARL KLUGH’S WEEKEND OF JAZZ AT THE BROADMOOR Earl Klugh’s 17th annual Weekend of Jazz is scheduled March 26–28, 2020 at The Broadmoor. Three- and twonight packages, including lodging and performances, are currently available. Visit weekendofjazz/Broadmoor or call (844) 870-8274 for information.

concerts from the likes of Najee, Ron Otis, and GTF. While the performances take center stage during Weekend of Jazz, the serendipitous moments are often just as memorable. Activities and excursions are planned throughout the day, and it isn’t unheard of to run into one of the artists while out playing a round of golf or while hiking at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, for example. Especially in an age when radio stations devoted to contemporary jazz aren’t as plentiful, multiday destination events allow opportunities for meaningful interactions between artists and audience. “At a festival setting, you’re right there, and the audience is right there with you for several days,” Butler says. “The Broadmoor is unique, and the festival here is special because you can put your arms around it, too. It’s not too big.” Weekend of Jazz is also an opportunity to introduce new artists. Alexander, for example, grew up in Bali and began playing piano at age 7. Now, at 13, he’s released four studio albums and is impressing audiences worldwide with his wise-beyond-his-years feel for jazz. “My parents would take me to see live music—even though there was not much jazz in Bali—and they inspired me to play in front of people,” Alexander said. “Listening to all these greats has also inspired me. The more I play, the more love I have for the music.” It’s a feeling Butler and other seasoned artists can relate to. “We get to play and to see the smiles and the lights come on in people’s eyes. It’s life-changing,” Butler says. “Count it all joy. Absolutely.” Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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CELEBRATING AMERICA’S OLYMPIC METTLE With its grand opening set for 2020, the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame will celebrate Colorado Springs’ central role in American sport. by b o b b ow s

colorado springs is officially designated by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) as “Olympic City, USA,” based on its serving as home to the headquarters of the USOC, as well as its flagship training center, and home to more than half of America’s national governing bodies of sport. Beginning in 2020, the city will also boast the country’s only U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame. Construction began in June 2017, and as the museum begins to take its final form, the inspiration for the design—from the firm of Diller Scofidio + Renfro (New

York City) and Liz Diller, its principal architect— becomes increasingly apparent. The structure strikes a prominent position along the I-25 corridor near downtown Colorado Springs. The building’s facade embodies an athlete in motion—perhaps a gymnast or a figure skater—within its shape and shimmering aluminum skin that graces the main part of the museum complex. The design also places the museum within the context

The goal of the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame is to share the compelling stories of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

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of the landscape, with the focus being Pikes Peak, a key geographic feature and symbol of the region. In addition to those distinguishing features, cutting-edge technology will make the museum among the most, if not the most, accessible in the world. “The U.S. Olympic Museum will set a new standard for accessibility,” says museum CEO Chris Liedel, who previously worked as President of Smithsonian Enterprises and executive VP and CFO at National Geographic. “Site and exhibit features will address physical disabilities, mobility issues, hearing impairment, and sight impairment. We’re even working with partners and consultants to have an exhibit gallery and museum experience that’s compelling for those who have sensory disabilities.” The goal of the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame is to share the compelling stories of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The visitor experience is designed to be prescriptive, revealing the entire Olympic and Paralympic history and ideals, state-

of-the-art elite athletic training, and the anti-doping movement. There will be a gallery focused on the science and technology involved in the Olympics and Paralympics, as well as separate galleries for the Summer Games and Winter Games. Finally, there will be a whole gallery that focuses on how the world experiences the Games and the athletes through media and television. Liedel says they are targeting the grand opening to occur sometime in the spring of 2020, as a lead-up to the Summer Games in Tokyo. “The Games naturally celebrate athletes who have come before and those who are currently competing. The U.S. Olympic Museum will be a living, breathing symbol of that spirit.”

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rom thrilling sporting events to world-class musical performances, The Broadmoor World Arena is a state-of-the-art facility worth the trip. What began on The Broadmoor’s campus as the home for horse riders, and then became a pioneering skating rink, has since relocated and evolved into a multipurpose venue where visitors could catch future Olympians practicing their triple axels or obtain seats for TransSiberian Orchestra’s latest tour. “We have so much history here,” says Dot Lischick, General Manager of The Broadmoor World Arena. “Just walking the concourse, you’ll see memorabilia from the old Broadmoor Skating Club through the years to museum pieces from the U.S. Olympic Committee.” The Broadmoor World Arena was originally built as an enclosed horse-riding academy in 1930. But the weather in Colorado Springs is so favorable to outdoor riding that it wasn’t a big success. After seeing figure skater Sonja Henie perform, Spencer Penrose was inspired to convert the building into The Broadmoor Ice Palace. One hundred tons of water was frozen to create the surface, while steam pipes were installed at the edges to keep spectators warm. The Ice Palace opened on The Broadmoor’s campus in 1938. In the days of the Ice Palace, ice-skating waiters delivered drinks and treats to fans. Today, offerings at The Broadmoor World

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A WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT The Broadmoor World Arena, Ice Hall, and Pikes Peak Center offer an extensive variety of entertainment and activities. Arena are a bit more substantial. For a real treat, fans can book a private event or special activity in the new Broadmoor Suite located on the west side of the venue on the third level. The suite is equipped for private dining and bar service and provides private restrooms. It features reserved and open seating in booths or at high-top tables, offering a wide-angle, overhead view of The Broadmoor World Arena floor—the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy

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THE BROADMOOR WORLD ARENA Located at 3185 Venetucci Blvd. in Colorado Springs, The Broadmoor World Arena hosts a variety of worldclass concerts, sporting events, special performances, and other events throughout the year. Visit BroadmoorWorldArena.com or call the box office at (719) 477-2100 for a calendar of upcoming events and more information.

events such as Disney on Ice, Monster Jam, a concert, or a comedy show. Adjacent to each other on the Arena Level are the Peter Susemihl Room and the exclusive Penrose Club. Inspired by The Broadmoor’s décor, these rooms have the feel of a classic club with comfortable leather chairs and polished wood furnishings. Patrons can reserve these rooms for private functions or enjoy preshow dining before virtually all arena events. Adjoining The Broadmoor World Arena to the south is the World Arena Ice Hall, the Olympic training site where some of the world’s top figure skaters develop their skills. Practices are often open to the public. Finally, with a stellar lineup of Broadway shows and Colorado Springs Philharmonic concerts, along with other top touring acts, Pikes Peak Center is always a smart ticket. The beautiful theater, under the same management as The Broadmoor World Arena, combines world-class acoustics and a sumptuous setting. Reserve your spot for preshow dining with a tempting buffet in the ANB Bank Room. You’ll enjoy a fabulous meal without having to rush to make curtain time. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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HOW THE TIMES HAVE CHANGED! In 1916, the first winner of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was Rea Lentz, finishing the dirt course in a Romano Special in

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AN ELECTRIC FINISH Automotive breakthroughs are supplying more power, more speed, and more spark to an event that was already the most thrilling in motorsports.

Louis Unser won the Hill Climb nine times between 1934 and 1953, ending his streak by clocking a course-record

15:15 Louis’ nephew Bobby Unser logged 13 wins of the race, ending his own run in 1986 with a time of

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THE BROADMOOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, is the second-oldest motorsport race in America, with 2019 marking the 97th running of the “Race to the Clouds.” Technical Inspection kicks off Race Week on June 24. Qualifying and practice rounds are held June 25–28, and race day is June 30. When they’re not on the mountain, fans can also tour the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Experience inside the Penrose Heritage Museum, located on The Broadmoor’s campus at 11 Lake Circle. And don’t miss the giant block party called Fan Fest, held June 28 in downtown Colorado Springs. Visit ppihc.org for more information.

In 2002, the city of Colorado Springs began paving the road to the summit to prevent erosion. The project continued for nearly a decade, but by 2007, Japanese racer Nobuhiro Tajima had dropped the winning time to

10:01 In 2013, French driver Sébastien Loeb knocked more than a minute and a half off the previous year’s course record in a Peugot 208 T16, clocking an

8:13 That record remained unbroken until 2018’s win by Romain Dumas, who set a new time to beat of

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with near-daily summer thunderstorms, the summit of Pikes Peak is one of the most electrically active places on earth. That makes it a fitting spot for the finish line of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), where last year a specially designed electric vehicle shattered the overall course record, making the 12.42-mile ascent in under 8 minutes. The PPIHC is open to many types of vehicles, including motorcycles and experimental prototypes, but electric motors may be its future stars. Traditional internal combustion engines, which rely on oxygen, can lose up to 30 percent of their horsepower as they climb from the starting line at 9,390 feet to the checkered flag at 14,115 feet. Electric vehicles’ lightning-fast acceleration provides another big advantage on this challenging course, which has 156 turns separated by short sprints. Those factors helped French driver Romain Dumas, driving an electric Volkswagen I.D. R engineered specifically for the PPIHC, to win the 2018 event in 7:57.148, breaking the course record by more than 15 seconds. Read on for a short course in record-breaking racing history at the prestigious and grueling PPIHC.


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DISCOVER COLORADO SPRINGS The Broadmoor Concierge is happy to provide additional information on visiting any of the attractions in the greater Colorado Springs region.

DOWNTOWN COLORADO SPRINGS Colorado Springs offers a wealth of dining, shopping and entertainment in its charming downtown area.

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Visit southern Colorado’s premier sports and entertainment facilities. For more events and information, visit BroadmoorWorldArena. com and PikesPeakCenter.com. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: • June 5 ~ Judas Priest Firepower 2019 Tour • June 5–9 ~ Les Misérables • June 16 ~ Glenn Miller Orchestra • June 29 ~ C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert • July 13 ~ Steve Martin and Martin Short • July 26 ~ Tim Hawkins • Sept. 13 ~ The Allman Betts Band • Oct. 27 ~ David Sedaris

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(719) 634-5581 // CSFINEARTSCENTER.ORG An educational and multidisciplinary arts destination featuring fine arts, events, and special exhibits. The museum continues to break new ground with multidisciplinary projects including: • Sept. 7 ~ Annual Gala Celebration Showcasing the Arts • Oct. 12 ~ Broadmoor Art Academy Birthday Celebration

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BOX OFFICE: (719) 634-5583 • May 23–June 16 ~ Barnum • May 26 and June 1 ~ Barnum Day Camp theater school • June 3–7 ~ Budding Thespians theater school • June 6 ~ Barnum Backstage Tour • June 13–Aug. 1 ~ Stand-Up Comedy Class • July 22–Aug. 2 ~ Emerging Artists: Let’s Make a Musical • July 25–28 ~ Disaster! A Youth Rep Ensemble Production

BROADMOOR.COM/BROADMOORADVENTURES/SEVEN-FALLS Visit the grandest mile of scenery in Colorado. Seven Falls in South Cheyenne Canyon features a beautiful waterfall with seven distinct cascades, hiking, and opportunities for viewing wildlife, as well as Restaurant 1858 at the base of the falls. An in-mountain elevator is also available for visitors.

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BROADMOOR.COM/BROADMOORADVENTURES/SOARING-ADVENTURES Located in South Cheyenne Canyon above Seven Falls, The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure is a thrilling experience featuring zip lines ranging in length from 250 to 1,800 feet that take visitors soaring through and above the scenic canyon.

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(719) 633-9925 // CMZOO.ORG This 146-acre mountainside zoo, the only one of its kind in America, features a worldfamous giraffe herd and opportunities to hand-feed these gentle giants. Don’t miss Electric Safari (early December through January 1), with more than 1 million lights and 40 animated light sculptures.

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(719) 866-4618 // TEAMUSA.ORG Headquarters for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Olympic Training Center programs on a 35-acre complex located near downtown Colorado Springs. Year-round tours are available: adults, $15; seniors/ military, $13; children 5–12, $11.

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LOCATED OFF HIGHWAY 24 Open year-round, weather permitting, the 19-mile highway leading to the summit of

Pikes Peak offers numerous photo stops along the way. Don’t miss the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30 (ppihc.com), where professional drivers race to the summit.

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(719) 333-2025 // USAFA.AF.MIL Visitors can tour this modern, picturesque campus that includes the academy; Falcon Stadium; a chapel; and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel.

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PIKES PEAK HIGHWAY // PPIHC.COM First competed in 1916, The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second-oldest motorsports race in America. Drivers race up Pikes Peak in a bid to be crowned “King of the Mountain.”

JULY 10–13

pikes peak or bust rodeo days NORRIS-PENROSE EVENT CENTER // PIKESPEAKORBUST.ORG Sanctioned by the ProRodeo Cowboys Association, rodeo stars compete in steer wrestling, bareback bronc riding, tie-down roping, bull riding, and barrel racing. The rodeo supports local military and their families.

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This USA Cycling–sanctioned race pits cyclists against the famous 20-kilometer auto racecourse. This year’s event also includes several noncompetitive options in the Gran Fondo.

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PIKESPEAKMARATHON.ORG Cheer on the runners who run 13.32 miles straight up Pikes Peak on the first day of this weekend event. The second day is a full marathon—and one of the most demanding on earth.

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The Oasis at Death Valley resort is situated in a lush oasis surrounded by the vast and arid desert of Death Valley National Park, California—just 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, and 275 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. The Oasis is comprised of two hotels—The Inn and The Ranch at Death Valley. The Inn is a historic, AAA Four-Diamond, 66room hotel that recently completed a $100 million renovation and added 22 brand-new private, luxury casitas. The family-friendly Ranch at Death Valley also completed a revitalization that brought a Spanish Colonialstyle “Town Square” with new shops, a new restaurant and The Last Kind Words Saloon. The resort includes natural spring-fed pools, an 18-hole golf course, horse-and-carriage rides, and world-renowned stargazing and is surrounded by Death Valley National Park’s main attractions.

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For 40 years, Country Walkers has provided active, immersive and unforgettable travel experiences on five continents—including unforgettable safaris to Africa. They offer two distinct ways to explore: scheduled, small-group Guided Walking Adventures and independent Self-Guided Walking Adventures. On tour, guests enjoy superb local cuisine, first-class guides, fine accommodations, and authentic cultural and natural encounters.

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VBT Bicycling Vacations is the value leader in active biking vacations and has been rated among the “World’s Best Tour Operators” by the readers of Travel + Leisure eight times. VBT offers deluxe, small group bicycling and barge & boat vacations worldwide, including destinations in Europe, New Zealand, Vietnam, Peru, Canada, and the U.S. Unlike other companies, VBT also includes roundtrip international airfare from over 30 U.S. cities and select Canadian cities for all overseas vacations. Lear n more at Broa dmoor.com

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PAULINE CHAPEL BUILT IN 1919

PAU LI N E C H A P E L

A CENTURY OF WORSHIP AND REFLECTION in 1919, a year after the opening of the Broadmoor hotel, a little chapel due west of the resort was also nearing completion. Julie Penrose, wife of Broadmoor founder Spencer Penrose, urged her husband to construct the little Catholic church as a place for reflection and worship. She named it Pauline Chapel after her granddaughter, in gratitude for the family’s “deliverance from evil” during World War I. Designed by local architect Thomas MacLaren on land donated by the Broadmoor Land Company, the chapel cost an estimated $15,000 to build. The chapel,

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built in the Basilica style, resembles a great cathedral done in miniature. With polished sandstone floors and ornate stained-glass windows, it showcases European statuary and art, as well as pieces that were once in Julie Penrose’s personal collection. The tiny chapel is now nondenominational but remains much as it was during those early days. Today it’s enjoyed as a quietly elegant spot for meditation and retreat by hotel guests, for its unique art collection, and as a performance space for an annual concert series.


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Imagine starting your vacation the minute you step off the plane. With a variety of direct flight options or with just one stop you can connect from over 300 locations across the globe to Colorado Springs, where breathtaking scenery and adventure meets relaxation. Experience the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), your ultimate stress-free gateway into the Pikes Peak region. Conveniently located just 11 miles from the Broadmoor Hotel, overnight guests will enjoy the ease of travelling to and from COS by private shuttle or on-site car rental services. Keep your golf clubs handy, you’ll need them! Let your vacation start here. For more information visit flyCOS.com.


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The Broadmoor Magazine 2019/2020  

Published annually, this year's edition showcases what's new around the resort. From the three all-inclusive Wilderness Experience propertie...

The Broadmoor Magazine 2019/2020  

Published annually, this year's edition showcases what's new around the resort. From the three all-inclusive Wilderness Experience propertie...