9 min read There’s no denying it has been one hot summer here in Denver. So, why not take a break from the heat and hop on the road to higher ground on an epic road trip to some of Colorado’s favorite ski resorts? While not as cool as they are in winter, ski resorts are no longer just cold-weather destinations. They’re also perfect for summer retreats to beat the heat. With five resorts located within a few hours of one another, trade in your skis for bikes and your boards for hikes this summer with one epic Colorado road trip to these five ski resorts.