Playing in powder doesn’t mean you have to lug skis around, buy a pricey day pass, and stand in lift lines. Coloradans in-the-know strap on a pair of snowshoes when there’s a bluebird ski and a foot of snow. They know they’ll be able to traipse about the backcountry without the crowds found at the resorts. Caught your attention? Here are five snowshoeing spots in the Centennial State to keep you busy.