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  • Published On: September 24th, 2019
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    Food tastes better in the outdoors… we’re pretty sure it’s science. But no matter how delicious your favorite freeze-dried meal is, or how much you swear by tortillas and peanut butter, trying something new never hurts. It’s easy to enhance backcountry meals without much extra effort. Whether you’re car camping, out for a backcountry weekend, […]

  • Published On: September 20th, 2019

    Intro The 486-mile Colorado Trail starts at Waterton Canyon on the outskirts of Denver and goes west into the heart of the Rocky Mountains, ending in the town Durango. As Colorado’s premiere thru-hike, it offers a wealth of fantastic backcountry camping for both backpackers and those looking for a quick weekend escape. A majority of […]

  • Published On: September 13th, 2019

    Intro Eldorado Canyon features over five hundred routes with trad, sport, and top rope routes. Known for its gold and red cliffs, this place is a trad climber’s haven. It’s only 7 miles from Boulder, which makes it very accessible. And there are a lifetime’s worth of climbs. Bastille Crack (5.7+) is one particularly classic […]

  • Published On: September 7th, 2019

    Boulder is a training ground for countless world-class athletes, and it’s not hard to see why. The city is at the foot of the famous Flatirons, and is just a stone’s throw from iconic locations like Eldo, Boulder Canyon, and Lumpy Ridge, among others. As the days get colder and snowier, though, Boulder climbers will […]

  • Published On: September 4th, 2019

    With the storm clouds from the day’s rain still lingering, the setting sun ignited the sky in intense golden light and vibrant hues of pink. Maneuvering my rusty Sprinter van through curve after curve, descending deeper into the canyon that leads to Zion National Park, I felt like nothing could stop the good vibes that […]

  • Published On: September 4th, 2019

    "Are you crazy?" my friend exclaimed. “He’ll never want to travel again!” I simply smiled. We were catching up and discussing my upcoming travel plans, which involved a multi-day jungle trek with my city-slicker brother in tow. I’m a well-seasoned travel vet, with more than 35 countries on my passport. On the contrary, my younger […]

  • Published On: September 3rd, 2019

    To many, Denver is the true gateway to the West. Sure, St. Louis may have an arch, but it also has 850-miles of Midwestern plains to contend with before the real West begins. And like so many early frontiersmen, who reached the western edge of the High Plains—where modern-day Denver is located—and gazed upon the […]

  • Published On: September 3rd, 2019

    Intro No trip to Aspen would be complete without visiting the Maroon Bells. Don’t let the crowds deter or the fact that you have to take a bus from Aspen Highlands Village mid-June through Labor Day (and on the weekends throughout September) you, the views and photo opportunities are beyond worth the effort. The easiest […]