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Inside Guides to the West

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3 Ways to Find Your Inspiration In Montana
1 year ago

3 Ways to Find Your Inspiration In Montana

Just over 1 Million people call Montana their home making it 44th in overall US state by state population.  They call it “Big Sky Country,” or sometimes just “The Last Best Place” …
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Inside Guide to the Best Fall Colors of the West
1 year ago

Inside Guide to the Best Fall Colors of the West

The overnight low at Winter Park, Colorado the other night was 32 degrees.  It won’t take too many more of those chilling temperatures to kick-start the West’s changing of the seasons.  To get …
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Mountain Dispatch: Climbing Colorado’s 14,060′ Mt. Bierstadt
1 year ago

Mountain Dispatch: Climbing Colorado’s 14,060′ Mt. Bierstadt

With over 750 mountain peaks over 13,000 feet in elevation (13’ers) and with 54 of those over 14,000 feet in elevation (14’ers), it’s easy to see why Colorado is often called the Roof of America. …
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Weekend Reader – Colorado: A Summer Trip – The 1866 Edition
2 years ago

Weekend Reader – Colorado: A Summer Trip – The 1866 Edition

“This landscape is unlike anything I have ever seen. How inadequate are my words….” July 2, 1866 – Bayard Taylor.

Colorado’s reputation as a perfect summertime adventure destination didn’t seem to …
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The Value of Protecting the West’s Public Lands
2 years ago

The Value of Protecting the West’s Public Lands

From overheated standoffs in Nevada and Oregon of 2015 and ’16, to the U.S’ National Park’s 100th anniversary celebrations, to the various attention grabbing animal encounters happening this summer in …
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Ultimate Stoke: Snowboard, Climb, Bike, and Surf California with Jeremy Jones
2 years ago

Ultimate Stoke: Snowboard, Climb, Bike, and Surf California with Jeremy Jones

The West Coast of California offers adventure seekers a huge array of options for getting out, soaking up mother nature’s rays, and honing their skills. Few of us rarely do …
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America’s National Park Service Turn 100 This Year
2 years ago

America’s National Park Service Turn 100 This Year

“There is nothing so American as our national parks, and the idea behind the parks is that the country belongs to (you) the people.” President FDR


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The Sky’s the Limit in Montana
2 years ago

The Sky’s the Limit in Montana

Gale and her sister Laura Straub had been dreaming of a reunion road trip since briefly visiting Montana when they were 16. They came to Montana hoping to see mountains, …
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The Pacific Northwest Trail: North America’s Latest Long Distance Hike
2 years ago

The Pacific Northwest Trail: North America’s Latest Long Distance Hike

Backpackers and hikers rejoice – there’s a new long distance National Scenic Trail for you to break in your boots with.  The Pacific Northwest Trail (PNNST for short) route takes adventurers …
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