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Mountain Dispatch: Llama packing the West Elk Wilderness
1 year ago

Mountain Dispatch: Llama packing the West Elk Wilderness

Guest writer, Bill Veazie, sends us this Mountain Dispatch from deep inside the Gunnison National Forest’s, West Elk Wilderness.

Sometimes it’s easy to forget there is another Colorado besides the …
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Good news for 2018-19 Jeep Wrangler
1 year ago

Good news for 2018-19 Jeep Wrangler

Few vehicles embody the utility, adventurous spirit, and sheer capability of Jeep’s venerable Wrangler.  Whether you’re lured by the cavernous 4 door Unlimited, the 2 door titan of off-road ability, …
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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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Basin & Range Field Test: The Spyderco Native5 Knife
2 years ago

Basin & Range Field Test: The Spyderco Native5 Knife

The Spyderco Native5 folding pocket knife by Golden Colorado knife maker, Spyderco, has been around in its’ many various iterations since 1997 and has been a mainstay in the company’s …
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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 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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Kickstarter We Love: So iLL Climbing Shoes
2 years ago

Kickstarter We Love: So iLL Climbing Shoes

So iLL, renowned maker of high style indoor and outdoor climbing gear, has launched their newest effort on Kickstarter – full color climbing shoes inspired by retro footwear.

Inspired by a …
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Basin & Range Inside Guide to The West: Cheyenne, Wyoming
2 years ago

Basin & Range Inside Guide to The West: Cheyenne, Wyoming

Long regarded for its 117 year old rodeo celebration, Cheyenne, Wyoming’s 62,000 residents are shaking things up lately with some new ambitions.  We recently took the quick trip to Denver, Colorado’s …
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Mountain Dispatch: Lake Powell, Utah
2 years ago

Mountain Dispatch: Lake Powell, Utah

Straddling the borderland between Arizona and Utah lies a giant reservoir oasis in the red rock desert.  It dams the water of the great Colorado River above the Grand Canyon. …
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