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Singletrack minds


When we asked Will Geurts of Sedona Destination Adventures if Sedona was becoming a hub of mountain biking, he did a double take. “Hub? It’s off the hook,” he said. At Sedona Bike and Bean, part coffee house, part bike shop located just south of Sedona’s uptown downtown area, there is…(Read More)

Dunton Hot Springs

One more gift for the mountains: soothing, natural hot springs. We put together a list of the most celebrated hot springs across the southwest to bring you these magic mountain waters. HEALING WATERS, PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO In a place known for its hot springs, these all-natural and undiluted mineral springs are the oldest in…(Read More)

To get you psyched for winter, we picked some out the best places to ride in the Southwest, so get those boards waxed and grab your snorkel. This winter is going to be good. Purgatory This mountain north of Durango, Colorado, is ranked among the best of the Southwest for experience and setting. Ample sunshine…(Read More)

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Sunrise over the Valley of the Rocks at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona/Utah border. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is an iconic landscape in the American Southwest. From the sweeping desert floor rise various sandstone towers and buttes, some reaching 1,000 feet high, towering over natural and…(Read More)

This charming little town on the Arizona/Utah border is about as quaint as can be, with a handful of gift shops, some nice cafés and a relaxed appeal that calms visitors down as soon as they roll in. But there is more than meets the eye in Kanab. Almost in the center of…(Read More)

These hand-picked rides capture a cross section of terrain, scenery and culture from bedrock desert to alpine mountains and everything in between. Welcome to the Southwest, where strips of pavement unfold like ribbons to Heaven across the landscape as far as the eye can see. If you have your road bike, get ready to…(Read More)

Rogue Panda

Going Rogue


After a hiking trip turned into a bike packing trip due to closed roads in the spring of 2014 somewhere in the mountains of northern Arizona, Nick Smolinske of Flagstaff had a revelation: He would make the perfect bike-packing bag. By autumn, armed with a sewing machine and “too much time on (his) hands…(Read More)