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Rock climbing in this secret gem is as captivating as it is tough, and the more you know about its history, the stranger it gets. by Brandon Mathis On the western outskirts of Colorado’s San Luis Valley, narrow canyons form hallways of hard volcanic rock, rounded smooth from wind and rain. Corridors are hidden…(Read More)

Ouray Ice Park

You’ve never seen the Ouray Ice Park like this. Filmmaker and longtime resident of Colorado’s Western Slope Barry Stevenson knows how to capture the Ouray Ice Park in all its glory. From full bore Rocky Mountain blizzards to sun-shiny days, and during the world famous Ouray Ice Festival, Stevenson has watched the…(Read More)

sport climbing ropes, carabiners, and qucikdraws

Tie in and learn what sport climbing is all about Rock climbing is among the freest and purest forms of athleticism that our primate selves can pursue. Sport climbing, or climbing for fun, is typically short single-pitch climbs in an area of concentrated surrounding routes. It pertains to an initial climber following that route…(Read More)

Colorado Ice Climbing at it’s best: Silverton. Ice climbing Silverton: With an elevation of more than 9,000 feet above sea level, Silverton Colorado is one of the most celebrated destinations in the U.S. when it come stop ice climbing. Surrounded by many 13 and even some 14 thousand foot peaks, alpine snows…(Read More)

“We drank a six-pack of cola, ate a box of vanilla cookies and passed out in the car for 11 hours.” – Bryce Gordon. Our readers get out. This one comes from Colorado’s Bryce Gordon and Will Berger. It was simple. Summit Utah’s Abajo Mountains, ski down to stashed mountain bikes loaded with…(Read More)

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The Ouray Ice Park is a natural canyon that has been made into a public ice climbing arena. It could be one of the coolest things in the world, according to many climbers. Free to anyone who chooses to drop in. People come for all over the world to step up to the ice -…(Read More)

Nestled on the southern edge of Canyonlands National Park, Needles District is a land that, until recently, was hard to tell where you were. Today, this is the crack climbing promised land. By Luke Mehall Even five years ago there were no signs for this place that is now known world wide as Indian Creek…(Read More)

Rock climbing in this secret gem is as captivating as it is tough, and the more you know about its history, the stranger it gets. by Brandon Mathis On the western outskirts of Colorado’s San Luis Valley, narrow canyons form hallways of hard volcanic rock, rounded smooth from wind and rain. Corridors are hidden…(Read More)

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