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Colorado high school mountain biking

Meet the RGC Rattlers: Riders from the Rio Grande Colorado high school mountain biking is on the rise. The only valley visible from space and nestled between the San Juan Mountains and there Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado is a trail destination about to bloom. The Prong Horn…(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)

Keenan DesPlanques and Bryce Gordon love the San Juan Mountains, a rugged, tall and remote range in Southwest Colorado. This moving video edit is how they’ve shared that love. In Gordon’s words, “A little look into thoughts conjured on the skin track, in the hills…(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)

Mixing things up

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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)

The spotlight has once again turned to shine brightly on steel framed bikes. story and photos by Ben Brashear There’s a movement in the cycling industry: a rising hoard of made in the U.S.A. bike builders, all hoping and re-defining what a bike can and should be. And, there’s an…(Read More)

Through the lens of an alpine angler A landscape of jagged peaks and remote streams and alpine lakes, the San Juan Mountains create some of the most rugged and inhospitable terrain in the world, but the challenges they present are equaled by the beauty they hold. All a canvas to the eye of a fly…(Read More)

Autumn colors

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Every year autumn colors burn bright across the mountains. Some call it the fall blaze. we call it awesome. Join us on a quick photo tour of some of our favorite places to visit when the seasons make their change. Nothing says get outside and play like autumn colors. Fallen leaves crunching under foot or…(Read More)

Durango Double

Durango is an iconic trail town, so what better way to celebrate the singletrack then with a trail running and mountain biking event? Enter the new Durango Double. Departing from its roots as a trail run/road run over an autumn weekend, Durango Double event organizers were looking for a way to dig in deep…(Read More)

Mountain sports photographer Ben Gavelda sneaks up high for some good-ole fashioned trout fishing in America Story and photos by Ben Gavelda A lid of clouds prowls over mountain peaks in predawn light. Rocky walls cradle a small basin of blue green water and sandy-hued shore. Coats of fog swirl in the mountain…(Read More)