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Every spring bands of snowboarders converge on a tiny Rocky Mountain town in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains to explore the backcountry opportunities that abound. But they’re not you typical snowboarders. They’re split boarders. It’s called splitboarding: a genre of snowboarding that relies on boards that split in two to be used…(Read More)

Whether you’re running, backpacking, hiking or just out for a stroll the Bear Creek National Recreation Trail is Rocky Mountain country hiking at its best. By Brandon Mathis Who: Ambitious hikers, history buffs, trail runners, backpackers and bighorn sheep. What: A stunning, rigorous historic trail that climbs a mountain drainage area through mining history…(Read More)

trail running Durango

Who wants to go for a trail run after work? Us too. by Brandon Mathis No matter if you’re just starting out or are a seasoned ultra marathoner, there’s nothing quite like a nice trail run in the mountains. Looking over the town where you live helps. If you should find yourself in…(Read More)

Teocali Trail, Crested Butte

Spend a stormy weekend in the one of the birthplaces of mountain biking, and you feel reborn. Crested Butte, Colorado: A small mining town turned ski mountain mecca, wrapped in trails with a wildflower bow. It’s considered by many to be one of the birthplaces of mountain biking. According to legend, a group of…(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)

Contributor Laura Hughes shares her best tips for camping out of your van. Words and Photos by Laura Hughes In the past couple of years, a new adventure craze has feverishly taken over the internet. We aren’t talking about an epic trail or secret slot canyon this time; we are talking about the prized…(Read More)

Knee deep in a clear rushing Colorado river lined with conifers reaching toward the sky, Cole Glenn is fixated on a particular eddy, a deep pool of still water. His eyes are locked, his nine-foot fishing rod is held level and high as his line drifts slowly down river. With an all consuming anticipation…(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)