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This warmer than usual winter has been hard for skiers and resorts alike. The lack of snow has us wondering whether winter will ever come. Ski areas such as Purgatory Resort north of Durango, CO are struggling to get the entire mountain open, but that isn’t stopping these skiers from getting a couple runs…(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)

You’ve never had a yoga sesh like this one. by Brandon Mathis When certified yoga instructor and accupunturist Meagn Lott began teaching a summer evening yoga class on the banks of the Florida River on the Colorado/New Mexico border, she wasn’t sure who would show up. Sure, there were the usual suspects…(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)

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)

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)

Durango Storehouse Studio Looking for a cool place to crash? Check out these sweet pads, from refined alpine cottages to a desert trailer with a view. While a Durango vacation rental is a popular item, not all are so close to downtown. For the Storehouse, leave your car at home. This refinished Main Avenue cobblestone…(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)

Trail running is as rewarding as it is challenging. You get to workout and run amok at the same time. We chased down accomplished trail runner Joey Schrichte on his home trails of Durango, Colorado, to see how he tackles the ups and downs of tough terrain, and has fun doing it. “Trail running isn…(Read More)