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Catching the best of fall in Southwest Colorado Autumn is perhaps the most breathtaking season of them all, especially in the southern Rocky Mountains. Here are five ways to experience the fall colors, from the comfort of the car to the thrill on the trail. 1. Take a drive, on-road. The Million Dollar Highway…(Read More)

Map reading for mountain climbing.

Any trip into the backcountry starts with a plan, especially climbing a 14er, whether it’s where to park, how to get there, what the weather will be like. But it’s fair to say that for an extended hike into a remote area, even more care should be taken. Here is how we do…(Read More)

Full Suspension Trail Bike

A full suspension mountain bike glossary of terms: To many mountain bikers, full suspension is full of questions. It’s unfortunate to just forget about it and go, but the reality is that many riders are missing out on the advantages of the suspension they paid for when they bought their bicycles. For answers, we…(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)

stand up paddle boarding

Stand up paddle boarding – SUP – has been around for centuries or longer, but it’s recently become one of the largest and fastest-growing outdoor activities in the U.S. In 2014 alone, Americans went out more than 13 million times for a paddle, according to the American Canoe Organization. So what is it? Think…(Read More)

Mountain biking is a full body activity. While your legs are pushing and pulling those pedals, your core and upper body are holding everything in place, and that is a major key to climbing hills. By following these five steps, your bike and body will become one tackling any climb. So get ready to crank…(Read More)