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Camp dance party

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We like a nice impromptu camp dance parties in the middle of the desert to stay warm on cold nights. Turns out that a little Saturday night fever can generate quite a lot of heat, considering that the energy expended can burn up to 450 calories per hour. On a chilly night 40 miles outside…(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)

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)

This charming little town on the Arizona/Utah border is about as quaint as can be, with a handful of gift shops, some nice cafés and a relaxed appeal that calms visitors down as soon as they roll in. But there is more than meets the eye in Kanab. Almost in the center of…(Read More)

Aztec, New Mexico

Where in the Universe is Aztec, New Mexico? It’s just south of the Colorado border, south enough that the distant mountains to the north give way to arid badlands and sandstone shapes that are out of this world. A rustic charming town full of beauty blooming just beneath the surface. 1) Aztec arches It…(Read More)

Alamosa, Colorado

Five things to do makes for one killer weekend in Alamosa, Colorado. Check it out. 1) Tap the San Luis Time for a siesta? Swing in this rustic brick brew pub and nestle up to a Valle Caliente. The brewers at SLV Brew take their award-winning Mexican Lager and run let it soak up…(Read More)

Crested Butte Mountain biking

First Ascent Coffee Wake up with a bang. At the east end of Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte, Colorado, you might be drawn to the aroma of coffee roasting on Wednesdays and Sundays. Go for a cup of the Hero Day blend, or just get a pound and be a happier person The Secret…(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)

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Gunnison, Colorado, is a tough little town. Gritty. Old school. But under that sun-baked crust there’s some real charm. We spent a few days roaming around sunny Gunny while it was cold and rainy in the high country, and we almost didn’t want to leave. Here are five ways to find the…(Read More)