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Mother’s Day kayak and raft tradition still splashing after 60 years photos by Britt Runyon Pilar, New Mexico – the Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Races, the second oldest organized river race in the country, will once again host kayakers and rafters, canoers, spectators, campers and Dutch Oven Cookoff competitors from May 11 to…(Read More)

A first timer’s guide to this colorful cultural high desert city. by Morgan Tilton Seriously fresh eggs. Seriously.  Bite into El Pinto’s Huevos Rancheros with a side of the fire-roasted green and spicy red chiles. In 2016, the brother-owned, 55-year-old family restaurant introduced the nation’s only hen-laying…(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)

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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)

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