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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)

Ouray, Colorado

Located at 7,792 feet above sea level, Ouray, Colorado is home to some pretty fabulous spots to drink, eat and get down. Here are some of our favorites for an absolutely killer weekend in Ouray. Colorado Boy Brewing A few miles up the road from Ouray in neighboring Ridgeway, thirsty folks nestle up to…(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)

mountain biking Moab

Camp at Gold Bar Rim Campground 10 miles down Potash Road, and nab a spot on the Colorado River. Take a hike at dusk to the incomparable Corona and Bowtie Arch, using ancient Moki steps carved into the sandstone by ancestral Puebloans centuries ago. Back at camp watch the aerial acrobatics of little brown Myotis…(Read More)

Across the West, any town with a river running through it has water culture: Where ski bums and beach bums collide. It’s a taste of the beach at 8,000 feet above sea level. Boats, rafts and boards are stacked on cars or hanging out of truck beds. A blend of professional and haphazard…(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)

Bluff, Utah

Far removed from the busy streets of more popular desert destinations, Bluff, Utah, is a charming rural town surrounded by beauty. Here’s what to do to get the most out of Bluff, from cultural history, natural landscapes to a good ol’ fashioned hearty meal. 1) River odyssey The magical San Juan River would likely…(Read More)