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Mancos, Colorado

Mancos: Between Mesa Verde and the Mountains At the foot of Colorado’s La Plata Mountains, and just outside Mesa Verde National Park, the historic town of Mancos, Colorado, population 1,300, runs by a different clock. Founded in 1894, here, cowboys and farmers hold court over coffee, and a recent artistic boom has added…(Read More)

river trips

Want to know how to mix a little adventure with relaxation? Take a river rafting float trip and bring along some good friends and good food. That’s how. 1) River menu Just because you’re out in the middle of nowhere doesn’t mean you have to eat like it. Nothing makes camp more…(Read More)

springtime in the Rockies

When temperatures rise, around the West that means boating, flip flops, BBQ, road rides and festivals. At times, you can do so much in one weekend that you’ll need the rest of the week to recover, just in time for the next one. It’s a mile-high spring fling. 1) Rock the boat…(Read More)

As summer blooms in the West, many keen anglers head to mountain country. We caught up with Colorado expert angler Jake Ballard of Duranglers Flies and Supplies for some sweet spots to fish at elevation. (Plus, we decided to throw in a few classic rivers around the Southwest.) “In the high country it will be…(Read More)

Being a professional enduro mountain bike racer means hitting the road, and for Krista Rust, that means after the road she’s hitting the trail. Much of race season, Rust and her teammate, Anthony Diaz, live out of a 2010 Chevy Express van, given to her by Colorado Camper Van. It’s cozy, but nothing…(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)

1) Grab a biteBreakfast at the Silverbean Coffee, an Airstream Trailer at the west end of Cortez, then head into McElmo Canyon and pedal or hike through the estimated 30,000 ancestral ancestral Puebloan ruins that exist in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, many of which appear along its 15 miles of sweet desert…(Read More)

1) RideSedona is surrounded by singletrack. In fact, the only thing that stands out more than the quality of the trails is the accessibility. West Sedona, Uptown and Oak Creek all have singletrack opportunities that deliver, but if you’re short on time, head to Oak Creek, park at the Bike and Bean, pedal…(Read More)

The historical town of Crested Butte, Colorado, is a blast with a ton of past. This rugged town offers up a ton of activities and a charming downtown. So, get your crusty butt there and hit these killer spots.1) Face it, you’re here to ski and it’s pretty easy to get the…(Read More)

There are countless ways to have the perfect the weekend in Moab, whether you’re looking for a bivouac in the desert sand or a quaint cabin on the Colorado River. Here are five things to go, see and do in one of the most beautiful places on earth. 1) CrankThe Slick Rock bike trail…(Read More)