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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)

Rock climbing in this secret gem is as captivating as it is tough, and the more you know about its history, the stranger it gets. by Brandon Mathis On the western outskirts of Colorado’s San Luis Valley, narrow canyons form hallways of hard volcanic rock, rounded smooth from wind and rain. Corridors are hidden…(Read More)

Santa Fe Adventure Pro

Lured by good skiing, green chile and a dose of sun in the Land of Enchantment, we headed to Santa Fe, New Mexico. And that’s exactly what we found. A weekend getaway in this centuries-old capital city is like taking a trip around the world, just 45 minutes from Albuquerque. Mild winter temperatures…(Read More)

Bull of The Woods Run

On the run: why the pursuit of mountain running in New Mexico is climbing Looks like this trail running event is on the rise: In only its second year, it doubled its registration. The Bull of the Woods Trail Run is an eight or 13 mile trail run through dense, rich, forests and into the…(Read More)

Dunton Hot Springs

One more gift for the mountains: soothing, natural hot springs. We put together a list of the most celebrated hot springs across the southwest to bring you these magic mountain waters. HEALING WATERS, PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO In a place known for its hot springs, these all-natural and undiluted mineral springs are the oldest in…(Read More)

To get you psyched for winter, we picked some out the best places to ride in the Southwest, so get those boards waxed and grab your snorkel. This winter is going to be good. Purgatory This mountain north of Durango, Colorado, is ranked among the best of the Southwest for experience and setting. Ample sunshine…(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)

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