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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)

This Colorado cottage is a desert Oasis Tucked deep within the foothills between the soaring San Juan and Sangre de Christo mountains of southern Colorado, 13 miles from the tiny community of Del Norte, you’ll catch a scent of the ocean – a colorful cabin that was handmade with reused and recycled materials. The owners…(Read More)

Knee deep in a clear rushing Colorado river lined with conifers reaching toward the sky, Cole Glenn is fixated on a particular eddy, a deep pool of still water. His eyes are locked, his nine-foot fishing rod is held level and high as his line drifts slowly down river. With an all consuming anticipation…(Read More)

Pagosa Springs, Colorado: population 1,700; elevation 7,000 feet, has always been true blue Colorado. If you’re short on time but big on adventure, here are five must-do things to take a little of Pagosa with you wherever you go. 1) Ski the the Creek . This 1,600 acre family owned and…(Read More)

“As we started this company, it was all about taking wool to a more technical place,” said Timm Smith of Voormi, makers of high-performance wool garments in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. “Can we make something that is soft and sweater-like in nature, thermal like a fleece, but gives you…(Read More)

How to get layered

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There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. Cotton kills: Cotton soaks up sweat like a sponge and all that moisture just sits there, making you freeze. Ditch the cotton and dress in layers.1) Base layer: A fancy name for long underwear. Use a natural or synthetic base layer that pulls…(Read More)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has spoken, and the outlook for winter 2015-16 has powder written all over it. In fact, many forecasters believe this winter could bring the strongest El Niño in 50 years. To get you psyched, we picked some out the best places to ride in the Southwest, so…(Read More)