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How the Zia/Ska/Trek Mountain Bike Race Team in Durango, Colorado embraces the finer things in life.  Words by Brandon Mathis, Photos by Terrance Siemon Mentors Matter On a still summer night in the foothills above Durango, Colorado, a mountain biker comes careening down a swinging ribbon of single track. Their form is textbook…(Read More)

Bull of the Woods trail run

From high alpine mountains to desert mesas, here are our picks to keep on your radar this running season. Words By Tiona Eversole ARIZONA AZT North Rim Ramble August 26th, 2018 Jacob Lake Northern Arizona is packed with many desert gems. The North Rim Ramble course takes you through spruce, pine and aspen forest, and…(Read More)

Runner, climber and part-time vagabond, Michael Versteeg has no end in sight. And that is just the way he likes it. words and photo by Morgan Sjogren Even if you’ve heard Versteeg’s name before, perhaps from ultramarathon race results or his acclaimed record run on the Arizona Trail, you probably don’t…(Read More)

fly fishing, braided on the water

How this Club of Female Anglers Inspire a Nationwide Movement of Conservation words by Morgan Tilton, photos by Kami Swingle The flat, turquoise water is as static as the hot air that surrounds our fishing boat. I loosen my grip on the rod and pinch the line in my other hand. “12 feet, 4 o…(Read More)

super ultra light backpacking

In the ounce-counting realm of ultralight backpacking, the lightest pack wins. words by Margaret Hedderman, photos by Terrance Siemon Not that backpacking is a competitive sport. But if it were, Pete Vogt, AKA “Five Pound Pete,” would leave his competition in the dust. As his trail name implies, Vogt hikes light– really light. In…(Read More)

cnayoneering Utah's North Wash

UTAH: Spending a day sliding, climbing and squeezing though a slot canyon no wider than an arm’s length might not sound like fun to some people, but to others it’s what fun is all about. Words by Brandon Mathis, Photos by Terrance Siemon In an area known as the North Wash in the…(Read More)

When you’re cruising around the locations of events like the Red Bull Rampage freeriding  competition, you meet some people that have a different take on mountain biking. So what is freeriding? “Anything but racing, “said freeride mountain bike ambassador Jeremy Hottinger. Hottinger lives in southern Utah, not far from Zion National Park and the…(Read More)

As the weather warms and the snow starts to melt, rivers begin to rise and rafts come out for the season. One of the best ways to take advantage of the early season high water is to start planning a multi-day river trip. Words by Tiona Eversole, Photos by Taylor “Bama” Criswell & Jake…(Read More)

Imagine walking miles in remote areas of wilderness, crossing state lines and living off of the items you carry in your pack. It’s called thru-hiking, and that’s exactly what endurance athlete and thru-hiker Greg Mauger does. by Tiona Eversole It started in 2016, taking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail…(Read More)

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