MAXIMIZE YOUR LINE: TGR/BCA athlete Dash Longe shreds blind pillows in the Selkirks, thanks to fellow athletes, who scouted from below and relayed crucial line info to him over their radios. Nail your line every time with the BC Link. MAXIMIZE YOUR SAFETY: Vail rider Hunter Schleper was about to get swallowed up in this […]
26 Nov 15
Gift Ideas for the Adventurous Woman in Your Life Who Loves Winter.
24 Nov 15
If you have seen it and you are a climber, you know the allure of The Diamond. It’s grand and monolitihic, far away from the ice cream, knick knacks and crowds of downtown Estes Park. I began climbing scrappy roadcuts in the spring of 1993, and a passion took hold of me. I wanted to climb everything. As soon as I discovered the great northeast face of Longs Peak, it went to the top of the list. Climbers generally consider The Diamond its own summit. You climb it and you descend, rarely going to the true 14,259 foot top of Longs proper—but, you have to do that at least once. I doubt most people stall 17 years. Here’s a look at my love affair with the peak and the art I made to celebrate it.
24 Nov 15
You never want to say you are “good” at anything in this state. It always turns out there is someone who is beautifully better. This is a state full of resident badasses—people who can out climb, out ski, out run and generally just beat you into the ground while having fun. But who is the […]