Paul Tolme

Fight Back

There is no time for anxiety and angst. Our public lands and climate need your help now more than ever. In this outdoor resistance decoder, we run down the biggest threats to public lands and the environment posed by the new Presidential administration and Congress—and tell you exactly what you can do to try to stop them.
The politics of bike commuting infrastructure in Colorado and the U.S.

Spinning the Political Wheels

Bike commuting is on the rise in the United States and Colorado, thanks in part to increased federal funding that is building an infrastructure of new trails and bike lanes. But budget cutting fervor in Washington could slam on the brakes.
The Core: Jones has infused new energy into snowboarding by heading deep into the backcountry. Photo: Seth Lightcap

Keeping Up with Jeremy Jones

Last year, the legendary rider’s film “Deeper” broke the mold of snowboard porn by ditching helicopters in favor of climbing ropes, splitboards and crampons. Jeremy Jones’ new movie, “Further” promises to push the boundaries of snowboard mountaineering to even greater heights.
Frackin’ Wells! Natural gas drilling is exempt from environmental laws like the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. Photo: Courtesy Ecoflight

Gassed Out

The United States is increasingly tapping into clean natural gas to reduce its reliance on oil and coal power and lower its carbon footprint. But for outdoor recreation buffs, the gas boom comes at a steep price.