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The Rest of Your Life

29 Jan 15
The Rest of Your Life
The Rest of Your Life Sure, skiing, climbing and biking might be the things that draw you to a mountain town, but play in a rec sports league and you can finally call the place home. By Devon O’Neil Looking back on my brief but transformative life in the mountains, there are many memories to consider when […]

Elwayville: The Beauty of the Turn

26 Jan 15
Elwayville: The Beauty of the Turn
It’s always interesting to me that some people want to draw a line or create a difference between the many ways in which they enjoy a snow-covered mountain. They’re skiers, they say, if they get a thrill from the cold, clear click of a locked-heel binding. Or free-heelers, if they love the long elegance of […]

Ski Powder and Rip Singletrack in the Same Day in Salida

22 Jan 15
Ski Powder and Rip Singletrack in the Same Day in Salida
By Zack White For many, one sport a day is plenty. But for those of us who are more gluttonous, even an afternoon of knee-deep powder isn’t enough to keep the mind from drifting through miles of dry singletrack switchbacks on a mountain bike while stuck on the lift back up for another run. Luckily, […]

Hiking with Spiked Footwear

19 Jan 15
Hiking with Spiked Footwear
While the higher reaches of Colorado get buried in massive heaps of snow and trying to travel on the great white blanket can be near impossible without snowshoes or skis, the lower elevations along the Front Range may only end up with a few inches to contend with. Snowshoes will often be overkill along these […]

Learn to Understand the Language of Avalanche Bulletins

13 Jan 15
Learn to Understand the Language of Avalanche Bulletins
Colorado leads the nation in lots of good stuff—fittest population and most 14ers to name just two categories—but we’re also tops in avalanche deaths. Part of that is because all these fit people are constantly skiing off the numerous 14ers. A good chunk of that dubious honor, though, is due to our bitchy snowpack. Cold […]

The Best Backcountry Gear

09 Jan 15
The Best Backcountry Gear
We spend lots of time out in the wild untracked stuff. Here’s the equipment that rose to the top of our tests. 1. Big Agnes Third Pitch Meet the perfect layer to slip on after you just finished a sweaty skin and are waiting for your buddies to reach the top. This comfy 850-fill, hydrophophobic-down […]
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