Family Camping: Great Sand Dunes, Colo. [video]

Want to check out Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve? Our family snuck into a great campsite at Pinon Flats Campground...

Favorite Family-Friendly Face Coverings for your Next Outing

Without a doubt, parenting in a pandemic is next-level parenting. The daily uncertainty can be overwhelming, even for the most seasoned of...

Jeremy Jones Wants You to Vote

The founder of Protect Our Winters seeks common ground in his ongoing fight for climate action, clean air, and a healthy planet....

5 Tips for Your Family’s First Backcountry Camping Trip

If you want a successful backcountry trip with little ones, pre-planning (and a dash of adaptability) is the name of the game....

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Make a Plan: Vote This November to Protect Our Winters

There is a lot at stake this November. And Protect Our Winters (POW) is helping those who play outdoors to make a...

Zeal Optics Launches World’s First Sunglasses Made of Recycled Plastics and Grasses

PLASTIC BOTTLES + GRASS FIBER + BIO GAS = SUNGLASSES REIMAGINED. Boulder, Colorado’s Zeal Optics has long prided itself...

Ode to the Craftsmen

A silent skier squints into a rapidly intensifying storm, attempting to make out the remnants of a meandering skin track through the...

Arapahoe Basin’s New Aerial Adventure Park!

Story by Katherine Fuller, pictured above “Oh, good. I wanted to see how this was going to go.”

Cycling and Owning a Bike Shop in the Age...

Back in March, I wrote a blog entitled Cycling in the Age...

Stream It: Yeti Presents Films at Home (9/3/2020)

The Yeti Film Tour experienced a COVID-induced postponement this year, but the...

Let’s See It! Introducing the Elevation Outdoors Recreates Responsibly...

Gov. Jared Polis has made wearing a mask indoors in public places...

GEAR OF THE WEEK

Machines for Freedom | Indigo Print Jersey

Comfy and moisture-wicking, this performance jersey flashes some low-key style at the starting line. But the real winner here is the fit. Founder Jenn Kriske created a cycling apparel brand that caters to all body types so everyone can feel comfortable out on a ride.

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June-July 2020 Is Live!

On the Cover: Jean-Marie Bousquet wades across the Yampa River on an...

The May 2020 Issue Is Live!

On the Cover: Climber and humanitarian Timmy O’Neill breaks through at Denver’s...

APRIL 2020

On the Cover: Riders Michelle Zimmerman (front) and Uri Carlson (back) dig into the...

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Age of Uncertainty

We have never faced a global crisis like COVID-19  but the outdoors and our community has the power to ride it out, stay grounded,...

The Dirt Deities

Great trail systems don’t just appear out of thin air and good intentions. They take dedication, planning, navigating government bureaucracy, and lots of hard...

Fresh Dirt

These three Colorado mountain biking hubs have even more to offer this year with new trails that will appeal to riders of all ability...

10 Years: A Decade of Elevation Outdoors

Since 2009 Elevation Outdoors has been celebrating the outdoor lifestyle in Colorado and the Rockies. Here's everything we've learned (and all that has happened...