Philip Armour

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Heavy Metal

The poisonous element mercury permeates our environment—including our tooth fillings—and, according to Lafayette-based Quicksilver...

From Enlightenment to Alligators

Colorado’s San Luis Valley channels all vibes—14ers, natural hot springs, Tibetan stupas, a top-notch...

Gary Neptune

The Colorado climbing and retail legend imparts his wisdom on the joys of the...

DRINK: High on the Vine

Think Colorado’s too high for fine wine? Elevation and chilly nights combine to make...

Cancer Climber Sean Swarner

Given no chance to survive cancer—twice—Sean Swarner bucked the odds with a regimen of exercise and hope. He’s spreading that message to other patients and survivors by climbing the highest peaks in the world and motivating everyone he meets.