EDITOR’S letter

How did we get here ten years later?


QUICK HITS

Colorado Mountain College wins the Top Adventure College Poll (again!), Tommy Caldwell and other pro climbers get in on POW, wilderness experiences for women only, Crimping for Gold and more…

EAT, SLEEP, PLAY:

Lander, Wyoming

LOCAL HERO: Maureen Beck

GEAR LAB

FLASHPOINT

The High Lonesome 100 has a plan to finally bring gender balance to the sport of ultrarunning.


HOT SPOT

Leave the fourteeners to the crowds and check out these four lower, but very worthy Colorado peaks that offer everything from wildflowers to summer corn skiing.


Numerology

Take a hard look at the facts of climate change here in Colorado.


STRAIGHT TALK

Wendy Fisher still rips and finds the time to raise a family.


Hear This

Enjoy a week in the backcountry and a weekend at the Telluride Jazz Festival.


The Road

In the golden age of Yosemite climbing, Pat Ament rode the rails between California and Colorado to climb with Royal Robbins.

Elwayville

From the Broncos to black labs, these are the things that change (and stay the same) in Colorado.

 

10 YEARS: A DECADE OF ELEVATION OUTDOORS

To celebrate our 10th anniversary of encouraging you to get outside and play (and give a damn about saving it), we run down all the big happenings in this magazine and in the outdoor world since our first issue hit newsstands in February 2009—from Shane McConkey to “Transending.”

Gear for the High Country

Our favorite hip, technical stuff for the mountains.

 

On the Cover

Longtime friend of the mag, artist, award-winning filmmaker, badass climber dude and Meridian Line (themeridianline.com) founder Jeremy Collins gives us his impression of an eternal bro who may have every print issue of EO stashed away in his van. By Jeremy Collins jercollins.com