Happy Birthday, Colorado!

The Centennial State turns 141 today, and we have to say, Colorado is looking good for its age! Our home state has a lot going for itself. It’s home to a huge section of the majestic Rocky Mountains. It has everything from mighty rivers and vast mesas, to mountains and sprawling plains. It boasts 300 days of sunshine each year, and the weather makes each and every day spent outdoors an exciting one. Here at Elevation Outdoors, we heart the beautiful state that we call home, so much, that our team wanted to share some our favorite Colorado moments to truly celebrate on this Colorado Day. Share yours with us by tagging @elevationout on your social media shots today.Elizabeth O’Connell | Publisher 

Our Publisher, Elizabeth O’Connell, thinks that the view from the top is always better when you work for it. Photo snapped on a recent climbing adventure in beautiful Boulder Canyon. Roxy Harbitter & Ben Dawson | The Live Outside and Play Road Team

The LOAP team recently snapped this shot looking over Pyramid peak on top of the last pass of the Maroon Bells 4 pass loop, a 28 mile backpack adventure that climbs up four passes, each over 12,400 feet.

Cameron Martindell | Managing Editor 

After an early start, EO’s managing editor treks into a few low clouds still lingering in the morning light as a team heads for the summit of La Plata Peak (14,360′) which is named after the many silver deposits in the area.

Aaron Bible | Contributing Editor 

Colorado doesn’t just serve as one big outdoor playground for Contributing Editor, Aaron Bible. It’s also one big backyard for Aaron’s pup, Zoe Belle. Tyra Sutak | Digital Manager

The lows sometimes found during a multi-day backpacking trip in unknown wilderness can be pretty low, but the highs… For our Digital Manager, Tyra Sutak, the highs are unbeatable.

Conor Sedmak | Account Executive 

For EO account executive, Conor Sedmak, ski season doesn’t end when the lifts stop turning. Here he is seeking out Colorado’s late season goods in the Indian Peak Wilderness earlier this year.

Doug Schnitzspahn | Editor-In-Chief

Our fearless leader left Boulder at 4 a.m to climb Navajo Peak in the Indian Peak Wilderness, catching the sunrise at Lake Isabelle along the way, and summiting at 9 a.m. after taking a moment to explore a hauntingly beautiful C-47 plane that wrecked in 1948 in a place now known as Airplane Gulley.


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