There are still plenty of “firsts” waiting out there for outdoor adventurers willing to dream big. To that end, and just for the simple joy of it, Salewa athlete Paul Guschlbauer is flying from the top of Alaska to the tip of Argentina in a Super Cub, a plane that’s more or less a paraglider.
Always a local’s favorite,Copper Mountain has upgraded its lifts and joined on to the new Ikon Pass, which launches this season. It’s a prime destination for both families and hard-chargers thanks to a wide variety of terrain. Here’s how to maximize your visit.
For 20 years conservationists have battled to protect this isolated stream under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. That dream may finally come to fruition with little controversy thanks to a dedicated effort by river advocates and the urgings of the U.S. Army.
What better place to build an outdoor brand than in the state that gets outside and plays more than any other? The people who work at these companies live the Colorado life—and that dedication to adventure shows in the businesses they run and the products they produce.
We asked our readers to choose the places that exemplify a dedication to the outdoor lifestyle, the towns with big hearts, full lungs and a dedicated love for the precious lands that surround them. Here are the winners.