The May issue is live! From the ultimate festival guide, to top river trips to take this year, to inspiring stories of exploration and adventure, you’ll find it all on the pages of our latest issue! Grab a copy and start planning an epic summer.
Editor’s Letter: Leave What You Find
Top Tips For Hiking With Your Dog
How High is the Water?
The Gross Reservoir Expansion Project, which is set to start in late 2018, will change the dynamic of a favorite Front Range escape—so get there ASAP…and check back for new trails after the water rises.
Eat, Sleep, Play: Lyons, Colorado
Local Hero: Tim Kugler
The World’s Biggest Splash is in Banff
Refuge in the Wild
Hot Spot: Favorite Colorado Floats
The water is high and it’s prime season to get out on the river or plan a big trip. Not sure where to start? We give you four classic floats in the Centennial State, each tailored to how long you have to get away.
Numerology: Native Rights
Native Americans have a deep, ancestral connection to the outdoors but all too often they get left out of the conversation when it comes to wilderness, wildlife, recreation and conservation in the United States. Dig into these numbers and learn more about how indigenous people are being heard and making a difference in the outdoor industry.
Straight Talk: Carole McGranahan
The 2018 Rocky Mountain Festival Guide
Summer is on the way and it’s time to plan a full season of events that will get you moving, shaking, racing—and maybe even taking some time for contemplation. EO’s annual festival guide puts the next seven months of outdoor lifestyle happenings at your fingertips. So peruse these listings, circle your favorites and pack up the cooler, tent and hula hoop. Bring on the festing!
The Gear You Need For Festival Season
Oh, The Guys You Will Meet!
Hear This: The Best Festival Finds
We’ll Meet in the Mountains
When two brothers take the time to drive hundreds of miles to reconnect with each other in the high peaks of Chicago Basin, they finally tick off an adventure they had planned since childhood and reconnect to what keeps them going in a busy world.
ELWAYVILLE: It Goes to Eleven