Dip into summer with the ultimate guide to hiking, paddling and exploring the Rocky Mountain region. From one-day epic scrambles, to the best shoes to hit the trails with this year, to our guide to paddling in Colorado—it’s all in the June issue! Grab a copy on stands or read it here today.
EDITOR’S LETTER: READING IN THE WILD
EAT THE TOUR
LOCAL HERO: ASTRONOMER DOUGLAS DUNCAN
MINE! ALL MINE!
EAT, SLEEP, PLAY: BOISE, IDAHO
THE END OF FORESTS
GATEWAY TO AWE
THE TRAIL: MOUNT OF THE HOLY CROSS
NUMEROLOGY: TRAIL COUNTER
STRAIGHT TALK: IAN ANDERSON
HEAVENLY I-70 HIKES
THE PURE LINE
WHITEWATER, WHITE LIGHTNING
Sure, Colorado is stacked with world-class rapids, but if you want to add a legend to your tick list this year, consider a trip to West Virginia. Time it for the fall and you can take advantage of the big-water releases that locals call Gauley Season.
SCHOOL OF ROCKS
Want to go to a school where academics and the outdoors have each other on belay? We asked our readers to vote for the best outdoor adventure colleges in the Rocky Mountain West. Here are the 2017 winners.
WYOMING TRAVEL GUIDE
2017 PADDLING GUIDE
ESSENTIAL GEAR FOR ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAMPING
MEET THE CROSS-SEXUAL
WELCOME TO BEAT STREET
A WILD SPACE – SUP ON THE ESCALANTE RIVER
ELWAYVILLE: ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAVES