Editor’s Letter

Celebrate the National Park Service.

Contributor Questions

What Mountain Do You Dream of Climbing?

Quick Hits

Steve House’s mentor program, Gore Range hikes, Vedauwoo, Off-Peak Climbs, and more!


The Colorado Fourteeners Initiative is getting dirty to save summit trails.

Hot Spot

Hike in Colorado’s national parks.

The Trail

Use the ViewRanger app to stand atop the summit of Mount Harvard.

Straight Talk

George Basch’s Himalayan Stove Project transforms lives in Nepal.

Hear This

New tunes from bands touring the front range in August and September.

The Road

Kennan Harvey seeks the key to the knife edges of the Evo Traverse.


Mountain folk never get old.

The Ultimate Fourteener Guide

Guide book author James Dzienzyski takes you on a personal tour up Colorado’s peaks over 14,000 feet, with the best alternate routes, best peaks for dogs and the hardest summits. Plus, Fourteener know-how and the best peaks for beginners.

Fourteener Basics

Never been up high but itching to give it a try? Here are a few words of advice and a few good bumps to try.

Meet the Top Outdoor Schools 

EO‘s readers picked the best colleges for outdoor-minded students.


Hit the mountains Euro-style!

Gear Up

You’ll want the right gear and apparel for that hot date up on the crags.