While we (rightly) focus on the big battles over the fate of public lands and clean air and water that lay in the hands of Congress and the courts, local conservationists are engaged in tough, meaningful work in the fight to protect land and precious resources in their hometowns and backyards. Let’s give them a hand and add up the numbers when it comes to what close-to-home campaigns can achieve.
The Rockies leads the country when it comes to embracing the $887 billion dollar outdoor recreation economy, but the region is also reimagining exactly what “outdoors” means. These five big new ideas are changing everything.
Elevation Outdoors connects readers to local Rocky Mountain outdoor sports, active lifestyles and adventure travel—skiing, biking, paddling, hiking, climbing, camping and more—plus top outdoor gear, trails, festivals, races, local tips and news.