We love seeing so many folks enjoying outdoor recreation, but we don’t like outdoor wreckreation. With the increased visitation to the outdoors, we’re seeing too many of our beautiful spots damaged here, here, and here. Whether it’s leaving trash on the trail or your poop, we think it’s as good a time as ever to (re)introduce the Leave No Trace Seven Principles for those of you who don’t know them, forgot them, or are just now finding out that there’s something called the “Leave No Trace Principles.” If you want more detail, you can read about them here. What Does...
Climbing a fourteener in Colorado is a very popular outdoor activity to do for both locals and tourists. With 58 mountain peaks above 14,000 feet, ranging from “easy” to challenging, there is no shortage of hikes. Here is our list of ten 14ers for beginners in the Colorado mountains:
The best hikes near Denver are the ones without crowds and require a bit of skill. We’re talking about the hikes that end with our legs completely exhausted, our CamelBaks emptied, and our stomachs growling for a well-deserved meal.
Microadventures encourage us to see our backyards differently and help us appreciate what we already have. It’s easy to start going on microadventures as well which means all the more reason to go on one this weekend.
Hiking, whether on trails or in the backcountry, is a challenging yet gratifying activity and requires a certain amount of fitness to not only enjoy yourself but to make it to the top of the peak.
How I found myself between a rock and a hard place in one of the most remote and inclement areas on the planet — riding through Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. Following only horse trails, we looped 250 kilometres.