Take the Plunge: Colorado Digs Dives

The cheap booze. The sticky floors. The odd smells. The grizzled bartender.   By Eric Elkins Everybody has a story about that sloshy night in a shifty bar, where you started out afraid for your life and ended up making friends with the drunken regulars who’d worn the shape of their butts into their bar […]

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The Tale of The Colorado Trail

By Zoie Jordan – “Remember that guy, Peanut Butter? He was cute…” Peanut Butter was just one of the many nicknames bestowed onto fellow hikers and comrades that Kristi, Sheri and Kirsten met along the Colorado Trail from Silverton to Durango. The three amigas are avid adventurists who have known each other for years through […]

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TINCUP Whiskey Launches Outdoor Social Media Contest

by Alec Stutson – Colorado-based whiskey TINCUP has launched its Backcountry Adventure Campaign, inviting whiskey fans and outdoor explorers to share their mountain adventures for a chance to win “a truly once in a lifetime backcountry adventure,” including food, lodging and gear to explore the rugged mountains alongside renowned mountaineers! TINCUP was founded in 2014 […]

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10 Wildflowers to Look For on Your Next Hike

by Candace and Alec Stutson One of the prettiest aspects of hiking in the Rockies is the abundance and variety of wildflowers that can be found around the trails. We’ve compiled a list of wildflowers to look out for on your next mountain adventure, ranked from most common to the crown-jewel of wildflower spotting!   […]

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8 ALTERNATIVES to the Typical Ski Trip

There’s more than one way to enjoy fresh powder in Colorado! Ditch the skis and snowboard, and try one of these activities instead. by Jamie Siebrase Pop a Wheelie The outdoor world is obsessed with fat biking — aka snow biking — aka riding a mountain bike with oversized tires and wide rims across undulating […]

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