In the wilderness, even small cuts can be nasty. These three steps can help you treat any backcountry wound.
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A neck gaiter allows you to turn any outfit into a pseudo turtleneck — ugly but warm. These fleece tubes are a near-perfect design for snowy adventures.
Building an ultralight first aid kit will give you the supplies and confidence to tackle an array of potential problems during most outdoor missions.
Incorporating human-powered exploration into a trip not only provides a sense of purpose, it also changes your perspective.
Cañon City is a small town with a big reputation. Outsiders know it as Prison Valley. It’s home […]
A bikepacking trip along the Monumental Loop in New Mexico reveals the challenges and joy of traveling by bike.
Using several quality of life variables and GIS, I seek to find counties in Colorado that have high quality of life and lower cost of living.
The bike circuit mapped below provides the best way to tour 10 of Denver’s best urban outdoor spaces. Brings friends, wear a costume, and stop for a beer at your favorite destinations.
What can Buddhist philosophy teach us about buying a headlamp?
Basics Mileage: ~ 150 miles Elevation gain: 10,500 ft Start/Finish: North Cheyenne Cañon, Colorado Springs, CO Difficulty: Moderate […]
Thoreau’s financial advice offers a path towards freedom and satisfaction.
Weeknight camping is a novel way to break from routine and might serve as a rejuvenating escape. From […]
Changing how we manage forests can open new terrain for backcountry skiing. Colorado skiiers can learn from glade cutting organizations on the East Coast.
Using GIS (Geographic Information System) it’s possible to identify areas that match characteristics needed for a ski area. […]
Thorn protection is essential for bikepackers and bike commuters. Changing a flat tire might be fun the first […]
Your ultimate travel guide to Cañon City. Cañon City is often overlooked, but rarely disappoints. Adventurous travelers will enjoy the town’s no-frills attitude and abundant outdoor opportunities.
If you’re looking to add some spice to an alpine ascent, you may enjoy ‘scrambling.’ A scramble is a Class 3 or 4 route that mixes hiking with climbing. Here are some suggestions for how to get started scrambling.
Thru-Hikers know that some of the best backpacking gear is also the cheapest. These five household items are incredibly useful and easy to find.
Looking for a longer trail to explore in Colorado Springs? The Intemann Trail is open to hikers, bikers and runners. The Intemann Trail connects Colorado Springs with Manitou Springs, offering a canvas for all kinds of human-powered adventures at the base of Pikes Peak.
Planning to hike the Colorado Trail? Make sure you’re prepared for Colorado’s monsoon season. Learn more about timing rain on the Colorado Trail and what rain gear to bring to stay happy and dry for the long haul.