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Lole Brand Spotlight and Giveaway!

Lole women's clothing

Sorry guys, this week’s brand spotlight is all about the ladies. Whether you’re cycling, running or hitting up yoga class, you want high performance clothing that suits your needs and look great. Lole employs an all-women design team that focuses on fashion-forward feminine active outdoor clothing. Keep reading to enter our Lole gear giveaway at the bottom of this post. […]

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4 Reasons to Love Hiking in the Fall

hiking in fall

This past weekend, I hiked into Rocky Mountain National Park to climb some peaks. I was surprised to find the hillsides covered in yellow and orange leaves. That’s when I realized something amazing, autumn had arrived in the mountains. Fall hiking is my favorite – here’s a few reasons why. 1. Fall Colors – This is kind of obvious but […]

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Five Best Free Activities in Denver

Denver, CO

The mornings are growing cooler and the kids have packed up their backpacks and headed to school. However, that doesn’t mean that summer is completely gone! There is still time to nab a few fun weekends in the sun before the snow begins to fall, and we’re here to help. Read on for some favorite Denver activities that will keep […]

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Epic Micro Adventures – What to do when plans fail

packrafting adventures

Life doesn’t always cooperate with one’s adventure goals, so when your multi-day adventure plans fail what do you do? You take those big plans and you create an EPIC Micro Adventure. A few months ago, I wrote an article on how to fill your life with adventures, not dreams, and since then a lot of my own adventure plans had […]

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What Type of Outdoor Adventurer Are You?

Outdoor Adventurer Quiz

You love the outdoors, you’re up for an adventure from time to time but do you really know what type of outdoor adventurer you are? Take this quick quiz to find out.   1. Packing for a camping trip, you’d never forget to bring: A. A hotel room key. B. A big tent, camp chair and hiking boots. C. A […]

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How to Ride a Bike in a Paceline

Cycling tips

Solo rides are awesome. The wind in my face, watching the scenery fly by, setting my own pace, and conquering long distances on my own is what makes the cycling experience so enjoyable. Sharing that experience with a small group is even better. Riding with a small group, I can cover even longer distances because I use less energy at […]

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Hi-Tec Brand Spotlight and Giveaway

Hi-Tec Logo

Packing in the miles on a hiking trail requires a comfortable pair of boots. Nothing will ruin a hike like poorly fitting or wet hiking boots. Keep reading to learn about the Hi-Tec brand and be sure to enter our gear giveaway at the bottom of this post. The Hi-Tec footwear brand was established in 1974 by Frank Van Wezel. Frank […]

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Are You Making This Common Hiking Mistake?

hiking mistake

Hiking is basically walking, right? It’s easy. Anyone can do it but are you making this common mistake? Many hikers have discovered the advantages of using trekking poles but many people are using them incorrectly. Take a look at these two photos and decide which one is the correct way to hold a trekking pole. So what do you do? […]

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How to Maintain a Fishing Rod: Rod and Reel Maintenance

rod and reel maintenance

Landing that prize winning trout requires you to have a rod and reel set up that is in good condition. You can increase the longevity of a rod and reel and keep it performing at optimal level with just a few minutes of maintenance. Watch this quick video for tips on how to maintain a fishing rod. Rod and Reel […]

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Enter to Win a Trip to Machu Picchu Plus Gear

Machu Picchu Giveaway

Do you know what would be awesome? To win a trip to South America plus a boat load of gear. Am I right? What are you waiting for? Enter now for a chance to win a Trip to Machu Picchu. The trip includes: Two round trip tickets with LAN. Two Classic High-Route Treks with Logistical Support lead by Journeys International. […]

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