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Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario

planning

Most of us spend hours planning for our adventures but that doesn’t mean everything is going to go perfectly. Things get forgotten, Mother Nature rebels and wild animals get a little too friendly. We cannot prepare for every aspect of any given worst case scenario, but you can be prepared to survive any worst case scenario that comes your way. […]

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5 Bear Canister Use Tips

Bear Canister Tips

Bear canisters are an excellent way to protect your food in the backcountry. They are required in some national parks but even if they aren’t required they are still nice to have because they’re more reliable than hanging food and they provide a place for you to sit down. Follow these helpful tips to use your bear-resistant container correctly. Bear […]

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Improve Your Cycling With This Simple Tip

bike seat adjustment

Proper seat adjustment will ensure a comfortable ride and will help you pack on the miles more efficiently. Not sure how to adjust your saddle? Follow these simple tips to adjust your bike seat and improve your cycling experience. 1. Make sure that your bike seat is level- Simply loosen the seat clamp bolt, level the seat then tighten the […]

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Have You Ever Been to This Peak? Can You Name It?

Colorado Peak

Do you like mountains? Whether you prefer climbing mountains or driving to the top of them, it’s possible you’ve been to the top of this week’s Mystery Destination. Go ahead, read the clues, look at the photo then see if you can guess the mountain we are talking about. The road to the summit of this mountain is the highest […]

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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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5 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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