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  1. Northern Colorado Wildfire Exceeds 43,000 Acres, Still Growing

    by on 06-12-2012 at 08:22 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Update (6/18, 9:00am): According to 9 News Denver, the High Park Fire is now 56,480 acres and 45% contained. There are now more than 1,700 personnel fighting the fire. Currently, 181 homes have been lost, making this the most destructive fire in Colorado history.

    Update (6/14, 9:00am): According to 9 News Denver, the High Park Fire has expanded to 49,763 acres and is currently 10% contained.
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  2. Video: Strength in Numbers MTB Documentary Trailer

    by on 05-16-2012 at 12:38 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Admittedly, I've been kind of a slacker this year when it comes to riding my mountain bike. So far, I've only hit the singletrack once — pretty weak considering we're halfway through May already. Getting motivated to ride can be tough after an eight-hour day of work, plus the commute, but let's be honest. When you're hitting that first downhill section of the day and giving those shocks a workout, nothing feels better.

    Still need
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  3. 3 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Yellowstone

    by on 05-07-2012 at 01:13 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    We're a little gonzo for national parks here at Sierra Trading Post. Our corporate office in Cheyenne, Wyo. is brimming with outdoor nuts, and our Cody outlet store is just 50 miles from one of the most iconic national parks in the country. What makes Yellowstone such a treasure? For one thing, it's the nation's first national park, established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant. Nowhere else can you see so many geysers, colorful hot springs, bubbling
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  4. 5 Lesser-Known Destinations for National Park Week

    by on 04-11-2012 at 08:33 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
    In case you haven't heard, National Park Week is coming up April 21-29, which means nine solid days of free admission to any of our nation's 58 fantastic national parks! Part of the 2012 Public Lands Fee-Free Days, National Park Week is a great opportunity to plan a trip. Of course, it's also going to be one of the busiest days of the year at many of the more popular destinations. Want to beat the crowds and still enjoy National Park Week? We've got a list of five lesser-known spots well worth checking
  5. Get Stoked in 2012

    by on 04-10-2012 at 11:10 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Share Your Adventure Photo by Taylor Frechette

    Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. — Ralph Emerson

    When I was young, I used to get stoked all the time. I'd get stoked about climbing trees or jumping my bike off a homemade plywood ramp in the driveway. I'd get Über-stoked about going swimming at Speck Pond or racing remote control cars. When I was 13, my Boy Scout troop took a backpacking trip to the Grand
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