colorado

13rs Abound

14ers—they are no secret to those who love the mountains. Here in Colorado, we have 53 peaks achieving the famed altitude of 14,000 feet, although the exact number is often disputed. However, as I am sure many of you have experienced, the 14er designation has caused disproportionately high recreational usage in a state famous for […] Read more…

Ouray: The Switzerland of America

Home to the jagged peaks of the San Juan Mountains, Ouray, Colorado is holding onto to its historical mining town roots while working as a basecamp for both summer and winter adventure. Although gold and silver were the original drivers to this quaint yet stunning part of Colorado, ice climbing, jeeping, and mountain biking now […] Read more…

Conundrum Hot Springs: Four tips to beat the crowds

Conundrum Hot Springs is one of the most popular backpacking trails in Colorado, and for good reason. The trailhead sits a few miles from downtown Aspen and will make you forget city life in an instant. Ten miles of rolling trail, wild flower fields and log bridge crossings lead you to campsites surrounded by some […] Read more…