Winter

Escape the Winter: Florida Camping

Standing in the security line at the Durango Airport in Colorado, everyone seemed to share the same destination: Florida. Escaping ice-cold fingers and wind-chilled cheeks sounded pretty ideal to me as I boarded the plane. The next day I found myself in High Springs, Florida just west of Jacksonville and just north of Gainesville. Ginnie […] 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…

Extend the season: Winter Camping

Summer, spring and fall all have their perks to getting outside and sleeping under the stars. The spring brings wildflowers and waterfalls, summer allows for plenty of t-shirt time and the fall foliage really can’t be beat. As soon as the first frost hits, the tent moves from the trunk to the top shelf, which […] Read more…

Thermos concoctions – A snack for the soul

Getting outside and enjoying the winter is well worth the effort, but those chilly temps can wear on the soul. When you remember that you’ve got a Thermos in your pack ready to warm you up, your second wind will kick into high gear! We want to share a few of our favorites that will […] Read more…

Colorful Colorado – Exploring the “white room” on foot.

Choosing how to meander through Colorado during winter can be perplexing. Between a variety of sports including skiing, ice climbing, hiking and the endless terrain, you may find yourself wondering which way to go. Taking to hills by foot is a great way to see a lot so we are giving you a few trails […] Read more…

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Warm in the Winter

Now that the winter season has arrived, it’s time to start taking special consideration for the cold. Similar to how you might change your camping habits in the winter, it’s important to remember to change those habits for your dog too. While they have their own natural ways of keeping warm, they feel those biting […] Read more…