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Powell’s Plummet through Lodore Canyon – The 1869 Expedition

Powell’s Plummet through Lodore Canyon – The 1869 Expedition Powell’s expedition through Lodore Canyon. This is part one of a three-part series re-tracing John Wesley Powell’s 10-month expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers; a series and story that we will tell in a style akin to Powell’s own descriptions of the expedition. Powell’s 1869 […]

Guide to Durango For The Adventure Junkie

Guide to Durango For The Adventure Junkie The ultimate guide to Durango for the Adventure Junkie out there. To those who just have to send it, this guide is for you. All around Durango, whether it’s water or rocks you’re battling, the terrain will beat your heart into those eardrums until you stop to ask […]

Why Take A Guided Jeep Tour In Moab – Top Three Reasons

Why Take A Guided Jeep Tour In Moab – Top Three Reasons Thinking about a guided jeep tour in Moab? It’s a very special moment when someone decides to go off-roading in Moab. They become one with the locals rolling out of town, cradled in shock-loving suspension for a day in an archaic wilderness. The […]

Top Places To Adventure Off The Beaten Path In Durango

Top Places To Adventure Off The Beaten Path In Durango How to get off the beaten path in Durango. It’s no secret that Durango is a hot spot for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers. This makes things a little complicated for those looking to enjoy Durango’s scenic offerings without bumping into big crowds. Even locals tend […]

Do You Really Need a Guide in Mesa Verde? Here are 3 Reasons You do

Do You Really Need a Guide in Mesa Verde? Here are 3 Reasons You do Do I need a guide in Mesa Verde National Park? Mesa Verde is an undeniably unique National Park. Its 5,000 archaeological sites are world-renowned for their pristine condition and grand construction. And while wandering the park independently is certainly enjoyable, […]

What to Expect on a Half-Day Mesa Verde Tour – Mystery in the Scenery

What to Expect on a Half-Day Mesa Verde Tour – Mystery in the Scenery Taking a tour through Mesa Verde National Park is considered a staple during any visit to Southwest Colorado. Mesa Verde boasts more than 5,000 ruins, making it the largest archaeological site of ancient Native Americans on the continent. But one can […]

The Magicians Behind a Multi-Day River Trip – Rigging a Raft

The Magicians Behind a Multi-Day River Trip – Rigging a Raft Preparing for a river adventure ain’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days where dinner was dependent on aim, and the most precious item onboard was a barrel of whiskey— which is probably still debatable to some. Nowadays, rigging a raft […]

Real River Runners Write Letters – Herm Hoops and River Conservation

Real River Runners Write Letters – Herm Hoops and River Conservation  This article covers Herm Hoops and his role in river conservation. It is part two of our environmentalism series, find part one here. When we ride a wild river and sink in the salubrious silence of its epic chasm, do we understand this freedom […]

Best Post-Adventure Patios in Durango – Happy Hours and Good Grub

Best Post-Adventure Patios in Durango – Happy Hours and Good Grub There’s nothing like shedding soggy boots, helmets, and PFDs after a day playing in the San Juans. Especially when that’s followed by throwing the glutes in a chair, and filling one hand with alcohol and the other with carbs, all while staying outside. That […]

5 Great New Mountain Biking Trails In Durango

5 Great New Mountain Bike Trails in Durango Durango, Colorado has the reputation of offering extraordinary mountain bike trails. Mountain biking world championships have even pedaled their way through our little town’s signature single track. And, even though Durango has such an extensive list of world-class trails, there’s always room for new high-caliber routes to […]

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