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The Perfect Weekend in Pagosa Springs – Things to Do During Spring

The Perfect Weekend in Pagosa Springs – Things to Do During Spring Wondering what Pagosa Springs has for things to do during spring other than soaking in their famous hot springs? Not that we wouldn’t want to do that for a couple days straight, honestly. But actually, Pagosa has a lot to offer both in […]

Top Reasons Why You Need To Take A Jeep Tour In Southwest Colorado

Top Reasons Why You Need To Take A Jeep Tour In Southwest Colorado If you’re planning a visit to Southwest Colorado, we hope you’ve put it somewhere on your itinerary to get high… by exploring the mountains either yourself or via Jeep Tour, of course. Millions of visitors flow through Colorado each year, but many […]

5 Organizations Every River and Wilderness Lover Should Know About

5 Organizations Every River and Wilderness Lover Should Know About It’s Earth Day! WHOOP WHOOP! We hope you’ve turned off those lights, found a moment to free your eyes from the hypnosis of your screen, and scurried outside like a happy little squirrel. In honor of its 51st anniversary, we wanted to share some incredible […]

Southwestern Wildlife Coming Out of Hibernation

Southwestern Wildlife Coming Out of Hibernation Wondering about southwestern wildlife hibernation? Imagine going to bed for the entirety of winter… sounds kind of incredible actually. And it is, because those who manage to do it are both skillfully prepared and genetically superior to rest of us who would immediately starve, drown, or freeze to death […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2021

Rafting Season Forecast for 2021 Spring is in there air, and we all know what that means — Time to roll out the rafts! While the Southwest’s version of spring usually features a combo of more blankets of snow mixed with summer stints, we know there’s plenty of mountain-melt coming our way. Check out this […]

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 3-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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature     “We in this generation must come to terms with nature, and I think we’re challenged as mankind has never been challenged before to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature, but of ourselves.” – Rachel Carson, Silent […]

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