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7 Glowing Trails You Should Hike ASAP During Fall in Durango

7 Glowing Trails You Should Hike ASAP During Fall in Durango Looking for some trails to get your fall festivities on near Durango? Good on ya! This area is a leaf peeper’s paradise by late September to mid-October. If you catch the aspens of the San Juan Mountains in their prime, you’re in for some […]

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway   The Million Dollar Highway is a historical site in and of itself, but its many detours along the cliff-hanging route add so much more context to its initial creation in the 19th century.  When you drive U.S. 550, you’re cruising on over a century’s worth […]

What the Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde Tell Us about the Ancient Ones

What the Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde Tell Us about the Ancient Ones In the divide between desert and alpine through glowing valleys of juniper, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park stand much like they did over 600 years ago.  The ancient high-rise city easily beckons our imagination. In the T-shaped doorways of […]

The Explosive Geology of the San Juan Mountains — A Past of Big Peaks

The Explosive Geology of the San Juan Mountains — A Past of Big Peaks Southwest Colorado is remarkably special for a number of reasons, a large one being the spectacular geology of the San Juan Mountains. This 150-mile stretch of the Rocky Mountains has continuously imposed plenty of questions since scientists first started studying them […]

5 Amazing Off Roading Trails in Southwest Colorado to See Wildflowers

5 Amazing Off Roading Trails in Southwest Colorado to See Wildflowers If you’re looking for off roading trails in Southwest Colorado to see wildflowers, rev up and get ready for roads that bloom like nobody’s business. Every trail on this list offers incredible views, waterfalls, wildlife, century-old mining remnants, and fun drives for your beloved […]

How the Silver Boom Made Southwest Colorado & Its Wild Mining Towns

How the Silver Boom made Southwest Colorado & Its Wild Mining Towns Before the mid 1800s, Colorado mining towns were nonexistent. The untapped land was merely an open, unclaimed swath of pristine peaks rising between wild western territories. White settlers certainly made their way through these rugged mountains on the way to kinder terrain, but […]

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado Headed to the most fun mountain town in Colorado? Well played, and hopefully well planned! Durango has so much to do that it’s kind of outrageous, but in a good way though. This list is intended to help you organize the perfect getaway […]

The Best Colorado Summer Road Trip – Denver to Durango Loop

The Best Colorado Summer Road Trip – Denver to Durango Loop Looking for the ultimate Colorado summer road trip experience? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We love our home state, and we have more than a few top tips for things to do during your visit. If you follow this action-packed itinerary, you’ll […]

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 […]

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