Found west of Denver along the iconic Interstate 70, Vail is one of Colorado’s premium alpine resorts for winter and summer adventures. The area is blessed with perfect Rocky Mountain summers filled with sunshine and famously snowy winters. In the summer mountain bikers descend and backpackers descend upon the town but what really sets this resort aside from the rest is its widely diverse terrain for winter sports in this part of the Rockies.
Fall is a good season to start thinking about craft beer, weekend getaways and just how to treat the long winter ahead. Fortunately, Boulder-base Upslope Brewing Company have welcomed the cooler weather … Read more
Spanning a distance of nearly 3,100 miles (5,000 km) from Mexico to Canada, the Continental Divide forms the backbone of the Rocky Mountains in North America. The divide not only … Read more
If you were to map out all the places I have ever lived, you wouldn’t need a big map. An astute observer, however, would also realize that it also has … Read more
Thoughts of Reno, Nevada are usually dominated by visions of cheap casinos, diesel trucks and gun racks. And after living there for over two months now, I can tell you that these images … Read more
With its close proximity to the city of Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak (14,110 ft.), one of Colorado’s 53 fourteeners, offers an abundance of accessible terrain for your next adventure. This peak, however, is unlike any others you will come across in Colorado, as you can reach the summit on foot, bike, cog railway, and even car. In addition to the panoramic views on top, you will find a large parking lot and the Summit House (open 8AM-8PM), filled with a gift shop, cafe and lots of people. For the hardcore among you, an ascent on foot or bike will feel particularly rewarding when you arrive and view the crowd who came by motorized means.