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10 Gorgeous Photos From My Trip To Telluride
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10 Gorgeous Photos From My Trip To Telluride

Some say the remote mountain town of Telluride earned its name from the phrase, “To Hell You Ride.” Well, if this is Hell, I better start sinning. About seven hours from Denver, Telluride is nestled into the fourteener-heavy San Juan Mountain range. The mountains are believed to be much younger […]

I’m Pretty Sure Colorado Is Turning Me Into A Hippie
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I’m Pretty Sure Colorado Is Turning Me Into A Hippie

The Problem After two years of living in Boulder, it’s easy (albeit somewhat embarrassing) to see how much I’ve imbibed in the Republic’s Kool-Aid. Within a month of being in Colorado, I realized that I have nowhere near enough gear. Upon arrival, I immediately bought a road bike. I’ve been […]

Time To Rejoice, Arapahoe Basin Is Open
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Time To Rejoice, Arapahoe Basin Is Open

It’s what every ski nut waits for. After the biking. After the hiking. After the fourteeners. After the sailing. These summer activities, while fun, have really only been holding place for the addictive sport of the winter season: skiing. Wax your skis and polish your goggles, because the Colorado ski […]

How I Found Colorado Atop Crestone Needle
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How I Found Colorado Atop Crestone Needle

It was Thursday morning and my cell phone lit up. I had a text. “Look up Crestone Needle and let me know if you have the balls for that one.” It was from my climbing friend Nick. I typed “14ers.com” into my browser — the go-to website for all things […]

My Pictures From TBEX 2012
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My Pictures From TBEX 2012

You know what you’re not supposed to do on a magazine-style site that focuses on narrative travel pieces and blog entries about travel news and trends? The answer: post your personal vacation pictures. I normally spare readers the pain of doing this, but when that vacation happens to include attending […]

How Vail’s 10th Restaurant Will Make You Feel Like P. Diddy
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How Vail’s 10th Restaurant Will Make You Feel Like P. Diddy

When Americans ski they should be prepared to experience discomfort for at least a portion of the day. While freezing temperatures, high winds and cracked goggles may contribute to this vexation, the largest travesty while skiing is usually in the ski lodge. Let us examine the sub-par cafeteria at a […]

The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado
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The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado

As a recent resident of Boulder, Colorado, I discovered  that when traveling to a brand spankin’ new place to live (sans companion) there are three essentials to secure as soon as possible. Lest you be prepared to camp, the first necessity is to find a place to sleep and store […]

Llama Treks – Not Just in Peru Anymore
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Llama Treks – Not Just in Peru Anymore

Ever fancied tossing saddlebags over a llama or two and heading out to explore some awesome mountain terrain? Well now you can…minus the plane ticket to South America. Redwood Llamas, operating out of Silverton, CO, offers a variety of trekking packages through the nearby San Juan Mountains, from fully guided […]

Why Boulder Rules In The Summer
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Why Boulder Rules In The Summer

When I lived in Boulder, Colorado, with eight of my friends, people would be surprised when they encountered the homeless guy that often called our porch home. I could’t understand their confusion. Welcome to Boulder, I used to tell them. If you’ve only spent time in Colorado during the winter […]

Colorado At Its Best
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Colorado At Its Best

Being away from my homestate of Colorado for almost ten years made me forget just how beautiful the state really is. Here are a few pictures that try to do it justice. The cavernous main terminal of Denver International Airport was built to resemble the snow-capped peaks of the nearby […]