10 Gorgeous Photos From My Trip To Telluride

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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 than the Rockies, and haven’t […]

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

Friday, June 28, 2013

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 a proud owner of not […]

Time To Rejoice, Arapahoe Basin Is Open

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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 season is officially open. Well, […]

How I Found Colorado Atop Crestone Needle

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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 “” into my browser — the go-to website for all things pertaining to Colorado’s storied fourteeners […]

My Pictures From TBEX 2012

Thursday, June 21, 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 TBEX 2012 — the annual travel bloggers […]

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

Monday, April 23, 2012

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 typical ski lodge. You walk […]

The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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 the material possessions you have […]

Llama Treks – Not Just in Peru Anymore

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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 and geared to solo — […]

Why Boulder Rules In The Summer

Friday, June 26, 2009

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 then you’re really missing out. […]

Colorado At Its Best

Monday, October 13, 2008

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 Rockies.

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