Visit New Mexico: The Guide to Enchantment

Published in Elevation Outdoors July 2016 Point the grill south and feast on green chile (and a big menu of adventure) in these three New Mexico hot spots. Santa Fe Plan to spend at least a few days in and around Santa Fe, the shining star of New Mexican history, bursting with museums, galleries and […]

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Adventures Outside Vail: Destination Moab

Published on Vailmag.com In search of a desperate respite from mudseason sleet (and snow, and rain), I—like countless other Vail Valley locals—first made the pilgrimage to Moab, Utah (a three-and-a-half hour drive west to the home of Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park, home of the “license plate arch”) in the spring of 2010. We packed our […]

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Hike to Rainbow Hot Springs in the Weminuche

Published in Backpacker Magazine‘s October 2016 Issue. The walk through pine forests and stands of gold aspen was peaceful. We gained just a thousand feet of elevation over 5 miles alongside the charged San Juan River, where we parted swaths of skunk cabbage and ferns beneath the pink dome of 13,168-foot Sheep Mountain. It’s dark […]

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Gear Closet: Weston Snowboards

Published in 5280 SEPTEMBER 2016 In the past, the few but fervent (some might say cultish) fans of Weston Snowboards had to travel to tiny Minturn—population: 1,027—to buy one of the company’s beloved boards in person. Not anymore. This month, Weston begins selling the line at a new showroom in Denver’s Battery 621 building, and in […]

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