I recently tagged along on a Canyon Orientation class through Colorado Mountain College, based in Dominguez Canyon, ColoradoRead More
Marble to Crested Butte
via Schofield Pass
I put my new Surly Krampus to the test by biking over Schofield pass into Crested Butte for Vinotok.Read More
While it may not be as impressive as Mt. St. Helens or the Yellowstone Caldera, the Dotsero Crater is still worth checking out. A large, deep crater in the hills is not something you come across everyday on the Western slope of Colorado. With it’s ease of access, and vast network of trails, the Dotsero Crater makes for a fun side-trip, or destination campsite with great views of the surrounding mountains.Read More
I found myself with an afternoon off and uncertain schedule the following day (typical life of a raft guide, I suppose). I could go pedal around Glenwood, or even do some studying at the library, but I was getting a little too stir crazy for that. With the Thomas Lakes trailhead only an hour out some gravel roads and double track, I figured it would be a good time to finally reach the summits of Mt. Sopris.
Winter has finally arrived in Colorado’s last great ski town, and the locals have wasted no time getting after it on the mountain. Here are the highlights so far…Read More
There’s something about those lonely, empty places you breeze by on back highways; long forgotten towns, washed up and fading into the past. They have an air of mystery; a story to tell. I’ve always been drawn to these places- what for exactly, who knows.Read More