Two-A-Days in the Colorado Desert

Two-A-Days in the Colorado Desert

I mean, you could call it training, but we were just having a blast. Our gang of gals gathered at camp late Thursday night. Since no one could rest immediately, we drank a beer and gazed at the bright moon. We schemed on what the weekend had in store—lots of...

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The Best Cocktails for a Happy Camp

The Best Cocktails for a Happy Camp

Spring is finally here and we're itching to get back in tents, but we know that nights spent in the mountains still have us reaching for extra blankets to stay warm. Beyond the blanket cocoon and a crackling fire, nothing helps us cozy up quite like some good company and our favorite...

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Individual and Collective Histories of Bears Ears Nat'l Monument

Individual and Collective Histories of Bears Ears Nat'l Monument

“Today, we have an opportunity for healing before us,” Willie Grayeyes wrote from Navajo Mountain, Utah in An Open Letter to President Donald J. Trump. Willie Grayeyes is Chairman of Utah Diné Bikéyah, a Native-led non-profit that supports the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, Ute Mountain Ute, and Uintah Ouray Ute tribes...

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Skinning in to Vance's Cabin

Skinning in to Vance's Cabin

Each year we go on a winter hut trip with friends, and each year it gets better! This year, we were able to book out all of Vance’s Cabin for our friends. Vance’s is located outside of Leadville, Colorado with a trailhead at Ski Cooper. It's about a 3 mile skin...

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Shakedown on El Capitan

Shakedown on El Capitan

Many of my early climbing days were spent in Yosemite Valley, so climbing El Capitan has always been on the back of my mind. Earlier this year I was in Hueco Tanks, TX and overheard a friend talking about wanting to get on Freerider in the fall. I interjected and...

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