Fresh Air Fort Collins
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Festivals

Watch: Adventure Film Festivals

By On June 12, 2016

There’s nothing like getting outdoors to experience amazing adventures first-hand. In fact, disconnecting from media is a primary reason why we all head for the hills. But you can’t deny yourself some… Read More

glissade
Activity

Cristo Couloir: Spring Snow Ascent and Bum-Numbing Glissade

By On June 9, 2016

If you feel like gaining a big summit in record time, or you want to take the route less traveled, then consider kicking your ass up a snowy couloir. When it comes… Read More

Wilderness First Aid Training
Wilderness First Aid

Learn: Wilderness First Aid

By On May 16, 2016

Years ago when my kids were still little toddlers, we had been playing in the backyard when my husband yelled for help from the garage. I didn’t hear him at first, so… Read More

Arapaho Bend
Arapaho Bend Natural Area

Explore: Arapaho Bend Natural Area

By On May 11, 2016

There are times I feel like I’m chained to my laptop, hunkered down in my basement office, typing away on writing deadlines. I do get out on the trail quite often, but… Read More

Joe Wright Trail
cameron pass

Snowshoe: Joe Wright Trail

By On May 4, 2016

Oh, it’s 73 degrees and sunny outside? The trails in the foothills are open and dry? And you’re about to ditch your snowshoes and skis for trail runners and shorts? Well, hold… Read More

Nokhu Crags
cameron pass

Snowshoe: Lake Agnes

By On April 28, 2016

There are a handful of places in the mountains that make me feel like I’m home. I can sit next to a babbling creek surrounded by beautiful wildflowers with the sun shining… Read More

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Adventure Guides

Explore: Soapstone Prairie Natural Area

By On April 18, 2016

If you drive north on I-25 toward Wyoming, past farms and ranches stretching as far as the eye can see, beyond the Pronghorn grazing in the distance, on winding dirt roads that… Read More

Foot Care on the Trail
Adventure Guides

Sponsored Post: How To Take Care Of Your Feet on High Mileage Hikes

By On March 31, 2016

Right around New Year’s Day I was kickin’ back on the couch watching a show about Denali. “I need to go on a bucket list trip this year,” I told Bill. “I… Read More

Sawmill Creek Trail
Cameron Pass, CO

Snowshoe: Sawmill Creek

By On March 25, 2016

There are moments when I’m in the mountains that the sun shines brightly on my face giving me a deep warm feeling to my core, the air is thick with the rich… Read More

Hillsound Trail Crampon Pro
Gear Reviews

Tested: Hillsound Trail Crampon Pro

By On March 18, 2016

If you are one of those outdoor adventurists that refuses to let winter weather stop you from getting out on the trails, then there are two essential traction devices you’re going to… Read More

Print
Announcements

Sponsored Post: Stand-Up Fort Collins!

By On March 14, 2016

If you haven’t noticed, the local comedy scene is growing by leaps and bounds, by people who have the same mindset as the bloggers in this network. Bloggers are all about the… Read More

Pawnee Buttes
Hikes

Hike: Pawnee Buttes

By On March 11, 2016

It’s that time of year when some people come out of their hibernation and start hitting the trails. Warm weather hiking season has begun, especially now that seasonal closures are over! The… Read More

Fern Lake Trail1
Estes Park

Snowshoe: Fern Lake

By On February 26, 2016

I’ve mentioned in some posts and Instagram updates that it’s “more about the moment than the milage.” This has been a recurring thought I tell myself when I’m not able to complete… Read More

Ice Fishing Hole
Ice Fishing

Learn: Ice Fishing in Northern Colorado

By On February 16, 2016

Once upon a time, I loathed the onset of winter. I hated being cold, as I already feel like I may be part lizard with my need for heat, and it signaled… Read More

Alberta Falls Winter
Alberta Falls

Snowshoe: Alberta Falls

By On February 3, 2016

On a quiet Monday I knocked out a bit of marketing client work first thing in morning and found myself with an admin day until an evening client commitment. “Why don’t you… Read More

Cirque Meadow Afternoon
Fresh Air Fort Collins Best of 2015

Fresh Air Fort Collins Best of 2015

By On December 30, 2015

I am a sentimental sap when it comes to reflecting on a year of life lived in adventure. I’ve already gotten all saccharine while writing the Feasting Fort Collins Best of 2015… Read More