Fresh Air Fort Collins
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

Holiday Gear Guide
Gear Reviews

Tested: 2015 Holiday Gear Guide

By On December 9, 2015

This is the year that I have turned into a complete gear geek. I used to not care as much, especially as a minimalist, but my mountain experiences are made by how… Read More

Celebrate FoCo
Announcements

Celebrate Fort Collins 2015!

By On December 1, 2015

It’s that time again – the Celebrate Fort Collins Giveaway! We’re in our 3rd year of hosting this giveaway, which has turned into the largest collaborative giveaway in the entire city of… Read More

Routt National Forest
Hunting

The Elk Hunt – Year 2

By On November 24, 2015

“…things are not going to be perfect. The more that you can have it in your head – that things are not going to be perfect. It’s not going to be like,… Read More

Pearl Lake State Park Yurt
Pearl Lake State Park

Explore: Colorado Yurts

By On November 11, 2015

It has been an incredible three seasons of camping and backpacking throughout the mountains of Colorado this year. But one season I’ve not tackled is winter. Before taking on Fresh Air Fort… Read More

Soapstone Prairie Bison
city of fort collins natural areas

Bison at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area

By On October 29, 2015

A little over a year ago Northern Colorado celebrated the historical re-introduction of the Black-Footed Ferret, once labeled the most endangered mammal in North America. A crowd of outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts… Read More

The Art Of Going Alone
Deep Thoughts

The Art Of Going Alone

By On October 15, 2015

I pulled the car up into the worn, dispersed camping space and started to unload my gear. I pitched the tent, gazed at the scenery, inflated the sleeping pad, and rolled out… Read More

Coneflower
Adventure Guides

Explore: Wildflower Viewing in Northern Colorado – Part 3

By On September 29, 2015

Well, Fresh Air Fort Collins readers – wildflower season has come to an end. I’ve spent the entire 2015 wildflower season observing bloom patterns at different elevations on different trails all around… Read More

Old Fall River Road RMNP
Old Fall River Road

Explore: Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

By On September 24, 2015

I’ve been hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park for years. We’re talking consecutive annual passes and hikes up there at least 3 times a month. While I’ve not even come close to… Read More