Adventure

Bike sweet home

Michael Saari measures his life in hills. Up. Down. Rest. Repeat. The ritual is simple, yet strenuous; one he’s perfected during his three years traveling...

Not just another ladies’ night

When I was 6, I rode a pink Huffy. Fast forward a few years, and I have become one of those adults who loves riding...

Showtime!

With the first major storm leaving the high peaks west of Boulder coated in winter’s white, and with season pass sales and pre-season gear...

Jonny Copp, living long

In July of 2009, Boulder Theater plotted its marquee letters to read: LONG LIVE JONNY COPP. The Boulder Theater marquis: "Long Live Jonny Copp" Weeks...

Born curious

Eduardo Garcia was born curious. It’s a curiosity that led him to explore “the coulees and sage flats” of his native southwest Montana as...

Beyond bikes

The signs were there: constant thirst, loss of weight despite a healthy appetite, fatigue. A trip to the hospital confirmed it: 12-year-old Walt Drennan...

When the body breaks, but the spirit survives

At 8:30 a.m. on the day Jim Harris turned 33, he was still lying in bed. It wasn’t how he imagined spending his birthday....

All the way to the top

As he neared the South Summit of Everest, just over 28,700 feet above sea level, Denver-based mountaineer Chris Bombardier was thoroughly worked. “I was so...

From wild to mild

It’s a hot and sunny weekend in Vail, the first real weekend of the summer, with temperatures that nearly make you wish for the...

How to get a name like Snorkel

More people have traveled to space than have completed the “Triple Crown” of hiking, the cumulative mileage of all three of the U.S.’s premiere...

An odyssey remembered

"My friends, welcome to Lesbos — now you are going to Moria.” The blue bus with iron grates on its windows sits perched on a...

Misery in slow motion

I met Mannan on my last day in Athens. He was sitting with his mom and a friend at a plastic table in a nondescript...
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