Adventure

Rocking the gap year

Being caught in the middle of possibility and experience is a defining characteristic of youth. Somehow the experiences of the young are partially valuable...

One tank of gas

How far can you go on one tank of gas? Two hundred miles? Three hundred? Four? Well, it all depends upon where you’re headed...

Pushing the sky’s limits

The “Stratosaurus” hot air balloon looked like an inverted and mismatched candy corn: an orange cone, white middle and red base. However, Stratosaurus’ orange,...

The queen of offwidth climbing

Most forms of rock climbing are a lot like dancing — almost balletic in the delicate, precise, graceful moves involved. A beautiful waltz with...

Still on the trail

It was rocky riding for mountain bikers in Boulder in the ’80s — in 1983, City Council voted 8-1 to prohibit “non-motorized” bikes on trails,...

Keeping it together

Ty Tomlinson met his girlfriend Michelle Hughes in 2009 while she was auditioning to be a model for a fashion show he was co-producing...

Outliving it

It was Amy Mossberg’s first solo trip in nearly five years. Her anxiety was nearly overwhelming, but she felt ready for this journey. Tears in...

A Mad Way South

Man down, man down!” the frantic words crackle across the team walkie-talkies. Two weeks into a record-breaking attempt to cross the Sahara desert on...

Bringing the fight to them

Not every movie is designed to entertain. Nor are they destined for the multiplex. Some films have a message so urgent there’s no time...

Bound by nothing

The water of the Rio Grande shimmers with a muddy green, lizard-like iridescence in late April sun, meandering slowly (unlike the actual lizards that...

Young athlete thrives despite type-1 diabetes

Leo Scribner is like your average 12-year-old about to finish the seventh grade — decked out with a snapback, a hoodie and skateboard —...

Born again runner

They say you can’t run before you walk, but Terry Chiplin may be the exception to the rule. The British-native is the founder of the...
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