Adventure

Exploring South Africa

Africa is the adventurer’s dream, but getting started on an African adventure can be daunting. Africa is a large continent with 54 countries, large and...

A part of it forever

On May 20, climber Jeff Lowe, triathlete Colleen Cannon, distance-runner Arturo Barrios, and BolderBoulder founder Steve Bosley will all be inducted into the Boulder...

Nature’s already cool

A giant picture of a 9-year-old kid is projected onto the east wall of Denver’s flagship REI. He’s wearing a backwards hat, a popped...

A pilgrimage of transformation

Deep in the summer of 2008, Chandi Wyant was in the middle of a divorce when her appendix ruptured. She was also in the...

The independence of it

A few years ago, Jennifer Pyjas slipped into a coma after an unsuccessful bone marrow transplant. It took a year in the hospital, but Pyjas recovered...

Transformed by the sea

Twelve minutes and thirty-eight seconds into Patagonia’s new film Fishpeople, you’re underwater in Tahiti, looking up at one of the world’s most powerful waves...

Until our dying day

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not...

Unraveling adventure

When you’re talking to John Huston, you wouldn’t think he’s crazy — at least not at first. His voice is even-keeled and gentle as...

To Roubaix or not to Roubaix

A few happy hours ago, I sat down with two cyclists to contemplate the Boulder Roubaix. “I’m comfortable with the dirt,” Scott Forrest says. He’s more...

Four spring ski and snowboard festivals you shouldn’t miss

It’s spring. The sun is out, the snow is soft and the decks... well, the decks are warm and the beer is cold. Spring...

Picking up the slack

On a clear, quiet day in July 2015, a group of University of Colorado Boulder students tightened a length of flat webbing between two...

Dystopia rising

It’s 9:30 at night, and my boss and I are trying to start a campfire in 3 feet of snow. Rumor at the saloon...
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