Top Articles from Adventure
Thursday, January 9,2014
Joel Bettner’s Denali mission
The weather on Denali can be beautiful, with calm days and warm sunshine. However, it’s more likely that those who challenge the mountain will face howling winds, impressive snowfall and bitter cold
Thursday, January 2,2014
Vail’s top dog talks powder, work opportunities and why he still gets pumped every fall
Chris Jarnot skis like you’d expect someone who has spent nearly all of his adult life working in the ski industry does: fast, fluid, no bobbles or unnecessary movements, legs together, turns carved.
Thursday, December 26,2013
Local climber prepping to demo the often-overlooked sport of ice climbing at Sochi Olympics
In late August, Aaron Montgomery received some big news via email. The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation, or UIAA, had officially selected him as an athlete to demonstrate ice climbing to the world during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games.
Thursday, December 19,2013
Gail Storey on the next steps after the PCT
We hiked 20 miles a day up and down the steep mountains of California, Oregon and Washington; nearly died of thirst in the Mojave; kicked steps up icy slopes in the High Sierra; tried not to drown fording rapids; encountered a mountain lion and stumbled through lava fields and boulders as well as the landscape of our ever-shifting feelings.
Thursday, December 12,2013
David Rothman’s book of essays about skiing has plenty of days when perfect conditions set in, when the rumored miracles were right, when the previously impassable chutes open up. But mostly, it’s about everything else that happens around those days — the hundreds of days a year that aren’t perfect, and the people that live them out.
Thursday, December 5,2013
Epic Race is just one more way this Denver resident takes life to the limits
Joe Jensen has a habit of taking a joke to its limits — that’s how he’s ended up running for president, making his first SCUBA dive ever in a shark tank, claiming entries in the Guinness Book of World Records for most rounds of disc golf played in 24 hours, running a marathon and climbing the highest peak in the lower 48 states.
Wednesday, November 27,2013
Avalanche expert Green's winding path to the CAIC
Ethan Green is a busy man. He’s got a day full of meetings, a major fundraising bash has just wrapped up, there’s a storm coming to the high country — plus he wants to go skiing and check out Colorado’s high country, and avalanche season is in full swing.
Thursday, November 21,2013
A trip to Greenland was only the start of a life-changing summer for Lyons' Lizzy Scully
Greenland rock is some of the oldest on planet Earth, estimated at 3.8 billion years old. It is solid, beautifully sculpted and virtually untouched. For Lizzy Scully, the opportunity to climb in this remote and primitive place represented the culmination of 20 years of technical rock climbing.
Thursday, November 14,2013
Years ago, I was eating at McDonald’s in a Florence, Italy, train station when I spotted three tall men in American football jerseys. I was glad to see some compatriots, so I went over and struck up a conversation.
Thursday, November 7,2013
Documentary follows lions rescued from Bolivian circuses that land in a Colorado sanctuary
When the Bolivian government passed a law banning animals from performing in circus acts, the legislation was a huge step forward for animal rights activists. But it also presented a problem for the Bolivian government.