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Dougald MacDonald

Articles By Dougald MacDonald

Excursions of Escalante

Canyoneering Country Is Calling

Learning the ropes for a canyon-based adventure in Utah’s Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument.

Avoid Crowded Trails With These 3 Hikes Near Boulder

We mapped out under-explored routes by linking paths through Open Space and Mountain Parks and Eldorado Canyon State Park.

Los Secretos De Taos

This Northern New Mexico town and its surrounding area are packed full of clandestine delights—both old and new.

50 Urban Adventures You Must Try

You don’t have to drive far into the mountains for outdoor thrills. Try these 50 bona fide (and really fun!) escapades without leaving the Front Range.

Walk The Line

Telluride’s via ferrata offers an aerial hiking thrill unlike anything you’ve experienced.  

Staunton State Park

Hikers and bikers: Think you’ve exhausted the nearby open spaces? Think again. 

Secrets of the South Platte

Denver’s nearest national forest is stacked with recreational opportunities.

Admiring the View

One perfect art-filled day in Colorado Springs.

Pan Handling

Finding gold in Colorado’s babbling brooks.

Weed Eater

Picking—and cooking—wild plants found in Denver’s urban landscape.

Ride On

Boulder County’s fresh single-track trails are calling to eager Front Range mountain bikers.

The Butcher’s Table

An Iron Chef contestant takes on Salida.

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Getaways: Time Travel

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