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How Llamas Became an Integral Part of the Leadville 100

Colorado's annual "Race Across the Sky" relies on the help of volunteers, including 28 llamas that haul 3,000 pounds of supplies to the Hope Pass Aid Station.


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Far Away From The Everyday

Where Vast Vistas Meet Mighty Mountains, rests a small town with major vibes—Taos, New Mexico is an enigmatic playground for the senses

Hike We Like: The Ouray Perimeter Trail

This incredible six-plus-mile trail has it all—waterfalls, natural pools, old miners caves—as well as extraordinary views of the town dubbed "the Switzerland of America."


A Guide to Colorado’s Spectacular Wildflower Season

Colorado’s landscape bursts into a kaleidoscope of color every summer, when more than 3,200 species of wildflowers spring up all over the state. The high elevations hit their budding peaks this month, which means now’s the time to get outside and enjoy the abundance of hues. Here, our guide to where to go, the best ways to get there, and how to identify all those beautiful blooms once you find them.

Hike We Like: Herman Gulch Trail

This out-and-back near Idaho Springs leads to an alpine lake that is perfect for cooling off in the dog days of summer—plus you’ll get a great workout with stunning views.

Carbondale’s Cedar Ridge Ranch Is Back—With Alpacas

It took nearly a year of working with county regulators and support from an outside investor, but a family-run Roaring Fork Valley farm is once again offering overnight glamping, artist studios, and other guest experiences (alpaca yoga, anyone?) in an effort to prove that agritourism is a sustainable path forward for Colorado producers.

Hike We Like: Mt. Harvard

Fields of wildflowers and panoramic views of the Collegiate Peaks towering over the Arkansas Valley make every step of this straightforward fourteener a rewarding journey.

Is Your Cat an Adventure Cat in the Making?

Laura Moss, author of Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives to the Fullest, gives us a few tips on how to safely encourage your feline to join your next outdoor excursion.


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