|Arrow Peak and Vestal Peak in the San Juan Mountains|
Mount of the Holy Cross is one of Colorado's most beautiful and most famous mountains. It has also been the sight of some of its worst accidents. This article explores the beauty of this incredible mountain as well as some of its unique dangers.
|Whitewater kayaking on the Rio Jondachi in Ecuador|
The Dark Heart of the Arkansas
Facing one of the most famous and challenging sections of one of the most popular rivers in the world: the Arkansas. But it isn't just class IV whitewater that forms the major obstacles, but ourselves and the indelible reach of time.
|The author climbing a desert tower in Colorado National Monument|
The Chipped Footsteps of a Pioneer
Otto's Route in Colorado National Monument is one of the most famous and historic climbs in Western Colorado. But is it a mega-classic or a manufactured abomination?
Stranded: A Near-Epic on Independence Pass's Monitor Rock
Stranded 300-feet off the ground with our rope stuck and a chilly fall night fast approaching. How you handle yourself in adversity sometimes defines you.
|The Subway; Zion National Park|
The Comfort Zone: Colorado Boy Meets Central America
There is something enlightening about pushing yourself out of your normal bounds, as a trip to the jungles, coral reefs and Mayan ruins of Belize recently taught me.
The Tunnels of Zion
Zion is one of the most breathtaking of all our National Parks. But those tight slot canyons hide not just incredible beauty but stark danger as well.