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Climbing at Mentmore Climbing Area: Gallup, New Mexico


November 29, 2012

        Mentmore Climbing Area: Gallup, New Mexico...

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Gallup, New Mexico is a rugged railroad town bordering the Navajo Reservation along Route 66 and Interstate 40 in the high country of western New Mexico. Finding big city benefits and diversions in Gallup is...

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Alex Honnold on 60 Minutes

Alex Honnold: 60 Minutes Story

November 24, 2012

Mountain climber Alex Honnold seems to defy gravity, scaling sheer, steep rock faces with no rope and apparently no fear. So CBS encapsulates their 60 Minutes story on climber Alex Honnold into one sentence.  Most...

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A true artist and professional vagabond, Joe Grant and his Alpine Works project consistently capture the strange tension of delicate beauty and raw natural forces we experience as life. His word-smithing and adventures are a...

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North Face Mt. Blanc Video

Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc 2010

November 19, 2012

Each year the world of ultra-running eagerly anticipates the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc,in which the participants race on and around Mt. Blanc – passing through multiple countries, enduring extreme weather, and navigating dozens of technical...

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For those of us tethered to urban environs by the taskmasters of food, shelter, clothing and bread-winning, finding wilderness can be difficult. Especially finding wilderness in a timely manner. Here in Colorado, summer weekends can...

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Terry Fox’s story is known by too few people (outside of Canada). After a malignant tumor in his right leg required the leg be amputated six inches above the knee, Terry determined to run across...

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Moab: Not All Biking Meccas are Created Equal


November 9, 2012

Moab: Not all biking meccas are created equal....

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