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Position: Adventure Pro editor

Email: bmathis@bcimedia.com

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In Ouray, ice is hot

For 21 years, the picturesque hamlet of Ouray has hosted one of the biggest ice climbing celebrations in the world, the Ouray Ice Festival. Home to the renowned Ouray Ice Park, a mile stretch of...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Avalanche safety: Know before you go

Along with food, beer, music and a silent auction, for many, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center’s annual fundraiser has officially become the unofficial start of winter. This seventh annual...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Southwest ski guide for El Niño

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has spoken, and the outlook for winter 2015-16 has powder written all over it. Many forecasters believe this winter could bring the strongest El...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Matt W. Dawson’s bicycle odyssey brings him through Durango

For the last three years, Matt W. Dawson of Logan, Utah, has been living in China, working as a high school principal. At the end of the school year, he began feeling up for a challenge. Why not...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Learning to be a safe backcountry weekend warrior

“I love skiing,” Aaron Ball said in front of a large audience at the Powerhouse Science Center on Tuesday in Durango. An instructor trainer for the American Institute of Avalanche Research and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Series of avalanche-awareness classes offered

Winter is on its way, and according to weather forecasters, it’s supposed to be a big one. That means big fun for skiers and snowmobilers in the backcountry, and it also means more of something...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Klonzo: Trail for the whole gang

The best thing about these 23 miles of trail north of Moab, Utah, is they are so much fun for every skill set. For the seasoned singletrack expert, to the first time trail rider, the Klonzo trails...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Slickrock Trail

So, you made it to Moab, Utah, an outdoor adventure destination drenched in geologic oddities and perfect spring and autumn weather. The amount of epic activities here is overwhelming, and if you...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Moab mountain biking on the edge

Moab, Utah is fascinating for mountain bikers. The gritty trails, oceans of sandstone and the exceptional physiography make for some of the most astonishing riding experiences on earth. In short,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Durango Double race double the fun

This weekend in Durango, some 600 runners will lace up their running shoes and hit the road, trails or both in an event that has emerged as a favorite celebration of endurance, and the Durango area...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Reels of Real Rock

For its 10th year, the Reel Rock Film Tour is spreading the magic, challenge and rewards of climbing to the world and will make its Durango stop Oct. 6 at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Durango sport climbing

Like the song says, “sleep with one eye open.” Since this 5.10 sport climbing route was bolted, it has created a wave of new development at Durango’s East Animas climbing area. A blank, forgotten...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors