Unhealthy: The Relationship Teens Have With Their Phones and Why Wilderness Experiences are Important

March 21, 2017

Let’s begin with the kind of stats that make your stomach turn. Keep in mind that most of these numbers are from research done in 2015. Mobile devices now account for 46 percent of all screen time among teens Tweens (Ages 8-12) spend an average of 6 hours per day consuming media Teens (13-18) spend […]

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Could you act as a Wilderness First Responder?

February 14, 2017

Scenario 3:00pm | You and your two friends just snapped epic summit photos on top of Crestone Peak on a beautiful fall afternoon. Sure the hike up was brutal, and you didn’t go as fast as you wanted, but you made it to the top and snapped the perfect selfie backdropped by the rugged Sangre […]

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Fully Alive

January 23, 2017

Most nights when I hit the hay I carve out a few minutes to look back on the day. To reflect. Not just on my schedule and how it unfolded, but my conversations, decisions, emotions, and more. What was my “posture” today? I don’t mean physically. How did I face the day? What was my […]

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Adventure of the Week: Ski Loveland Pass

January 17, 2017

Having trouble seeing the video and map below? Try refreshing this page. Looking for a quick day out and some accessible backcountry turns? Look no further than Loveland Pass, CO. Before you go, make sure you’ve studied the avalanche forecast. If you don’t have any avalanche education, watch Know Before You Go. Loveland pass is most […]

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Say YES to risk

January 11, 2017

THE LINK BETWEEN TAKING RISKS AND TRANSFORMATION Growing up I was blessed to live near a huge park with woods you could get lost in and a creek that ran right through the middle. When I was around 10 years old, my friends and I made the discovery of a lifetime: a rope swing (see The […]

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Do You Know Before You Go? #Avalanches

December 9, 2016

It’s that time of year when the snow falls and the avalanche risk rises. When it comes to avalanches, what you don’t know absolutely can hurt you. From 1950-2007, avalanches were responsible for 221 fatalities in Colorado alone. While ski resorts spend millions of dollars on inbounds avalanche mitigation efforts, even ski resorts aren’t immune […]

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