Report from the Outdoor Retailer – What We Liked

Imagine you’re at a mall on the weekend before Christmas and all the crowds around you are fit, driven, and over-caffeinated. That’s pretty much the scene at the Outdoor Retailer at the Salt Palace convention center. Thousands of vendors and tens of thousands of buyers, […]

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Outdoor Retailer Bestuvs

Imagine you’re at a mall on the weekend before Christmas and all the crowds around you are fit, driven, and over-caffeinated. That’s pretty much the scene at the Outdoor Retailer at the Salt Palace convention center. Thousands of vendors and tens of thousands of buyers, […]

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Pays Off

Here in Colorado, one niggling impediment to carefree hiking and riding is the prospect of rattlesnake encounters. The possibility of harm and crisis – for horses, humans, and dogs – is enough to motivate several preventative strategies. There’s not a lot we can do for […]

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Diversity Reconsidered

This opinion piece appeared recently in High Country News. Here is the unedited version: Diversity is such a funny word. Most folks think of it in terms of skin color or ethnicity. I picked my college because of this so-called diversity. For a white girl […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part I

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part II

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko, Part III

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part III

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part II

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part I

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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