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Yurbuds: Best Headphones Ever. Posted By dustin on
Yurbuds inspire pro

Hey guys, just wanted to tell you all about this awesome product we found while we were at the Outdoor Retailer Show.  The product is called Yurbuds and I have to be honest they have to be the best things ever invented for people who love being active outdoors and love their music.  It seems [...]


  One late spring Saturday, my girlfriend and I had planned to be on the classic Direct East Face route on the First Flatiron before anyone else in the metro area. We got up early, drove up to Boulder in the dark, and as soon as we hit the Chautauqua Park parking lot, we hopped [...]

3 stout trail runs near Denver Posted By Brendan on
3 stout trail runs near Denver

If you’re a trail runner and you’re looking for the most punishment you can find within a short drive within 45 minutes of downtown Denver, these trails will deliver. Ranked in order of difficulty: 1. Mount Galbraith Loop, Mount Galbraith Park 4.2 miles, 1000 feet elevation gain This trail gains 1,000 feet in its first [...]

Training Hike: Mount Morrison Posted By Brendan on
mount morrison

Where do you train? At the gym, on a treadmill? Maybe you’ve got a routine where you work out all week indoors for all that fun stuff you do in the mountains on the weekends. Well, it’s not such a bad idea to take it outside every once in a while, and get some elevation [...]

Training Hike: South Boulder Peak Posted By Brendan on
south boulder peak map

At almost 7 miles and 3,000 feet of elevation gain, this almost isn’t an “after-work” hike, but it can be if you bring a headlamp for the way down. I know a particular outdoor magazine editor who tags the summit of this mountain once a week as part of his training regimen. If you are [...]

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