127 Hours

James Franco as Aron Ralston

The story of Aron Ralston, an adventurer whose misfortune became the center of attention in 2003 when he self-amputated his right arm when it became lodged between a boulder and rock wall, has now been brought to the big screen in one of the most captivating films of 2010:  127 Hours. … [Read more...]

Creating Energy For Your Next Adventure

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Colorado is one of the fittest states in the nation because its inhabitants are so lucky to be living near the Rocky Mountains where summertime is playtime for the majority of folks. Since there are so many activities offered, such as hiking, kayaking, camping, off-highway travel, and so much more, keeping the energy level up can be difficult when … [Read more...]

Hiking Longs Peak

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I remember the conversation during a get together in May of this year. We were there to celebrate the end of the ski season. We were having a good time! Becky (my wife), Regina (a friend), and I were discussing climbing and Regina said she wanted to climb Longs Peak. … [Read more...]

Killington's 4th Annual Jeep Jamboree

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Access the Inaccessible. That’s what it says on the home page of Jeep Jamboree’s website. As the largest ski resort in the Northeast, Killington has access to views of five states, as well as Canada, from atop its 3,967-foot summit at Pico. But thanks to the efforts of many, we can now access many of these wonderful views… in our Jeeps! … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Highs on Humboldt Peak

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When my brother and I left JPFreek's second annual staff gathering in Divide, Colorado on Sunday July 25th, our destination was the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountain range to climb a challenging 14,000' peak:  Humboldt Peak. … [Read more...]

Hiking Adventure at Zion's Checkerboard Mesa

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Entering Zion National Park from the east entrance immediately reveals a colorful display of orange, brown and white slickrock that includes one of the parks landmarks, Checkerboard Mesa. … [Read more...]

Back Roads & Arching Vistas

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Southeastern Utah is a gift for us all. The area has every thing an adventurer could ask for: Hiking, climbing, canyoneering, kayaking, mountain biking, and Jeep roads. The varied terrain includes snow-capped  mountains, deep canyons, cedar forests, arid deserts, and miles of bedrock. … [Read more...]