Video: Five Days on the Kokopelli Trail

Stretching from Fruita, CO to Moab, UT the Kokopelli Trail is one of the most legendary mountain biking and bikepacking routes in the entire U.S. It takes riders across some of the most scenic landscapes in the region, promising stunning vistas around every turn. While it certainly lives up to the hype, it is also a … Read more

Video: The Divide – The Mountains of Colorado in Autumn

Shot in the mountains of Colorado this past September, this short clip captures the arrival of autumn in the tall, starkly beautiful landscapes that make up the Rocky Mountains and its numerous sub-ranges. The drone footage that makes up this clip offers a stunning bird’s eye view of the region, which is about to transform … Read more

Video: Meet the Wolfpack –– a Family that Lives and Runs in the Mountains of Colorado

This beautiful video takes us to Silverton, Colorado to meet the Braford-Lefebvre family, who live and run in the shadows fo the San Juan Mountains there. For them, the mountain trails are simply a way of life, allowing them to escape into the wilderness on their own two feet, running for miles at a time. … Read more

The North Face, SmartWool, Other Outdoor Brands Move Headquarters to Denver

It’s starting to look like Colorado’s bid to host the Outdoor Retailer convention is beginning to pay off in a big way. When the outdoor industry took umbrage with some of the state of Utah’s approaches to protecting public lands, Colorado rolled out the red carpet, luring the lucrative convention away from Salt Lake City … Read more

Two Runners Set Record on Nolan’s 14 Challenge in Colorado

The Nolan’s 14 challenge in the Sawatch Range of Colorado is one of the toughest in all endurance sports. It tasks ultrarunners with covering 100 miles in just 60 hours, bagging 14 summits of 14,000-foot (4267 meters) peaks with a total vertical gain of more than 90,000 feet (27,432 meters). Anyone attempting the feat can … Read more

Video: Skiing the High Points of the American West

This beautiful short film takes us on a quest with skier Drew Petersen, who set out to ski the highest peaks in all 11 of the states that make up the Western U.S. They include Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, and Montana. In order to achieve his goal, Drew … Read more

Video: Climber Carlo Traversi Takes on the Triple 14 Challenge in Colorado

Watch Black Diamond sponsored athletes Carlo Traversi in this video as he attempt to take on the Triple 14 Challenge in Colorado. What exactly is the “Triple 14 Challenge” you ask? That is the difficult athletic endeavor of scaling a V14 bouldering problem, a 5.14 rock climbing route, and summiting a 14er (14,000 ft/4267 meter) … Read more