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Become a Climate Leader
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Become a Climate Leader

Throughout history, humanity never fails to screw stuff up. There is often a refreshing turn around, though, when mankind sees what has been done and attempts to change it. We are at that point, where we are seeing what has gone wrong with our climate, and we know something has […]

6 Ways to Volunteer Your Vacation
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6 Ways to Volunteer Your Vacation

The tanned, barfing masses at spring break and the weird stomach aliments that  plague cruise ships don’t say “Vacation” to me. I’d rather bring a good story back from my vacation, not a legacy of liver damage and a misspelled tattoo (Who is Brad? Is “4eVR” grammatically correct? Is that […]

Sally Jewell Confirmed: Thanks Senator Cantwell
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Sally Jewell Confirmed: Thanks Senator Cantwell

Ok, so it’s a bit anti-climactic. This video is a little less than exciting, but Sally Jewell’s road ahead will only get steeper from here. She’s got many challenges to think about; public lands, drilling, and climate change to say the least. She’s the right person with the right balance […]

A Short History on America’s National Parks
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A Short History on America’s National Parks

A reminder of the beauty and freedom that our nation offered hundreds of years ago to new settlers, our national parks reserve the essence of the American Spirit. Yet, for many of us, the history of our National Parks is a subject that was never fully learned. Hopefully this infographic […]

Protect our Winters
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Protect our Winters

The entire snow sports industry is dependent upon reliable snowfall each season. Lately there has been a shift in that, and Executive Director of Protect our Winter, Chris Steinkamp, is here to illustrate why we need to be educated on this matter. Yoon: I’m surprised not more people know about this. Chris: […]

Changing the World One Youth at a Time: Q&A with Backpacker’s Jon Dorn
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Changing the World One Youth at a Time: Q&A with Backpacker’s Jon Dorn

There’s a saying within some philanthropy circles that goes, “you can’t change the world, but you can change the world for one person.” According to some estimates, 1.3 million youth drop out of high school each year. That’s 3,500 students a day who enter the real world without finishing a […]

Turning Your Garbage Into Gear
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Turning Your Garbage Into Gear

When it comes to outdoor gear, we all want to be the James Bond of the woods, having the most advanced, lightweight, sleek technology available that will make our excursions classy and sexy. Problem is, none of us can afford laser watches, jet packs, or weaponized cars. Maybe it’s time to […]

6 Ways to Make Outdoorsy Friends
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6 Ways to Make Outdoorsy Friends

It’s Friday night and a long weekend filled with aimless chores stretches ahead. A fantasy vision of you, surrounded with stinky, smiling friends, happily enjoying fellowship in the backcountry seems far-off and hopeless. It’s hard enough to meet friends, never mind the sort of friends that would rather go for […]

The Monsanto Monopoly
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The Monsanto Monopoly

According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (and my rumbling belly) food is a foundational necessity for life. Maslow’s theory describes the continuum of human need, relating the importance of foundational needs such as food and water with those he considers more dispensable: creativity, morality, and so forth. I need not explain the technicalities […]

Is Colorado Tourism Turning To Pot?
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Is Colorado Tourism Turning To Pot?

Wanna get Rocky Mountain High? Come to Colorado. No, it’s not anywhere near an official slogan yet, but with marijuana now legal under Colorado state law, and with legislation regulating the sale of marijuana to be discussed by state, city and municipal officials, many residents are beginning to wonder what […]