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Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards

A Never Summer employee positions rubber around the edge of the board and underfoot to protect the board and provide durability

Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards Marca Hagenstad July 23, 2019 backcountry, Camping, Gear Review, Tents, van life Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards Factory Tour I had to chance to tour the Never Summer snowboard factory in Denver and talk sustainability with the chairman of the Board, Vince Sanders. Here’s what I found out.   Never Summer is the largest independent

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The 14er Mindset, According to Gerry Roach

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  Everybody has a personal Everest. According to renowned mountaineer and writer Gerry Roach, since most people will never climb the real Everest (29,029’), their “Everest” becomes a list of peaks. Therefore, Colorado’s 14ers becomes “an obvious choice to embrace,” he said. Why 14ers? Why not any other of Colorado’s hundreds of towering mountains? Being able to hike all of

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Engearment Podcast – Free Solo Red Rocks Giveaway, Mountain Fitness School, Patagonia

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https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2zn5n-b9fe7b Live from the backcountry of Colorado, it’s another episode of the Engearment podcast.  With your host, Sean Sewell and Chloe and Riley dog.  Also some random pika and marmots. In this brief episode, we will cover what is new with Engearment and the world of fitness.  Turns out there is a lot! Free Solo Red Rocks Giveaway!  With Backcountry.com,

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Breckenridge Deaflympian Seeks to Defend Her Medals in Italy

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From Mikaela Shiffrin to Chris Klug, Colorado is home to some of the best Olympians in the world. The Centennial State is also home to Breckenridge resident Lauren Weibert, Deaflympics gold medalist in Slopestyle Snowboarding.   Like most elite international sporting competitions, the Deaflympics (previously known as World Games for the Deaf, and International Games for the Deaf) are pay

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Find Me: An Outdoors Film for the Rest of Us

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Experiencing the healing power of nature from the perspective of an average person makes Find Me (2019) the most relatable outdoors film you’ll watch this summer.  Released to critical acclaim, the latest film from writer/director Tom Huang is a charming dramedy whose story is paradoxically familiar, yet different.  Familiar in that it follows the modern outdoor trope of an inexperienced

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NIMBYism in the Mountains: the Inspiration Behind One Man’s Ride.

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There’s a certain intersectionality in Colorado’s ski resort-oriented mountain towns.  From Aspen to Telluride, some of our most pressing issues – environmentalism, immigration policy, racism, and social inequality- converge in a dichotomous (and often contentious) relationship between rich inhabitants and immigrant workforces. “Living in Summit County is a dream and a nightmare. A dream because it is an amazing place,

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