Mindfulness

In 2017, on a sunny, September day in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, I found myself sitting cross-legged in a circle of my peers and professors. As a brand new Transpersonal Counseling/Wilderness Therapy student at Naropa University, I was getting my first look into Buddhist-based practices. We sat quietly beneath a grove […]

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Must-Do Hikes in Every State

As guides, we often hear from our out-of-state clients how they feel like they need to travel out of state in order to experience a memorable hike. In reality, you don’t need to spend big bucks on a hiking trip to places like Alaska or Montana when there are interesting hikes right in your own […]

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Top Winter Navigation Tips

Top Winter Navigation Tips Backcountry navigation can be tricky at the best of times. Heavy snowfall and winter weather conditions can make it even harder to find your way in familiar or unknown terrain as snow can often cover trail signs and markers. To help you be prepared and safely find your way in the […]

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Conquer New Heights in the New Year! Make 2020 Your Year to Summit One of Colorado’s Famous 14ers

Conquer New Heights in the New Year! Make 2020 Your Year to Summit One of Colorado’s Famous 14ers Expert Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolution a Reality This Year Summiting one of Colorado’s 14,000 foot or higher mountains (nicknamed the “14ers” by locals) is an iconic rite of passage in the hiking world. Each […]

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Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides Nominated for Best of the Rockies 2020! Vote Today!

  Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides Nominated for Best of the Rockies 2020! Vote Today! BOULDER, Colo. 19 Dec 2019 — The beauty of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains serves as the perfect backdrop for individual and group transformation during one of Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides (CWRAG) outdoor adventures and team building activities. The company prides […]

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Top 10 Ways To Give The Gift of Adventure This Holiday Season

Top 10 Ways to Give the Gift of Adventure this Holiday Season 1. The Gift of Thrills Give your more thrill-seeking and wild friends and family the gift of adrenaline. Speeding through Colorado’s world class rapids is an interactive and heart-pounding experience they’ll find hard to forget. For the true adrenaline junkie, Clear Creek is […]

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Five Great Outdoor Apps

Five Great Outdoor Apps Technology has come a long way in making the outdoors safer, more accessible, and easier to navigate and mitigate hazards. Our phones, beyond communication, are some of the most powerful tools that we have in our arsenal, and while it will never replace the traditional map and compass, it can help […]

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Mountainfilm on Tour Coming to Estes Park

Mountainfilm on Tour Coming to Estes Park Join world-class athletes, change makers, and visionary artists for a multi-dimensional celebration of the indomitable spirit of the outdoors Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Estes Park, Colorado September 20-22, 2019 for its inaugural year. Hosted by Dao House Base Camp, the event will feature a selection of culturally […]

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Best Sightseeing In and Around Denver

Best Sightseeing In and Around Denver As the gateway to the West, Denver is one of the cultural centers of the United States. With a legendary music, art, and brewery scene, along with the colorful characters that made the city, Denver is where the mountains begin, and a sightseeing tour through Denver and it’s surrounding […]

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