Trail Mix Archive

  • Human’s “second-best friend” an ideal trail companion By Ted Alan Stedman   It’s a brilliant, warm day in Pike National Forest, perfect for hiking the roller coaster foothills northwest of […]

    Pack Mentality

    Human’s “second-best friend” an ideal trail companion By Ted Alan Stedman   It’s a brilliant, warm day in Pike National Forest, perfect for hiking the roller coaster foothills northwest of […]

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  • By Ted Alan Stedman Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer goal-oriented exhilaration. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks hold an almost mythical fascination and admiration. Climbing these 54 peaks, also known as “fourteeners,” represents the […]

    Highest Ground

    By Ted Alan Stedman Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer goal-oriented exhilaration. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks hold an almost mythical fascination and admiration. Climbing these 54 peaks, also known as “fourteeners,” represents the […]

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  •   BY TED ALAN STEDMAN Certain skills you don’t forget, such as riding a bike, swimming and skiing. At least that’s my take as Czech transplant and Nordic skiing pro, […]

    Classic State

      BY TED ALAN STEDMAN Certain skills you don’t forget, such as riding a bike, swimming and skiing. At least that’s my take as Czech transplant and Nordic skiing pro, […]

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  • By Ted Alan Stedman Time travel. Forgotten ways of life. Dogsledding has a way of resetting the calendar and taking you back to when fur trappers and pioneers harnessed the […]

    Paws & Powder

    By Ted Alan Stedman Time travel. Forgotten ways of life. Dogsledding has a way of resetting the calendar and taking you back to when fur trappers and pioneers harnessed the […]

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  • By Ted Alan Stedman Snow sliders are an inventive bunch. Just when you think you’ve seen it all—terrain park highfliers, boardercross combatants, rodeo riders on snowmobiles—along come new ways to […]

    Renegade Riders

    By Ted Alan Stedman Snow sliders are an inventive bunch. Just when you think you’ve seen it all—terrain park highfliers, boardercross combatants, rodeo riders on snowmobiles—along come new ways to […]

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