Trail Mix Archive

  • Survive, thrive (and yes, have fun) in the cold by learning core skills. By Ted Alan Stedman Winds sounding like a squadron of F-16s strafe saw-toothed peaks west of Leadville. […]

    Welcome to the Deep Freeze

    Survive, thrive (and yes, have fun) in the cold by learning core skills. By Ted Alan Stedman Winds sounding like a squadron of F-16s strafe saw-toothed peaks west of Leadville. […]

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  • Canyoneering takes hiking to another level in Colorado’s canyon country. By Ted Alan Stedman We’re in a narrow sandstone slot not more than 18 inches wide. It’s dark and cool […]

    Learning the Ropes

    Canyoneering takes hiking to another level in Colorado’s canyon country. By Ted Alan Stedman We’re in a narrow sandstone slot not more than 18 inches wide. It’s dark and cool […]

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  • There’s more than one way to catch Colorado’s fall display. By Ted Alan Stedman “Colorful Colorado” isn’t just some marketing slogan that appears on brochures and state license plates. Beyond […]

    Colorful Conclusion

    There’s more than one way to catch Colorado’s fall display. By Ted Alan Stedman “Colorful Colorado” isn’t just some marketing slogan that appears on brochures and state license plates. Beyond […]

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  • River canoeing offers a different perspective and challenges. By Ted Alan Stedman   I hope there’s no boofing. If our trajectory is successful, we won’t need to. We’ll peel from […]

    Different Strokes

    River canoeing offers a different perspective and challenges. By Ted Alan Stedman   I hope there’s no boofing. If our trajectory is successful, we won’t need to. We’ll peel from […]

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  • 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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