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Merrell ‘Wilderness Escapes’: SLC, Denver, Boston, D.C.

October 18, 2011

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Assigned to write a few more short destination features for an upcoming Merrell campaign, this is part two of “Wilderness Escapes.” This series features Salt Lake City, Denver, Boston and Washington, D.C. All of which are great destinations in their own right, and they all have a vast array of outdoor activities to offer travelers. Salt […]

Denver: Climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park

October 18, 2011

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Located conveniently between the vast wilderness of Rocky Mountain State Park and Denver’s vast urban metropolis, Eldorado Canyon has become one of the most popular day-trip destinations in the region. A recreational hub for hikers, mountain bikers and climbers alike, the biggest draw to “Eldo” are the sheer, golden sandstone cliffs that rise dramatically above […]

Opening Reception: “Natural Playground” Photo Exhibit

October 10, 2011

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The opening reception for “Natural Playground” at Darkroom Gallery is slated for this Friday, October 14, from 6-8pm. We’ll be announcing the Juror’s Choice for top honors of the juried contest, and those in attendance will set the bar for the month-long Viewers Choice contest –where votes will be tallied for the public’s favorite shot. […]

Nor’easter Festival: Sports, Music and Parties

September 27, 2011

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It’s safe to say that Burlington’s iconic Waterfront Park and North Beach Park are recovering this week, courtesy of Eastern Mountain Sports’ (EMS) annual Nor’easter Festival. After the weekend’s festivities subsided, which included climbing, running, cycling, music and parties, I have a feeling the folks at EMS were left thinking the same thing as everyone else –“It’s […]

Merrell ‘Wilderness Escapes’: NYC, SF, LA, Seattle

September 10, 2011

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Assigned to write a few short destination features for an upcoming Merrell campaign, the first four in the series are focusing on New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. All of which are amazing destinations in their own right, and they all have a vast array of outdoor activities to offer travelers. Here’s the […]

San Francisco: Hike and Camp Yosemite NP

September 10, 2011

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Yosemite National Park could be America’s finest natural resource. It’s one of the first wilderness parks in the U.S., and the pristine valleys, waterfalls and peaks that make up the park are best served on foot. Covering 1,200 square miles, Yosemite’s vast wilderness is linked together by over 750 miles of trails. With a seemingly […]

Seattle: Climbing North Cascades National Park

September 10, 2011

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Located deep within the towering peaks of North Cascades National Park is Early Winters Spire, the highest summit within the Liberty Bell Group at 7,807 feet, which serves as home to some of the most popular climbing in Washington. Deep river valleys, towering waterfalls and over 300 glaciers are scattered throughout the North Cascades National […]