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Winter Backcountry Navigation

Whether you’re skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, or sledding, your knowledge of the winter backcountry is the difference between having a great time in the wintery mountains, and finding yourself in difficult situations. The Backcountry Winter Navigation Course will teach the fundamentals of avoiding dangerous terrain and tricky weather conditions all while[…]

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We’re following REI’s lead to #OptOutside on Black Friday. We spend far too much time indoors on screens. Instead, let’s get outside! 2 events, 2 signups 8AM Early hike – join the group for a loop around the base of Mariana Butte trail before heading for the summit to take in[…]

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Survive to Thrive: Orienteering Class

Join David Neils from Wild Nature Media ( and leverage a lifetime of backcountry experience, primarily navigating his way off-trail in all seasons and terrain. Learn how to transition from surviving to thriving in the outdoors with confidence. This orienteering class is a great place to start, knowing how to[…]

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Hikes & walks around Loveland, Colorado

Devil's Backbone photo by Dick Knapp Photography

It’s easy to get out and enjoy nature in Loveland, Colorado. Whether you’re looking for a hardcore hike or a nice Sunday afternoon stroll, there’s something for everyone. Loveland Recreation Trail System Loveland boasts an 18 mile recreational trail (portions paved) that runs from the west side of town near[…]

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