All of Your Questions About Evaporative Cooling, Answered
Now that summer has arrived in the Rockies, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to cool your home. Your traditional air conditioning unit works well, but it also uses a ton of energy and isn’t great for the environment. Evaporative air coolers (also known as “swamp coolers”) are a more affordable, more  [...]
17 Great Books About the Outdoors and Fitness
If you love to get outdoors, or even if you prefer to stay warm and snuggly inside, grab any one of these UPDATED – 17 outdoor books adventure & reads. There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge) Raising confident kids  [...]
Climate Change Hits Colorado Hard in 2018
2018 saw one of Colorado’s least snowy winters on record. Denver was 33 inches below average. In January, the Denver Post reported a 30-year low in snowpack. Winter Park’s 2017–18 season only netted 71% of average snowfall. The low precipitation and warmer weather through the winter has put much of Colorado into drought status: Some  [...]
Heavy Green Book Review
Action sports athletes would make the most elite soldiers if it wasn’t for their anti-authoritarian  nature and dislike of conformity. Inherent love of risk and suffering, comfortability with the spectre of death and desire to push the body and mind to its limit are rare qualities found in top warriors and top extreme athletes. Sam  [...]
Teton Pass Skier Triggered Avalanche Buries Car
JACKSON, WYO – According to a Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) snowplow driver a skier triggered avalanche buried a car on Teton Pass during today’s mornings commute.  This is the second time in recent years that a car has been hit by a skier triggered avalanche. Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center Bulletin rated the Teton Mountains above  [...]