Greg Benchwick

 

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  • 11 years ago | Outdoors

    Forget the traffic on I-70 and the hours-long liftlines at Keystone. Head out for a long weekend this winter to poach the secret stashes at Colorado's small-time mom-and-pop resorts. There's Cooper (not Copper!), Monarch, Sunlight, the bad-boys do...

  • 11 years ago | Outdoors

    I don't know why anyone would want to do 10,000 squat thrusts in a day -- guess some people are just gluttons for punishment.  But that's exactly what I decided to do a few years ago when I decided to learn to telemark at the oft-overlooked C...

  • 11 years ago | Outdoors

    Taking on a hut trip in Colorado's backcountry is truly the adventure of a lifetime. Out there in the middle of nowhere, under Orion's Belt by night and Colorado's sheltering blue skies by day, you somehow get closer to the source. But you'd bette...

  • 11 years ago | Deals

    Back in college -- during that little break in December when you are supposed to study for your finals -- we'd take our studies on the road and head up to Crested Butte for their early-season ski-free promotion. What can I say? It was a state scho...

  • 11 years ago | Outdoors

    We get it. You're in a hurry. You want your exercise. And ripping down the narrow-gauge trails at Matthews Winters at 30 miles an hour is just fun. But get this: Next time you come screaming around the corner and expect me and my dog to jump out o...

  • 11 years ago | Outdoors

    They say that all racks are created equal, but it's simply not true. You can go low-profile, high-rise, low-fi or high-tech, depending on how much you want to spend and how much patience you have to install the sucker. Back in the day, we'd strap ...

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