The 5 Best… and 5 Worst Outdoorsy Date Ideas

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, this guide to dating in the outdoors will prepare you for the rigors of the college outing club dating scene. If you are looking to make it to that second date, follow my advice and steer clear of my five worst ideas. Hopefully one of my better ideas will get…


Climbing the Diamond

The Diamond of Long’s Peak is a truly impressive wall. Rising 1,700 feet from Chasm Lake, the face demands attention. Living in Estes Park over the summer, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Visible from town, the wall drew me in, a taunting figure at the edge of my mind whispering, “come if you dare.” In…


How to Get Outside While Studying Abroad

A comprehensive guide to the where’s, the when’s, but mostly the how’s of pursuing adventure internationally   Studying abroad can be one of the most powerful experiences in your educational career, regardless of what you intend to study or where. It often provides you with the opportunity to surpass the typical tourist stereotype and to…