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Rock-About Series: Part III

September 5, 2014
Friends of Stio  
Rock-About Series: Part III

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” -Kurt Vonnegut I almost have it. I’m so close. I look at Shelton sitting across from me, but avert my eyes when he looks [...] [...]

Backpacker Magazine: The Kirby Windshirt

September 4, 2014
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Backpacker Magazine: The Kirby Windshirt

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Fisherman Out of Water

August 27, 2014
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Fisherman Out of Water

Part I: The Adventures of a Newbie Fly Fisherman I grew up on the water, but casting a line wasn’t part of my usual summer routine. I was more at home behind the boat, satisfying my carving fix waterskiing or wakeboarding. I’ll also admit that when I moved to Jackson, Wyoming almost eight years ago, [...] [...]

Shape Magazine: Trail Running Gear Guide

August 15, 2014
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Shape Magazine: Trail Running Gear Guide

The Second Light jacket is Shape Magazine’s top choice for an early fall layer on the trail. [...]

Rock ‘About Part II, by Michael Holland

July 15, 2014
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Rock ‘About Part II, by Michael Holland

“Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.”  – Oscar Wilde Aaron finds a crack in the rock and slots his fingers into the space between, then looks down to find where he’ll step onto the rock. He stands on his right foot and begins our climb up the first pitch of Positive Vibrations, a [...] [...]

Wonders Never Cease, by Jeffrey Parrish

July 1, 2014
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Wonders Never Cease, by Jeffrey Parrish

I go to sleep every night next to a book entitled “1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die.”    It’s written as an encyclopedia, an authoritative and final chronicle of the last amazing snapshots of nature you must see either before you’re gone or they are. It’s by my bed, and I guess [...] [...]

Mountain Magazine: Trail Running Gear

June 13, 2014
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Mountain Magazine: Trail Running Gear

Mountain Magazine tests out the goods for summer trail running and decide on the M’s First Light Short for their “Ultimate Set Up:” [...]

“A Centennial Road Trip” by Christy Mahon

June 10, 2014
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“A Centennial Road Trip” by Christy Mahon

“The one thing I don’t understand is why are you guys doing this?” asked Cam, who had just joined us for his first day skiing of one of Colorado’s Centennial Peaks. He was there to document our 13ers project as part of a production about our partner Chris Davenport. It was Cam’s first day in [...] [...]

Mountain Magazine: Working the Dream

June 3, 2014
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Mountain Magazine: Working the Dream

Mountain Magazine checks in with Stio founder and CEO, Steve Sullivan for their profile on thriving outdoor companies based in mountain towns: [...]

Rock ‘ About Part I, by Michael Holland

May 28, 2014
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Rock ‘ About Part I, by Michael Holland

Our individualism is all we have. There are those who barter it for security, those who repress it for what they believe is the betterment of the whole society, but blessed in the twinkle of the morning star is the one who nurtures it and rides it, in grace and love and wit, from peculiar station [...] [...]