News From Colorado Makers

  • Fri Apr 30 2021 | John Taylor

    With travel being such a huge part of that we do here at Topo, and a regular part of our normal lives, the past year had us dreaming about all those locations we were able to experience before the pandemic. Now that the hope of travel seems more of a possibility in the near future, we're starting to...

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  • Wed Apr 28 2021 | John Taylor

    If you’re not already familiar with L. Renee Blount (an innovator, climber & adventure photographer), allow us to introduce you:

    "I believe in endless curiosity. And trying things every month to stay curious and fresh. It helps my creativity as an ideator. Whether simple or grand, I believe in...

  • Tue Apr 27 2021 | Aaron Martray

    By Ryan "dirtmonger" Sylva

    Bunch Brush Canyon in the McKinney Range, a subset range of the Toquima Range, felt thick and wooly with shrubs of all sorts--chamise, sagebrush, bitterbrush. The sweet grass bloomed, the sagebrush stood tall and fragrant....


  • Tue Apr 27 2021 | Laws Whiskey House

    Full menu available for pick up at the distillery After several weeks of construction, phase one of our expansion is done! That means our tasting room will again be open for business. However, things will look a little different due to the guidelines around operating under the COVID 19 Guidelines. ...

  • Mon Apr 26 2021 | Jessie Unruh

    Star Wars is a common theme at Breckenridge Distillery. From the artwork that adorns the walls and hallways to the themed and properly garnished Star Wars cocktails, it is safe to say….we are fans. Billie Keithley, Breckenridge Distillery’s Liquid Chef and massive Star Wars fan has come up with...

  • Mon Apr 26 2021 | Mountain Shades Staff

    Optic Nerve Eyewear Releases New Renewable Bamboo Sunglasses

    WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO, April 19, 2021—Optic Nerve Eyewear has announced the release of their first ever eco-friendly ONE by Optic Nerve branded sunglasses, the Woodstock and the Woodsie. The Colorado-based company is excited to offer two...

  • Sun Apr 25 2021 | Shopify API

    Pro Guide and Local Expert Will Sperry lists his favorite backcountry zones to explore in California's Sierra Nevada range.


  • Sat Apr 24 2021 | Shopify API

    Check out some of our favorite backcountry touring zones to explore in the Northeast near Burlington, Vermont and New Hampshire.


  • Fri Apr 23 2021 | John Taylor

    We’ve always been interested in the way life, art, and the outdoors intersect for other creatives. The Designed Life is our series of profiles featuring friends and friends-of-friends from across the design community, who sit down with us to talk about the ins and outs of making things, places they...

  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Michael Carson
  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Amy

    Since its inception, Paradox Sports has helped over 5,000 people with physical disabilities — civilian and Veteran. Together we have climbed in Colorado, California, Connecticut, Georgia,

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  • Thu Apr 22 2021

    Straws and more Skip the cocktail accessories that go into the trash - plastic straws, napkins, and plastic garnish skewers if you can. If at a bar, ask the server to bring your drink without all the extras. Most bars are turning to more eco-friendly alternatives like bamboo and paper straws. You...

  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Megan Michelson

    Colorado-based skier Doug Evans—aka @dougtheskier—skis 12 months a year and has for the last 235 months. That’s nearly 20 years of not missing a single month on snow. That even includes the day in March 2008 when he skied on one ski with crutches and a boot cast after breaking his leg. “I ski snow...

  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Hanna Whirty

    At Icelantic, our mission is to help our customers Return to Nature. We create long lasting products that aim to inspire people through art and functionality to do just that. In order to live up to this mission, it is essential that we also protect nature in a variety of ways. Becoming Climate...

  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Michael Suleiman

    At Spyder, we are proud to make high quality ski gear that protects you from the coldest, wettest weather nature has to offer, so you can spend more time enjoying the mountains. We aim to do so while also helping protect the mountains we love to call home. Climate change can’t be tackled by any one...

  • Thu Apr 22 2021 | Shopify API

    Pro Guide and regional expert Jere Burrell gives us the scoop on some the best backcountry zones to explore near Seattle, Washington.


  • Wed Apr 21 2021 | Kelty

    If the past year has taught us anything, it’s this: with the right equipment, we can do just about everything outside, in just about any weather. Your friends at Kelty have known this since the 1950s, when our fearless leader first made outdoor comfort his mission—and we’ve spent every moment since...

  • Wed Apr 21 2021 | Jack Pepper


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    "It is our business not to supply reality but to invent allusions to the conceivable which cannot be presented."

  • Tue Apr 20 2021 | Tony Kelsey