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Helpful Archery Resources

Helpful Archery Resources

The archery world is a welcoming one, which means that every major archery entity provides helpful online resources for anyone looking to get started…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

Ski season is finally here and a new trove of quality gear items are arriving at your local ski shop just in time. Here are some of this…
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10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

ATVs—shorthand for “all terrain vehicles”—are one way to explore areas of land that you might not otherwise be able to…
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Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

While winter might not seem like the perfect hiking season, the chilly months from December to March offer bonuses to trail seekers that can’t…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

No matter what the weather is doing, staying comfortable outdoors starts by building a sensible layering system from the inside out. Creating a smart…
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Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Camping out in winter can open a whole new world of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Donning snowshoes or cross-country skis to access your…
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10 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Colorado!

10 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Colorado!

When looking for the perfect outdoor getaway with your pup, you can trust Colorado to provide an abundance of trails to explore and enjoy. Here are…
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Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

There has never been a better time to purchase a quality hunting knife. Advances in metallurgy coupled with remarkable strides in design have created…
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5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year

5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year

Is there a greater gift—or a more appealing challenge—for an American hunter than chasing game across public land, using only your…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Colorado

5 Energizing Hikes in Colorado

Colorado is home to a number of incredible hikes, from easy, flat trails to challenging and invigorating treks. If you’re looking for more of a…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Colorado

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Colorado

There are many incredible ATV off-roading routes in Colorado, and it’s a great way to experience the state’s high country at a fast pace.…
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Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

There is an old saying in the gun world, “Firearms have only two enemies – Rust and Politicians.” Be kind to your guns and they…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Colorado

5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Colorado

Colorado is the perfect place to ride a dirt bike. With a variety of off-roading trails, especially single track trails perfect for dirt bikes,…
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Tournament Speak

Tournament Speak

Going to your first few tournaments can be daunting, especially when you don’t know the lingo. Experienced archers who have shot many tournaments…
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Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps

Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps

The key to becoming a good shooter is that you and your rifle must work in unison. Good shooting starts by learning to control your breathing and…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

In the world we live in today with guns socially demonized and most schools being gun-free zones with zero tolerance, who would have imagined that in…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Colorado

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Colorado

Hiking trails in Colorado are abundant, but a few stand out among the rest for their awe-inspiring scenery. No matter which trail you decide to hike,…
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4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck

4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck

Getting stuck is an unavoidable part of driving off-road. But there’s a difference between garden-variety stuck and the big stuck: the mud…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Colorado

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Colorado

With a number of beautiful bodies of water, along with a warm and sunny summer, Colorado is primed for jet skiing. Whether you have your own jet ski…
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The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

ATVs are off-road vehicles, designed to allow access to trails and other hard-to-reach areas. The earliest designs from the 1970s were three-wheeled.…
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ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Wagon Wheel Trail System

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Wagon Wheel Trail System

Colorado is home to a number of great ATV locations. But if you’re tired of crowded and overpopulated trails, head to northwestern Colorado in…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Colorado

5 Great Hiking Trails in Colorado

With boundless natural beauty in Colorado, it can be tough to choose a spot to hike! But there are a few hiking trails across the state that are…
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Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

If you are a new handgun owner, it’s important that you seek some training in the basics of shooting. Learning the rules of gun safety is also…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Colorado

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Colorado

There are so many incredible trails in Colorado that are perfect for trail runners. From flat and easy terrain to steep and rocky trails, the variety…
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10 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Colorado

10 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Colorado

Winter in Colorado is a wonderful time to visit the state. Snow covers the ground but the sunny weather is perfect for outdoor winter activities.…
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Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

For many folks, meal planning is the biggest thing to worry about when getting ready for a camping trip. Whether you’re backpacking, car…
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Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Colorado

Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Colorado

Colorado is known for its outdoor recreation spots and great camping opportunities. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the Centennial State is…
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5 State Park Campsites in the West

5 State Park Campsites in the West

When looking for a campsite in the western United States, it is easy to default to campgrounds in the national parks or national…
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9 Best Apres Ski Activities in Colorado

9 Best Apres Ski Activities in Colorado

Once the skis are off, it’s time to reward yourself with a little fun and relaxation. Connect with your skiing buddies or make new ones and…
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Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Winter is when some archers tend to get a little lazy. While it’s certainly acceptable to have seasons of rest or focus on other activities, it’s…
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10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break

10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break

Large ski resorts boasting high-speed quad chairs, multiple dining venues, and scenic ski base villages aren’t the only option for your spring…
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Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

“You have the greatest computer in the history of the world sitting on your shoulders. If you want to shoot a shotgun well, get out of its…
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10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

Can’t bear the thought of leaving your furry friend behind while you set off for adventure? Bring them along for the ride and make memories…
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Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

April typically marks the end of the North American ski season, but this year, a record-level snow pack throughout the West will ensure we are all…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Colorado

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Colorado

Colorado has a number of great campgrounds full of scenic views and access to incredible hiking trails. These great campgrounds are perfect for…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

Every time I go camping with friends, I learn a new trick or discover a piece of gear that makes life outdoors more comfortable. But there are some…
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How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside

How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside

The term “handgun” covers a lot of ground, from easy-to-conceal pocket pistols to specialty single-shots designed for hunting big game.…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Colorado

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Colorado

Colorado is known for having incredible camping spots, including campsites for RV campers. No matter if you’re seeking full amenities or a more…
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Why The .22 LR  Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot

Why The .22 LR Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot

There is a reason the world consumes millions of rounds of .22 LR ammunition each year. The popular .22 offers almost no recoil, so it’s easy…
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New Archery Products for 2024

New Archery Products for 2024

The archery and bowhunting industry gathered in St. Louis, Jan. 11-13, for the 2024 ATA Show. Manufacturing exhibitors launched a record 156 new…
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Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time

Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time

Scopes are a fixture on today’s rifles and one primary factor in how they will perform is how well they are installed. It’s not all that…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

The number of mechanical release aids available on the market can be overwhelming, with prices ranging from $50 to $350 and materials ranging from…
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Events Near Gilcrest CO

ETM-CO Festival

Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 5:30pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Denver, CO
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Golden Colorado Ducks Unlimited Dinner

Golden Colorado Ducks Unlimited Dinner

Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 5:30pm
Denver Marriott West
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Cerus DryTri

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 8:00am
Unit F and G
Frederick, CO
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Lucky Dog Dash

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 10:00am
Carpenter Park Fields
Thornton, CO
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Longmont Colorado Ducks Unlimited Dinner

Longmont Colorado Ducks Unlimited Dinner

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 5:30pm
Longmont Elks Lodge
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Open Space Festival Of New Music

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2024 at 7:30pm
UNC Campus Commons
Greeley, CO
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Spring Holistic Fair

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 10:00am
The Ranch - Larimer County Fairgrounds
Loveland, CO
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St. Patrick’s Day Run - 5K & 10K

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 10:00am
Bohn Park
Lyons, CO
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Ducks Unlimited - Fort Collins Colorado DU Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Fort Collins Colorado DU Dinner

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 5:30pm
Ft Collins Hilton
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Poudre Valley Longbeards Banquet

Poudre Valley Longbeards Banquet

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Loveland, CO
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Lucky Brew Race 5K, 10K, and 15K

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 8:30am
Eastman Park
Windsor, CO
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Sharin O the Green 5K

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 9:00am
Washington Park
Fort Collins, CO
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