I stood next to a pictograph of two man shaped figures with antlers, carrying spears. They either didn’t have eyes, or they were looking into a mysterious landscape inside the sandstone cliff that we would never be able to see. High above them on the side of this cliff were the ancient remains of… Read More Solo Rock Climbing An Ancient Utah Staircase
It seems that every day Trump has been in office, the United States has had a generally, “Bad Time”. Congress, and the President, have been french frying their way through some pretty intense political decisions. Since we spend most of our time outside to avoid dealing with these issues, here are the 5 environmental times… Read More 5 Environmental Decisions Trump Should “Pizza” On
Traveling to Cuba is a beautiful nightmare. We at Higher mountain magazine wanted to visit Cuba, because it hasn’t become a touristy modern destination. Usually, destinations off the beaten track offer the best experiences. While there are a million good reasons why you should go and see Cuba before the tourism boom, we wanted to show… Read More 10 Reasons to Stay The Hell Away From Cuba
Early one frosty morning, before the mist had truly cleared from beneath the flatiron mountains of Boulder Colorado, a lone vegan walked through a forest with their dog, thinking about cheese. The dog pulled off to the side of the trail, and took a shit. The vegan felt a pang of dread. Our roaming vegan… Read More Dog Poop Bag Epidemic Sweeps The U.S.
Filled with suspect water, high sandstone walls, daring rappels, and lush green foliage, Dragonfly Canyon is high on the list of Higher Mountain Magazine’s favorite things to do in Utah. We’d like to tell you all how to go do and do it, but recommend buying a guidebook for the journey, as the complicated garble… Read More Canyoneering Arches National Park
People come to boulder to see and hike the majestic flatirons all the time. I would know. I live in boulder, and I get stuck in tourist traffic jams all the time. But when you are sitting in traffic, trying to find the best places to go for a hike while in boulder, I encourage… Read More 5 Best Hiking Trails in Boulder… For Reasons
So you just started playing Pokémon Go, and are starting to feel pretty good about it. But something is missing. Maybe the Pokémon you have been hunting close by are starting to seem the same, or you just want to see what else is out there for a badass Poke-hunter to find? Luckily for you,… Read More 7 Most Extreme Places to Play Pokémon Go Near Denver