How to Build a Quigloo in Three Easy Steps

Forget snowmen. Build a “quigloo.” You’ll need to invest some time and some sweat, and it can’t be done without a bunch of friends willing to help, but the ultimate snow creation is your reward. […]

Emmett de Maynadier Brings Whitewater Stoke and Vision to CC

Emmett de Maynadier is a Colorado College sophomore, an avid whitewater enthusiast, and the Outdoor Recreation Committee’s (ORC) newly-appointed Whitewater Raft Coordinator. Already the Whitewater Kayak Coordinator, de Maynadier now addresses all things river-recreation-related at […]

Lessons Learned from Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater enthusiasts will often say that the river is the best teacher. I could not agree more. While this may be true within a kayaking context, I have also come to learn that the river’s […]

Backcountry Water Treatment Goes Lightweight

Stomach bugs suck. So do heavy backpacks. Luckily, backpackers who enjoy neither lugging heavy items nor digging a cat-hole every hour can find a light but effective water purification system if they know what to […]