Western Spirit Cycling

Five Things to Know Before You Bike from Telluride to Moab

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Nov 17, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Telluride and Moab are two of the most charming destinations in the West. Destinations for adventurers, historians, and families alike, you’ve likely heard of them. Western Spirit’s ride from Telluride to Moab is one of our favorites. Here are five things to know before you go. 

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Topics: Telluride, Moab, Mountain Biking

Our Five Favorite Views Around Telluride

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Nov 3, 2016 7:00:00 PM

We have a couple of great trips involving the amazing town of Telluride, Colorado: Telluride to Durango and Telluride to Moab. What makes this town such a favorite among road and mountain bikers, travelers, socializers, and artists? Among other things, the views. Here are some of our favorites. 

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Topics: Telluride, colorado

Things to Know Before Going on Your First Mountain Biking Trip

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Oct 27, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Gearing up for your first mountain biking adventure? Here are few tips from those of us who have been around the block a few times.

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Topics: mountain biking trip

When to Start Planning a Biking Trip

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Oct 6, 2016 7:00:00 PM

People always ask us how far in advance they should plan their biking trip. Here's some insight from our years of experience to help you decide.

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Topics: biking trip, newbies, planning a trip

All About Telluride Hiking

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Sep 22, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Telluride, Colorado is a town like no other, surrounded by peak after peak of amazing mountains with endless terrain to explore. Hiking is surely the most popular activity in the summer, and there’s plenty of great cycling as well. Here’s what you need to know about hiking in Telluride

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Topics: Telluride, hiking

Why Telluride is the New Aspen

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Sep 8, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Aspen is a legendary, Rocky Mountain town, famous for its skiing, hiking, art, and distinct culture. But have you heard about Telluride, it’s slightly more secluded, just as epic cousin? Here are a few reasons why we think Telluride is the new Aspen.

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Topics: Telluride

A Rundown of the Best Resorts for A Family Vacation

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Aug 25, 2016 7:00:00 PM

When you travel with your family, it’s nice to have access to a variety of activities that allow you to take advantage of all that a destination has to offer—without too much research or mid-trip decision-making. Here are our three favorite resorts to take our family—and then a fun idea to take things to the next level!

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Topics: family trip, family, travel

Four Active Family Vacation Ideas

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Aug 11, 2016 7:00:00 PM

As you get the kids ready for school and catch up on laundry from summer adventures, it’s a great time to start planning next summer’s activities! If your family is anything like mine, you have the best time when you’re active together. Vacations scheduled around physical activities can be challenging to plan and execute, but we’ve got some ideas to help you get your family outside next summer, or even before.

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Topics: cycling, river trips, hiking

Four Epic Water Sports You Have to Try

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Jul 28, 2016 7:00:00 PM

For lots of people, the term “water sports” conjures up images of boats, wakeboards, water skis, wakeskates, and a number of other high-speed, gas-powered, adrenaline-pumping pastimes. I’ve had my share of good times behind a boat, but out here in Moab—where water is precious and the scenery is amazing—I prefer the more natural brand of water sports. Here are a few of my favorites:

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Topics: rafting, outdoor sports

Six Fun Things To Do at the Grand Canyon

Posted by Mark Sevenoff on Jul 14, 2016 7:00:00 PM

The Grand Canyon is inarguably one of the most overwhelmingly beautiful places in the United States. Its magnitude, color palate, wildlife, and history have fascinated countless visitors for hundreds of years.

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Topics: grand canyon