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USA Pro Challenge 2013

Stage 1: Aspen Snowmass USA Pro Challenge 2013 Stage 1 Peter Sagan Greg Van Avermaet Kiel Reijnen USA Pro Challenge 2013 Stage 1 jerseys Leader (yellow): Peter Sagan Sprint (green): Peter Sagan, worn by Greg Van Avermaet KOM (red): Matt Cooke Youth (blue): Peter Sagan, worn by Lawson Craddock Courageous (orange): Craig Lewis Stage 2: Aspen to Breckenridge USA Pro Challenge 2013 Stage 2 […]
USA Pro Challenge 2013

Riding with the peloton

Ever wonder what it’s like to ride in one of the cars on the course of a pro cycling race? The cycling photography aspect of Chasing Light Media provides opportunities to view pro cycling races from numerous vantage points, including within the peloton. One of the most frequent questions we get, is what riding with […]
Riding with the peloton

USA Pro Challenge 2013

Athletes, teams, support personnel, media, and fans are all in Aspen, Colorado for the start of the 3rd Annual USA Pro Challenge. Chris Froome, Richie Porte, Peter Sagan, Christian Vande Velde, Tejay Van Garderen, Jens Voigt, Rory Sutherland, Martijn Vershchoor, and Tom Danielson attended the pre-race press conference on Sunday, August 20, and provided a few glimpses into […]
USA Pro Challenge 2013

Tour of Utah 2013

Stage 1: Brian Head to Cedar City Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah 2013 left Brian Head ski resort at an altitude of 9600 ft and ran 112 miles through the beautiful hills of southern Utah. Chris Jones of United Healthcare, who celebrated his 34th birthday at stage 1, and Michael Torckler of Bissell Pro Cycling quickly formed the […]
Tour of Utah 2013

Hiking Meadows Trail in Aspen

Meadows Trail is a short, pretty hike that begins in Aspen’s West End by Aspen Meadows Resort. Meadows Trail: Getting there Head west on Main Street, go through the “S” curve, then turn north (right) on 8th Street.  The trail begins at 8th and Meadows. Meadows Trail: The hike Meadows Trail is an easy, one-mile […]
Hiking Meadows Trail in Aspen

Hiking Smuggler Mountain in Aspen

Smuggler Mountain is a popular hike with the trailhead located in east Aspen. Smuggler Mountain: Getting there From Main Street & Mill (corner of the Hotel Jerome), take Mill to Gibson.  Turn right & at the Y intersection, keep left onto South Avenue.  Turn right onto Park Circle to Smuggler Mountain Road.  There is parking […]
Hiking Smuggler Mountain in Aspen

Climbing Kilimanjaro

My friend, Tina, walked in one day and dropped a coffee table book on my desk. “Kilimanjaro. So why did you buy a book about Kilimanjaro?,” I asked. She said, “I am going to climb it and you guys should too.” I laughed and said, “Riiiiiight.” 48 hours and a couple of bottles of wine later, the three of […]
Climbing Kilimanjaro

Moab Hiking: Corona Arch Trail

The Corona Arch Trail near Moab is an easy-to-reach trail just outside Moab that leads to The Corona Arch and Bowtie Arch. The trail is dog-friendly and is fully exposed to the desert sun, so go in the cooler hours of the day and take plenty of water for you and your four-legged companions.  The elevation gain […]
Moab Hiking: Corona Arch Trail

Tour of California 2013

Stage 1: Escondido Stage 1 Top – 3 Lieuwe Westra (NED), Vacansoleil – DCM Pro Cycling Team (NED) Francisco Mancebo Perez (ESP), 5-hour ENERGY presented by Kenda Racing Team (USA) Peter Sagan (SVK), Cannondale Pro Cycling (ITA)  â€śIt was a good surprise.As for what that will mean for his team for the rest of the race,“We […]
Tour of California 2013

Skiing Aspen’s Buttermilk

Buttermilk sits three miles outside of Aspen on Highway 82, providing visitors a view of the impressive 22-foot superpipe as they make their way into Aspen. The smallest of the four Aspen mountains, Buttermilk is primarily known as the home of the ESPN Winter X-Games and, at the other end of the continuum, a beginner’s […]
Skiing Aspen’s Buttermilk

Ed Viesturs

Growing up in Illinois, Ed Viesturs read the book, Annapurna, and decided he too wanted to climb mountains. That he did. Over the next 30 years, Viesturs would go on to become one of the world’s most famous mountaineers. He has summited all fourteen 8000 meter peaks, Mount Everest seven times, and Mount Rainier over 200 […]
Ed Viesturs

Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

“Oooh.” “Ah.” “That’s cool!“ A visit to the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum will result in those exclamations and more. Located in Golden, Colorado, the Geology Museum is home to thousands of mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite, and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors. The Geology Museum, which was started in 1874, is located in a […]
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum