Blog Posts

  • New Belgium Clips and Beer Tour- ColoRADo Springs made the cut!

      Like Beer? Come volunteer! UpaDowna and Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates are looking for help to host the New Belgium Brewing Clips Beer & Film for the FIRST TIME EVER in Colorado Springs! Up to 18 varieties of NBB beer on tap and pair them with inspiring short films created by fans. 100% of the proceeds from beer sales benefit Medicine Wheel and UpaDowna!
  • Role Reversal

    I love this video that is all.
  • Donate Gear for Good

    ***Now providing gear for victims of the 2013 Colorado Floods***   ***BIGGER UPDATE*** Not only is our great community behind this program some of the greatest brands in the outdoor industry are putting their gear where their heart are and many have gotten behind this program!
  • 2013 GoPro Mountain Games

    Last weekend outdoor enthusiasts from all walks of adventure took Vail, Colorado by storm! The GoPro Mountain Games set up shop in Vail Village filling the area with entertainment and excitement! Mountain Bike Races, Dock Dogs Long Distance and Vert jumping competitions, Mud Races, Yoga, Kayaking, the Bouldering World Cup, Fly Fishing, Slackline World Championships and so much more!  
  • Mountain Equipment Recyclers: Order UpaDowna gear online, rent gear and PARTY!

    Well, they've done it again. Mountain Equipment Recyclers has raised the bar for new and used gear shops. Not only have they donated over $30,000 in two years to military and outdoor non-profits, but now they've added MORE ways to get MORE people outside! They've updated their website to include an online store, selling many of their popular used items and also UpaDowna gear! Now it's easy for our fans to get the "schwag" they want!!
  • Adventure On Film Is Amazing

  • Montana or Bust: Days 4,5,6

    Wednesday: Flowing Rivers, Flowing Brews! 
  • Montana or Bust: Day 2 & 3

    Monday: Jackalopes, Jackson and Just plain stuck in the mud... Sinclair, WY- Lander, WY - Jackson, WY
  • Montana or Bust: How to Survive a Family Road Trip!

    Author's disclaimer: notes taken on iPad and transferred to laptop during a one-coffee-with-wifi stop. I apologize for grammatical errors up front ;)  Getting Started.
  • Death Valley

    Death Valley National Park is a place that lives up to its name. A place that resembles a barren wasteland of nothing and little opportunity for life. A place of extreme heat and discomfort. To the unaware not much else holds meaning here, but if you change your perspective and know where to look, you'll find enchantment and beauty where you least expect it.