This is not the most flattering photo of me, but I chose it because this is my authentic, “What have I gotten myself into?” face. I can fake a cheesy smile, but here we’re about to embark on The Main Event (AKA super scary part) of Telluride’s Via Ferrata where you traverse a ledgeless cliff section using just metal rungs. A hater of heights, I made it my goal to master my fear by completing this route. Each step felt shaky, but the stellar views and sense of terror/accomplishment I felt made every step worthwhile.
In this issue, we show you all the adventures you don’t want to miss before the sun sets on summer: whitewater rafting in Oregon, free rooftop yoga, hiking and hammocking with refreshing Utah brews, and if you’re an experienced daredevil—base jumping in Moab.
Follow our summer adventures and share yours with us on Instagram @sportsguidemag. Use #sportsguidemag for the chance to have your photo featured.
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