Author Bio

Eric Smith

Eric Smith is a writer and editor who bounced around Alaska, Colorado, and his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, before relocating to the Boulder area for the third time in 2014—a move he hopes was his last. Eric and his wife, Sandy, spend their free time exploring Colorado’s numerous craft breweries, hiking trails, and ski towns with their two rescue dogs, Rainey and Cosmo. Check out Eric’s website and follow him on Twitter.

Stories by Eric Smith...
Carving a New Path

Carving a New Path

Through the power of outdoor recreation, SOS Outreach helps at-risk youth find their footing. Three winters ago, as Elizabeth Alvarado stood atop a bunny hil...
Top Trails and Ales in Colorado

Top Trails and Ales in Colorado

A taste of the Centennial State's best craft brews and backcountry hikes Colorado is a beer lover's mecca. The state boasts 284 craft breweries, or 7.3 brewe...

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