Stephen Martin grew up a Dallas “city boy.” While he enjoyed family trips to Colorado, he didn’t consider himself particularly outdoorsy. Today, he’s a Colorado Springs-based professional photographer best known for his photos of the state’s outdoor recreation
We love bringing our dogs with us everywhere we go, but especially on camping trips and along for big adventures in the mountains. The days we spend in nature are most rewarding when everyone’s having a good time––our four-legged buddies included. If they’re stressed or unhappy, th
Stephen Martin spent eight years in the United States Army. In that time, he rarely sat behind a computer and hardly ever looked through the lens of a camera. Flash forward eight years and Martin finds himself in those very spots on a regular basis. While serving as a bodyguard
Now more than ever, young professionals are stepping up to current challenges and serving as leaders in our community. Of the nominees, 27 finalists have emerged across five categories. The finalists, who all live or work in Colorado Springs, are below.
Being in the military is, by nature, an outdoorsy occupation, but Stephen Martin’s time in the service was more of a “forced outdoor experience.” “I was a bit lost when finishing up high school,” says the Dallas, Texas native. “Some hard times had left me longing for a get
If you think Ollie and I make it up each mountain on our own accord, you’re terribly wrong. And we were reminded of this even more just after our recent 14er summited, the 38th 14,000ft peak we’ve climbed together. While we bust our butts the day of to make it to the top each time [&he