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ASPENPEAK-MAGAZINE.COM 125 CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Go farther and always be within reach with the Garmin inReach Explorer+ satellite communicator; Taylor Creek Fly Shop touts Ross Reels' ultra-light, ultra-strong Evolution R fly fishing reel as an "exquisite piece of machinery"; backcountry camp with peace of mind with Ursack's near- bulletproof bear sacks. Stages meters are also perfect for Colorado's fast-changing weather. Basalt Bike & Ski, 731 E. Valley Road, Basalt, 970-927- 3460; MUST-HAVE #4: GARMIN INREACH EXPLORER+ You may venture off the grid, but you're never out of reach with an inReach Explorer+ handheld satellite communicator from Garmin ($450). Designed for outdoor enthusiasts who want to roam farther and experience more without compromising their loved ones' peace of mind, inReach provides communication, location sharing, navigation, and critical SOS functions on land, water, or in the skies. Ute Mountaineer, 210 S. Galena St., 970-925- 2849; MUST-HAVE #5: BIG BENEVOLENT VIDEOS Want to capture your latest ride, rapid, or jump? Consult Aspen video producers Big Benevolent, where you can rent the newest GoPro Hero5, as well as a helmet mount or selfie stick, and receive instructions on how to film like a pro ($200). Then, turn in your footage: Big Benevolent will create a professionally edited, Vimeo-ready video—with smooth transitions, effects, titles, and royalty-free music—overnight. 409 S. Hunter St., 970-315-2379; MUST-HAVE #6: ROSS REELS EVOLUTION R FLY REEL Colorado-based Ross Reels designed the Evol ution series for anglers who appreciate both art and function. Taylor Creek Fly Shop calls the extraordinarily light Evolution R ($465–$475) an "exquisite piece of machin- ery." Its fully sealed carbon fiber drag offers an industry best power-to-weight ratio, and the ultra-large arbor spool forces the even winding of the line across its face—a first-ever function for a fly reel! Taylor Creek Fly Shop, 183 Basalt Center Cir., Basalt, 970-920-1128; taylor; .

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