Remote & Refined
'Remote & Refined' is a breathtaking journey to the most luxurious hideaways in the western United States. Join host Ryan Van Duzer as he travels long distances through difficult terrain each day, stopping off for unique and thrilling adventures along the way.
Canyoneering in the Utah Desert Ryan Van Duzer drives to the stunning, modern, and luxurious Amangiri resort in the remote Utah desert, where he explores the nearby canyons on a Via Ferrata, as well as on a 230-foot-long suspension bridge. Read more: http://www.mensjournal.com/adventure/remote-and-refined/canyoneering-in-the-utah-desert-20130205#ixzz36or0oPzW Follow us: @mensjournal on Twitter | MensJournal on Facebook
We say 'via', you say 'ferrata!' This Italian invention translates to 'iron road' and allows climbers to safely navigate the steep canyon walls using a system of ladders and fixed cables. Photograph by Robert Wright
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Situated just above a lake, the giant open-air dining room makes you feel like you're on top of the world. Photograph by Robert Wright
Host Ryan Van Duzer stares down a sea of Black Angus while participating in a cattle drive. It looks romantic from afar, but up close, it's a stinky bustle of stubborn, frothing cows. Photograph by Robert Wright
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The ranch hands at Red Reflet eke out every last drop of sunlight in order to practice their rodeo skills. Not a second is wasted here, and there's always something happening on the ranch. Photograph by Robert Wright
The main room in Red Reflet's Panorama Chalet is the kind of place you'd want to get married, have a birthday party, watch football, or simply enjoy sitting on the couch twiddling your thumbs. You can't go wrong here. Photograph by Robert Wright
A sturdy long-distance tourer, a mellow coastal cruiser, an all-levels whitewater rider, and a canoe that combines old and new — these are the season's best boats, paddled and approved.
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Host Ryan Van Duzer takes a stab at team penning — cowboys call out numbers correlating to certain cattle and guests try separating them from the herd. Photograph by Robert Wright
In Episode 2, we check into Triple Creek Ranch. Here's the main lodge, which is nestled at the foot of Montana's Bitterroot Mountains. Photograph by Robert Wright