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This year Rocky Mountain National Park is celebrating its 100th year with special events throughout the summer season. It’s a great year to visit and get a dose of history along with fresh air and exercise. Learn about the people … Continue reading
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One of the best things about a shoulder season like spring is that you can surround yourself with greening hills, spring rains, and sunshine one day, and find white wintery bliss the next. Last week’s excursions took us to Roxborough … Continue reading
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If you have the great fortune of living in Colorado and you like to spend time outdoors, you have probably been passed up on the trail, zoomed past on the slopes, and outdone even when you feel like you are … Continue reading
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An ex-racecar driver. A lady who once owned two rattlesnakes. A former pole climber (utility poles, that is) who know keeps bees. And a woman who was terrified of fish. This was the group we recently took on a team … Continue reading
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September is breeding season for elk, known as “rut,” from the Latin meaning “roar.” If you’ve ever been around a male elk in the fall, you’ll know why. As the bull (male) elks descend to lower elevations to mate, they … Continue reading
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Those of us lucky enough to work in the outdoor industry know the rejuvenating effects nature can have. And we have the science to back us up. A study from Scotland found that spending time in green spaces can ease … Continue reading
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10 things you probably didn’t know about Pikes Peak: 1.) — The mountain is one of two 14ers in Colorado where the summit is reachable by vehicle. 2.) The road leading to the summit, named Pikes Peak Highway, was not fully paved until Oct. 1, 2011. Continue reading
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Outside magazine said on their lists of best trails that “the 405-mile route between Denver and Durango, Colorado, contains about 40 great breweries, beer bars, and brewpubs.” We think that number is a little low. Outside picked this stretch of … Continue reading
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U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt once said Chautauqua is “the most American thing in America.” That’s a good enough endorsement for us, but just what is Chautauqua? Originally and Iroquois word, Chautauqua was an adult education movement in late 19th and … Continue reading
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A study published last week in Current Biology found that camping can help reset your internal clock to its natural state. Researchers from the University of Colorado took a group of study participants camping in Colorado, with no electronic light … Continue reading
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