Tag Archives: Colorado

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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Anita Deshommes is a successful woman. CFO of Growing Home, she has a solid career doing rewarding work. She and her family are more likely to be offering help than asking for it. But it wasn’t always that way. Twice … Continue reading
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If the sales of backcountry gear are any indication, than the number of people heading off trails and out of bounds has grown exponentially in the past few years. There’s no way to know just how many people are venturing … 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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A new study from neuroscientists at the University of Western Australia debunked the long-held myth that drinking causes depression. (Read about it here) We were certainly glad to hear that after all the beer we drank on our Boulder Beer Tour … 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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A new poll conducted by Business Insider found that Americans think Colorado has the most beautiful scenery. 1,603 U.S. citizens were asked to rate states based on a variety of criteria, like most annoying sports fans, best and worst food, … 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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