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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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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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From 1987 to 2007, Americans spent 25% fewer hours out of doors, a figure that has gone down about 1% each year since then. At the same time, the hours we spend online as a society have increased exponentially. Americans … Continue reading
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The recent flooding hit Colorado businesses hard, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing many to shut their doors for days — and in some cases, weeks — after the waters surged through towns along the Front Range, altering … Continue reading
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The historic flooding that devastated Colorado’s Front Range earlier this month also wreaked havoc on the open spaces and trails that many of us use for transportation and recreation. Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) department announced Saturday Sept. … 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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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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