Tag Archives: Hiking Trips

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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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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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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Aspens are the quintessential Colorado tree. The changing of these beautiful trees transform the Rockies, making the mountains appear as if they had been dipped in bright yellow and brilliant gold paint. The trees reach their peak color in mid-late … Continue reading
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The days are upon us, but instead of thinking of sweltering temperatures and a scorching sunburn, we’re seeing stars. The dog days are a period of time from July to mid-August when the star Sirius — called the Dog Star … Continue reading
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