Tag Archives: Sightseeing

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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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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Outside magazine’s list of Best Trails came out the other day, and guess which destination we weren’t surprised made the cut? Porcupine Rim in Moab, Utah. Outside named it “Best Mountain Biking Trail You Have Heard Of,” citing the twisty … 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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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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We might be just easing into summer, but it’s not too early to think about the fall — at least, it’s not too early to start planning your next adventure with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. We have a couple … Continue reading
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