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30 Bucket List Events in Colorado Springs for 2020

Maybe you’ve lived here for years. Maybe you’re a newcomer to Colorado Springs. Maybe you go every year to (fill in the blank for your favorite). Maybe you’ve just...

The Man Behind the Maps: Ski Artist James Niehues

If you ski or snowboard, then it’s most likely that James Niehues has been your guide. Over the course of nearly three decades, Niehues has illustrated more than 200...

Last Chance for Angel Fire’s Shovel Races

Why take the chairlift down at the end of the day when you can ride your snow shovel? What started with lift operators at New Mexico’s Angel Fire Resort...

Prospect Lake: Historical Recreation Hub

With the mountainous backdrop of Pikes Peak and its central location just east of downtown, Prospect Lake has been a longtime centerpiece of Colorado Springs recreation. General William Jackson...

Colorado Springs Annual Calendars

These annual calendars highlight Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. From soothing scenic photos of local parks and trails to the furry officers of the police department, here...

Gear We Like for a Winter Hike

Shorter days and snowy weather doesn't mean the end of outdoor fun in Colorado Springs. With the right gear, you can still enjoy winter hikes whether it's near the...

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs

Say goodbye to the teens and hello to the ’20s. There's no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties in Colorado Springs celebrating the entry into a new decade in...

Trails: Hiking Pulpit Rock

Where to Find It: Beside the I-25 and N. Nevada intersection. The small trailhead parking lot is at 6411 N. Nevada Ave. just north of the small shopping center....

Holiday Concerts in Colorado Springs

What would the holidays be without the bells and jingles and holiday tunes? Whether you’re into elegant classical, soulful jazz or Irish jigs, here’s a list of holiday concerts...

Must-See Movies of Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival 2019

“Stories driven by women and others who are often unheard or unseen have the power to spark new levels of empathy and understanding,” says Sarah Mishler, marketing director of...
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