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Run. Fish. Beer at the Rocky Mountain Flyathlon

As fly-fishing casts go, this one held great promise. I simply had to make it work there on the rocky banks of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River. It...

Mountain Chalet: 50 Years of More Than Gear

On a recent spring day, a customer walks into Mountain Chalet, the long-running outdoor equipment store to report a problem with a pair of skis he had purchased elsewhere....

Epic Runs and Rides: Your Colorado Springs Bucket List

Pikes Peak country is big country. And when it comes to running and cycling, you can go big on beautiful mountain courses that make your heart thump with the...

Climbing the Manitou Incline

Where to Find It: Manitou Springs Distance: 3.5 miles roundtrip: about .9 miles to the summit and 2.7 miles to return on Barr Trail. Difficulty: Extremely tough, but doable for almost...

Summer of Cycling

Cheer The Colorado Classic The pros are back, and Colorado Springs is the chosen launching pad for the new four-stage race. Some of the world’s best cyclists—men and women—will wheel to...

How to Run Garden of the Gods

Morning beams of laser sunlight ignite the tips of the massive rock spires in the Garden of the Gods, setting each ablaze like so many birthday candles. The rock...

Luke Flowers: Imagination Illuminated

Days on the family farm beneath the Collegiate Peaks could grow long for a second-grader, so Luke Flowers would free his imagination. Reading and drawing became his escapes—and then...

Frank Serratore: Launching Air Force Hockey

There may be no crying in baseball, but anything goes in the tough-guy sport of hockey. “I remember breaking down on the bench and having to wipe tears out of...

Rescue on Almagre

The blades on the Flight for Life helicopter chewed into thin air as pilot Shawn McFarland fought to control the bird on a gusty summer afternoon above the high...

CC vs. AFA Hockey Raises the Stakes

When you’re talking about Air Force vs. Colorado College hockey, it helps to keep an historic perspective. A rivalry has developed in the last decade, but it wasn’t always that...
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