Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors

We are Coloradans. Sitting indoors just isn't our style. From best local trails to the best ski deals, we have you covered.

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3 Great Trails for Fun Family Hikes

From the youngest trail tykes to the fit and fast adventure rippers, these family-friendly trails are sure to keep your whole hiking family happy. Siamese...
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3 Great Trails for Year-Round Mountain Biking

Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but Colorado Springs is perfect for year-round mountain biking. Forget stashing your steed for ski season. Thanks to plenty of...
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A Guide to Cat Skiing in Colorado

Colorado skiers know pain. I don't just mean physical pain, the inevitable bumps and bruises that all of us-no matter how skilled-are destined to...
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Eight Great Sled Hills

You're never too old for that feeling of snow-spray in the face and teetering-over-the-edge-of control speed that comes with sledding. Whether you have little...

10 Romantic Dates in Colorado Springs

Looking for ways to set the mood or impress someone special? It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to take your sweetheart on a...
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Strong Knees for Colorado Adventures

I hear a loud pop as I crash, and my skis pin my legs underneath me in the snow. My left knee definitely should...
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3 Great Trails for Snowshoeing

Here’s the thing about snowshoeing in the Pikes Peak region: You want deep snow, but you want to be able to get to the...
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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...
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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...
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How to Hut Trip

We improvised by adding an extra stick of butter to the pancake mix before we poured our first batch onto the wood-burning stovetop, our...