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 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...
backcountry yurt hut trip

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...
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Record Snow: Snowbound in the Springs

It was early December 1913 when a monster snowstorm struck Colorado’s Front Range with a record-breaking fury. The storm descended on Colorado Springs Dec....
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AdAmAn Year’s Eve

It’s the Colorado Springs equivalent of the Times Square Ball drop. Since 1922, the intrepid hikers of the AdAmAn Club have ascended Pikes Peak...
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Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs

Start the New Year with a night on the town—or a day with the kids! Whether you want to spend New Year's Eve at...
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Wrap It Up Holiday Gift Guide

A. For Luminaries Locally handmade Light Provisions candle, $19, at lightprovisions.com. Wick trimmer $9. Also available at The Broadmoor Shop, 1 Lake Ave., broadmoor.com  B. For Hostesses Floating Tillandsia Sculptures by local artist Ace...

Snow-Globe Moments in Frisco

Somewhere between dashing through the woods in a multi-horse open sleigh, schussing across pillowy pathways overlooking Lake Dillon, and spinning wildly down the monster-hill...
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More Great Holiday Gifts

You saw perfect presents for (almost) everybody on your list in our Holiday print issue. Still need more? Here are more great gifts you...