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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8 Great Resorts for Uphill Skiing

Uphill skiing is on the rise. And more and more Colorado resorts — including these — are allowing daytime uphill access. Others allow uphilling...
winter workout on the Manitou Incline

Make the Most of Winter Workouts on the Manitou Incline

Winter is the best season for the Incline. While some shudder at the prospect of bundling up in the bitter cold, for some sadistic...
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Great Airfares and Getaways from Colorado Springs

It’s that time of year when the cold gets old and the fever starts rising—spring fever, that is. Visions of sunny beaches and exciting...
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Tomichi Lodge: Your Off the Grid Adventure Base

We found winter. It came none too early. But as things turned out, it showed up just in time. We went to Tomichi Lodge...
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Inside Chairlift Speed Dating With LuvByrd

Most skiers share some version of this fantasy: Getting on the chairlift with some stranger, and in the 10-minute ride to the top, starting...
Castlewood bridge

Northern Exposure

While the masses head west to the slopes, embrace your local Manifest Destiny by escaping north and east. Follow this route for a perfect...
Jim Heidelberg has recovered from his mountain bike accident.

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...
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Your Colorado Springs Holiday Fun Guide

‘Tis the season to spread holiday cheer and celebrate with those nearest and dearest to you. We’ve all got our favorite traditions, but if...
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Slope Savers: Early Season Ski Deals

Snow has been slow in coming, but ski season is upon us. For skiers and riders who didn't buy a season pass, it's time...
Mountain Biker jumps off a rock at Red Rock Canyon.

Singletrack Springs: How to Hit All the Mountain Bike Trails

We’ve switched places, me and my bike. I’m carrying it now, stepping down sandstone ledges as scrub oak smacks my face. “How’s it look...