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.

RMFI Trail Maintenance

Trail Maintenance in the Summer of COVID-19

I had been in Colorado Springs no more than two months when I found myself in the Garden of the Gods parking lot on...
Kora outdoor gear and clothing

Sustainable Outdoor Gear to Get Excited About

Outdoor Retailer’s annual Summer Market usually fills the Colorado Convention Center in Denver with every sort of gadget, gear and good imaginable for the...
Corral Bluffs

Digging Up the Ancient Past at Corral Bluffs

The paleontological discovery at Corral Bluffs Open Space in eastern El Paso County made national news last fall when Colorado scientists published the discovery...
Social distancing hiking on Colorado Springs trails

Get Out, Spread Out to Keep Our Outdoors Safe

We Coloradans love our outdoors. And with COVID-19 throwing life as we know it for a loop, going outside has been the key to...
HIkes Colorado Springs

Trails: 52 Hikes in 52 Weeks

Last January I took a little walk in the woods with my friend Tonya. Casually she mentioned an idea she found online called the...
Billy the goat running for mayor of Divide

Divide Mayoral Race Goes to the Dogs — or Goats

The politics of Divide, west of Colorado Springs, have gone to the dogs, literally. Teller County Regional Animal Shelter (TCRAS) in Divide has held...
Matt Meister delivers the Colorado Springs weather forecast.

Talking About the Colorado Springs Weather

You don’t have to live in here long to know that Colorado weather can be fickle. Sure, we get all that sunshine, but it’s...
Ski trekkers in Deer 139 at Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival Celebrates Outdoor Community

Sure, there will be plenty of hucking and sending and big air exploits when the Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to town March 3-4,...
Cripple Creek Ice Festival sculpture

Creating the Coolest Kind of Art at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival

Each winter, Cripple Creek closes its main street to host the literally cool Ice Festival. Carvers, there by invitation only, huddle in the center...
Moonlight Pizza and Brewpub in Salida

Best Stops on the Road to Monarch

For skiing and snowboarding at Monarch Mountain, you have options for your road trip route from Colorado Springs. Either way, you’ll find tasty eateries...
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