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.

COVID-19 skiing at A-Basin earlier this Spring. Ski pass deals are in the works for next season, even with pandemic uncertainties.

Colorado Ski Pass Deals and Pandemic Guarantees

What will the ski season look like this year? Will there even be a ski season? As with everything during the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty...
Crane building Pikes Peak Summit Complex

What’s Up on the Pikes Peak Summit Complex?

It has been two years since the cranes and construction crews moved in at the summit of Pikes Peak to build a new, state-of-the-art...
Whitewater rafting Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River

It’s a Great Summer for Arkansas River Rafting

By the time we reach Zoom Flume rapid about halfway through Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River, I’d swear our guide is dousing me...
On top of Pikes Peak.

How to Play on Pikes Peak This Summer

No matter where you look in Colorado Springs, there’s Pikes Peak, sending out its reassuring welcome to get out and enjoy the great outdoors....
day camp at city rock

Summer Day Camp Is Open in Colorado Springs

Summer’s here, and kids are clamoring to get their adventures started. Now they have something to cheer about. Even though COVID-19 has thrown a...
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...
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