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.

How to Cut Your Own Firewood…

I put an ax through the center of my left foot on New Year’s Day two years ago. My friend Doug and I were...
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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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What To Do Thanksgiving Week

The holidays are officially here. While there’s likely to be feasting in your forecast, there’s so much more to do than stuffing yourself with...
Cadet Chapel

Last Chance to Visit USAFA Chapel for Years

UPDATE: Due to ongoing contract proposal review, the Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel will remain open to cadets, visitors and regular services until June 17, 2019....
Taos Ski Valley

A Good Time for Taos

Taos is the end of many roads,” says Steven Rose, director of hospitality of The Blake at Taos Ski Valley. The famous Southwestern outpost...
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Microadventures: Backyard Discoveries

It’s challenging to keep a camp stove lit at 11,742 feet between spindrifts of snow. I haven’t spent the night in a snow cave...
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Big Ideas for Colorado Springs: Skiing, Urban Water Park, New Tech, Arts Collaboration, More

Skiing in Our Backyard The proposed Ormes Peak Ski Area on the northern slopes of Ormes Peak would put all of Colorado Springs within 30...
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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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4 Pro Tips for Better Mountain Biking

Looking to take your singletrack skills up a notch? Tired of feeling frustrated by the same rooty, rocky nemeses? There are three simple things...
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Behind the Scenes Video: Fall Cover Photo Shoot

Join photographer Aaron Anderson and local pro triathlete Erin Storie in this behind the scenes video for our August cover story: "Your Perfect COS...
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