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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Run. Fish. Beer at the Rocky Mountain Flyathlon

As fly-fishing casts go, this one held great promise. I simply had to make it work there on the rocky banks of the Lake...
View from Mount Rosa in North Cheyenne Cañon.

Three More Trails to Try This Summer

Silver Cascade Falls Trail Type: Easy out and back Length: 0.6 miles round-trip Near: In Cheyenne Cañon, Drive up the cañon to the parking area, building and...
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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...
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Living the Resort Life in Cheyenne Mountain

There are five of us in the Hayward family. My wife and I, and three kids who are a mix of teens and preteens....
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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...
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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Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival Insider’s Guide

The aroma alone is worth the price of admission. Beefy men turn the chile roasters. Sparks shoot out, flames tickling the sweet, spicy fragrance out...
Strava Bike Riding Colorado Springs

To Strava in the Springs

We had just finished moving into our Colorado Springs home a few years ago when my next-door neighbor arrived to introduce himself. To protect...
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4 Ways to Play at the AFA

For a non-service member, I’ve spent an unusual amount of time on the U.S. Air Force Academy. It comes from growing up in Colorado...

Easy DIY Tips to Keep Your Bike Running Smoothly

Colorado Springs has lot of great bike shops, but there are a few key areas of bike maintenance that are easy to learn and...
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