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.

Parker the Snow Dog Von Miller style

Parker the Snow Dog Lives the Deluxe Dog’s Life

He’s on first-name basis with Von Miller. He opens concerts at Red Rocks, such as Icelantic’s Winter on the Rocks. He has his own...
Dog Park Colorado Springs

One Dog’s Perfect Day

When my 8-year-old Boston terrier hits deep sleep, her paws wiggle. I’m certain it’s because she’s dreaming. But is she hunting squirrels as many...

Crestone Odyssey

Crestone is one of those spots that many people have heard about, but never actually visited. Nestled against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at...
1913 snow storm

Record Snow: Snowbound in the Springs

It was early December 1913 when a monster snowstorm struck Colorado’s Front Range with a record-breaking fury. The storm descended on Colorado Springs Dec....

3 Favorite Road Cycling Routes

Colorado Springs has a strong cycling community that includes all types of riders, from casual enthusiasts and commuters to Olympians, world champions and Tour...
couple taking part in luvbyrd chairlift speed dating.

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...

10 Romantic Dates in Colorado Springs

Looking for ways to set the mood or impress someone special? It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to take your sweetheart on a...
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...
Illustrated nervous first-timer at clothing-optional hot springs

First-Timer’s Guide to Clothing-Optional Hot Springs

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there comes a time in life when every person closes the door on public nudity. I believed...
Michael Brothers poses at Woodmoor Nordic

Nordic Skiing in Woodmoor

As sweat began to saturate my long sleeve base layer and my unnecessary fleece layer and my ski jacket, I realized I had naively...
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