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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Wrap It Up Holiday Gift Guide

A. For Luminaries Locally handmade Light Provisions candle, $19, at lightprovisions.com. Wick trimmer $9. Also available at The Broadmoor Shop, 1 Lake Ave., broadmoor.com  B. For Hostesses Floating Tillandsia Sculptures by local artist Ace...
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8 Great Running Clubs and Group Runs in Colorado Springs

A little peer pressure can be a good thing when it comes to running and fitness. Rather than braving the trails alone, you can...
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Holiday Fun Runs to Cure Cabin Fever

There’s no need to sulk or feel guilty about those seasonal treats with these holiday themed fun runs. From bear suits to Santa suits...
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Riding the Rapids: Whitewater Rafting the Arkansas River

Let’s get one thing straight: The summer of 2019 will be epic on Colorado’s waterways. The wettest winter on record in the Lower 48...
Red Rocks in Woodland Park is another king of geological gem in Colorado

Trails: The Red Rocks No One Knows About

For Springs locals, hiking Red Rocks usually means hitting the trail early or late in the day to avoid crowds and traffic getting in...
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Road Trip: On the Open Colorado Road

I blame that un-seat-belted, late 1970s family journey across the Mojave Desert for getting me hooked on the classic road trip. Ever since, the...
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Explore With Ollie: The Q&A

Born and raised as a Dallas city boy, Stephen Martin joined the Army in 2005. After seven years of service, he decided to make...
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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,...
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How to Summit Snowy 14ers This Summer

Colorado weather usually flips like a switch from winter to summer. But last winter’s record-breaking snow has meant snowy conditions are likely to stay...

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

1. Celebrate Sustain-a-Fest 2018 This Earth-Day-every-day celebration on April 14 includes sustainability exhibits and activities, food trucks, live music and more at the city's Sustainacenter. facebook.com/pg/COSSustainability/events 2. Clean...
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