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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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...

At the Heart of Monument

Sponsored by: Eats and Drinks 1. Pikes Peak Brewing Company One of the region’s leaders, well worth the drive to the foot of Monument Hill for whatever...
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Rock Climbing: Elvis Leg at 80 Feet

At the moment you find yourself 50 feet up at the Garden of the Gods, clinging to the side of a rock outcrop for dear...
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3 All-Weather Trails to Try Now

Sometimes it’s hard to peel yourself off the couch in the winter and spend time outdoors, but here are a few winter-friendly trails that...
Uphill skiing in Colorado

The Uphill Bird Gets the Turn: Why Uphill Skiing Is a Thing

My alarm goes off at 4:53 a.m. My first thought is incoherent. My second thought is that the temperature outside can’t be much higher...
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8 Great Resorts for Uphill Skiing

Uphill skiing is on the rise. And more and more Colorado resorts — including these — are allowing daytime uphill access. Others allow uphilling...
winter workout on the Manitou Incline

Make the Most of Winter Workouts on the Manitou Incline

Winter is the best season for the Incline. While some shudder at the prospect of bundling up in the bitter cold, for some sadistic...
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Great Airfares and Getaways from Colorado Springs

It’s that time of year when the cold gets old and the fever starts rising—spring fever, that is. Visions of sunny beaches and exciting...
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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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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...
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