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.

Pikes Peak seen from Pulpit Rock in Colorado Springs

Trails: Hiking Pulpit Rock

Where to Find It: Beside the I-25 and N. Nevada intersection. The small trailhead parking lot is at 6411 N. Nevada Ave. just north...
biker on pikes peak, run and ride bucket list

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...
festival fun at GoPro mountain games vail

So. Many. Summer Festivals. In Colorado Springs and Beyond

Summer is high season for festivals in Colorado Springs, up and down the Front Range and in mountain towns all over the state. Go...
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...
Jim Heidelberg has recovered from his mountain bike accident.

Rescue on Almagre

The blades on the Flight for Life helicopter chewed into thin air as pilot Shawn McFarland fought to control the bird on a gusty...
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...

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...
road trip shiprock

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...
walker and lewis in fj cruiser for rebelle rally

Tiffany Walker Takes on the All-Female 4×4 Rebelle Rally

By weekday, Tiffany Walker advocates for children in poverty with Compassion International. By weekend, she spends as much time as she can four-wheeling the...
holiday Nutcracker dancers perform

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...
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