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.

Women learning what's under the hood at Honest Accurate Auto Service's women's car care clinic in east Colorado Springs.

Women’s Car Care Clinics: She Goes Under the Hood

My dad always told me …” Over the next few hours, I’ll hear this phrase multiple times during a free women’s automotive clinic at Honest...
soakers at joyful journey hot springs

Go Off the Beaten Path: Joyful Journey Hot Springs

I’m giddy as I pick up one of my girlfriends for a much-overdue two-day road trip. The hot waters of the San Luis Valley...
Social distancing hiking on Colorado Springs trails

Get Out, Spread Out to Keep Our Outdoors Safe

We Coloradans love our outdoors. And with COVID-19 throwing life as we know it for a loop, going outside has been the key to...
James Niehues Breckenridge town and slopes map

The Man Behind the Maps: Ski Artist James Niehues

If you ski or snowboard, then it’s most likely that James Niehues has been your guide. Over the course of nearly three decades, Niehues...
tomichi lodge main cabin

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...
aaron anderson photographs erin storie

Behind the Scenes Video: Fall Cover Photo Shoot

Join photographer Aaron Anderson and local pro triathlete Erin Storie in this behind the scenes video for our August cover story: "Your Perfect COS...
Illustration by Kevin Reed

Pursuing My Vacation, Er, Inner Peace

The first morning, we wake with a start to the roar of howler monkeys. My phone reads 4:22 a.m. “Waaaaaaaaaaaaa! Woooooooaaaaaa!” The howls, deep and resonant,...
The Cliff House at Pikes Peak.

Cliff House: Colorado Springs Staycations

It all comes together as I walk the halls of the Cliff House, peering at the faces and customs of bygone eras captured in...
view from blodgett peak hike

3 Perfect Peak Hikes

The November weather has stayed friendly. The snow has been minimal even on our nearby Front Range peaks. And you’ve got to do something...
two girls Jack Quinn's Running Club

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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