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.

Billy the goat running for mayor of Divide

Divide Mayoral Race Goes to the Dogs — or Goats

The politics of Divide, west of Colorado Springs, have gone to the dogs, literally. Teller County Regional Animal Shelter (TCRAS) in Divide has held...
Matt Meister delivers the Colorado Springs weather forecast.

Talking About the Colorado Springs Weather

You don’t have to live in here long to know that Colorado weather can be fickle. Sure, we get all that sunshine, but it’s...
Ski trekkers in Deer 139 at Banff Mountain Film Festival

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,...
Cripple Creek Ice Festival sculpture

Creating the Coolest Kind of Art at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival

Each winter, Cripple Creek closes its main street to host the literally cool Ice Festival. Carvers, there by invitation only, huddle in the center...
Moonlight Pizza and Brewpub in Salida

Best Stops on the Road to Monarch

For skiing and snowboarding at Monarch Mountain, you have options for your road trip route from Colorado Springs. Either way, you’ll find tasty eateries...
Colorado Springs bucket list events

30 Bucket List Events in Colorado Springs for 2020

Maybe you’ve lived here for years. Maybe you’re a newcomer to Colorado Springs. Maybe you go every year to (fill in the blank for...
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...
Angel Fire Shovel Races finish line

Last Chance for Angel Fire’s Shovel Races

Why take the chairlift down at the end of the day when you can ride your snow shovel? What started with lift operators at...
Prospect Lake has drawn Colorado Springs residents and visitors since the beginning

Prospect Lake: Historical Recreation Hub

With the mountainous backdrop of Pikes Peak and its central location just east of downtown, Prospect Lake has been a longtime centerpiece of Colorado...
Calendars featuring local aspects of Colorado Springs and surrounding areas

Colorado Springs Annual Calendars

These annual calendars highlight Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. From soothing scenic photos of local parks and trails to the furry officers...
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