Best Trail Graffiti Ever?

A little Sunday laugh, courtesy of Modern Hiker: (For the uninitiated, the picture is of a garbage can you’ll find on public trails and campsites that have a concealed handle to prevent animals from getting in…)

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June 25th is Colorado Bike to Work Day

On Wednesday, June 25, thousands of people will leave their cars at home and take two wheels to work. The League of American Bicyclists has been sponsoring National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day since 1956. Throughout most of the country, these events take place in May, but a few years ago, the state […]

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How A Dutch Oven Changed My Camping Life (And How It Can Change Yours Too)

About 6 years ago I purchased a 12qt Dutch Oven from Lodge, along with a tripod for setting it up over the campfire and, as the title says, my perspective on camping and camping meals has never been the same.   From stews to chili to lasagna and baked chicken, it’s amazing how easy it is […]

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Best Buy Testing Free e-Waste Recycling Program

A very encouraging development from Best Buy: Under pressure to help dispose some of the electronic waste it helped create, Best Buy Co. is testing a free program that will offer consumers a convenient way to ensure millions of obsolescent TVs, old computers and other unwanted gadgets don’t poison the nation’s dumps. (Via Best Buy […]

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The Extra Mile Endurathon – A Skeptic Comes Around

What’s the longest amount of time you’ve ever walked for? Over the weekend (and extending into the week), three people in Boulder broke the world record by walking for four days and four nights – 103 hours!   It was part of a new event that’s now spread worldwide and is known as an Extra Mile […]

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A Short Hike Can Be An Unprepared Hike: Insulation

Living in Boulder and being so close to the mountains, it’s easy to squeeze in a quick hike at the drop of a hat.? But when you’re going on a short hike close to home it’s even easier to head off on the trail unprepared.? When the sun is shining and it’s 80 degrees at […]

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30th Annual Bolder Boulder 10K Road Race

Memorial Day weekend means a lot of things to a lot of people – a chance to honor our fallen vets, camping, BBQ’s, picnics,  a day off from work, gardening, or maybe even a chance to just enjoy the weather and do nothing at all. For me, Memorial Day Weekend has meant a weekend spent […]

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