Outdoors

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After dumping Epic, Arapahoe Basin finds new partner in Ikon Pass

“We think we are going to do better with this deal,” A-Basin boss Alan Henceroth says. But is it better for skiers?

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The fastest kids in America are running hills and chilling in creeks around Crested Butte

At 8,900 feet sits Team Prep USA’s renowned summer running camp. "If they can tolerate things other people are unwilling to tolerate, they’re going to live a beautiful life," one coach says.

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How a small Colorado town fought the Japanese beetle and won

The flying pest feasts on more than 300 types of plants and returns each year in greater numbers. But not in Palisade.

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Dragon boat racing, with its unlikely rise and massive Denver festival, is adapting to include everyone

Denver’s dragon-boat race is still about Asian culture, but it’s also a growing competitive sport attracting racers with disabilities who plan to compete at nationals in Colorado Springs

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Neptune Mountaineering hit rock bottom. But new owners remade the Boulder shop as an outdoor adventure hub.

It's got a cafe and a try-before-you-buy wall. But owners see magic in innovation and in August will begin to showcase new gear from crowd-funded startups

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As Colorado biking fatalities rise, a Boulder cyclist’s loved ones seek justice after he was left for dead

Andrew Bernstein, 34, was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Boulder County on Saturday. More cyclists have been dying on Colorado’s roads in recent years, according to state data.

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Climate change is transforming Western forests. And that could have big consequences far beyond wildfires.

The heat of a warming planet, like an artist’s palette knife on a canvas, etches its way across Western forests, slowly altering ecosystems that have flourished for centuries.

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Hey Google, you can’t ski Everest with your Epic Pass

A satirical piece from a ski film company ended up on real search results for Vail's Epic Pass, highlighting flaws in Google's fight against fake news

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton pushed back on Colorado Democrats’ CORE Act. Now he has his own public lands bill.

Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who is facing a tough 2020 reelection, is backing the measure as well