Plastic hippos are out. Colorado playgrounds are getting a more natural makeover.
Parks departments along the Front Range are working with the land to create spaces that the next generation will actually use.
When people die in Colorado’s outdoors, sometimes friends are the ones to find them
Colorado search and rescue teams don’t condone civilian-led rescue missions, but in the last year, groups of skilled friends have found their fallen comrades in the backcountry.
The only hospital in the country’s highest altitude city is thriving after near-closure 7 years ago
Leadville officials hope the hospital can be an economic engine for the once-booming mining town that clawed its way back from a bust in the 1980s thanks to a growth in tourism
As hikers flock to Colorado 14ers, trail-building crews work to rescue the alpine tundra
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative has worked on 35 of the state’s 58 mountains higher than 14,000 feet, fixing “social trails” created by climbers taking the most direct route to the summit.
Mount Evans to reopen this summer with timed-entry reservation system
The highway to the summit is scheduled to open for vehicle traffic June 4, depending on weather
Matriarch of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down from “mothership of community stewardship”
Ann Baker Easley has served nearly 40 years growing and wrangling a network of volunteers across Colorado. She’s retiring from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as funds flow and volunteers waitlists grow.
He climbed and descended 50,000 vertical feet for 13 days — blind. His dog, Lulu, showed him the way.
Trevor Thomas, the world's only blind, sponsored through-hiker, returned to Colorado with a new dog to take a second run at the daunting Collegiate Loop Trail.