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Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods

Their family ran the Denver-owned Echo Lake Lodge on Mount Evans for decades. The city’s new plan does not include them.

Bill Carle's family has been serving tourists at some of Colorado’s most venerated locations for nearly 130 years


Pikes Peak “bolt war” pits veteran climbers against each other on America’s Mountain

Two long-time climbers are removing fixed protection installed by author of new guidebook to Pikes Peak climbing routes.


Whenever crews move dirt in the Garden of the Gods, an archaeologist helps link the present to the past

Colorado Springs reaches out to Native American tribes to give them a voice in preserving artifacts and their cultural heritage


As climbing skyrockets, so has its environmental impact. “We really have to step up.”

Climbing coalitions have popped up around the U.S. and are working to manage the impact on trails while lobbying local and national governments to keep public lands accessible


“This just does not happen”: A Garden of the Gods garbage heap is revealing big clues about the founder of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs’ founder, William Jackson Palmer, left clues about his life in a trash dump that archaeologists have been sifting through for weeks