Watch where you aim: Urine is hurting Colorado’s high country lakes
Researchers use some human insight -- and some cultural markers -- to find out where all the yuck is coming from in Rocky Mountain National Park. Bottom line: Coloradans are peeing where they shouldn’t.
An overdue Colorado hiker may not have picked up rescuers’ phone calls because he didn’t recognize the number
According to the Lake County rescue team, it made multiple unsuccessful attempts to reach a person reported overdue from a hike on Mount Elbert
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.
How one El Paso County bike crash is changing access to 14ers in rural Colorado
Mount Lindsey in the San Luis Valley is the latest fourteener to shut down in the wake of a court decision that made the Air Force liable for injuries to a cyclist
Body of 24-year-old climber from Colorado recovered from Bolivian peak
Rescue workers said Daniel Granberg died atop the Illimani mountain
20 years of planning saved Rocky Mountain National Park from the worst of the East Troublesome fire. It will take 20 more to fix the damage.
“We’ve been fighting this fire for 20 years,” Rocky Mountain National Park's fire manager says. The work kept two of the largest Colorado wildfires on record from laying waste to the third busiest park in the national system.
Four hikers injured in avalanche on Torreys Peak near Georgetown
The hikers sustained minor injuries and were able to leave the mountain on their own or were evacuated, Undersheriff Bruce Snelling said.
Family, friends mourn after Telluride man dies during hike
29-year-old Patrick Eells told his girlfriend on Sunday he planned to hike and run the Sneffels Highline, and he was considering summiting Mt. Emma
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
Landowners shut down access to three Colorado fourteeners citing liability, impacts
The temporary closure of access to trails climbing private property on Mount Lincoln, Mount Democrat and Mount Bross comes as concerns over liability spike.
Leadville’s gear-lending “library” is tearing down barriers to build a new generation of outdoor adventurers
Get Outdoors Leadville! offers bikes, packs, skis and more to Lake County residents in a national model for increasing diversity in outdoor recreation.
From pets to parks, coronavirus reshaped many Coloradans’ relationship with their surroundings
The isolation that accompanied shutdowns and mandates changed the way we regard lots of things, and some of those changes could endure
Opinion: Nature deserves better treatment. Let’s be stewards, not users.
Opinion: Colorado needs the CORE Act. It’s time for the Senate to act.
“A feeling of empowerment and freedom”: It’s become common for women to accompany a hiking tale with a shirtless photo
As the captions say, such photos can be frivolous and fun. They also often document some of the most powerful seconds of a woman’s life.
Eager to experience Colorado in a different way, a Boulder woman set life aside to forge a new trail across the state
Starting at the Oklahoma-Kansas-Colorado border and headed toward the state’s northwest corner, India Wood is more than halfway through her expedition. She wanted to see more than just the prettiest, most popular places.
As some venture out despite the coronavirus, a critical question arises: Where to pee?
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
Front Range kayakers, rafters blast Jefferson County’s extended coronavirus closure of Clear Creek
Jefferson County's sheriff cited recent crowding on Boulder Creek in his decision to ban all swimming, tubing, kayaking and rafting on Clear Creek through June 25
You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phase
Entering the height of Colorado’s outdoor recreation season, Gov. Jared Polis has ordered people not to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for exercise. “You can make the sacrifice of going to your second or third favorite park,” he said.
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.