A decade after Steamboat Springs voters funneled lodging taxes into trails, a final plan on Rabbit Ears Pass seeks to balance recreation and wildlife habitat
Colorado’s outdoor recreation economy topped $13.9 billion in 2022 and employed 130,000 workers
Animal advocacy groups argue the new regulations for more than 350 State Wildlife Areas offer special treatment for hunters and anglers with increased prohibitions on non-wildlife related recreation
Inflated parking, campground, trail and activity fees are making outdoor recreation more difficult for the average family
Climbers are raising funds for upgrades to the alpine route that would make it the first via ferrata in the Forest Service national trail system
Outings for young families are declining, even with the help of Colorado programs designed to break down barriers to the outdoors.
Undoing a legacy of white gatekeeping demands changing perceptions about who belongs in the outdoors — and sometimes financial help
John Reiber said he will close access to Mount Lincoln and Mount Democrat after lawmakers rejected legislation that would have increased protections for landowners.
Yes, we’re talking about curling. And the mountain town’s outdoor curling arena is the only of its kind in Colorado.
Outdoor industry students at Colorado Mesa University, Colorado Mountain College and Western Colorado University are helping nine businesses and nonprofits solve challenges.