First-ever all-Black American expedition up Mount Everest vying for more than the summit
Climbers versed in both mountaineering and expanding participation in outdoor recreation hope their mission to the top of Mount Everest opens doors for people of color.
Rep. Herod: We need more equitable access for all to Colorado’s beautiful outdoors
Not all of our communities are enjoying our public lands equally. Legislation could help change that.
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
Colorado public land managers rely on education, then enforcement to deal with a crush of long-term campers
Closing heavily used campsites is public lands “triage” as Forest Service and local officials struggle to protect natural resources from a growing wave of backcountry campers and explorers this summer.
Vanlife is booming in Colorado as housing costs climb and work-anywhere appeal grows
Dozens of Colorado companies that customize cargo vans into homes on wheels reporting brisk business as housing prices and rents climb alongside pandemic-fueled push for backcountry adventure.
Opinion: “Getting out, getting along” should be our common environmental mantra
Agriculturalists, hunters and anglers do some impressive conservation work. Recreationists should also pay it forward. And it wouldn't hurt for everyone to get to know each other.
Arapaho, Roosevelt National Forests to start requiring reservations after 200% spike in recreation
Beyond reservations, land managers for the 1.5 million-acre area will require bear-proof food storage and some popular camping spots will switch to day-use only.
Colorado summer camps are gearing up for a full season of swimming, sightseeing — and sanitizing
Camps will make a big return this summer, with parents and kids alike eager for more carefree days. Many camps, catering to fewer kids, have already hit capacity.
Opinion: Colorado’s outdoor enthusiasts and the businesses that serve them have a strong advocate in Congress
Rep. Joe Neguse has lifted up the outdoor industry and helped advance the policy priorities that are key to our member companies and to the millions of individuals who spend time in the outdoors.
Three Denverites scaled cliffs, galloped horses and raced across Canada to win a million dollars. Were they successful?
Dave Bacon, Paul Montague Jr. and Mindy Murphy spent 29 days in 2019 racing across Canada in National Geographic’s new “Race to the Center of the Earth” reality television series. After pandemic delays, the show premiered last week.
After slow start, Colorado snowmobilers can finally rev up their machines this winter — and take a safety class
The boom in snowmobile sales across the country is an extension of last summer’s pandemic-powered surge in the sales of boats, ATVs, RVs and other outdoor toys that help people get out and away from crowds.
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
Skier dies from accident at Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort near Glenwood
Job Henning suffered head injuries and was found unresponsive at the base of a tree
Pritchett: After a year of hibernation-isolation, there’s so much exploring to do in Colorado
Novelist Laura Pritchett is a Colorado native but is delighted to discover she still has a lot to learn and share about our state
Two decades of local avalanche forecasts in Crested Butte have proved their worth
By “keeping up with the Jones,” a pioneering nonprofit has helped keep fatalities few even as advanced equipment and opportunity send backcountry numbers soaring.
Colorado Springs man is among three who died in an Alaska avalanche
Matthew Nyman, 43, of Colorado Springs died in an avalanche slide near Anchorage, Alaska State Troopers said
Opinion: We are rediscovering Denver after 22 years gone. Here’s what we found.
Yes, traffic is worse and housing is less affordable. But growth has also brought more diversity. We're eager to help make Colorado even better.
Skier dies after hitting a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort
The man, who was in his 50s, crashed on the expert Corona run on Thursday morning
Coloradans’ increased use of public lands during coronavirus is taking its toll
Land managers and advocates everywhere are taking stock of the ruin
Colorado state parks report record high visitation rates in 2020
The record figure is about 53% higher than the agency's 2013-14 fiscal year, when 11.9 million visitors were counted at the 41 state parks