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Are We Overdoing it? On Climbing the Mountain of Christmas Traditions

Photographic Overkill: why Sometimes it's Better to Put the Camera down

"I Thought I'd Lose My Fingers to Frostbite," — Why ill-Fated Adventures Inspire Us

Podcast #20: Three Causes Championing the Outdoors for Colorado Gives Day

How to Buy a Used Snowboard and Save Hundreds

Monarch Mountain, Winter Park's Mary Jane to Open

The Alpine Amusement Park — Exploring a Controversial Approach to Conservation

"Choosing Experiences over Things," Absolutely Must be Stopped

BREAKING — Eldora Opens for the Season Tomorrow (11/11)

Tickets, Please — The Alpine Amusement Park Part 4

The Quest to Save Quandary — The Alpine Amusement Park Unraveled, Part 3

"Fire, Aim, Ready!" — The Alpine Amusement Unraveled, Part 2

The Devil We Know — The Alpine Amusement Park Part Unraveled, Part 1

NOW PLAYING: "The Alpine Amusement Park"

Cole's Climb Reading List: Posts on Managing Outdoor Access

WATCH NOW: "The Alpine Amusement Park" First Official Trailer

Encore — Give Your Own Map a Glance

Snowboarding or Skiing on a Budget

Copper Mtn Begins Snowmaking for 50th Anniversary Season

Podcast #18: Hiking Every 14er in 14 Days with Dan Hobbs

Finding the Cure for Zombie Hobbies

The 14ers Aren't Trails. The Sooner We Stop Thinking of them that way, the Sooner We can Save them

Come Explore this Forgotten Valley with Me

Podcast #17: Mapping the 14ers with Jeremy Ashcroft

EXCLUSIVE: Snow Sports Legend Chris Anthony Bringing his Youth Program to Cuchara Mtn. Park

Knowing When to Bail on Your Summit Attempt

Finding Where the 112,000 Missing Hikers Went

Podcast #16: Surviving the Deadliest Day on Everest with Jim Davidson

Encore — Driving to the Danger

Update — The Quest to Revive an Abandoned Ski Resort

Discussion: How Sound Shapes Our Outdoor Experience

Podcast #15: Finding Inspiration and Clarity in Nature — With Matt from Fog Chaser

The Natural Noise We've been Drowning Out

Boondocking and Storm Chasing with Rachel, The Traveling DreadHead

Can't Get a Campsite Reservation? Shocking Audit Uncovers Possible Reasons Why

Fickle Creature Comforts

Perspective, Part II: One Year of Cole's Climb

How to Plan a Great Summer Hike in Colorado

That's Not Your Path — But it Sure Looks Like it

Loveland to Replace Chair 6, Sell Old Chairs

The Greatest View of All Time

Making the Most of the Viewless Summits

Podcast #13: Reviving an Abandoned Ski Resort with Will Pirkey

Tracking Park and Peak Reservations

Debate: Do Mountaintop Tourist Attractions Help or Hurt the Outdoor Community, and the Cause of Conservation?

Does "Civilizing" the Wild Actually Help the Outdoor Community?

Fees Increasing at Rocky Mountain National Park; What You Need to Know Before Your Next Visit

Discussion: The Best Spring/Summer Activities

Forecasting the Spring and Summer Hiking Season — With Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Reservations to be Required for Pikes Peak

Bear Creek Lake Park Could be Flooded to Fill Colorado's Water Needs; Community Members are Pushing Back

All Impacts are Proportional — and I'm not just Talking about Physics

Monarch to Close Ski Season with Downhill Kayak Race; Here's how You can Watch or Compete

Preserving Ski Joring for the Next Generation with Yakov Foley

World-Class Mountain Biking Trails Coming to Idaho Springs; A Look Inside the Virginia Canyon Mountain Park Project

How Much it will Cost You to Ski Copper Mountain Next Season

Did I just Ride off a Cliff?

Copper Mountain's Spring Lineup

The Women's Guide to Gearing Up

SEASON EXTENDED on Aspen Mountain

Cowboys, Skiers, and Adrenaline — Leadville Ski Joring Returns

Completing the Continental Divide Trail

"If You're not Falling, You're not Learning."

Monarch Mountain Hosting Steel City Slopestyle Competition

Tips To Survive the Apocalypse?

The Moment that Made Us Unplug Together


The Boys are Back in Town — And They’re Arguing Over Which Season is Best

From Chaos, Integrity — Learning to Thrive Through the Outdoors with Asha Sanaker

Life Inside of a Snowy Mountain Painting

A Risk, a Rescue, and a Crazy Idea

The Olympics: Competing for the Love of the Sport

Free Snowcat Skiing at Loveland

Can You Handle the Cold?

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team's new Woodward Partnership

Escape the "Growing Old Sucks" mindset, with Sarah Lavender Smith

"I Didn't Want it Bad Enough"

Fixing I-70's Ski Traffic Nightmare

Thread: Your Gear Questions, Answered

Dressing for Winter Weather: How to Effectively Layer

Getting off the Grid with Kelton Wright

How to Build a Campfire in the Rain

Afraid of an Awkward Reach