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  1. New Year's in Colorado: 9 Outdoorsy Ways To Ring in 2016

    Still scrambling to plan for New Year's in Denver? Forget the crowded parties in favor of these adventurous options instead.

  2. 10 Ways To Snag More Days on the Slopes For Ski Season 2015-2016

    Snow is already falling, which means ski season 2015-2016 is already upon us in Colorado. Here, 10 ways to maximize your time on the slopes.

  3. El Niño in Colorado: Will it Stoke or Strangle the Ski Season?

    Skiers and snowboarders are holding their breath to see what El Nino in Colorado will mean for the season. Here, we get expert intel.

  4. 5 Great Mountain Bike Rides Near Boulder

    There's still plenty of time for the knobby-tired set to indulge in their passion this fall. These 5 mountain bike rides near Boulder deliver.

  5. Hardcore Hike: How to Bag Bear and South Boulder Peaks in One Day

    Don't fret over deciding whether to do Bear or South Boulder peaks: Bag them both in one day. Here, insider tips on this epic Boulder hike.

  6. A Tale of Two Colorado Summits: Climbing Longs Peak and Mount Sopris

    Here, all the intel you need for climbing Longs Peak, one of Colorado's most famous mountains, and Mount Sopris, one of the most underrated.

  7. 7 Insider Tips on Choosing a Seasonal Ski Rental in Colorado

    Going in on a ski rental in Colorado this year? Our 7 insider tips will make the process much smoother sailing (er, skiing).

  8. Climbing the First Flatiron: Tips for Tackling One of Boulder's Most Popular Slabs

    Climbing the First Flatiron is a must-do for any outdoor lover in Boulder. Here, insider tips on checking this iconic slab off the bucket list.

  9. 4 Must-Visit Rocky Mountain Lakes Near Denver

    Manageable trails, flawless views of snowcapped peaks, and impossibly blue waters are just some of the things you'll find at these Rocky Mountain Lakes.

  10. How to Watch the Elk Rut in Colorado

    The elk rut in Colorado is one of nature's greatest shows. Here's how to snag a front row seat at Rocky Mountain National Park this fall.

  11. Fall Foliage in Colorado: 5 Colorful Adventures Near Boulder and Denver

    There's a quick window to enjoy fall foliage in Colorado. Here's how to do it via bike, foot, or car within an easy drive of Boulder/Denver.

  12. 4 Great (and Unexpected) Places to SUP Around Boulder

    From off-the-beaten-path reservoirs to alpine lakes, here are 4 great places to SUP around Boulder before summer's over. Grab your paddle.

  13. Lighten Up Your Load: Llama Trekking in Colorado

    For a quirky, off-the-beaten-path adventure, llama trekking in Colorado is an excellent choice. Here, what you need to know.

  14. Q&A With Luis Benitez: The New Go-To Guy for Colorado's Outdoor Industry

    The recently appointed director of Colorado's new Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, Luis Benitez, speaks about his vision.

  15. Summer Hiking in Colorado: 5 Hikes to Beat the Heat

    When the mercury rises, summer hiking in Colorado can be more torture than adventure. Here, 5 hikes to beat the heat.

  16. An Ode to Boulder Creek

    Boulder is a dry, hot place, and its namesake creek is more than just a creek. It is a vein of life delivered from the mountains.

  17. Saddle Up for Bike to Work Day on June 24

    Discover how much fun it is to roll to work on Bike to Work Day in Boulder and Denver, with tons of bike-centric treats all over town.

  18. SUP Summer Escape Denver

    The best places to learn and enjoy SUP, or stand-up paddleboarding, in and around Denver and Boulder, Colorado.

  19. A Quick and Dirty Guide to Cycling in Denver

    From the flat easy city paths to the grueling climbs on the Front Range, here is a quick sampling of some of the best cycling in Denver.

  20. A Quick and Dirty Guide to Trail Running Near Denver

    From city greenways to state parks, this guide to some of the best trail running near Denver will have you itching to lace up your shoes.

  21. Get the Dirt on All Things Trail Running From Lisa Jhung

    Boulderite and accomplished trail runner Lisa Jhung talks to RootsRated about her new book, Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running.

  22. A Quick and Dirty Guide to the Best Trail Running in Boulder

    Our quick and dirty guide to the best trail running in Boulder, with world-class options whether you're heading out for an hour or a day.

  23. Better Bicycling Ahead for Colorado

    With the governor’s vision, Colorado is going to have better bicycling and better trail connectivity throughout the state.

  24. How to Bounce Back from an Injury

    For active outdoorsmen and women, there's nothing worse than an unexpected injury. Here's how to bounce back from an injury and get back after it.

  25. 6 Stellar Hot Springs in Colorado

    After a day on the trail, there's nothing better than soaking in a steamy, detoxifying pool. Here are 6 of the best hot springs in Colorado.

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