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Tuesday, August 21,2012

Aspen, Jackson Hole, Alta, Squaw Valley announce combined ski pass

Four independent resorts offer $349 season pass

Colorado's Aspen/Snowmass ski resort has teamed with resorts across the West to offer a pass to skiers and snowboarders for the 2012-2013 ski season.
Tuesday, August 21,2012

Stuntwoman Faith Dickey walks slackline between speeding semis

Boulder slackliner "Sketchy" Andy Lewis drew a lot of attention for his performance alongside Madonna in February's Super Bowl halftime show. But extreme slackliner Faith Dickey might have just upstaged him in a stunt for a Volvo commercial.
Monday, August 20,2012

American Tyler Farrar takes Stage One of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Boulder resident Tom Danielson wins King of the Mountain

By Elizabeth Miller
Boulder may claim Tom Danielson, rider on the Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda USA Pro Cycling Challenge team, as its own, but Durango is his real home town, he says, and that showed today as he snagged the King of the Mountain challenge on Stage One of the Challenge. Danielson led the way over Lizard Head Pass, 10,247 feet in elevation.
Monday, August 20,2012

Opinion: Outdoors companies need to step up for the environment

Outdoors companies benefit from the environment as directly as anyone, but their efforts to protect the planet aren't always enough.
Friday, August 17,2012

138 skydivers complete airborne formation, shatter world record

For four seconds, 138 skydivers joined together in midair, holding hands and forming a star-like formation. Their synchronized jump set a world record for largest formation, but it wasn't as easy as it sounds.
Thursday, August 16,2012

To the rescue — if necessary

Rescue groups, sheriff prepare for USA Pro Cycling Challenge

By Elizabeth Miller
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMRG), the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, the Boulder Police Department and the fire departments from several local communities are coordinating rescue plans for the Boulder County portion of the USA Pro Cycling...
Thursday, August 16,2012

Ladies first ahead of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Women’s race schools spectators in Aspen on high-stakes female bike racing

By Elizabeth Miller
Women will come first when cyclists start racing into Aspen on Aug. 22. That’s right, the all-men’s cycling USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be preceded by the Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge, a criterium race in downtown Aspen that finishes an hour before riders in Stage 3 of the Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison are expected to arrive in Aspen.
Thursday, August 16,2012

One stage to rule them all

USA Pro Cycling Challenge brings the competition home for Boulder cyclists

By Elizabeth Miller
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will spend a week pitting cyclist against cyclist for top rank in a race that claims to be one of the world’s toughest. But when the bike tires turn toward Boulder on Aug. 25 for the last stage of racing before the final time trial in Denver, the race will become personal for a few of its riders.
Tuesday, August 14,2012

Ready to start thinking about ski season?

By Elizabeth Miller
Because it’s never too early to start dreaming about powder, Colorado Ski Country USA’s Gems Card for the 2012/13 season has gone on pre-order.
Tuesday, August 14,2012

Climbing as an Olympic sport?

A conversation with adventurer extraordinaire John Long

In part one of my series of free-ranging conversations with adventurer extraordinaire John Long, we discussed free soloing—the amazing form of climbing that doesn’t involve ropes, and that Largo (as Long is also known) himself helped to popularize as a teenager climbing in California in the early 1970s. Now, with the Games of the XXX Olympiad well-underway in London, I thought I’d take up for our second chat the question: Should climbing be an Olympic sport?
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