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Thursday, May 2,2013

India: An imperfect adventure

By Cayte Bosler
There are tiny fires everywhere. This is one of the first things you will notice about India — the uncountable number of people and the fires trickling haphazardly toward the smoggy sky to keep mosquitoes at bay. I never saw who lit them or who put them out.
Thursday, April 25,2013

More than a foot race

Jay Rawlings walked himself into shape to complete seven marathons in seven days in an MS fundraiser

By Stephen Kasica
On Monday, April 22, ultrarunner and Boulderite Jay Rawlings took his first steps in a 180-mile, seven-day endurance relay that will see him running the equivalent of a marathon a day for a week. Less than a month before standing at the starting line, he was not able to run a mile without walking.
Thursday, April 18,2013

High-altitude education

Khumbu Climbing Center fundraises to finish climbing school, community center in Nepal

By Elizabeth Miller
The story of climbers at Everest wanting to give back to the people living in the Himalayan foothills of the world’s tallest peak is as old as the stories of climbers visiting the top of Everest itself.
Thursday, April 11,2013

Rock climber, base jumper Steph Davis: Flying fearless

Utah woman's new book charts her story connecting rock climbing and base jumping

By Elizabeth Miller
Even after hundreds of skydives and base jumps, Steph Davis says, stepping to the edge of that cliff still brings up a bubble of fear.
Friday, April 5,2013

Racing across India

Three adventurists set out to test their wits and courage

By Cayte Bosler
“If a skinny girl like you is going, then I have to do this,” Jeff McKinnon says over beers.
Thursday, April 4,2013

Gliding over Ghana

Boulder digital designer shares passion for flight

By Erica Lindberg
It’s a lot like that dream you had as a kid — the dream where you could fly. “I used to love that dream and was always disappointed when I woke up and couldn’t fly,” says Tim Meehan, a freelance digital designer and tandem paraglider pilot based in Boulder.
Thursday, March 28,2013

Finished with a flourish

Cat skiing at Monarch with the Liberty Skis crew leads to meditations and one mutilated ski jacket

By Elizabeth Miller
With each turn of my skis, snow sloughs off the steep chute and cascades down toward the basin below. It’s not enough snow to be frightening, certainly, but enough to feel like I really am off the beaten track. And that, of course, is the point.
Thursday, March 21,2013

Golden child: Young Boulder skier John Leonard

18-year-old might just be Boulder's first gold medalist in halfpipe skiing

By Tom Winter
If you haven’t heard of John Leonard, don’t worry. The talented 18-year-old athlete hasn’t exploded onto the action sports scene, yet.
Thursday, March 14,2013

Women's outdoor adventures: Changing choice

Women and girls outdoors program works to change lives by reshaping decisions

By Elizabeth Miller
On a sunny September afternoon in Vedauwoo, Wyo., Mary Jackson stands addressing a group of six women, drawing three circles in the sand with the toe of her shoe.
Thursday, March 7,2013

'Wild West capitalism' versus wilderness

Controversial Colorado business model tested in Telluride

By Cecelia Gilboy
Thomas Chapman is a Colorado real estate developer who has been called “the most hated man on the Western Slope” by a Telluride realtor quoted in Powder magazine. He’s known for selling properties surrounded by wilderness after threatening to build mansions or subdivisions on them.