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Thursday, December 6,2012

Veterans' hiking program is about breaking through

Soldiers to Summits heads for Cotopaxi, Ecuador

By Elizabeth Miller
Before getting caught up in the destination — the 19,347-foot-high summit of the volcano Cotopaxi — it’s important to back up and look at the journey. That is, after all, what it’s really all about.
Thursday, November 29,2012

A tale of two runners

Boulder ultramarathon athletes Sage Canaday and Cameron Clayton finally face each other to conclude the 2012 season in San Francisco

By Stephen Kasica
One was a collegiate runner from the East. One was a collegiate runner from the West. One was showered in champagne at the end of his first ultramarathon, while the other received five stitches after his ultramarathon debut.
Tuesday, November 27,2012

From Elbert to Everest

Colorado mountaineer Jon Kedrowski talks Sleeping on the Summits

By James Dziezynski
The New Year’s resolution on Jon Kedrowski’s calendar probably read something like this: Do everything!
Wednesday, November 21,2012

The Strafe story: How two CU students have created one of skiing's most interesting brands

By Tom Winter
The one-piece ski suit. It’s an object of ridicule. The preferred garb for gaper days and end-of-the-year parties.
Thursday, November 15,2012

Success by The Book

By Tom Winter
The Book is a result of sweat. Of struggle. Of pain and mishap and, ultimately, of success. The Book is, says Palmer Hoyt, “how I learned how to ski again.”
Thursday, November 8,2012

Falling in love with Bhutan

Boulder resident Clyda Stafford recounts her recent trip to the captivating Bhutan

By Alyssa Hurst
Bhutan is not an easy place to get to, or to get around in. Just getting to Bhutan costs a small fortune, but for Clyda Stafford, the price was worth it.
Thursday, November 1,2012

Many close calls later

Mountaineer and author Simon Yates is still chasing first ascents

By Tate Zandstra
"It was a miracle really, that neither of us were killed,” says Simon Yates. “We were in this really narrow couloir on Makron Chhish, myself and another guy, when just a massive amount of rockfall started coming down.”
Thursday, October 25,2012

´Choose Your Adventure´ is a globe-trotting character study with plenty of action

The eighth film from Powderwhore Productions offers a wide range of stories from the back of beyond

By Stephen Kasica
Choose Your Adventure, the latest release from Wasatch-based Powderwhore Productions, is a skiing variety show.
Thursday, October 18,2012

Ultra-Cameron: CU-Boulder runner dives into ultramarathons

By Stephen Kasica
Before dawn on Sept. 15, more than 25 runners were missing from the sixth annual Run Rabbit Run 50 Mile’s starting line in Steamboat Springs. By the time the final runner finished at 10:20 p.m., many more would have wished they had also just slept in that morning.
Thursday, October 11,2012

Boulder writer James Dziezynski spills on his summits, secret and otherwise

By Elizabeth Miller
In the early 2000s, Boulder Weekly sent freelance writer James Dziezynski out to research a series of stories on great, little-known places to hike around town.