<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Annual BoCan eagle nesting closures announced ]]> To keep golden eagles happily in their nests this spring season, the Boulder Ranger District of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has temporarily closed some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon.]]> <![CDATA[New bike tire design: Airless, can't go flat]]> <![CDATA[NBA player becomes first openly gay athlete in US pro sports]]> Longtime NBA player Jason Collins has come out as gay in an editorial column for Sports Illustrated, becoming the first openly gay athlete in any US team sport.]]> <![CDATA[New Continental Divide Trail route could ban bikes]]> A new route on part of the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail could ban mountain biking.]]> <![CDATA[USA Pro Challenge adds mountaintop finish; Boulder could join in 7th stage]]> The nation's most popular bike race might come through Boulder again next year — depending on fans' votes.]]> <![CDATA[Few Colorado ski resorts still operating see good snow]]> Most Colorado ski resorts are closed for the year. Too bad the weather doesn't agree that ski season is over.]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong loses Tour titles, asked to repay insurer $7.5m]]> It's safe to say this is a low point in the career of Lance Armstrong.]]> <![CDATA[Five to 10 National Parks to test expanded WiFi]]> The National Park Service will test expanded WiFi in five to 10 parks this year, with an eye on cutting park costs and providing up-to-date information to visitors.]]> <![CDATA[Video and photos: A travel guide to Dar es Salaam]]> Heading to Dar es Salaam? Us either. But we’ll indulge in some armchair travel courtesy of Vanessa Mdee, the first Tanzanian VJ on MTV.]]> <![CDATA[Bicycle to rider: Don't treat me like Mitt treated his dog]]> Loading up your two wheels on top of your four wheels to head out for the weekend? Adventure Journal has published a friendly letter from your bike to remember to use your on-roof bike rack for good, and not evil.]]> <![CDATA[Want a safer Mt. Everest? Here's how.]]> Mountain climber Adrian Ballinger, who has summitted Mount Everest six times, says Everest needs to be fixed.]]> <![CDATA[American Academy of Neurology: Immediate rest after possible concussions]]> The American Academy of Neurology has released new guidelines for parents and coaches of all types of athletes, including a recommendation to remove athletes from play if concussions are ever suspected.]]> <![CDATA[Olympic athletes first to face loosened marijauna testing]]> Athletes competing at the Olympics can now have nearly 10 times as much of it in their system and still pass drug tests.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Trail gets 80-mile complementary extension]]> The Colorado Trail Foundation has announced that it has added 80 miles of new trail to the Colorado Trail, which traverses the state from north to south.]]> <![CDATA[Levi Leipheimer, USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner, terminated from cycling team contract]]> Levi Leipheimer, winner of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and a stage winner in this year’s Pro Cycling Challenge, has just seen his contract with Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team terminated, effective immediately.]]> <![CDATA[Study: for elite athletes, time might slow down]]> As often as athletes talk about being "in the zone," that's typically taken as a metaphor or a vague feeling.]]> <![CDATA[Utah man dies at Moab's Corona Arch on rope swing]]> A huge rope swing made popular by a YouTube video has caused the death of a man in Utah.]]> <![CDATA[Confirmed: Baumgartner skydive broke 3 world records]]> The October jump by Felix Baumgartner broke three world records, an international agency has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Another Colorado snowfall, another powder report: March 5]]> Colorado's ski resorts once again got some fresh snow over the weekend and yesterday, March 4, lining up a good week of powder ahead.]]>