<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Remembering California free soloist John Rosendahl]]> <![CDATA[For paralympians, other dangerous ways to cheat]]> As the 2012 Paralympic Games begin in London this week, officials will be as concerned as ever about preventing and catching cheating among the athletes.]]> <![CDATA[GOP VP pick Ryan has actually never run a sub-3:00 marathon]]> Republican Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) incorrectly claimed in a radio interview that his best time in a marathon was "Under three [hours], high twos," when there is no record of Ryan running that fast.]]> <![CDATA[Third Yosemite camper dies of hantavirus]]> A third person has died of hantavirus after camping at Yosemite National Park in California between early June and mid-July this year.]]> <![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[Two bodies found on Washington's Mount Rainier]]> Two bodies, possibly the remains of two hikers missing since January, were found on a Mount Rainier glacier Sept. 10 and recovered by park rangers.]]> <![CDATA[Texas hiker found after almost 2 days on Mt. Massive]]> A hiker from Texas was rescued after nearly 48 hours on Mt. Massive in Lake County, hitching a ride down the slope while "near death," the county's emergency manager said.]]> <![CDATA[Access Fund: 'Egregious' illegal climbing at Joshua Tree]]> The Access Fund, one of climbing's most prominent organizations dedicated to keeping climbing areas open, says it narrowly averted a shutdown of climbing in Joshua Tree National Park in California.]]> <![CDATA[Video: Longmont SUV driver blares horn incessantly at cyclists]]> A Longmont-area driver appears in a recent YouTube video honking his horn repeatedly at two cyclists who are doing their best to stay to the very edge of a two-lane road.]]> <![CDATA[New sport snow-kiting blamed for reindeer fear]]> You might never have heard of the sport of snow-kiting, but you've certainly heard of Santa's helpers. And reindeer across Norway freaking hate the new snow sport.]]> <![CDATA[Arapahoe Basin offering two-season ski pass for $499]]> Colorado ski area Arapahoe Basin is breaking out a new pass concept predicated on a crazy idea: People who like skiing now might continue to like skiing in the future.]]> <![CDATA[Wounded veterans summit Denali]]> Five wounded veterans participated in a Department of the Interior program to summit Denali, the highest peak in North America.]]> <![CDATA[Roundup: Upgrades to Colo., Wyo. ski areas for 2012-2013]]> What's the second-largest ski resort in Colorado? Who knows?]]> <![CDATA[Yosemite hanta outbreak: All park workers offered testing]]> This summer's outbreak of the deadly hantavirus has led the National Park Service to offer voluntary testing to every employee of Yosemite National Park, where the virus spread to as many as 22,000 visitors.]]> <![CDATA[Copper Mountain begins making snow, to open Nov. 2]]> It's 82 F outside, and it's almost ski season.]]> <![CDATA[Loveland starts making snow for 2012-2013 ski season]]> <![CDATA[World's highest, fastest freefall set for Oct. 8]]> Felix Baumgartner has been preparing for Monday, Oct. 8 for years.]]> <![CDATA[Ski film to debut at The Goose in Boulder]]> If this morning's snow didn't get you hyped for ski season, the tried-and-true method of ski films could do the trick.]]> <![CDATA[The Yosemite dump: 10 tons of trash cleared from park]]> I can't even think of a clever opener for this one: Volunteers at Yosemite National Park removed 10 tons of trash two weeks ago.]]> <![CDATA[Utah land grab: How could the state afford to maintain federal lands?]]> The Great Utah Land Grab wasn't some 19th-century Old West trick involving Mormons and a corrupt sheriff.]]>