<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[Copper Mountain joins ski areas making snow for ski season]]> Following on the heels of announcements by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland that those ski areas were making snow for the 2013-2014 season, Copper Mountain has announced the same.]]> <![CDATA[Skydive from space vicariously with this video]]> <![CDATA[Wheels keep turning]]> Colorado based Shannon Galpin has been busy. Since her interview with the Boulder Weekly back in June of 2013, she has released her memoir Mountain to Mountain: The Journey of Adventure and Activism]]> <![CDATA[Everest fight: Are Sherpas reaching their limit?]]> A recent fight between Nepalese Sherpas and three European climbers on the slopes of Mt. Everest grabbed headlines, but it's by no means an isolated incident, climbers familiar with the world's tallest peak say.]]> <![CDATA[Loveland to open Oct. 23; three runs to be open]]> It's opening day at Loveland Ski Area.]]> <![CDATA[Threats, intimidation directed at Utah women's outdoors group]]> A group in Utah intended to help elderly women experience the outdoors was subject to intimidation and threats from unknown individuals last week.]]> <![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[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[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[Copper, Keystone to open Nov. 1]]> Ski season is officially underway across Colorado this coming weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Profanity-prone jogger fights ban from N.H. town]]> A jogger in Maine who's made a habit of crossing into New Hampshire, going for a run and swearing at strangers is fighting an attempt to ban him.]]> <![CDATA[80-year-old Japanese climber to try for third Everest summit]]> An octogenarian Japanese man is planning a third summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, hoping to retake a record for oldest hike to the summit.]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![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[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[Fight between European climbers, Sherpas reported on Mt. Everest]]> A group of three European climbers has reported a fight between themselves and a group of Sherpa guides on Mount Everest.]]> <![CDATA[Not-so-fresh powder: Russia to store snow for 2014 Olympics]]> Sochi, Russia gets heavy snow. But when the South Russian city — roughly on the same latitude as central Wyoming and upstate New York — hosts the Olympics next year, it wants to be darn sure it's got the powder for it.]]> <![CDATA[Sochi takes a bite out of Aspen X Games]]> Training schedules for the rapidly approaching Winter Olympic Games in Sochi,Russia kept several prominent Winter X Games stars away from the competition this past weekend in Aspen. ]]> <![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.]]>