<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![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[Men's skiing World Cup: Ligety wins big]]> The 2012 men's skiing giant slalom World Cup kicked off yesterday with a big repeat win for American Ted Ligety: Ligety won Soelden in Austria by nearly 3 seconds.]]> <![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[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[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[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[Masterful ascent in Mexico]]> Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.]]> <![CDATA[How an NBA player is fighting to change views of mental health]]> Royce White of the Houston Rockets is still more of an oddity than a household name.]]> <![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[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[In Beaver Creek, Ted Ligety unstoppable]]> American Ted Ligety keeps the wins coming the giant slalom. In fact, it's hardly even close.]]> <![CDATA[Skydive from space vicariously with this video]]> <![CDATA[Balloon-powered flight in South Africa honors Nelson Mandela]]> A man flew nearly 4 miles by balloon in South Africa, traversing the sea from Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, to Cape Town.]]> <![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[Ski season on: A-Basin to open October 13]]> Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) has announced that it will open Sunday, Oct. 13, winning the race to open first — barring an eleventh-hour surprise from Copper Mountain or the dark horse, Wolf Creek.]]> <![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[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong hit with suit for sponsorship money]]> Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong has been sued by the United States government, alleging that he defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service while using performance-enhancing drugs.]]> <![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[Lighter, tougher bike helmet — made from cardboard]]> A new bike helmet aims to increase riders' safety by mimicking nature — and by using one of the cheapest materials around.]]>