<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[New bike tire design: Airless, can't go flat]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![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[Photography camp teaches outdoors photo skills]]> For the second year, a photography camp in South America will teach both amateur and professional photogs a specific "secret" of the industry: How to take professional ski photographs.]]> <![CDATA[World's highest, fastest freefall set for Oct. 8]]> Felix Baumgartner has been preparing for Monday, Oct. 8 for years.]]> <![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[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[Copper, Keystone to open Nov. 1]]> Ski season is officially underway across Colorado this coming weekend.]]> <![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[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[Vail kicks off ski and snowboard season]]> Vail has started its ski and snowboard season for 2013-2014 with 10 trails open and four inches of new snow.]]> <![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[Vail opens China Bowl]]> Whatever your plans for the weekend were, call them off. Vail announced Friday that China Bowl has been opened for the season.]]> <![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[Follow-up: Clayton 3rd, Canaday does not finish in North Face ultramarathon]]> It was a muddy end to the 2012 ultramarathoning season for former CU runners Cameron Clayton and Sage Canaday, two young runners who faced each other for the first time in the North Face Endurance Challenge Championship in San Francisco Dec. 1.]]> <![CDATA[Boulderite in the running for best job ever]]> Ryan Van Duzer hasn’t had a written resume in years. He’s made a living having adventures, making videos of them and giving inspirational talks about the approach to life that has him venturing off the beaten path on a daily basis.]]> <![CDATA[Arapahoe Basin to open Wednesday for 2012-13 ski season]]> Arapahoe Basin is this year's winner.]]> <![CDATA[Confirmed: Baumgartner skydive broke 3 world records]]> The October jump by Felix Baumgartner broke three world records, an international agency has confirmed.]]>