<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![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[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Copper Mountain begins making snow, to open Nov. 2]]> It's 82 F outside, and it's almost ski season.]]> <![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[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[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[British climbers unite to oppose Scottish wind farm plans]]> A large wind farm project in Scotland has rallied some opposition among a rather unlikely group: hikers, climbers and mountaineers from across the British isles.]]> <![CDATA[Group to lobby for bikes on Pacific Crest Trail]]> One of the West's most famous and popular hiking trails could see bicyclists soon, if a new group can convince the U.S. Forest Service.]]> <![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[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[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[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[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.]]> <![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[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[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[Female ultrarunner breaks records on Europe's Mont Blanc]]> American ultrarunner Rory Bosio broke records at the Sept. 5 North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc, an ultramarathon that circumnavigates the peak Mont Blanc, traversing through three European countries to do so.]]> <![CDATA[Photos: Abandoned island was once most densely populated place on Earth]]> Off the southeastern coast of Japan, an island formerly used for mining sits abandoned, its last residents having left in 1974.]]> <![CDATA[New bike tire design: Airless, can't go flat]]> <![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.]]>