<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Adventure]]> <![CDATA[Sleep reps]]> In America, we seem to forget that regular exercise does more good than to just burn fat and make our buns look good on the beach. A healthy exercise program also reduces stress, rejuvenates our physical self and strengthens coordinated communication between mind and body.]]> <![CDATA[Vail Resorts digitalizes the mountain with EpicMix]]> EpicMix, created by Vail Resorts, is an application that seamlessly tracks days on the mountain and vertical feet accumulated over the season, and awards pins for the accomplishments skiers and snowboarders achieve while they're riding. It debuted at Keystone Ski Resort on opening day.]]> <![CDATA[Five Summertime Secrets]]> With the summer solstice in our rearview mirror and the hottest days of July ahead of us, it’s time to take advantage of the wealth of outdoor and other cultural activities that Boulder offers.]]> <![CDATA[A gentle hand: Boulderite Jan Mitchell makes a difference in Africa]]> Jan Mitchell is going to have to buy a donkey for a family in Ghana. It’s good news.]]> <![CDATA[‘Mountain Gazette’ halts print edition]]> The venerable outdoor journal, which was founded in Denver as Skiers’ Gazette in 1966, will continue to operate online, and Summit Publishing President Blake DeMaso says he hopes to find a new model for eventually bringing the printed version back.]]> <![CDATA[Deep space climb]]> There are mountains and cliffs that stand taller than Everest, boulders the size of buildings and craters miles deep that have yet to be climbed. This is the stuff of climbers' wet dreams, and they all exist on other planets..]]> <![CDATA[A bold new voice]]> Over the past five years, fueled by concerns about sustainability, global warming and environmental footprints, and fed by the recent collapse in the real estate-fueled resort economy, skiers and snowboarders have started to become activists,...]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Pushes to Add Wilderness]]> It might be late in the session in an election year, but Colorado’s senators continue to push for additional wilderness designations in the state, recognizing the economic and and environmental benefits of untrammeled land. Last week, Senator Michael Bennet introduced a bill to protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed, an area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango.]]> <![CDATA[Warriors in the wilderness]]> If the shocks in his prosthetic arm would reload faster, Marc Dervaes could spend all his evenings doing one-armed pushups. After losing his right arm just above the elbow in combat, Dervaes had a replacement prosthetic built with a set of shocks like those on a mountain bike. He wanted to go kayaking again.]]> <![CDATA[Denver resident continues search for her father, who went missing in Panama]]> The texture of Panama is changing once again, and as it shifts, an increasing number of reports of foreigners missing or murdered have been coming from the country. And in June, Bob Ehlert stopped returning calls and emails.]]> <![CDATA[MORE THAN 2-D]]> No question, the overarching goal of telling the history of climbing in the Yosemite Valley in a single film must have been daunting. This year, Sender Films is using the Reel Rock Film Tour, with its round-the-world schedule that includes hundreds of stops, to showcase.]]> <![CDATA[Sneaky singletrack]]> That's about all you hear this time of year as mountain bike enthusiasts pack up their rigs, load the bikes on top and head west into the Utah desert. And while Moab does sound nice, those who are looking for something a bit different can turn their spring mountain bike road trips into exploratory missions, leaving the crowds behind.]]> <![CDATA[Collapsible dog bowl is great for going hiking with Fido]]> <![CDATA[Performance -- and sex appeal]]> The Lange Legacy: Innovative boot design and innovative advertising were the hallmarks of this former Boulder company.]]> <![CDATA[K2%uFFFDs deadliest day: The Sherpa perspective]]> "Among mountaineers Sherpas hold nearly mythical status. They have this seemingly superhuman ability to perform incredible climbing feats,” relates Peter Zuckerman, coauthor of Buried in the Sky.]]> <![CDATA[A quest for honest heroes]]> No one has ever lived on the sides of Cerro Torre for more than a few days, and yet the peak has been home to mythic accomplishments, heated controversy, a battleground of climbing ethics and philosophical questions on the innate value of truth, the freedom of climbers and the legacy of mountaineering.]]> <![CDATA[Pro Mountain Biker Kelli Emmett at home on the trails]]> It's a surface that has played a substantial role in her life. She spent a good chunk of her childhood laboring on the family's apple farm in Plymouth, Mich. When she wasn't mowing fields, picking apples or pruning her share of the orchard's 15,000 trees, odds were good she was turning laps on an old dirt bike.]]> <![CDATA[Depth of anatomy]]> The cadaver is far smaller than I expected. It rests wrapped in green towels, face up on a silver table in a small, uncluttered space. Small incisions separate the skin from the subcutaneous tissue, exposing a yellowish, fatty layer protecting the muscle wall.]]> <![CDATA[All grown up]]> And this year the little town of Ouray in southwestern Colorado is going to be throwing a pretty big party. The town, which hosts their annual Ouray Ice Festival from Jan. 8 to Jan. 11, is celebrating two decades on the ice.]]> <![CDATA[Schooled in snow]]> The state is known as “Ski Country USA.” It’s a place of rugged peaks, high mountains and snowy winters. So, if you’re a skier looking for a place to get educated, it’s no surprise that going to an institute of higher education in the Centennial state might be high on your list.]]>