Adventure

Get Smart!

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Scott Toepfer of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center says conditions will hopefully improve, but there’s nothing like knowing your stuff to keep yourself safe in the backcountry. To this end, the CAIC is involved in a variety of projects that help keep ...

Warm weather, dearth of snow leave ski resorts scrambling to keep...

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Flowers are blooming along the sidewalks. Snow on the mountains is melting fast...

Research: Don’t run too much

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Runners over 50 and runners who push themselves too hard aren't helping their health, according to a study in the British journal Heart...

Daredevil Makes Test Jump at 71,581 Feet

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The plunge from 71,581 feet was a success. Next up: 120,000 feet...

Men’s skiing World Cup: Ligety wins big

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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...

New Continental Divide Trail route could ban bikes

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A new route on part of the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail could ban mountain biking...

Log helps keep track of your work

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High-tech training gear is not for everyone. Watches that record distance and time, beeping randomly if the pace is too slow or fast, can be distracting — and expensive. Fitness enthusiasts interested in tracking their performance have low-tech options. There are ...

British climbers unite to oppose Scottish wind farm plans

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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...

2012 vote will have huge impact on environment, wild places

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The 2012 election isn't just about the economy or gay rights or the other issues that dominate the headlines, writes Vanessa Kritzer of the League of Conservation Voters...

Power up your workouts

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Looking to energize your workouts with some high-tech-gear? We’re here to help...

Yosemite hanta outbreak: All park workers offered testing

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This summer's outbreak of the deadly hantavirus has led the National Park Service to offer voluntary testing to every employee of Yosemite National Park, where the virus spread to as many as 22,000 visitors...

Schooled in the outdoors

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The Girls’ Wilderness Program believes in using time in the woods to help girls develop confidence and build interpersonal and personal skills...