Built around the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs has a long and diverse history in the development of railroad routes, the excitement of the gold rush, and the installation of military facilities. The history of this area takes you to some of the best sites in and around Colorado Springs. Hopefully, these stories will surely inspire you to visit these attractions and enjoy them in a deeper way.
A poorly fitting backpack can be a real hazard, causing back and hip pain, setting you off balance, and turning a beautiful hike into a miserable slog. We will set you up for success with three important steps: backpack fitting tips, how to properly pack a hiking backpack, and the right way to wear a heavy hiking backpack.
When you are just getting started rock climbing, it can be hard to get on the wall and stay there. We will go over the types of indoor climbing holds, how to approach and hold on to them, and what you should know about your center of gravity while rock climbing.
Looking for some fun events this winter? There’s always plenty to do in and around Colorado Springs. From outdoor recreation to holiday celebrations to arts
Because our state can have such extreme and diverse weather, it is essential to do some research before you go hiking in Colorado. You should
Are you looking for an exciting and unique way to celebrate a birthday, promotion, or anniversary? With all the amazing outdoor venues around Colorado Springs,
It’s a constant debate among hikers. Are hiking boots or trail runners better for exploring the backcountry? As professional hiking guides, we’ve heard this question countless
If you are looking forward to hopping on your bike this fall, you’re going to want to check out these awesome cycling events near Colorado
Rock climbing has had an explosion of growth over the last couple of decades. The unique sport offers excitement, a challenge for all abilities, and different ways to explore and play in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Sometimes a new sport can be intimidating: the gear, systems, and language can be a lot to learn. If you have never climbed before or want to upgrade from rental gear, this rock climbing gear list has all the beginner climbing essentials you need to start your journey into the vertical world.
The city and area surrounding Colorado Springs have gorgeous scenery and ample ways to enjoy the great outdoors, perhaps one of the best parts of