Outdoors

Outdoors

Easing into skate skiing

Out of the tracks, and out of my comfort zone, I skated along the crowded groomed trail, skiing seemingly faster and harder than I ever had before.

Outdoors

The six best vacation spots in Colorado

Tons of people are putting Colorado on their vacation list, which is why it's no surprise that 86 million people visited the Centennial State last year. If you're looking to plan a trip to Colorado or looking to simply explore another part of the state, here are six great vacation spots in Colorado to start with.

Outdoors

Wina Sturgeon: Focus on a neglected body part to spice up your workout

If you made a promise to yourself to start going to the gym to get in better shape this year, you're probably keeping that promise so far. After all, the year is still new. But does your workout consist of the same common exercises everyone always includes, the standard routine of biceps curls, shoulder shrugs, hamstring curls, leg extensions and so on?

Outdoors

The five best easy trails to hike in Colorado Springs

If you're looking to get outside in Colorado Springs, you'll be happy to hear that you've got plenty of options ranging in length and difficulty. Here are five of the easiest places to get out there for a scenic hike in Colorado Springs, some of which are paved and some of which are dirt.

Hike to the Christmas tree on top of Cerro San Luis in less than a minute

A hike up to the Christmas tree on top of Cerro San Luis, also known as Madonna Mountain, in San Luis Obispo. The tree is owned and maintained by the Madonna family.