Monthly Archives: February 2010

Glommers: Getting rid of those uninvited ‘friends’

You’ve wondered it, you just didn’t know how to bring it up: how do you get rid of a glommer? Well, I’m here to tell you, it’s not easy, but it can be done — just read here.  And huge … Continue reading

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Women falling behind? Or just not pissing on climbs?

Prana posted a blog today from local climber Jamie Emerson’s b3bouldering.com that asks whether women in climbing have fallen behind since Lynn Hill’s historic free climb of the Nose in 1994. Is this a thorn in the side of our … Continue reading

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Boldly Barefoot

Sunny, clear sidewalks, highs nearing 50 today — it seems like a much more reasonable day to go running barefoot than the day I met Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee. Last Friday, as it snowed, I met them at the … Continue reading

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Olympic tales: Start building your persona for the 2014 Games

The Winter Olympics have inspired us all to go bigger, faster, badder. Admit it — you divvied your weekend between throwing down tricks at A51 and watching the Olympics in a Red Bull haze. As long as the economy is … Continue reading

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Cyclists: How to report your close call

303cycling posted the three ways cyclists in Boulder (including CU campus) can report a close call with a car. Pedestrians and drivers can also report a close call with a cyclist, too, so people who ride bikes in glass houses … Continue reading

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“Mountainsexual,” or Boulder Casual?

Urban Dictionary defines “Mountainsexual” as: Similar to metrosexual but one who lives in the mountains or otherwise pursues the outdoors adventure lifestyle. Kind of a cleaned-up granola, a Woodsy GQ kinda guy with a splash of bohemian. Knows that he … Continue reading

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Speed-climbing icon Hans Florine to speak tonight

Speed climber Hans Florine is in town for a slide show at Neptune Mountaineering tonight at 7 p.m., and after talking with him yesterday, I’m extra psyched to go. What he says about his record-setting ascent of The Nose will … Continue reading

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Curling pants are hot, hot, hot

Just when I thought Johnny Weir was dominating the Olympic fashion competition, I spotted this. The Norwegian curling team seems to have the snazziest pants at the Vancouver Olympics. I went up to Nederland to visit their curling league last … Continue reading

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Friday fun: What’s your ski patrol name?

The folks over at Cooper Mountain get big style points for their retro-tastic Snow Day site, which is providing some Friday afternoon entertainment for yours truly. It includes a soundboard of sneezes, coughs and hacks for calling in sick, and … Continue reading

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Mountaintop Matrimony

If you want to ski for free on Valentine’s Day, all you have to do is get married. Huh, I guess that does bring a new dimension to the word ‘free.’ Loveland’s Mountaintop Matrimony isn’t really for people looking to … Continue reading

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