Monthly Archives: April 2010

Before you go — Boulder’s must-dos

In honor of CU’s graduating seniors (and those who aren’t exactly graduating but are moving along, anyway), I put together five Boulder outdoor must-dos for today. To generate this list, I drew from a slew of long-term Boulderites who love … Continue reading

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Only-in-Boulder moments: Mistaken Subarus at Sanitas

Last night’s Only-in-Boulder moment is brought to you by my evening run at Mount Sanitas. I parked at the trailhead and was fiddling with my Shuffle when I thought twice about carrying my heavy car keys in my pocket. So … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Change of Plans

Sometimes a volcano explodes all over your carefully-planned vacay. And sometimes, you get really freaking lucky and get all you wanted and more out of your travels. This week’s Field Notes is about the ups and downs of travel, and … Continue reading

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Weekend primer

Whoa, I’m behind on posts! Well, let’s play some catch-up now, because there’s stuff to do this weekend. First off, the Corn Harvest is tomorrow at Loveland. It might be more of a powder harvest due to the storm hitting … Continue reading

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The Bad Crowd

Are you running with the bad crowd? Today’s Field Notes is a slice of the injured side of the outdoor life in Boulder. Broken? Whatevs, you can keep going, change things up a little, there’s no need to rest. We’re … Continue reading

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Boulder’s cyclocross annihilator

Sure, Amy Dombroski seems nice enough. She’s a cute little blonde Boulderite with a ready smile. But I wouldn’t want to line up at the start of a race next to her. “When she’s on the start line, she looks … Continue reading

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Dash ‘n’ Dine 5K run series starts tonight

The Dash ‘n’ Dine 5K series returns (after a hiatus) tonight at Coot Lake, and make sure you get the name of this series right. If you Dine and then Dash, you’ll probably be in a world of hurt. Ew. … Continue reading

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Climb-a-thon for cancer

On Saturday (that’s tomorrow!) from noon to 6 p.m., the Boulder Rock Club is hosting First Descents’ Climbing for Cancer event. Here’s the dealio — you, or you and a partner, climb your butts off for six hours at the … Continue reading

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Field Notes: “Going for it”

Some of my friends have dropped off like flies. It’s my fault — you see, I’m kind of going for it here lately, and it’s changing some of my friendships. It’s all in today’s Field Notes about going for it, … Continue reading

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Spring Alpine Faves

Over at Colorado Mountain Journal (one of my favorite new sites this year!), Dougald has posted “Five Favorites: Jack Roberts’ Spring Alpine Routes.” And they’re all in our backyard, in Rocky Mountain National Park. How lucky are we?!? Let’s not … Continue reading

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