Monthly Archives: September 2010

Stuff goin’ awhn

There’s some good stuff going on tonight. Or, if you want to say it in bro-speak, there’s stuff goin’ awhn, UH: Australis: An Antarctic Ski Odyssey: Tis the season for ski flicks, and this one (at the Boulder Theater) looks … Continue reading

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Skurka’s Alaska-Yukon Expedition

I get to do many interesting interviews. But my recent talk with Andrew Skurka was an especially inspiring one. You can read about his Alaska-Yukon Expedition, which he completed earlier this month, here. When I do an interview, after I’ve … Continue reading

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300 months of skiing and counting

You think you ski a lot? You probably do. But Mike Scherer has skied at least once a month for 300 months in a row. I’ll help you with the math — that’s 25 years of skiing every month! Read … Continue reading

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Lucky to let go

Today’s Field Notes is about the fear you choose when you decide to climb, and the fear you don’t choose — like when your doctor finds a lump where one doesn’t belong.

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Cyclists and the fire area

I know curiosity is hard to resist, but it did kill the cat and all…anyway, the county is asking “nonresidents” — that’s you, cyclists — to stay away from the Fourmile Canyon area, even though they’re uber-popular bike rides from … Continue reading

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Movies!

Now that the days are getting shorter, you have a good excuse to spend your evening on your butt watching movies. Starting tonight at the Boulder Theater, with the Reel Rock Film Tour, you can experience a three-night glut of … Continue reading

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Catching up

Whoops. This happens sometimes. I get behind in posting here. So let’s recap what’s going on in Boulder’s Great Outdoors: The Fourmile Fire is canceling some events around Boulder. They’re tough to reschedule. But people in the outdoor community are … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bicycle Classic

This Sunday’s Buffalo Bicycle Classic is a big deal for the 102 CU students who receive a scholarship from the funds the ride raises. That’s why I wrote about it today. But the ride is in question because of the … Continue reading

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Smoke-free exercise

It’s a beautiful September day. It would be great to be outside. Except the smoke from the Fourmile Fire is kind of nasty to suck down in big exercise-induced quantities. It has some funk in it, people. The County Health … Continue reading

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