Monthly Archives: December 2010
Get a beacon for Christmas? Let’s pause for a moment to revisit a story from last winter. A backcountry skier befuddled rescuers for two months after flipping on his personal locator beacon every time he headed out for a few … Continue reading
Outdoor Divas hosts a men’s shopping night every December — the Boulder store is hosting theirs tonight, from 5 to 8. There’s free pizza, Oskar Blues beer and plenty of help picking out gifts from the Divas. The event inspired … Continue reading
A quick FYI for backcountry skiers and boarders: Black Diamond announced today that they’re recalling some of their 2010 AvaLung packs.
My friend Adam judged our day in Eldo (and at Southern Sun and Neptune) yesterday as scoring very high on the fun-per-feet-climbed scale. We did one 50-foot pitch. That’s it. His version of the story is here. To summarize: pancake, … Continue reading
Today’s Field Notes is about being outdoorsy in the Midwest. It’s possible. Quite possible. It’s just not always easy — like it is here. I started rock climbing and mountain biking when I lived in Missouri. It’s tough being a … Continue reading
Today’s Field Notes is a reminder that the relationships you build through sport are more important than the sport itself. That’s especially true for a marriage. But when your spouse has one mystery injury, then another, it’s easy to keep … Continue reading
If you care about trails and access in Boulder, you might want to show up tonight at the open house to review the Community Collaborative Group’s initial recommendations for the West Trails Study Area. Details here.