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Welcome to the Pikes Peak Outdoors Blog. This is where you'll find stories and snapshots from our local experts to inform your recreational pursuits in our beautiful region. If there are subjects you would like to see us cover in this Blog, let us know.

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Five Fun To-Do’s Before Summer’s End

Five Fun To-Do’s Before Summer’s End

Between shopping for school clothes, getting our kids set up for school, and other indications that summer is ending, we may run out of time for extended road trips and long get-a-ways.  What’s an outdoors person to do?  Here are five fun to-do’s to get you outside in these last days of summer. Victor Celebrates […]

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New Garden of the Gods shuttle makes visiting the park easier

New Garden of the Gods shuttle makes visiting the park easier

On a rare rainy day this summer, I rode with Carmen, also known around these parts as “Diamond Lil,” on her route as a driver for the Garden of the Gods Park Shuttle.  Carmen has driven the shuttle, operated by Adventures Out West, pretty much since day one of this inaugural season. The Shuttle has […]

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Drown that campfire!

Drown that campfire!

It’s a well established rule of camping and backpacking that you put out your campfire before you pack up and leave. And “put out” means that the fire has to be thoroughly drowned with water. Not just covered with dirt, or with a little splash of water, but really wet. You should be able to […]

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