• Buffs' win could impact field, stands - 09/25/2016 08:28 PM MDT
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    (Scott DW Smith / Special to The Denver Post)
    Purgatory adds SW Colorado's Hesperus ski area to now 5-resort collective

    09/26/2016 11:53 AM MDT
    Purgatory Resort owner James Coleman is buying southwestern Colorado's Hesperus ski area, adding to his collective of ski areas in Arizona and New Mexico. 
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    Elk bugling echoing in Colorado mountains
    09/21/2016 05:16 PM MDT - When bull elks bugle, they show off "amazing vocal skills" of three octaves from a high-pitched shrill call to grunting. That is how Kyle Patterson, public affairs officer for Rocky Mountain National Park, described bugling, something elk do to attract females and to gather a harem. Full Story

    Chris Weidner: Colorado climbers' legacy of first ascents of North Howser Tower
    09/21/2016 12:35 AM MDT - Tucked away in the Bugaboos, a sub-range of British Columbia's Purcell Mountains, lies one of the largest alpine rock walls in North America. More than 3,000 feet from bottom to top, the west face of North Howser Tower is taller than Yosemite's El Capitan, more remote than the Diamond of Longs Peak and laced with snow and ice year round.  Full Story

    Outdoor recreation things to do in Boulder County Sept. 21-23, 2016
    09/20/2016 04:46 PM MDT - Today: BMA Trails and Ale MTB RideNo-drop co-ed rides for experienced intermediate riders. This week we'll ride up Wapiti trail at Heil Valley Ranch and do at least one lap around either the Ponderosa or Wild Turkey loops at the top. Full Story

    Are Colorado's mountain towns too busy? Fifth consecutive record summer has people talking
    09/18/2016 10:15 PM MDT - <p>Record sales tax revenue, summer visitor traffic in Colorado resort communities spurs talk of capacity, sustainability and the question: Is there such a thing as too busy?</p>  Full Story

    Mike Sandrock: Run, laugh and play, says sports psychologist Jerry Lynch
    09/18/2016 06:09 PM MDT - Jerry Lynch had the air of a mystical anchorite when I first saw him skimming over rocks on the Mesa Trail years ago. Full Story

    Denver's Kyle Wester nears 90 mph to set world speed record for downhill skateboarding
    09/15/2016 08:12 PM MDT - Kyle Wester slipped a speed suit over his leathers, so he could reduce drag and increase aerodynamics. He put new wheels on his board. After a few kicks, he tucked down low on his Santa Cruz longboard and did his thing.  Full Story

    Eldora to allow uphill skiing this season in Boulder County
    09/14/2016 05:51 PM MDT - Fitness enthusiasts will be able to "earn their turns" this ski season at Eldora. The Nederland resort, which was purchased in June by the Utah-based chain Powdr, will allow uphill skiing — also known as uphilling or alpine touring — this winter with a temporary rule change. Full Story

    White Pine Fire Lookout watchtower offers history and shade
    09/07/2016 05:50 PM MDT - Running Deer Natural Area has a little viewing structure about half a mile up the trail. The roofed structure, called a cab, with the porch that goes all the way around, used to sit on a tower about 35 feet in the air and was known at the White Pine Fire Lookout. It was a fire watchtower.  Full Story

    September Nature Walk: Sourdough Trail, Beaver Reservoir Road to Camp Dick Campground
    09/14/2016 06:10 AM MDT - Crimson geranium leaves, red kinnikinnick berries and golden aspen make a colorful start for this easy, one-way downhill walk along the portion of the Sourdough Trail connecting the Beaver Reservoir Road with Camp Dick Campground. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    Second Story Garage: Bandits

    Boulder is pretty good at producing rock bands, and by "rock," we mean the in-your-face, guitar-heavy, leather-clad variety — you know, the good kind. For a prime example, look no farther than BANDITS. Full Story

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