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Top 3 Cannabis Hiking Groups

April 28th, 2018

Cannabis and hiking are a great pair. You get to enjoy being in nature while also consuming a bit of it. The age-old stereotype that cannabis users are lazy is still being debunked. Hikers who consume cannabis are a great example of active stoners. We aren’t inside on the couch. We’re outside on the trail, and we’re not alone. In fact, there are a few organizations putting together cannabis friendly group hikes. Check out the top three cannabis hiking groups below and find out how to join along on one of their cannabis friendly adventures. CannaVenture CannaVenture is first on our list.... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 20th, 2016

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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 17th, 2016

Rose is a Boulder-based outdoor climbing enthusiast. Here, she enjoys climbing on the legendary arch outside during the super moonset in Morrison early Monday morning. A frigid river crossing and precarious scrambling leads us to watch the super moon set from a spectacular location on earth. Rose recently completed climbing all 3 flatirons this summer!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 10th, 2016

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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

October 27th, 2016

Marcus has the enthusiasm for life and rock climbing. “If you have a good group of friends,” he smiles, “then climbing is amazing!” While he just started rock climbing only a year ago, he has ascended some of the more challenging routes in the area.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

October 23rd, 2016

Sam Silkworth is a passionate skier, music lover, and awesome photographer. You’ll find him cruisin’ up to the top of Flagstaff to catch a sunset, or waking up early to hit the slopes during the winter time. When the sun goes down, he’s jammin’ out to tunes at Red Rocks and catching some epic moments during concerts that throw down. Check out his photography, ‘Silky Shots’, which featured a booth at the recent Oktoberfest show in Boulder. https://www.facebook.com/SilkyShots/  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

October 20th, 2016

“Put me on a mountain, and I can find my way around,” Dan Beerman begins, “but get me in a building, and I have no idea where I am.” Dan absolutely loves to climb. You’ll hear him shout positive phrases when you’re out on the rocks with him. He’ll show you the ropes and let you know what ‘knot’ to do. One of his dreams is to be able to take groups out climbing  in Colorado’s best climbing spots.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

October 13th, 2016

Andjela enjoys slack-lining as we can tell from that big laughing smile of hers. She’s a yoga instructor at heart who loves moving her body to interact with this earth. Her energy and bright spirit shines through when she’s outside doing handstands or trying to master new yoga poses in cool places.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 29th, 2016

“My fastest time on this loop is 50 minutes,” proclaims Chase, an avid mountain biker in Boulder. He loves to time himself on the Walker Ranch loop which a 7 mile loop involving sections of the trail in which you must carry your bike. When I ran into Chase, he was carrying his bike over his shoulder up a section of rock stairs comparable to 2 flights of stairs. Chase has a great attitude towards being outside. We even proposed a friendly mountain biker vs trail runner race in the near future on this loop.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 22nd, 2016

“We must conquer the rock to show our mightiness.” comments Jonah on his experience rock climbing. This was Jonah’s first time climbing outdoors, catching a glimpse of what the rock’s in Boulder taste like. He has never done much climbing before, but due to the friendliness of the rock climbing community and the nature of climbing itself, he’s hooked. Even coming from a strong basketball background, he was still fascinated by Colorado’s  rock formations when he moved to Colorado.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 15th, 2016

Jeff’s favorite smoothie is filled with every kind of berry he can find in his kitchen. His most recent smoothie included strawberries, bananas, blueberries, raspberries, kale, spinach, chia seeds, and peanut butter. As a recent transplant from Minnesota, this dude is passionate about getting out there and talking to everybody we meet on the trail…for at least 10 minutes. We chatted to this one guy who is hiking the TMB (Trail du Mont Blanc) next month and another guy who flies glider planes in Colombia. Jeff can be seen hiking or running at Chautauqua or even climbing up the flatirons.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 29th, 2016

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Garrett has always had a love for the mountains and the outdoors. Seven years ago, he relocated with his wife, Julie, to Denver and quickly realized that the city life wasn’t for them. After a couple short years in Denver, Garrett and his wife moved to Niwot in Boulder County where they could escape the busy city lifestyle and settle down in the countryside. “I see us staying there for quite some time,” he said. Garrett goes hiking, camping, and backpacking on a regular basis with his local friends, and sometimes his wife enjoys tagging along.... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

March 15th, 2016

Mason and Allie are brand new to the Boulder area and started off their first official day by hiking the first Flatiron Trail. Allie moved to the area from Philadelphia to prepare for starting her degree at CU Boulder. In the mean time, Mason is planning on working in Denver for a construction company. This couple loves the outdoors, and obviously moved to the right area for their lifestyle. When these two aren’t working or studying, they plan on hiking and rock climbing. Allie said she especially looks forward to the upcoming Boulder Farmer’s Market and loves how Boulder is behind... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

March 14th, 2016

Newlyweds, Nick and Madison, moved to Boulder last summer from Dallas, Texas. Originally meeting in Denver eight years ago, they decided after their Dallas wedding, that they wanted to set up their new home in the same area where they connected. Since then, they have been so busy exploring more of their new home and experiencing all that Boulder has to offer. On a typical weekend, you will find this couple hiking in Chautauqua park with their dogs, Mason and Marcus, or even venturing into the National Park to do some hiking or snow shoeing. After their morning adventure, you will find these two... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

February 23rd, 2016

This Florida native is loving her new life in Colorado! Meet Stephanie, a junior year economics major at CU Boulder. She moved out here when she started college three years ago and says she has no intention of moving back to the East Coast. “I love the weather here, I love the people I’ve met, I love the mountains, I love everything about where I am,” she said. After college, she intends to move to Denver with her current roommate and start a career there. She still plans to make her way to the mountains and Boulder almost every weekend, expressing that it’s become her... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 25th, 2016

Sabina visited Boulder for a long weekend, escaping the brutal snow storm on the East Coast. Born in Bosnia, she moved to Hartford, Connecticut, in 2000 with her family. She then moved to Baltimore, Maryland to attend college and decided to stay to start her career. Growing restless, she decided to take a long weekend to see the mountains of Colorado and visit some friends. Immediately, she was blown away by the natural beauty of the area and the amount of places to see and experience. Her favorite thing about Boulder is “the freedom, the fresh air, and the overwhelming desire to explore.”... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day

December 12th, 2015

Snow-snow-snow! The best way to dive into winter is getting out and exploring the snowy backcountry of Colorado. Jay spent his Saturday afternoon taking a break from classes, and climbing high in Rocky Mountain National Park. With lots of snow in the forecast, it’s safe to say that winter is here, and the much welcomed snow has opened up a different way to explore this beautiful state.   Thanks Jay!  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

November 9th, 2015

A day exploring is never a day wasted! It’s even better when you find yourself off trail. This fulltime student took a break from studying to get out and enjoy the beautiful countryside Colorado has to offer. After hiking a trail in the Flatirons, he decided to go off route and scramble up a fallen tree. It is always nice to get away from it all, find a nice place to relax off the beaten path, and soak up every ounce of nature.  Read More

Athlete Spotlight

June 26th, 2015

Boulder is a city full of transplants. People from all over migrate to Boulder for the countless outdoor activities, the beautiful scenery, the culture focused on sustainability and healthy living, among other reasons. Today I sat down with Sarah Filler: a new Boulderite, an avid climber, and setter at the world-renowned climbing gym, The Spot, to talk about living and climbing in Boulder. Where were you living before Boulder? Originally from Buffalo, NY, and I spent a short time in Salt Lake City. What inspired the move?             I wanted to branch out and experience living in another... Read More