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Planning on Going Outside? 3 Things You Need to Know as Restrictions Lift

April 30th, 2020

As restrictions are being lifted to various levels across the United States and Colorado, it’s important to limit contact and exposure with others to prevent another wave of the outbreak. Here’s three things you need to know if you’re planning on visiting parks, the grocery store, or gyms and salons. 1. Parks and other outdoor areas First, check and make sure the area is open before you drive anywhere. Open space parks are open, but other gray areas such as playgrounds may still be closed or be limiting the number of people, so you’ll want to be aware of this. Try to go... Read More

The Grand Re-Opening of the Royal Arch Trail

November 26th, 2014

Over a year ago, the floods damaged many of the hiking trails in the Chautauqua area. Many of these trails were repaired fairly quickly, but one took longer than others. The Royal Arch trail was devastated by the floods, and it was quite difficult to put it all back together. You may even recognize a few new routes that had to navigate around the flood’s more serious damages. It couldn’t have been rebuilt without a team of dedicated workers, however. Mike Patton, OSMP director, talked about the reconstruction in a news release. “With combined hard work from the local climbing... Read More

The Boulder Creek is Once Again Open for Tubing!

June 25th, 2014

It has been announced that Boulder Creek is once more open for inner tubing enthusiasts. The Boulder Creek’s river discharge is down to just over 300 cubic feet per second (cfs), which means it’s safe for tubing. It’s not necessarily going to be a smooth ride, however. Normal creek rates are typically between 100 and 300 cfs, so the river levels are still a bit higher than average. This means that, if you plan on tubing, the river is going to rock you around like a hurricane. Essentially, be ready to simulate your tube going through a particularly wet pinball machine. Experts... Read More