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Spring Clean Your Workout Routine

May 4th, 2020

Spring brings to mind rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, and resurrection.  According to Wikipedia, “During early spring, the axis of the Earth is increasing its tilt relative to the Sun, and the length of daylight rapidly increases for the relevant hemisphere. The hemisphere begins to warm significantly, causing new plant growth to ‘spring forth,’ giving the season its name.”  This time of year is the perfect time to spring forth with a new exercise routine. Changing your workout is important to avoid boredom, overcome plateaus, and achieve new levels of fitness. Here are some ideas for... Read More

Snow Totals 04/13

April 13th, 2020

Denver hit a new record low on Monday at 15 degrees, beating the previous record of 17 degrees in 1933. With the cold temperatures has brought snow across the front range, and more to come on Thursday this week. Boulder was hit significantly harder than Denver, with about 15 inches of snowfall so far, while Denver has only accumulated about an inch. Air Force Academy – 7.1 inches Aspen Springs – 8.7 inches Aurora – 2 nches Blue River – 7 inches Breckenridge – 10.8 inches Castle Pines – 5.5 inches Colorado Springs – 4.5 inches Cripple Creek – 2.8 inches Denver... Read More

3 Ski Deals for Spring

March 2nd, 2020

As Colorado finally begins to warm up and head towards spring, three ski resorts are hosting these can’t miss deals to wrap up the season. March 12 is hooky day, and Loveland Ski Area is offering lift tickets for $35 and a coupon for buy one get one passes valid for up to two weeks. At Leadville’s Ski Cooper, tickets go down to $30 for every Thursday in March! Finally, March 27 will host the three day WinterFest at Eldora Mountain Resort. This even includes bluegrass and Americana bands playing at the resort.  Read More

Three Tips to Spring Clean Your Diet

March 14th, 2019

The spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 5:58 P.M. EST. This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.  Fun fact: the word equinox comes from the Latin meaning “equal night,” referring to the fact that the length of the day and night are nearly equal in most parts of the world. Since spring is almost here for most of us, it’s a great time to think about ways to spruce up our eating habits a bit.  Here are three ways to refine your diet this spring. Make small edits to your diet.  We all... Read More

Get Outside with Wild Woods Brewery

May 5th, 2017

Warmer temperatures finally brought us a rainstorm instead of snow and that makes me think summer must be right around the corner. And what does summer bring with it? The chance to get outside for long day hikes, rides, climbs, and camping trips. Now, I know that some people are into snowshoeing or cross-country skiing into the mountains and bearing the low temperatures for winter camping trips but I am not one of those people. Summer is my season and I don’t consider a camping trip complete without a small growler of seasonal craft beer to wash down a mediocre freeze-dried meal. Luckily for... Read More

Spring Has Sprung and It Brought New Beer

April 14th, 2017

Sure, there’s consistent warm weather now and people are no longer “skiing” but rather “spring skiing” on the slopes these days. But haven’t those of us in the foothills been enjoying spring-like temperatures and abundant sunshine since about mid-February? So, I’ve been waiting for a sign that the seasons are really changing and just two short days ago, we got that sign. Boulder Beer Company announced that their seasonal beer, the Good Trip Tripel, is about to come back into our lives again. This, to me, officially means that spring has sprung. While we may look forward to another... Read More

Spring Things

March 20th, 2017

Photo Credit: Pixabay The first day of spring and the vernal equinox brings equality to day and night.  Observed for thousands of years, this celestial tipping point gives rise for a celebration.  Referred to as spring fever, a term applied to physical and psychological symptoms associated with he arrival of spring, one may notice changes to mood and energy levels.  With a little imagination and some great ganja, make the transition to spring a memorable one.  Here are a few spring parings that will leave your head in the clouds and your feet on the ground. Excuse me while I kiss the sky. ... 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

How to Plan A Graduation Party

March 3rd, 2016

As a senior, the thought of graduation brews a mixture of different emotions, from anxiety to excitement. We are halfway through spring semester and with that comes the need to organize and plan – and not just for midterms. Various spaces throughout Boulder have already been booked for graduation parties, which means those of us who haven’t thought much up party planning are behind the curve. Here is what you should do: – Decide if you want to have your graduation party at home or at a venue. – If you decide venue, make a list of the places that fit your wants and needs. –... Read More