Deb Acord

Colorado Springs

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  1. Mount Herman

    Colorado Springs

    Mount Herman is a round-topped mountain in the Rampart Range that rises above the small town of Monument, north of Colorado Springs and features a short but steep run with a pleasing mountaintop payoff.

  2. Catamount Trail

    Colorado Springs

    This wonderful hiking area offers an Eden-like experience right in the Colorado Springs area.

  3. Sandi Yukman: Radiating Beyond the Run

    Colorado Springs

    Sandi Yukman has given back to the Colorado Springs community in many ways. From fighting fires to saving trails, Sandi is a true model athlete.

  4. Red Rock Canyon Open Space

    Colorado Springs

    In the shade of sandstone spires, lies a wonderful area with lots of natural beauty and history.

  5. Q&A with Local Legend Bill Beagle

    Colorado Springs

    Bill Beagle is a Colorado Springs runner with a song in his heart -- and many miles on his legs!

  6. A Serene Escape to Green Mountain Falls

    Surrounded on three sides by Pike National Forest, Green Mountain Falls is a tiny mountain town known for its trails and its French Toast.

  7. A Gearhead Gives Back

    Colorado Springs

    Mike Mazzola, a self-described gearhead, had an idea. He would open an outdoor shop. It would be a consignment shop and a thrift store. It would help feed his insatiable appetite for gear. Maybe, he thought, the shop could benefit a group of people he felt deserved a boost.

  8. Q&A with Mountain Runner Sandi Yukman

    Colorado Springs

    Sandi Yukman talks about her love of running and why the Colorado Springs community is a great place to train.

  9. Q&A with Local Legend Bill Beagle

    Colorado Springs

    Bill Beagle is a Colorado Springs runner with a song in his heart -- and many miles on his legs!

  10. After the Fire

    Colorado Springs

    On June 26, 2012, a massive wildfire exploded on the hillsides of Colorado Springs. The fire would eventually sweep over more than 18,000 acres.

  11. South Slopes of Pikes Peak Opening

    Colorado Springs

    Remember when you were a kid, and you were waiting, and waiting, and waiting for Christmas morning so you could open your presents? Remember how the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas felt like it was a million months? That’s how it’s felt liv...

  12. Seek the Call of the Rocky Mountain Elk

    Colorado Springs

    Colorado's elk rutting season is the perfect time to witness the spectacle of bugling elk in the Rocky Mountains.

  13. Sandi Yukman: Radiating Beyond the Run

    Colorado Springs

    Sandi Yukman has given back to the Colorado Springs community in many ways. From fighting fires to saving trails, Sandi is a true model athlete.

  14. Bill Beagle: Trail Troubadour

    Colorado Springs

    Bill Beagle is a Colorado Springs runner with the right attitude: running is tough but fun.

  15. Gold in Colorado Springs

    Colorado Springs

    The aspen is the signature tree of Colorado. But what makes it so special? Perhaps it is the impermanence that it exudes. In the high country, aspen trees are still budding in mid-May, and by mid-September, their glowing green leaves are turning to gold.

  16. Rocky Mountain High

    Colorado Springs

    I remember the first time I got high in Colorado. A newly arrived transplant from the Midwest, I had climbed up the last few jagged rock stairs of the Barr Trail and arrived at the top of Pikes Peak – a 14,115 foot summit and more than two miles higher than I had ever been on my own power.

  17. Free Falling in Williams Canyon

    Colorado Springs

    The striated landscape of Williams Canyon is the perfect place for Colorado thrill-seekers to enjoy an adrenaline rush of massive proportions.

  18. Best Dog Friendly Hikes in Colorado Springs

    Colorado Springs

    There are plenty of worthwhile places to take your dog in Colorado Springs, and here are a handful of the best options, from open meadows to gurgling streams.

  19. The Access Fund’s Conservation Team

    Colorado Springs

    The Access Fund is a conservation group that works preserve the approach trails for some of the nation's best climbing areas.

  20. 4 Colorado Wilderness Areas Without The Crowds

    Colorado Springs

    The Colorado Front Range is often swarming with visitors during the summer, but there are some wilderness areas where tranquility can still be found.

  21. Exploring the Paint Mines

    Colorado Springs

    The Paint Mines, located just outside of Colorado Springs provide wonderfully colorful glimpses into a rich geological and cultural history of Colorado.

  22. UpaDowna

    Colorado Springs

    Upadowna, a local group that originated from the phrase "Up a mountain, down a beer," is a Colorado Springs tradition for beer & runner-lovers.

  23. Historic Trails & Hidden Meadows

    Colorado Springs

    The historic trails and hidden mountains of Colorado Springs' Cheyenne Mountain are certainly worth exploring and after years of hard work, now they can be.

  24. 6 Ways to Enjoy Pikes Peak

    Colorado Springs

    Pikes Peak is the hulking mountain landmark of Colorado Springs. For many, it is a trail running, hiking heaven, but there are more ways than that to take it all in.

  25. Treasure Hunt

    Colorado Springs

    The ghosts of homesteaders and miners haunt Tarryall, Colorado. Many people capitalize on this rich history by geocaching and going on a treasure hunt.