Route Setting With Kat Gentry

A junior from Berkeley, Calif., Kat Gentry is a route setter at Colorado College’s Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym. She has been climbing for about eight years and has competed at events such as the 2012 […]

The Scientific Health Benefits of Saunas

By CARLTON MOELLER When you think about saunas, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For many, it’s relaxation, spas, or sweating. But there’s a lot more to them than that. While in […]

Fueling an Athlete

By MADELINE STRASSER Today, people are constantly told to buy different protein bars and energy gels while following certain diets in order to become stronger, faster, or leaner. It can be hard to look past […]

Outdoor Running Culture: Exploring New Paths

I consider myself a runner, but I haven’t always viewed myself this way. Prior to coming to Colorado College, I ran occasionally but unhappily; I’d push myself too hard through three miles, feel horrible afterwards, […]

Manitou Incline Reopens Ahead of Schedule

This past Friday at 8 a.m., the City of Manitou Springs hosted a “soft” reopening ceremony for the beloved Manitou Incline. Crowds gathered beneath the towering staircase while city officials cut a ribbon and construction […]

A Guide to Backcountry Ski Zones in Colorado

The ski industry generates $4.8 billion  in revenue annually. Most of this revenue comes out of the 23 resorts that currently operate within Colorado. But Colorado is a large state with millions of acres of […]