A 14er by Any Other Name

By PI HEUSTED If you were to ask your hiking buddy to choose between two mountains to summit this weekend and one is a 14er but the other isn’t, they’d want to summit the 14er. […]

Working Together for the Dixon Trail

Decades before white settlers entered Colorado Springs, the Front Range was home to several Native American tribes, including the Kiowas, the Cheyenne, the Apaches, and the Utes. The Cheyenne and Apache frequented Cheyenne Mountain as […]

Going solo: The attraction of escape

Imagine cresting a mountain pass, taking off a heavy pack, and looking at the view ahead: miles of wild expanse and rugged peaks without signs of human influence. If you’re a Colorado College student reading […]

Local routes with OESIC: Scaling Shelf Road

After a rousing night of Greek gods, dad bods, and excessive midnight pancakes, 11 members of the Outdoor Education Special Interest Community (OESIC) mustered up the energy to embark on a sport climbing day trip at […]

Travel guide to local C. Springs parks

For those looking for a quick break from the relentlessly busy days that have already accumulated over the past week, look no further than Palmer Park. A short 12-minute drive from campus, this little park […]