Proposal to Raise National Parks Entrance Fees

The Trump administration, specifically Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, has hatched a proposal to drastically increase national park entrance fees in the 17 parks that produce the most revenue. The plan consists of raising day-use entry […]

When in Colorado, Prepare for the Wild

NPR recently published an article written by Brian Mann, titled “More Americans Head into the Wild Unprepared for…the Wild.”  Mann argues that with the increase in access to and popularity of being in the outdoors, […]

At Home on Pikes Peak: Linda Hohl

“This time of year one thing is for certain. In those candy bowls—let me tell you—chocolate is the first thing to go. I’ll probably grab this Snickers bar and a couple more for the road. […]

Building an Outdoor Foundation Through FOOT

Before coming to Colorado College, I had never met someone who had gone backpacking. I had no idea NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) or HMI (High Mountain Institute) existed. I had been car camping, and […]

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 […]