Friends and Faces of the Barr Trail: Chris Mattingly

Chris Mattingly, 68, has been climbing the Barr Trail since 2009. It was through his curiosity for climbing fourteeners (mountains over 14,000 feet) that Mattingly came across the Barr Trail. Little did he know that […]

Life Lessons in the Outdoors

A reflection on race both inside and out of the CC community By NIZHOONI HURD Like some students at Colorado College, participating in an Outward Bound program was a vital part of my character development […]

Friends and Faces of the Barr Trail: Bailey Eppard

As the cold winter winds traverse the western ridge of the Rocky Mountains and tumble down the Peak, Barr Trail becomes more chilling to the bone. When the trail becomes icy and unforgiving, Barr Camp […]

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. […]

Numbers-Man Ivan: Pikes Peak Pencil Pusher

“‘Pikes Peak Summit 7.8’—I’ll put that sign down. I’ve never been too fast at printing, but people say I have very nice script and they can easily read my printing, too. Let’s see, 7.8 miles […]