Preparing for El Nino

Preparing for El Nino

What has Colorado learned about El Nino in the records dating back more than 60 years? According to NOAA, it can be something of a dice roll whether or not Colorado gets hammered with snow during an El Nino winter. That said, the probability is good that we’ll see at least an average amount of snowfall, […]

Colorado Fall Fishing Tips

Colorado Fall Fishing Tips

As Sporting Goods Green Vest Kirk can confirm, fall in Colorado is actually a great time to fish. With school back in session and hunting season in full swing, waterways are bound to be less crowded (with the exception, maybe, of the South Platte River, which gets inundated with anglers as the leaves start to fall). […]

The Ironfan Experience

The Ironfan Experience

Ironman Boulder is among us. The world-famous triathlon returns to Boulder for the second time this Sunday, featuring world-class athletes giving it their all on water and land. But what if you’re just watching? Wait, you mean you don’t want to swim 2.4 miles, bike 122 miles, and then follow it up with a nice […]

Tubing to Work

Tubing to Work

The Alternative, Alternative Transportation Only in Boulder will you find an event like this one. Tube to Work Day returns for the eighth time to Eben G. Fine Park at 8am sharp this Tuesday, July 14th, with the predicted number of tubers surpassing the 40 total participants last year. Since 2008 when two friends started the […]

Atlatl

Atlatl

Atlatl: Not Just for Cavemen at•lat•l  aht-laht-l / noun Although the name is Aztec for “spear thrower,” the atlatl is a ubiquitous part of the world’s ancient hunting regime. Versions of the simple, yet refined spear launching device existed on virtually every continent (besides Antarctica, maybe) and were the weapons of choice around 20,000 years ago, used to […]

It’s Fishing Season

It’s Fishing Season

“If you want to catch a fish, think like a fish.” The line may have come from one of Steve Conrad’s favorite TV shows in the 90s, but to him, nothing sums up the essence of fishing better. Conrad was an eagle scout in 1973 when his dad gave him his first fly rod, and […]

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