Colorado Springs


Garden of the Gods

Note:  This is slightly off-topic to mountain living and relates to a recent road trip. Pikes Peak looms above — its 14,000+ feet of craggy rock casting a shadow, like big brother peering from above.  But as I drive ever closer, something in the immediate foreground catches my attention.  Large,…

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Going Vertical on the Incline

It’s no secret that Colorado is considered one of the fittest states in the country, sporting the lowest obesity rate, and residents who love to pursue outdoor activities.  Many top-notch athletes make their home here, including triathletes, runners, bikers, and yes, even Olympians.  So it should come as no surprise…

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