<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Levi Leipheimer, USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner, terminated from cycling team contract]]> Levi Leipheimer, winner of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and a stage winner in this year’s Pro Cycling Challenge, has just seen his contract with Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team terminated, effective immediately.]]> <![CDATA[Want a safer Mt. Everest? Here's how.]]> Mountain climber Adrian Ballinger, who has summitted Mount Everest six times, says Everest needs to be fixed.]]> <![CDATA[Follow-up: Clayton 3rd, Canaday does not finish in North Face ultramarathon]]> It was a muddy end to the 2012 ultramarathoning season for former CU runners Cameron Clayton and Sage Canaday, two young runners who faced each other for the first time in the North Face Endurance Challenge Championship in San Francisco Dec. 1.]]> <![CDATA[Utah man dies at Moab's Corona Arch on rope swing]]> A huge rope swing made popular by a YouTube video has caused the death of a man in Utah.]]> <![CDATA[In Northeast, cross-country resorts turn to snow guns]]> Cross-country skiing is a quieter experience that puts the natural world in winter on display. It's also a business.]]> <![CDATA[Olympic athletes first to face loosened marijauna testing]]> Athletes competing at the Olympics can now have nearly 10 times as much of it in their system and still pass drug tests.]]> <![CDATA[Boulderite in the running for best job ever]]> Ryan Van Duzer hasn’t had a written resume in years. He’s made a living having adventures, making videos of them and giving inspirational talks about the approach to life that has him venturing off the beaten path on a daily basis.]]> <![CDATA[New learning area, new snow for Arapahoe Basin]]> Is it finally ski season in Colorado?]]> <![CDATA[Copper Mountain joins ski areas making snow for ski season]]> Following on the heels of announcements by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland that those ski areas were making snow for the 2013-2014 season, Copper Mountain has announced the same.]]> <![CDATA[Ski film to debut at The Goose in Boulder]]> If this morning's snow didn't get you hyped for ski season, the tried-and-true method of ski films could do the trick.]]> <![CDATA[Vail opens China Bowl]]> Whatever your plans for the weekend were, call them off. Vail announced Friday that China Bowl has been opened for the season.]]> <![CDATA[Masterful ascent in Mexico]]> Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.]]> <![CDATA[Vail kicks off ski and snowboard season]]> Vail has started its ski and snowboard season for 2013-2014 with 10 trails open and four inches of new snow.]]> <![CDATA[USA Pro Challenge adds mountaintop finish; Boulder could join in 7th stage]]> The nation's most popular bike race might come through Boulder again next year — depending on fans' votes.]]> <![CDATA[British ultrarunner postpones Arctic trip due to warm conditions]]> Ultrarunner Tim Williamson has decided to postpone a solo run to the North Pole after he was warned that unusually warm temperatures have made ice unstable.]]> <![CDATA[Facing sequestration, local funding steps in to plow Yellowstone National Park]]> If you're ever in Cody, Wyo., just ask for Wild Bob. And tell him, and a lot of others in Cody, thanks for pitching in.]]> <![CDATA[Study: for elite athletes, time might slow down]]> As often as athletes talk about being "in the zone," that's typically taken as a metaphor or a vague feeling.]]> <![CDATA[Balloon-powered flight in South Africa honors Nelson Mandela]]> A man flew nearly 4 miles by balloon in South Africa, traversing the sea from Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, to Cape Town.]]> <![CDATA[Fight between European climbers, Sherpas reported on Mt. Everest]]> A group of three European climbers has reported a fight between themselves and a group of Sherpa guides on Mount Everest.]]> <![CDATA[Wheels keep turning]]> Colorado based Shannon Galpin has been busy. Since her interview with the Boulder Weekly back in June of 2013, she has released her memoir Mountain to Mountain: The Journey of Adventure and Activism]]>