<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong loses Tour titles, asked to repay insurer $7.5m]]> It's safe to say this is a low point in the career of Lance Armstrong.]]> <![CDATA[American Academy of Neurology: Immediate rest after possible concussions]]> The American Academy of Neurology has released new guidelines for parents and coaches of all types of athletes, including a recommendation to remove athletes from play if concussions are ever suspected.]]> <![CDATA[Threats, intimidation directed at Utah women's outdoors group]]> A group in Utah intended to help elderly women experience the outdoors was subject to intimidation and threats from unknown individuals last week.]]> <![CDATA[80-year-old Japanese climber to try for third Everest summit]]> An octogenarian Japanese man is planning a third summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, hoping to retake a record for oldest hike to the summit.]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Not-so-fresh powder: Russia to store snow for 2014 Olympics]]> Sochi, Russia gets heavy snow. But when the South Russian city — roughly on the same latitude as central Wyoming and upstate New York — hosts the Olympics next year, it wants to be darn sure it's got the powder for it.]]> <![CDATA[Photo gallery: Incredible images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards]]> The British Wildlife Photography Awards for 2012 have been announced, and they are incredible.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Trail gets 80-mile complementary extension]]> The Colorado Trail Foundation has announced that it has added 80 miles of new trail to the Colorado Trail, which traverses the state from north to south.]]> <![CDATA[New sport snow-kiting blamed for reindeer fear]]> You might never have heard of the sport of snow-kiting, but you've certainly heard of Santa's helpers. And reindeer across Norway freaking hate the new snow sport.]]> <![CDATA[Masterful ascent in Mexico]]> Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.]]> <![CDATA[High country storms dump snow on Colorado ski areas]]> Finally. Colorado ski areas received a much-needed powder boost this weekend, as snow fell over several days at just about every resort.]]> <![CDATA[Ch-ch-changes: Adam Ondra discusses Norwegian 5.15c route]]> A cave in Norway holds the world's hardest climbing route, and Adam Ondra just sent it.]]> <![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[New bike tire design: Airless, can't go flat]]> <![CDATA[Photos: Abandoned island was once most densely populated place on Earth]]> Off the southeastern coast of Japan, an island formerly used for mining sits abandoned, its last residents having left in 1974.]]> <![CDATA[New Continental Divide Trail route could ban bikes]]> A new route on part of the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail could ban mountain biking.]]> <![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[Loveland to open Oct. 23; three runs to be open]]> It's opening day at Loveland Ski Area.]]> <![CDATA[NBA player becomes first openly gay athlete in US pro sports]]> Longtime NBA player Jason Collins has come out as gay in an editorial column for Sports Illustrated, becoming the first openly gay athlete in any US team sport.]]> <![CDATA[Pro Challenge starting line? We'll take it]]> Colorado’s favorite bike race is coming back to Boulder in 2014. USA Pro Cycling Challenge officials have announced a final stage for the race with a starting line in Boulder. ]]>