<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Lighter, tougher bike helmet — made from cardboard]]> A new bike helmet aims to increase riders' safety by mimicking nature — and by using one of the cheapest materials around.]]> <![CDATA[Rock climbing cut off after floods]]> Because rain is the new thing for Boulder weather, it’s rainy again this afternoon, which means you may not be thinking about which pitches you’d like to be sending the moment you’re released from the chains that bind you to your desk.]]> <![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[Remembering California free soloist John Rosendahl]]> <![CDATA[In Beaver Creek, Ted Ligety unstoppable]]> American Ted Ligety keeps the wins coming the giant slalom. In fact, it's hardly even close.]]> <![CDATA[Trailer for ‘Valhalla,’ latest film from Sweetgrass, released]]> The trailer for the new film from Sweetgrass Productions was released online today and all we can say is, Wow. And these guys are vicious.]]> <![CDATA[Female ultrarunner breaks records on Europe's Mont Blanc]]> American ultrarunner Rory Bosio broke records at the Sept. 5 North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc, an ultramarathon that circumnavigates the peak Mont Blanc, traversing through three European countries to do so.]]> <![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[Group to lobby for bikes on Pacific Crest Trail]]> One of the West's most famous and popular hiking trails could see bicyclists soon, if a new group can convince the U.S. Forest Service.]]> <![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[Loveland starts making snow for 2012-2013 ski season]]> <![CDATA[Skydive from space vicariously with this video]]> <![CDATA[Arapahoe Basin to open Wednesday for 2012-13 ski season]]> Arapahoe Basin is this year's winner.]]> <![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[Video and photos: A travel guide to Dar es Salaam]]> Heading to Dar es Salaam? Us either. But we’ll indulge in some armchair travel courtesy of Vanessa Mdee, the first Tanzanian VJ on MTV.]]> <![CDATA[Research: Don't run too much]]> Runners over 50 and runners who push themselves too hard aren't helping their health, according to a study in the British journal Heart.]]> <![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[Annual BoCan eagle nesting closures announced ]]> To keep golden eagles happily in their nests this spring season, the Boulder Ranger District of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has temporarily closed some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon.]]> <![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.]]>