News articles related to hiking, camping, and climbing in the mountains of the American west.

Multiple Fires Blaze Across Pikes Peak Region, Prompting Evacuations and Air Quality Advisory

By |2023-03-31T01:17:37+00:00March 31st, 2023|News|

Fire crews continue to battle multiple fires across the Pikes Peak region, leading to several evacuations and an air quality advisory issued by the Department of Public Health and Environment for southeastern Park [...]

Chris Fisher Sets New FKT for Colorado’s 14ers in Single Winter Season

By |2023-03-25T23:25:20+00:00March 25th, 2023|News|

On March 18th, 2023, athlete Chris Fisher achieved a new FKT (fastest known time) by becoming the second person ever to climb all of Colorado's 14,000ft peaks in a single winter. With an [...]

Colorado Special Avalanche Advisory In Effect Until Sunday Afternoon

By |2023-03-26T02:17:50+00:00March 24th, 2023|News|

In the wake of recent storms throughout the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued a Special Avalanche advisory for all of the state's ranges except for the southern Front Range [...]

The Four Decalibron 14ers Will Close After the Senate Rejected SB 103, a Bill to Protect Public Access

By |2023-03-03T23:08:08+00:00March 3rd, 2023|News|

Denver, Colorado - Despite being endorsed by 25 organizations, SB 103, a bill aimed at protecting and restoring public access to the 14ers, has been defeated thanks to opposition from the Colorado Trial [...]

Denver Still Hasn’t Gotten Snow This Winter. Here’s Why It’s Concerning for the Mountains

By |2023-03-26T02:32:08+00:00December 2nd, 2021|News|

This winter, Denver broke a significant record - the longest it has ever taken for its first measurable snowfall of the winter. The old record - November 21 - was broken more than [...]

New Permits, Fees, Closures for Several Colorado 14ers

By |2023-03-26T02:32:21+00:00July 22nd, 2021|News|

The summer of 2020 was historic in terms of the number of visitors to the mountains. Records at national parks, forest service land, and wilderness areas were shattered across the west as people [...]

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Mount Bross is Closed | Illegal Trespassing Could Close More 14ers

By |2023-03-26T02:33:05+00:00December 12th, 2020|News|

For the past sixteen years, public access to Mount Bross has been closed due to liability concerns of the owners. However, that doesn't stop thousands of people from illegally summiting the mountain anyways, [...]

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