Full Circle on top of Mount Everest

CU Boulder Alum Part of First All-Black Team to Summit Mount Everest

Nov. 7, 2022

Former CU decathlete Eddie Taylor admits he never expected to stand on the summit of Mount Everest — especially as part of the first all-Black team to attempt the expedition.

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Denver and Boulder

Aug. 7, 2020

by Mindy Sink (Jour'92) and Kim Lipker (Menasha Ridge Press, 288 pages; 2020) Buy the Book The best way to experience Denver and Boulder is by hiking. Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts Mindy Sink and Kim Lipker with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles:...

Red Tulips at Chautauqua Park

Photo of the Week: In Bloom

June 19, 2020

You don't need this year's solstice — Saturday, June 20 — to tell that summer has arrived in Boulder. With flowers blooming, the average temperature has been a warm 89 degrees over the past two weeks.

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10 Great Hiking Trails Near Campus

A list of 10 great hiking trails within a few miles of the CU Boulder campus.

Trevor Thomas and his guide dog Tennille


Dec. 1, 2015

At age 36, Trevor Thomas lost his sight. Then he became a professional hiker.

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Breaking Ground

June 1, 2013

John Branch wins the Pulitzer Prize for his captivating and tragic story about an avalanche that swept over a group of expert skiers in Washington’s backcountry.

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Blind Encounters

Sept. 1, 2012

How did Jeff Evans pair up with blind climber Erik Weihenmayer to become two of the worlds most accomplished mountaineers?

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Hiking Club History

June 1, 2010

A brief history of the CU Boulder hiking club.