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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Jan 19, 2022

This week's guest is El Paso County (Colorado) Community Services Director Todd Marts. As part of the Community Services department, he also oversees the county parks department, and has been a long-time parks department employee and was promoted to director in 2021. The discussion involves the past years successes and...


Jan 12, 2022

Alicia Filley, Physical Therapist a/k/a "The Healthy Hiker" and a frequent show guest, returns. On this episode the discussion centers around how someone who is usually a "day hiker" can train and prepare to do long, multi-day hikes, such as the Colorado Trail. 

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Jan 5, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin start the New Year by reviewing their experiences from 2021 and their plans for 2022. They also discuss preparing for winter weather recreation, and a lawsuit involving a guided hike on Cheyenne Mountain that resulted in a search and rescue operation.

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Dec 29, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob chats with Lloyd Athern, the Executive Director of  the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative. They discuss the organizations mission and goals, and the work they do to keep access to Colorado's highest peaks open to hikers and mountaineers.  They discuss the groups long history, and how they...


Dec 22, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin Westendorf discuss a recent storm that hit Colorado Springs and the reaction people had to the resulting damage and power outages. They discuss whether people were reasonable in their expectations of the government to attend to their problems, and are people who seriously...