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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Oct 20, 2021

On this week's podcast, Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC) Executive Director Susan Davies is the guest.  Topics discussed are Colorado Springs' ballot issue 2C (extension of the city's TOPS tax) and the upcoming IndyGive campaign.

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Oct 13, 2021

This week Bob and co-host Kevin discuss why some agencies in charge a fee for search and rescue missions, and why agencies in Colorado don't. Should people be charged for the cost of rescues? How is that decided, and who makes the decision? It's a pretty lively discussion.

Also, we respond to a listener request and go...

Oct 6, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin update fall colors conditions in Colorado (it's a hot topic this time of the year); Kevin talks about his latest lake hike; road work coming to the Garden of the Gods and how it impacts outdoor recreation; Bob's new YouTube channel, and more.

Garden of the Gods Motorless...

Sep 29, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss a hiker death in the Arizona desert and lessons that can be learned that affect hiking in Colorado's mountains. Also, will this winter be a La Nina event, and what does that mean? Leave No Trace "Hot Spot" week in Colorado Springs; fall colors; what was your most...

Sep 22, 2021

On this week's podcast Bob and co-host Kevin discuss extensive vandalism at a Colorado Springs city park, and deliver some harsh words to those responsible. You've never heard them be this forthright about a topic before.

They also discuss the start of the fall foliage season; an award given to Bob; and why is there a...