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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Dec 1, 2021

On this week's podcast, we go on an audio of tour of Fishers Peak State Park, with park manager Crystal Dreiling. As we stopped at a few different locations in the park, Dreiling describes each site, and what amenities are planned.  We also discuss the on-going planning process for the park, how the public can...


Nov 24, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin talk about who they're thankful for this Thanksgiving and how they affect their love of the outdoors.

Also, they discuss some troubling comments on social media that seem to promote a sense of entitlement and elitism from a small minority of trail users.  Why do some users...


Nov 17, 2021

This week's guest is Christopher Aaby, the Executive Director of the Catamount Institute, one of the participating non-profits in the 2021 IndyGive campaign.

Bob and Chris discuss the mission and goal of the Catamount Institute to engage and connect kids with the outdoors with school programs, summer camps and more. ...


Nov 10, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob's guest is Diane Stine, the Development Director for the Colorado Springs Pioneer's Museum, which is part of the 2021 IndyGive campaign.  

They discuss the research resources available to the public from museum staff, what kind of artifacts are in the museum has, and their educational...


Nov 3, 2021

Colorado Springs City Forester Dennis Will is the guest on this weeks podcast. What does the city forester do? How long has the city had it's own forester? How many trees are in Colorado Springs? Why do some trees grow here, while others don't? These, and more questions are all answered in this lively and...