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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

May 11, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob chats with Melodie Edwards, the host of the podcast series "The Modern West". They talk about how environmental change is affecting ranchers in Wyoming, and also about the difference between the mythology and reality of cowboys. The newest season of the podcast series, "The Great...


May 4, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss an upcoming entry fee increase at Rocky Mountain National Park and also discuss the "Timed Reservation System" in use there and at other National Parks during certain times of the year. Does the high cost of entry to some National Parks and the need to reserve a time...


Apr 27, 2022

On this week's podcast - the 300th! - Wild Westendorf took over the show while Bob was away on a trip and conducts an interview with a VERY special guest. It's someone listeners are familiar with, but have never heard from before.

Thanks to Rich Gustason for his assistance, and to Joanne Peterson for suggesting this...


Apr 20, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob talks with Becky Leinweber, the Executive Director of the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance. They discuss how public land managers are dealing with greatly increased visitor and usage numbers, and how other agencies, such as visitors bureaus, are helping visitors prepare for busier...


Apr 13, 2022

On this week's episode, Bob interviews Britt Haley, the program manager of the Colorado Springs TOPS (Trails, Open Space and Parks) program, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022.

They discuss the history of the program, how the program works, how it has benefitted Colorado Springs, and what is ahead for...