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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Feb 1, 2023

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss the value of volunteerism, how it's quantified, and how one local news outlet got it wrong. Also, recent winter weather, and why the weather is a constant topic of conversation; the TOPS extension is now on the Colorado Springs ballot for April.

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Jan 25, 2023

In this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss a 2022 study from the University of Montana which shows that the National Park Service's advance reservations systems effectively locks out lower income users. They discuss how this has been a concern of theirs when these systems were first introduced, and also how...


Jan 18, 2023

On this week's podcast, Bob and Kevin discuss possible legislation in Colorado to free private landowners of liability if they allow recreational use. Also, an update on trails in Fishers Peak State Park, the TOPS ballot measure advances, and new levels for Patreon supporters.

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Jan 11, 2023

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss the upcoming election to re-authorize Colorado Springs' "TOPS" program, answer a listener question about altitude sickness, upcoming "Listening Sessions", where recreationists can make their voices heard with public land managers, and more.

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Jan 4, 2023

On this week's podcast Bob and co-host Kevin discuss how to hike safely in severe winter weather. Also, hiking statistics for 2022; GPS enabled watches; places to go in 2023, the unintended consequences of the iPhone 14 SOS feature, and more.

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