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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Jun 24, 2020

On this week's show, Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director Karen Palus stops in for an interview.  Bob and Karen discuss the effect of COVID-19 on the departments operations, over crowding and budget; the attempts to re-open the Manitou Incline; recent land acquisitions for open space and...

Jun 17, 2020

This week's guest is Susan Davies, the Executive Director of the Colorado Springs based Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC).  She discusses with Bob the effect of COVID-19 on parks funding and and on TOSC. Also, the persistent closure of the Manitou Incline, Waldo Canyon, the Ring the Peak project,  and will the TOPS...

Jun 10, 2020

This week's guest is Fox 21 News meteorologist Matt Meister, and he and Bob discuss the uniqueness of the weather in Colorado and the Pikes Peak region. Matt discusses what hikers should watch for, how to be ready for changes in the weather, and why the weather here is so different from the rest of the country. This...

Jun 3, 2020

Physical therapist and "Healthy Hiker" Alicia Filley returns, and gives tips on how the older hiker can stay healthy and remain active.

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