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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Jan 27, 2021

On this week's episode, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss an incident of a snowshoer having to be rescued on Berthoud Pass. They discuss why it happened, and more importantly, how it could have been avoided.

CBS4 report on the Berthoud Pass incident

Colorado Avalanche Information Center website

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Jan 20, 2021

On this episode, Bob chats with Alicia Filley, "The Healthy Hiker" about nutrition and weight management during the winter months, and especially during COVID-19.  Alicia offers tips on how to maintain a good diet in the winter, and how hikers can keep their "tank full" while on the trails.

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Jan 13, 2021

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss New Years resolutions; ask the listeners who and what they want to hear on future podcasts; discuss winter hiking equipment and preparation; why people shouldn't hike to the summit of Pikes Peak until spring; Hanging Lake; and a new national park.

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Jan 6, 2021

To start off the new year (and aren't we glad it's finally 2021?), Bob's guest is Karen Palus, the director of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services.  We discuss what the department as accomplished in 2020 and what's ahead for 2021 (a new summit house!). We discuss how COVID-19 affected the operations...