Outdoor Recreation

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Boulder website lands deal with REI

A firm that runs several trail-finding websites for hikers, bikers, climbers, runners and skiers has been acquired by the outdoor retail giant.

Thornton gym swaps brands

Returning to its original brand, a Thornton gym is set for renovations and upgrades. And its owner is weighing the possibility of a second location.

CrossFit gym beefs up with second space

Maxing out its current facility, a LoDo CrossFit gym is expanding into what it sees as the next up-and-coming neighborhood: RiNo.

Skiers swarm A-Basin, marking new record

With recent snowfall and the closure of many other area slopes, Arapahoe Basin eclipsed its most-visited day by 15 percent over the weekend.

Vail taps new mountain planner

A ski resort planner who got his start with Vail as a college intern is filling the role of mountain planner for two Denver resorts.

Robots invade Denver gym scene

The tech boom is pushing a software-oriented gym concept into Denver. A software engineer is launching a 14th Avenue fitness franchise that will include computerized machines to customize workouts.