Outdoors

Outdoors

Every angler has a secret. Will you share yours?

Becoming a good fisherman in Idaho requires first-hand experience and knowledge. Useful fishing tips and information are easy to get online, but the best information on lures, flies and places to fish come from trusted sources who spend hours on the water every year.

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Trail running shorts may sound specialized, but offer several benefits

Sometimes the specialization of sports gear can get a bit much. And when you first hear the term, "trail running shorts," you might wonder – what's wrong with my regular running shorts? Of course, there's nothing wrong with them. However, the lightweight fabric that provides a perfectly fine cover for all your road runs can be easily ripped by an errant branch on the trail. So if you spend much time off-road it makes sense to at least have a pair or two of shorts that fit a bit tighter and stand up to more rugged use. The Mammut MTR 71 shorts are just what you need.

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Spencer McKee: How dirty are the hot springs in Colorado?

Visiting hot springs seems to be a growing trend in Colorado – whether it's a spa-style hot spring with a booze-filled concession stand or one that means an 8-mile hike over rugged terrain. While everyone is so eager to hop in the relaxing pools, few people seem to question whether or not they're sanitary. Here's a look at how hot springs work and whether or not the water could be considered "clean."

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The difference between class ratings on hiking trails

Every hiking and climbing route has a difficulty rating associated with it. It's crucial to understand what these ratings mean in order to be safe on the trail and plan accordingly for your adventure. In this article, the key focus will apply to Colorado's fourteeners, though the information holds true for most trails.

Shark jumps out of water and almost bites researcher

White shark surprises researchers when it leaps out of the water toward the man and the boat.