Travel and Outdoors in the August Issue

If you haven't picked up the latest issue of 5280, you've been missing out on a lot!

August 11 2014, 11:00 AM

Shape Shifters | You’ve worked hard to get fit all season. As your schedule picks up, keep your summer physique with a few moves from three local trainers that you can squeeze in between car pool shifts.

Pint-Sized Colorado | Discover great trails for tykes, races for the smaller set, one of the best bike rides for kids in Denver, and much more.

From the Ashes | The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park plans to reopen this month after last year's devastating fires. Plus: Five ways to explore the Rocky Mountain treasure. 

The House That Art Built | Aspen Art Museum’s new home is a masterpiece.

Cliff Hanger | An Estes Park outfitter is the only guide company in the country to offer commercial camping trips on cliffs.

At Home on the Range | For the past 19 years, the Wild Animal Sanctuary has ensured Colorado’s Eastern Plains play host to more than just cows. 

Wrangled | For many of Colorado’s professional athletes, success is, in part, determined by the right sole or a well-oiled sprocket. For pro roper and Pueblo native Josh Peek, glory depends on a 1,000-pound horse. With state finals about to start up, we go inside the mind of the 34-year-old champion.

Fan Mail | Not everyone’s childhood sports hero turns out to be a worthy role model. Assistant editor Lindsey McKissick's did.