Ladies-only shooting program on tap Sept. 18
The Bayfield Lions Club will host a ladies-only day at the Bayfield Lions Club/Art Davis Shooting Range on County Road 223.
The event will be held Sept. 18, starting at 8:30 a.m. and finishing at 1 p.m.
Hearing and eye protection will be required at the range. Sunglasses will be acceptable.
The rifle/pistol and the shotgun ranges will be closed to all other shooting during the ladies-day event.
Husbands and boyfriends are not invited.
There will be pistol practice. Women are invited to bring their handguns and ammuntition. Targets will be provided. Experienced shooting instructors will be available to answer questions.
There also will be shotgun instruction for ladies. A limited amount of 20- and 12-gauge shotgun shells will be available for a nominal fee. Shooters also are invited to bring their own shotgun shells. For more information on the shotgun program, contact Bob at 884-0580.
There will be no charge for the event, but donations will be accepted.
For more information, contact range chairman Jim Brossman at 382-5392.
Southwest climbing discussion Sept. 21
The Colorado Mountain Club will present Climbing Mountains in Our Southwest Deserts at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.
John Bregar will lead the presentation. He will highlight how the varied geology and vegetation of the mountains of the Southwest combine to offer a broad diversity of climbing and hiking opportunities.
Bregar is a retired gas and oil geologist and geophysicist who is an avid hiker and mountain climber. He acquired his fondnes for desert mountains while attending high school and college in Arizona.
A meeting of the local Colorado Mountain Club chapter will follow the program.
Seniors Outdoors! planning area outings
Seniors Outdoors! announces the following activities:
b There will be a moderate hike on the Grey Rock Ridge following old logging roads north of Durango Mountain Resort at 9 a.m. Saturday. RSVP to John Martin at 247-2581 or john@martin telephone.com.
b There will be a car camping outing in the Hammond Canyon area to see the Hammond Canyon ruin, located in the northeast section of Cedar Mesa in Utah, starting at 8 a.m. Sunday. The outing will run through Tuesday. There may be some hard day hikes on the first and third days. RSVP to Jim Shadell at 769-3772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
b Starting at 8 a.m. Monday, there will be a hard hike from Brown Mountain to Mount Abrams north of Silverton. RSVP to Clark Lagow at 259-9337 or email@example.com.
b There will be the annual fall potluck and new member orientation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Bring your own table service and a dish for eight (A-F: salad; G-M: main dish; N-R: dessert; S-Z: main dish). In addition to the potluck dish, participants are asked to bring nonperishable food donations for Manna Soup Kitchen.
b The Wednesday Wanderers will take a moderate hike from Hoffheins to Gudys Rest, starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Trip leaders are the Hannulas (884-9052). RSVP for nonmembers only.
b There will be a moderate hike via Spencer Basin to an unnamed pass, southwest of Highland Mary Lakes, starting at 7 a.m. Thursday. RSVP to Ray Baranowski at 259-9522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nature Studies training program scheduled
Durango Nature Studies will offer volunteer naturalist training for the Chidren Discovering Nature program. The training will be held 6:15-8:30 p.m. Sept. 15, and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17-18.For more information, e-mail sally @durangonaturestudies.org.