The San Juan Chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club will offer a program, "Preventing Accidents in Outdoor Adventure," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center (Twilight Room).
Brenda Porter, Colorado Mountain Club education director, will lead a 45-minute session that will examine the perils and hazards that contribute to outdoor accidents. She will use a decision-making model to discuss case studies. The workshop goal is to help participants and outdoor leaders increase safety in the backcountry.
Porter has 19 years of professional experience in outdoor recreation education and leadership development. She also founded the Youth Education Program of the Colorado Mountain Club.
For more information on program and the San Juan Chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club, contact John Bregar at 385-1814 or email@example.com.
The Bayfield Lions Club will host a ladies day at the Lions Club/Art Davis Shooting Range on County Road 223 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Women are invited to bring their handguns and ammunition for this women's-only day at the range.
Targets will be provided, and an instructor will be available to answer questions or provide shooting assistance. Hearing and eye protection will be necessary; sunglasses are acceptable. Drinks and light snacks will be available, and donations to help cover the cost of the event will be accepted.
The rifle/pistol range will be closed to all other shooting during Saturday's free event.
For more information, contact Jim Brossman at 382-5392.
Seniors Outdoors! announces the following activities:
On Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. at Santa Rita Park, there will be a moderate hike to Barn Roof Point. A portion will go through DOW land, so hikers must bring their Habitat Stamp, if under 65. RSVP to John Bregar at 385-1814 or jbregar@
On Sunday, starting at 9 a.m. at Santa Rita Park, there will be a moderate hike in Ruin Canyon. Trip leader is Harry Hance: 533-9757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Wednesday, the Wednesday Wanderers will take a moderate hike on Missionary Ridge to the radio towers. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Trip leader is Warren Levingston; no RSVP needed.
On Thursday, there will be a moderate hike off the back side of Animas City Park (Jacob's Cliff). Meet at 9 a.m. at Animas City Park. Contact trip leader Dell Manners at 259-0190.
On Friday, May 22, there will be a hard hike on Haflin Creek Trail to Missionary Ridge and back. Meet at 9 a.m. at Animas City Park or 9:15 a.m. at the trailhead on County Road 250. Contact trip leader Bill Cagle at 385-4566 or cagle81301@yahoo. com.
The Durango Moto X event for pro and amateur bikers will be held Saturday and Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango.
On Saturday, there will be amateur motocross, pro motocross and a freestyle show.
Preliminary events are scheduled throughout the morning and afternoon. The main event will start at 6 p.m.
The hour-long freestyle show will split the main event.
On Sunday, there will be open moto classes and ATV races from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is promoted by local moto-x rider Joe Kelly Taylor. More than 100 moto riders are expected.
For more information, visit www.durangomoto.com.
Tickets are available at the Fun Center in Durango or at the gate.