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Earth Day festival to be held in Rotary Park

Durango Nature Studies, in coordination with several local sponsors, will hold the eighth annual Earth Day Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday in Rotary Park. The festival will feature...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to host upcoming activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Members will host a trash-pickup event at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday along U.S. Highway 550 in Hermosa. Participants will meet at the Hermosa Conoco,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Making waves: Maui snowboarder eyes Olympics in South Korea

On the island where Lyon Farrell comes from, they cherish the golden sand and hanging 10. In the place where he’d love to land next winter, he’ll need a snowboard, not a surfboard, and will get...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trails 2000 to host annual Trails and Ales Party at Carver Brewing

Trails 2000, in coordination with First National Bank of Durango, will host the annual Trails and Ales party 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 26 at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. The event will feature...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Volunteers sought for Ella Vita trail-work kickoff

In recognition of Earth Day, Trails 2000 will hold the Ella Vita trail-work kickoff event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 22 at the Ella Vita trailhead, located at the end of the cul-de-sac on Ella...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

With only one finisher, Barkley Marathons lives up to its ‘toughest’ reputation

The 12-hour cutoff for finishing the 20-plus mile loop of the notoriously difficult Barkley Marathons trail race was quickly approaching, and still there were no signs of professional ultrarunner...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Man climbing Mount Princeton dies after 140-foot fall

BUENA VISTA – A man climbing Colorado’s Mount Princeton died after falling about 140 feet. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Matthew Wayne Lackey of Boulder was climbing a rock...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

12-year-old from California dies while skiing in Colorado

BRECKENRIDGE – Authorities say a 12-year-old boy from California has died after hitting a tree stump while skiing in Colorado. The Summit Daily reports Logan Goodwin of Hermosa Beach died Saturday...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Steamboat, Winter Park and others

DENVER – The company that owns the Aspen area’s ski resorts is teaming up with a private equity firm to buy the owner of several ski resorts in the United States and Canada. Aspen Skiing Co....

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Lake Capote a diamond in the rough

I’ve been fly fishing professionally, and for fun, in Durango since 1994. One would wager that someone with that much time spent on the water would have found, and fly fished, everything that was...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Vallecito to host pike-only fishing tournament

The first Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association pike-only fishing tournament will be held 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15 at the Vallecito Lake Marina, 14810 County Road 501, Bayfield. Anglers...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to host upcoming activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: A trip to Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, will be held from Monday to Thursday. To join, contact Dan Honig at dhonig@animas.net. The Senior...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors