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Trails 2000 to hold trail-work weekend

Trails 2000 will hold a trail-work camping event to work on its adopted section of the Colorado Trail during Colorado trail work weekend, June 23-25. The 19.1-mile section, from Junction Creek to...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska’s Iditarod race

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The world’s most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors outside the...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Hardrock 100 champion Kilian Jornet summits Mount Everest

Three-time defending Hardrock Hundred Endurance run champion Kílian Jornet Burgada checked off another major accomplishment in the early hours of Monday. The Spaniard summited Mount Everest in a...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Twin Buttes, singular experience

Driving into Durango from points west, the Twin Buttes are landmarks that signal arrival home. While the Twin Buttes Development is ramping up, the buttes and surrounding trails remain open to the...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Public invited to attend Ewing Mesa project meeting

Community members are encouraged to attend and provide their input at the Ewing Mesa master-plan public meeting, scheduled 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 30 at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane. To...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Next Durango Green Drinks scheduled

Garden Project of Southwest Colorado will host the next Durango Green Drinks gathering from 5 to 6:45 p.m. May 25 at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. All are welcome to attend the networking...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Volunteers sought for Ride the Rockies

Trails 2000 is currently seeking volunteers to help sell beer at the Ride the Rockies event June 12 at Buckley Park, and June 13 at the railroad depot. All proceeds from beer sales will benefit...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Yampa River canoe trip offered in June

San Juan Mountains Association, in coordination with Centennial Canoe, will hold a canoe trip, and fundraiser, on the Yampa River June 17-19. Fort Lewis College professor of history and southwest...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Big Picture Classic disc-golf tournament has big turnout

The inaugural Big Picture Classic disc-golf tournament, a benefit for Durango Big Picture High School, was held May 13 at Colorado Timberline Academy. Early-morning discers from all four corners of...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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San Juan Mountain Association to clean up McPhee Reservoir

San Juan Mountains Association, in partnership with San Juan National Forest, will host a shoreline cleanup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 20 in the Sage Hen area at McPhee Reservoir. Participants...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango Nature Studies to offer first wildlife tracking workshop

Durango Nature Studies will host a tracking workshop, “Session One: Foundations of Tracking,” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 6 at Durango Nature Center, 1309 East Third Ave. The workshop, the...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Durango Nature Studies to hold full-moon hike

Durango Nature Studies will hold a full-moon hike, themed “nocturnal animals,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 9 at Falls Creek. The hike will be led by program facilitator, Grace Gordon, and participants...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors