Sports

Colorado ski season: Mountain coasters, Olympic fun and more

Are you ready for a roller coaster at a ski resort? New attractions in Colorado this season include mountain coasters at four Colorado ski resorts, along with new terrain and new lifts. Colorado is...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Animas City Mountain’s full circle hike

Our in-town mountain is sporting a couple of new perimeter trails that have hikers and mountain bikers gushing with enthusiasm. Everything about the trail experience is big and enjoyable. Weave...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wolf Creek Ski Area to open with three lifts

Ski and snowboard season has arrived to the San Juan Mountains. Wolf Creek Ski Area will open at 9 a.m. Saturday for its opening day. Chairlifts will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

‘Reel Rock 12’ to arrive in Durango

“Reel Rock Tour 12,” an adventure film festival, will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, at the Community Concert Hall, at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. The festival will feature rock climbers Margo...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to climb, hike

Seniors Outdoors will hold two activities on Wednesday: 8:30 a.m., climb Perins Peak and Twin Butte; contact Lynn Coburn at 247-0914 or harrisoncoburn@gmail.com. 9:30 a.m., hike on the Animas River...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Western governors want federal help in invasive mussel fight

BOISE, Idaho – Governors of 19 Western states are pressing the federal government to do more to prevent the spread of damage-causing invasive mussels from infected federally managed waterways. The...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trails 2000 gets approval from BLM to build two new trails

Trails 2000 recently announced that it will build two new trails, Smokejumper’s Trail and a connection from Sugar Trail to Skyline Trail, during the last weeks of fall, following an environmental...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Volunteers sought for East Animas trail-work day

Trails 2000, in partnership with American Alpine Club, will host a volunteer trail-work day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at the East Animas climbing area. Participants will meet in the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Dolores

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give away kokanee salmon at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores at 3 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. Anyone wanting fish must hold a valid 2017 Colorado fishing license. The...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors plans activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 9:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, contact Bob Schuckart at 832-285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Tuesday: 9 a.m., hike...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dogs test positive for drugs in Alaska’s Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – For the first time in the history of the world’s most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A tour of Capitol Reef’s Grand Wash in Utah

Capitol Reef National Park protects and encloses the 100 mile-long Waterpocket Fold, a massive warping of the earth’s crust. The giant buckle is a sleeping rainbow of stacked sedimentary strata....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors