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North Perins Peak hike offers a solitary world

Perins Peak is the distinctive natural landmark rising west of Durango. Three years ago, The Durango Herald featured the enchanting hike to the upthrusting promontory . Two miles north of this...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, call or email Bob Schuckhart at (832) 285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Wednesday: 8...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

High country an enticing allure, but are people prepared?

An online search for Ice Lakes brings up thousands of pictures of alluring turquoise-blue alpine lakes. The hike northwest of Silverton in San Juan County is increasing in popularity because of...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, call or email Bob Schuckhart at (832) 285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Tuesday:...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

BOULDER – An athlete died a day after being pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Poland’s daredevil shows video from skiing down K2

WARSAW, Poland – Polish climber and daredevil skier Andrzej Bargiel is showing pictures from his latest trip, when he climbed and then skied down the world’s second-highest mountain, K2 in the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alpine passage connects Molas to Coal Bank

The trail system from Molas Pass to Coal Bank Pass, closed during the 416 Fire, reopened with celebratory fanfare. Cross-state hikers on the Colorado Trail are now completing journeys from Denver...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, call or email Bob Schuckhart at (832) 285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Wednesday: 7...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, call or email Bob Schuckhart at (832) 285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Tuesday:...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

4 Corners Freeride Coalition wants a Durango home for downhill mountain bikers

The discipline of freeride mountain biking – downhill focused trails with jumps and challenging features – was born in the forests of British Columbia. Since, trail groups across the world have...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Reservoir fishing abounds in Southwest Colorado

Durango resident Samantha Brow is an avid high-country creek angler, but she tried her skills at Groundhog Reservoir in western Colorado on July 1 and was happy that she did. “We paddled onto the...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Sunday: 7 a.m., hike Silver and Deadwood mountains, email Lynn Coburn at harrisoncoburn@gmail.com . Monday: 9:30 a.m., bike ride for...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors