Sports

14-year-old cleared for solo sailing odyssey

MIDDELBURG, Netherlands (AP) – The new cushions, sunshade, and bright red sail are in place. And now, 14-year-old Laura Dekker has the go-ahead she needs.A Dutch court ruled Tuesday the girl who...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Escape from summer

Nick Burleson, like many a Texas teenager, was ecstatic to head to Colorado this summer.Anticipating a break from the sweltering Houston heat, Burleson had no idea he literally would go head over...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Recreation Report

The San Juan Region Outdoor Recreation Hotline, sponsored by Pine Needle Mountaineering, San Juan Mountains Association and San Juan Public Lands, as of July 21:Fire danger: Fire danger is high in...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Regional Fishing Report

b Catch of the Week – Do you have a Catch of the Week photograph? Please submit your Catch of the Week photos to The Durango Herald Outdoors section. E-mail photos to dstrode@ durangoherald.com....

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dutch agencies battle over teen sailor

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Two Dutch child care agencies disagreed this week about whether a 14-year-old sailor is ready to embark on a risky solo voyage around the world.Youth workers who have been...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Full moon hike planned Monday in DurangoDurango Nature Studies will sponsor a full moon hike from 7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday at Animas Mountain.The DNS staff will teach about the Buck Moon....

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango 100 rides again

It’s century time again.The ninth annual Durango 100 century bicycle ride will return Sunday, starting and finishing at Santa Rita Park in Durango.There are 100-mile, 84-mile and 50-mile options...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Navajo Reservoir heats up

ARBOLES – Summer is heating up at Navajo Reservoir and Navajo State Park.Boating, camping, fishing and picnicing activities are increasing in direct proportion to the increase in recent summer...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Regional Fishing Report

b Catch of the Week – Do you have a Catch of the Week photograph? Please submit your Catch of the Week photos to The Durango Herald Outdoors section. E-mail photos to dstrode@ durangoherald.com....

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

14er fundraiser climb planned for July 24Volunteers of America is sponsoring a Climb a Fourteener benefit climb of Handies Peak on July 24.The hike will begin at 8 a.m. All funds raised through...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Cold feet

BOULDER – Adventurer Eric Larsen savored every stride of his exhausting excursions to the North Pole and the South Poles. That is, when he wasn’t fretting about snow blindness, cracks in the ice, a...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Miller signs on with U.S. Ski Team

DENVER – Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller may not be ready for retirement just yet.Miller’s return for another season on the slopes appears almost imminent after he signed and submitted his...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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