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Women's hunting, fishing workshop June 6 Women interested in fishing, hunting and wildlife are invited to a free, one-day workshop June 6 in Durango, sponsored by the Colorado Division of...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Young writers dig for thoughts on 'dirt'

They asked for the dirt on dirt.And they got it.Actually, they got prize-winning "dirt" on dirt.Backcountry Experience in Durango sponsored its fourth annual Outdoor Writing Competition this year,...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trial by Water

Durango's Art Zemach - Dr. Art Zemach - lifted himself out of his kayak and stepped onto the riverbank.The raging Animas River swiftly rolled past as he shouldered his boat, collected his paddle...

DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Women's hunting, fishing workshop June 6 Women interested in fishing, hunting and wildlife are invited to a free, one-day workshop, sponsored by the Colorado Division of Wildlife,  on  June 6 in...

DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

New ride expands Classic options

The Quarter Horse Classic, the newest event for the annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic weekend, will make its debut May 23.The Quarter Horse bicycle ride to Purgatory will be held in conjunction...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Juan forest advisory panelists sought

The Forest Service and local counties are seeking citizens, elected officials and special-interest group representatives in Southwest Colorado to apply for membership on the San Juan National...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Program to address outdoor accidents The San Juan Chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club will offer a program, "Preventing Accidents in Outdoor Adventure," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Community...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Top paddlers to test Animas River

The nation's top boaters will test the whitewater of the Animas River this weekend.Fifty of the nation's top canoe and kayak athletes will compete for positions on the U.S. National Whitewater...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Cold plunge

CORTEZ - Just before Michael Morehead plunged face-first into the 40-degree Dolores River, he thought, "There's no way I'm going to do this."But the 14-year-old Southwest Open High School student...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Town Race Series takes off Sunday

Let's get ready to ... run.Let's get ready to ... trail run.Let's get ready for the fourth annual First National Bank of Durango Town Race Series, the annual Durango trail running triumvirate...

DATE: May 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

French fishing breaks down stereotypes

For my right-wing redneck buddies and buddettes who don't speak French, once you get past the title of this column, you will probably have the vapors.It's true; I went to France, and I went...

DATE: May 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Wolf Creek to reopen Saturday, Sunday Wolf Creek Ski Area will reopen Saturday and Sunday with skiing and riding from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.The Nova, Bonanza and Treasure chairlifts will be...

DATE: May 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors