New age, lycra-like, super-synthetic miracle fabrics.And wool. The latest super-light skating skis. And wooden relics. Aerobically supercharged skate skiers.And casual Nordic Norms. Much like...
DATE: Jan. 1, 2010 |
Temperatures were low - just above zero at start time - as the skiers in the Durango Nordic Ski Club competed in thefirst Junior National Qualifier for the 2009-10 season in Crested Butte a week...
The Hesperus Ski Patrol will present its 14th annual Avalanche Awareness and Avoidance Class next month. The class, a Level 1 avalanche class, will include three sessions - Jan. 12, 14 and 16. ...
DATE: Dec. 25, 2009 |
Merry Christmas and happy full moon.This week's big moon (full officially on Thursday) offers a convenient link between Christmas and New Year's.Full-moon ski tours and snowshoe outings are in the...
Everything, Nordic-wise, is open.The trails at Hillcrest Golf Club are groomed and ready for skiing.The Nordic Center at Purgatory is groomed and open.Saturday marked the opening of the new season...
DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 |
A mix of snow and sun and snow greeted skiers for the first Coke Race of the season last weekend at the Nordic Centerat Purgatory. The races were held on the opening day of the cross country ski...
DATE: Dec. 11, 2009 |
Registration now is open for the 2010 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The three-day event, set for May 29-31, 2010, will mark the 39th anniversary of the fabled cycling event. Included is the...
Too much snow.Too much wind.Protypically fragile continental snowpack in the San Juan Mountains - known throughout the world for their avalanchepotential.Mix them together.Throw in some dramatic...
It's back to school time. The Silverton Avalanche School has a full schedule of courses and workshops this winter. The school will offer a new Level I refresher course this year on Dec. 18-19 at...
DATE: Dec. 4, 2009 |
DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 |
Let's go (Nordic) skiing.Always a popular early season endeavor, cross country skiing is off to a fast kick-and-glide start this season while the local alpine resorts are opening with only limited...
Archers compete in the gruling Mountain Archery Festival on Saturday at Purgatory Resort.
Photos of the 2005 Fort Lewis College men's Division II National Championship team
Durango celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade on Main Avenue.
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