Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces new purchasing system

Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans to move to a new purchasing system Jan. 1 that will serve as a one-stop shop for all CPW products. During the changeover, customers will not be able to make...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Greece: Second climber dies on snowy slopes of Mt. Olympus

THESSALONIKI, Greece – Greek authorities say they have recovered the body of a climber who died while attempting to scale Mount Olympus, the country’s highest mountain, in the second such deadly...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Full moon hike to be held Sunday

Durango Nature Studies will offer a full moon hike with naturalist Grace Gordon from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday in Falls Creek. Cost is $10 for nonmembers. Members and kids younger than 12 are free....

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango Winter Sports Foundation to induct Barnes twins into hall of fame

Lanny and Tracy Barnes are two of the most decorated athletes in La Plata County. Saturday night, the twin sisters will be called hall of famers. The Durango Winter Sports Foundation will induct...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Youth, teen volleyball clinics scheduled

Durango Parks and Recreation recently released the schedule for youth and teen volleyball clinics. Clinics will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, Nov. 27 through Dec. 13, at Durango Community...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Utah ski resorts giddy over Olympic bid, worried by DUI law

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two consecutive seasons of record visitation. But...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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 | 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 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

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