Sports

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

V2: Ice Lake Basin’s accessible thirteener

A series of sky-cleaving peaks encircle the Ice Lake Basin. Of all the mountains along the basin’s arc, summiting V2 requires the least effort in distance and elevation gain, and is accessible for...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Italian runner wins race to highest peak in northeast U.S.

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. – A 24-year-old Italian man has become the first European to win an annual race up the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Cesare Maestri, of Borgo Lares, pulled...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The great west block traverse of the La Plata Mountains

Located at the southern end of the great western block of the La Plata Mountains exists an extraordinary and sustained ridgeline traverse. Summit four named peaks and three prominences while taking...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor skills weekend planned for Western Colorado women

Women who want to gain valuable outdoor skills, learn about wildlife and receive an introduction to hunting and fishing are invited to attend a “Cast and Blast” weekend workshop, July 13-15,...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors