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Monarch ski resort tackling spruce beetle infestation

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Faced with thousands of dead, standing trees killed by spruce beetles, Monarch Mountain is undergoing its most extensive forest management project to date. Alongside the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

2-time Olympic skiing medalist Weibrecht carves new life

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Andrew Weibrecht steers his pickup truck off the main drag of the Olympic village where he grew up and heads down a narrow, wooded dirt road to water’s edge, grabs a fishing...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A realm of possibilities for climbing, hiking Lizard Head

Lizard Head, a vertical pillar of crumbling unstable rock, is Colorado’s most difficult and dangerous summit climb. Albert Ellingwood and Barton Hoag made the first multi-pitch technical ascent in...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors announces activities

The following activities will be offered by Seniors Outdoors during the upcoming week: At 8 a.m. Saturday, there will be a hike and cookout at Ward’s Cabin. For more information, contact La Donna...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Chili Chase in Durango Saturday

Support San Juan Mountains Association and local public lands conservation by participating in the Run for the Mountains Chili Chase event on Saturday. The Run for the Mountains is a challenging...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Spots open for Todd’s Durango Dirtfondo

Herald Staff Report Space is still available for mountain bikers to participate in the Durango Dirtfondo, an event hosted by three-time Olympian and longtime Durango star Todd Wells. The event is...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alaska’s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Organizers of Alaska’s 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the famed sled dog race. The addition of Anchorage Distillery follows a challenging...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Scouting mission underway along proposed Rio Grande Trail

ALBUQUERQUE – A couple of hikers have embarked on a 500-mile (805-kilometer) expedition that will traverse New Mexico from end to end. The mission: Chart out the best route and identify what...

DATE: Sept. 7, 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:...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Saturday: 7 a.m., hike to Old Hundred Boarding House, email Clark Lagow at clagow@rmi.net. Monday: 7:30 a.m., hike out of Chicago Basin, email...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trail work set for Sept. 8 at Silverton

From Silverton SingleTrack Society, a trail advocacy group for mountain bikers, announced that it, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison office, will hold a trail work event...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

North Perins Peak hike offers a solitary world

Perins Peak is the distinctive natural landmark rising west of Durango. Three years ago, The Durango Herald featured the enchanting hike to the upthrusting promontory . Two miles north of this...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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