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Purgatory Resort extends closure, still hopes to open this season

While many ski resorts across North America have already committed to closing for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, Purgatory Resort north of Durango has hope it might be able to reopen again in...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Wanderers hike Animas River Trail. RSVP to Eric Pahlke at pahlkee@aol.com or 247-1130. For more information,...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Spring break at the desert mountain of Mount Wrightson

A few years ago, I was on a small island off the coast of Maine when a friend strode into the kitchen with a topographical map of Mount Wrightson. “You really should climb this mountain. It’s the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Wanderers hike Animas River Trail. RSVP to Eric Pahlke at pahlkee@aol.com or 247-1130. 9 a.m. Saturday:...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango’s Ryne Olson finishes sixth at Yukon Quest sled dog race

Every Yukon Quest sled dog racer Ryne Olson has completed has presented its own unique set of challenges. The 2020 edition of the legendary race from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hesperus man takes second at Idaho sled-dog race

Before Ryne Olson of Durango set out on the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest, another musher from La Plata County showed his prowess on a dog sled in another event. Jesse Flory of Hesperus finished second at...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9 a.m. Tuesday: Snowshoe to Baldy Mountain. RSVP to Chuck Rancatti at chuck.rancatti@gmail.com or (425) 231-0930. 8:30 a.m. Wednesday: XC...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9 a.m. Wednesday: XC ski Chicken Creek. RSVP to Steve Krest at stevekrest@gmail.com or 588-3806. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Wanderers...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills

KABUL, Afghanistan – Aspen! Zermatt! Kabul? While Afghanistan’s capital may seem an unlikely destination for snowboarders, a group of young Afghans is looking to put the city on the winter sports...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9 a.m. Monday: Snowshoe Falls Creek to Animas Overlook. RSVP to Steve Schnarch at ssalivedgo@gmail.com or 749-4478. 9 a.m. Wednesday:...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ice climbing competitions in Ouray dominated by Russian athletes

OURAY – A strong team of Russian ice climbers ascended to the top of the podium in nearly every category last weekend at the Ouray Ice Festival. The competitions, hosted at the Ouray Ice Park,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ouray Ice Festival evolves from humble roots, driven by climber community

OURAY - The area beyond the lower bridge over the Uncompahgre Gorge buzzed with activity. Herds of people decked out in helmets and mountaineering boots wandered a maze of colorful tents, where...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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