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Durango’s Sigle ready to relive Eco-Challenge Fiji on Amazon Prime Video

Shane Sigle will sit down on his couch and relive one of the most grueling races of his life from the comfort of his home in Durango. Millions more across the world will get a glimpse, too. Sigle...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dauwalter, Michaud drop from Colorado Trail record attempts

Two runners seeking Colorado Trail record finishes had to drop out after each completed more than 225 miles of the 485-mile route on record-setting paces. Courtney Dauwalter, 35, of Golden had set...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The kaleidoscope summit of Grizzly Peak

In Durango, Grizzly Peak has garnered a considerable mystique. As viewed from U.S. Highway 550 south of the Cascade bend, it appears somewhat dark and daunting. It may be seen for a fleeting moment...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wilderness Life Support offering two Durango classes

Wilderness Life Support will hold two wilderness medicine training courses in Durango during the next two months for individuals who want to learn how to be safe recreating outdoors. The first...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A story of peaks and ponds: North Snowdon a Durango conquest

As you are driving north up U.S. Highway 550 about to top Molas Pass, look to the east and you will see Snowdon Peak. The mountain is distinguished by the “W” notched into its south ridge. ...

DATE: July 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Little Adventures: Fishing ‘for kids’ not ‘with kids’

Anyone who tells you they don’t go fishing to catch fish is either a liar, a bad fisherman or a parent. Unfortunately for my fishing addiction, I am the latter of the three. When my kids were...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hunting, fishing licenses required (even if you don’t hunt or fish) for hundreds of Colorado wildlife areas

The Colorado Wildlife Commission in late April approved new licensing rules for visitors to the 350-plus State Wildlife Areas and nearly 240 State Trust Lands. “We are seeing a lot of unintended...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

John Peel releases new edition of ‘Hiking Trails of Southwestern Colorado’

It was time for an update. Durango writer John Peel will introduce the fifth edition of the highly popular guidebook “Hiking Trails of Southwestern Colorado” on Tuesday during a special virtual...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Burn the legs on Burnt Timber Trail

As mountains make ready for summer, this early-season hike will get you in shape for ever higher and longer treks. Three choices are presented at increasing levels of effort and elevation. They all...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Little Adventures with Goose and Huckleberry: Still like a rock

It’s been a few years since I have written my column. Some things have changed: Goose has a 2-year-old little brother and adventure partner in crime – I shall call him Huckleberry. And I need...

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Applications now open for CPW’s new secondary big game draw

Hunters now have the option to apply to draw a license in Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new secondary big-game draw. Application are open from Friday to July 7. The secondary draw replaces the old...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango climber tackles ‘The Naked Edge’ speed record

Ben Wilbur set out with his climbing partner last Wednesday and tried to break a record. They came up short. That was just fine for Wilbur, a 2015 Durango High School graduate. The record he and...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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