A-Basin provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like

ARAPAHOE BASIN — There are a lot of words to describe skiing and snowboarding. “Moral” and “victory” are not usually among them. But that’s how the staff at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area talked about...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ouray Via Ferrata adds adrenaline to town’s already adventurous spirit

The Switzerland of America is about to have an added European feel for visitors. After four years of work, the Ouray Via Ferrata will open to the public Memorial Day weekend. A via ferrata, a...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Warnings working to keep visitors out of Colorado high country

Police in Colorado’s mountain communities are doing a lot of educating and even issuing written warnings to violators of local and state health orders designed to slow the spread of the...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

10-mile travel restriction for Colorado outdoor recreation during safer-at-home phase

Colorado is loosening some restrictions on people’s movement starting this week as the state enters a new phase of its battle against the new coronavirus, but travel for outdoor recreation is one...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge to allow fishing, expanded hunting

Southern Colorado’s Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge plans to open sections of land along the Rio Grande River to fishing and expand the allowed acreage for hunting on its protected lands. It is...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Smelter Mountain serves as outdoor classroom during COVID-19

The new coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives. Schools are closed, businesses shuttered and we are following stay-at-home orders. Daily exercise is essential to keep our heads on straight. For...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams

COSBY, Tenn. – When Alexandra Eagle first mentioned plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alongside her new husband, her sister told her they’d either be divorced in five months or married...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango city council warns of potential trail closures

Trail systems serve as the lifeblood for Durango outdoor recreation. Keeping those networks open during the coronavirus pandemic is important to public officials, but trail closures are a real...

DATE: April 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has the following activities scheduled: 9 a.m. Wednesday: Hike Haflin Creek Trail. RSVP to Steve Schnarch at at 749-4478. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Wednesday...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

National parks are free, but some oppose that amid coronavirus

SALT LAKE CITY – Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic, but despite now being free to visit, people may find it more difficult to...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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 or 247-1130. For more information,...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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