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Seniors Outdoors to host hikes, bike rides

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Saturday: 7 a.m., hike No Name Peak, north of Snowden Peak; contact Clark at lagow clagow@rmi.net. Monday: 7 a.m., hike Hansen, Hurricane and...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Idaho angler’s record-setting trout in Utah deemed invalid

SALT LAKE CITY – An Idaho man who caught a record-setting trout in Utah has been told his fish does not qualify for the record anymore because he caught it without a valid fishing license. Sidney...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Juan Mountains Association to hold annual picnic

San Juan Mountains Association will hold its annual volunteer and member picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Junction Creek Campground, located off Junction Creek Road, at 1499 Forest District Road...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Edible plant walk in La Plata Canyon scheduled Wednesday

San Juan Mountains Association and Turtle Lake Refuge will offer an edible plants walk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 through La Plata Canyon. Katrina Blair, edible-plant expert and co-founder of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Littered fishing line harms wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges residents to leave no trace and never litter discarded monofilament (fishing line) during or after fishing. In early August, a dead osprey was found in the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Input sought on Boggy Draw trail expansion

Dolores Ranger District is seeking public input on the proposed expansion project of the Boggy Draw trail system. The project would add 25 miles of non-motorized trails to the system. The deadline...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors announces upcoming activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Hike to Columbine Lake, 7 a.m. Saturday; contact Chris Blackshear at 238-1541 or chris.blackshear@gmail.com. Hike Greyrock Ridge Loop at Relay...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Volunteers to start trail work at Horse Gulch

Trails 2000 staff and volunteers will conduct trail-work from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 at Horse Gulch. Crews will meet at the Horse Gulch trailhead, located at the end of Third Street east...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

She found peace in climbing after her husband’s death. A year later, she died on the Matterhorn

In the year since her husband’s death, Samantha Ramsay had found that the top of a mountain brought solace, offering peace to the 41-year-old mother of two. In a December Facebook post, she wrote...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado woman attempting 100-mile Lake Champlain swim

FERRISBURGH, Vt. – A marathon swimmer from Colorado is trying to swim 100 miles on Lake Champlain without stopping. Thirty-five-year-old Sarah Thomas of Conifer, Colorado, began the swim around 8...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Historic Highline to the Shark’s Tooth

The beautifully engineered Sharkstooth Trail is a section of the Historic Highline Loop. It was designated a National Recreation Trail in 1979 because of its extraordinary scenic value. Traverse...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Juan Mountains to offer ‘Read with a Ranger’

San Juan Mountains Association will offer the free program, “Read with a Ranger,” from 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library, 811 San Juan St., Pagosa Springs. U.S. Forest Service...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors