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Wolf Creek Ski Area aims for early November, as A-Basin announces Friday start

The race to open was won with an announcement Wednesday. Arapahoe Basin announced it will open for the 2016-17 ski and snowboard season at 9 a.m. Friday. The Summit County ski area frequently is...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

LPEA supports Durango Gun Club “Sight-in Days”

LPEA supports Durango Gun Club “Sight-in Days” In an effort to assist hunters and protect valuable electrical equipment, La Plata Electric Association will resume its underwriting support of...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hunters urged to be extra careful during rifle season

Hunters urged to be extra careful during rifle season As the big game hunting season continues Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters to be careful in all aspects of their hunting adventures....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Little Cone a sweet, unknown hike near Telluride

Some of the finest jewels in the natural world are innocently overlooked. This is surely true of Little Cone. While it is located only 15 miles west of Telluride, its small stature of 11,981 feet...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango hosting World Ice Climbing Competition

The Rock Lounge will host the UIAA /AAC Ice World Cup and North American Ice Climbing Championships Dec. 14 through Dec. 17 at Ska Brewing Co. 100 elite youth and adult climbers will participate,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! schedule for Sept. 25-29

Sunday to Wednesday -– Lake Powell camping. Activities could include kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, hiking and mountain biking. RSVP to Jim Shadid at jimshadi2@gmail.com or 422-2485. 8 a.m....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Colorado lawyer who grew up with asthma bikes, climbs 105 peaks

GEORGETOWN – When Rob Barlow was in high school, a pulmonologist told the asthma-afflicted teenager who had spent too many days in the hospital that he would be tethered to an oxygen tank by the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! schedule for Sept. 17-23

Seniors Outdoors! has released its Sept. 17-23 activity schedule. For full details on each outing, visit www.seniorsoutdoors.org . 7 a.m. Saturday – Climb to Hesperus Peak. Difficulty: high. RSVP...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Golden Horn a siren spire above Ice Lake Basin

Balance atop the spire of Golden Horn, a peak as alluring as its name. When first seen from Lower Ice Lake Basin, the earth pillar looks foreboding, impossible. It is not. Strong, moderately...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ski/snowboard lessons for local youth at Purgatory

Purgatory Resort will offer a variety of “Locals Lessons”for area youth this winter, including a “Snowburners” series for ages 3-12 and an “All Terrain Pioneers” course for ages 6-17. Both...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Purgatory Resort goes with the flow for new mountain bike festival

Party-goers at Purgatory Resort will surrender to the flow Saturday. The resort is ready to launch its first Mountain Bike Festival & Flow Trail Race on its Divinity Flow Trail bike course. The...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Handies Peak: The Hardrock high point

Encompassing 637 summits above 13,000 feet, 53 of them fourteeners, Colorado is the highest state in America. The summit of Handies Peak, ranked 40th at 14,048 feet, is the high-point of the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors