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Want to race your heroes? Ned and Todd’s Durango Dirt Fondo, the brainchild of two multi-decorated mountain bike champions Ned Overend and Todd Wells, both of Durango, is sure to put on quite a...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Mountain flyer

Electricity was buzzing all around him at just under 14,000 feet on Mount Lindsey in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a tale-tell sign lightning was about to strike. But Denver’s Andrew Hamilton,...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hard rock runners

SILVERTON July is a busy month for the tiny mountain hamlet in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Tourists pour in off a historic railroad for a dose of the old west and its rugged...

DATE: July 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Chapman going with the flow

After years of meetings, brainstorming, conceptual designs, and city and trail officials walking terrain, the day arrived when Durango cut a ribbon on its very own mountain biking flow trail. On...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

‘Badge of resilience’

On May 4, 2013, Durango climber Rosa Post was paralyzed from the waist down after a fall in the Bridger Jack Towers of Indian Creek, Utah. One year later, surrounded by a group of friends, the...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

An uphill climb to make the grade

They are the tallest mountains in Colorado. They’re majestic, rugged remote and romantic. And the paths that take you there are falling apart, according to a report issued by the non-profit group...

DATE: June 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Creepy crawlies

Durango is home to hideously amazing creatures: the creepy crawlies of Southwest Colorado. Each hair-raising in their own way, they play a vital role in pest control by eating everything from...

DATE: June 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Nailing it

“I train like a devil,” Brendan Trimboli wrote in his blog. “Life is short ... I haven’t realized my potential yet.” Trimboli, 27, a web developer and Durango Running Club race director, certainly...

DATE: June 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local climbers on the ropes in Utah

Young competitive climber Kelsey Pool is stronger than you. For the last three months, she’s been training at Durango’s Rock Lounge indoor climbing gym for the USA Climbing Series Divisional...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Snowy peaks deceive in La Plata County

Southwest Colorado’s snowpack is lingering longer than usual in some spots, but it’s not enough to reverse the dry winter. In an updated report on Colorado’s snowpack from the National Resource...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helter Smelter

Mike Tavares of Richmond, Virginia, paddled into a crashing wave between competitions during Animas River Days at the Santa Rita whitewater park Saturday in Durango. Tavares, however, wasn’t in a...

DATE: May 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Almost famous in Durango

What’s it like to see your name in lights, or in the headlines, especially when it’s not you at all? Several La Plata County residents know all about it. By coincidence or out of tribute, these...

DATE: May 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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