Nordic skiing

Durango Nordic Ski Club among best at Breckenridge

The big snows may be just starting to pile up in SW Colorado, but the Durango Nordic Ski Club’s youth skiers are in midseason form. In the team’s most recent performance, 15 competitors represented...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Vallecito Nordic fundraiser set for Thursday

The Vallecito Nordic Fall Fundraiser, membership drive, silent auction, party and get-together will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Carver’s, 1022 Main Ave. There will be live music by La La Bones and a...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort announces opening day

There are seven more weeks of summer to spend in the sunshine, but for those already dreaming of snow, Purgatory Resort has a date to put on the calendar. For the second year in a row, the resort...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Jason Schlarb to run Hardrock 100 after completing course’s first ski traverse

It is said that in order to become a true “Hardrocker,” an ultra-runner must complete the 100-mile endurance run going in both the clockwise and counter-clockwise directions. If Jason Schlarb...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Tad Elliott finishes 2nd in U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships

It was a season to remember for Durangoan Tad Elliott. The professional cross country skier finished the 2016 season with a bang, taking second place in the 50-kilometer classic with a time of 2...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango Nordic Ski Club sends two to Junior Nationals

The Durango Nordic Ski club went to the season’s final Junior National Qualifier Feb. 20 and 21 in Vail, and two Durango skiers qualified for the 2016 Junior Nationals in Cable, Wisconsin. Katja...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango’s Cully Brown USA’s best in Nordic Junior World Championships 10K

No American junior was better than Durango’s Cully Brown at the Nordic skiing Junior World Championships 10-kilometer classic race. Brown, a sophomore at the University of Vermont and a Durango...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Even before Purgatory, skiing popular in San Juans

Long before Purgatory was a twinkle in Ray Duncan’s eye, Southwest Colorado residents were enjoying schussing down hills in the winter. Purgatory’s 50th anniversary was part of the inspiration for...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Nordic Ski Club impressive in Utah

The Durango Nordic Ski Club took 26 skiers to historic Soldier Hollow, Utah, to compete in an event that featured more than 700 of the best youth nordic skiers in the west. The Soldier Hollow...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Even before Purgatory, skiing popular in San Juans

Long before Purgatory was a twinkle in Ray Duncan’s eye, Southwest Colorado residents were enjoying schussing down hills in the winter. Purgatory’s 50th anniversary was part of the inspiration for...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango nordic skiers among winners in Steamboat Springs

The Durango Nordic Ski Club athletes raced to several personal bests over the weekend of Jan. 22-23 at the Colorado University Invitational hosted by Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, but it...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durangoan Tad Elliott wins fourth cross country skiing national championship

The Durango sports community brought home yet another national championship this week. Local cross country skier Tad Elliott won his fourth overall title when he won the 2016 U.S. Cross Country...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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