A realm of possibilities for climbing, hiking Lizard Head

Lizard Head, a vertical pillar of crumbling unstable rock, is Colorado’s most difficult and dangerous summit climb. Albert Ellingwood and Barton Hoag made the first multi-pitch technical ascent in...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trail work set for Sept. 8 at Silverton

From Silverton SingleTrack Society, a trail advocacy group for mountain bikers, announced that it, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison office, will hold a trail work event...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

High country an enticing allure, but are people prepared?

An online search for Ice Lakes brings up thousands of pictures of alluring turquoise-blue alpine lakes. The hike northwest of Silverton in San Juan County is increasing in popularity because of...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Archaeology lecture to discuss land loss

Colorado Archaeology Society’s Hisatsinom Chapter will host a lecture by Kathryn Turney about the consequences that land loss has had on Native American culture at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock

Back in June, when for some reason I couldn’t get out to fly fish, I was channel surfing and found the Outdoor channel. As fate would have it, a show about the life of Joe Brooks was just...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Leftover licenses go on sale Tuesday; retail sales are Thursday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices statewide are gearing up for two of the biggest days of the year – “leftover day” on Aug. 7 and “over the counter day” on Aug. 9. On leftover day, CPW sells...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

CPW announces voluntary fishing closures in Northwest Colorado

Low water flow, high temperatures and dry conditions continue to affect fisheries across Northwest Colorado this summer. In the past two months, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has initiated several...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Mountain Studies Institute offers program to restore wetlands

Mountain Studies Institute, as part of its wetlands program, will hold a re-vegetation day to help restore ancient alpine fens from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ophir Pass near Silverton. The...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Old Fort to hold open house

An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Old Fort Lewis, 19251 Highway 140, in Hesperus. The event will teach attendees about the programs and resources at the Old Fort and...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Four Corners Beekeepers Association to meet Tuesday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Guest speaker Jim Marquis will give a presentation about creating...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Crow Canyon announces new programs

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering two new, free educational programs at Crow Canyon Connection in the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Programs include: “Ask an Archaeologist”...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Fort Lewis College lecture series to feature Olga Little

Andrew Gulliford, Fort Lewis College professor of history and environmental studies, will give a presentation, “Durango’s Own Olga Little,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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