Raising the roof

Mitch Martinez, with A and P Tent Rentals of Pagosa Springs, secures a tent pole as Charlie Rogers, owner of A & P, uses a forklift to push the pole up on Sunday while setting up the main tent at the Sugar Pine Ranch Rally northwest of Mancos. The rally starts Thursday with a appreciation day for locals offering free admission. Last year’s rally drew about 4,500 people. Another rally southwest of Durango, Ignacio Bike Week, begins Wednesday. Enlarge photo

JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald

Mitch Martinez, with A and P Tent Rentals of Pagosa Springs, secures a tent pole as Charlie Rogers, owner of A & P, uses a forklift to push the pole up on Sunday while setting up the main tent at the Sugar Pine Ranch Rally northwest of Mancos. The rally starts Thursday with a appreciation day for locals offering free admission. Last year’s rally drew about 4,500 people. Another rally southwest of Durango, Ignacio Bike Week, begins Wednesday.