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A new route to an old favorite, from Turtle Lake to Animas Overlook

One of the great pleasures in hiking is finding new routes to old favorite areas. Last December, a friend turned me on to a trail that utilizes a thin swath of BLM property to connect La Plata...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor equipment flea market to occur on May 19

Backcountry Experience will host an outdoor gear flea market on Saturday, May 19. Locals are invited to bring used camping, hiking, skiiing, and other outdoor equipment to barter and sell. Setup...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

World-renowned climber rescued from Yosemite’s El Capitan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – A world-renowned speed climber was rescued from Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan by helicopter Friday after spending a chilly night on top of the famous rock...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Adaptive softball program needing volunteers

The Dream League’s coed adaptive slow-pitch softball program is seeking volunteers to assist players with running, fielding and coaching this summer. The program is for disabled participants 10 and...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Youth soccer registration opens June 1

Registration for Durango Youth Soccer Association’s 2017-18 season will be open from June 1 through July 1. Those who register after July 1 will be placed on a team if spots are available and will...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Youth soccer tryouts to be held in May

Durango Youth Soccer Association assemble ability-based teams for U13-14 boys and U13-14 girls. Tryouts, also called identification trainings, will be held May 21 and May 23 for boys and girls born...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Phil’s World serves up new entree – the Poquito Burrito

Long-awaited new trail construction has begun at Phil’s World, despite a pending appeal of the project. The Tres Rios office of the Bureau of Land Management approved 22.5 miles of additional...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Bayfield youth volleyball camps scheduled

Youth volleyball camps with Tom Hilbert, the Colorado State University volleyball head coach, will be held in June at Bayfield High School, 800 County Road 501: June 4-5: 9th-12th grade, $100 June...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.: hike Haflin Creek Trail; call or email Wayne Bedor at 769-6548, 764-4089 or waynebedor@yahoo.com. Sunday, 9 a.m.:...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alaska games mimic hunting tasks, like sneaking up on a seal

JUNEAU, Alaska – To most spectators, the term “Olympics” means world-class swimming competitions, downhill skiing or the 100-meter dash. But near the Arctic Circle, a different type of Olympics for...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Women’s golf opening night to be April 30

An opening night event for Hillcrest Women’s Golf Association will be held at 5 p.m. April 30 at Hillcrest Golf Club, 2300 Rim Drive. Attendees will learn about the organization and the event will...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Carvers to hold Fall Blaze registration Sunday

The Fall Blaze bicycle tour registration party will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. The event will feature free food, drinks and giveaways. Proceeds from the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors