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

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

Dolores River Anglers fishing derby again provides thrills

Despite some rainy weather that kept some less hardy fishermen indoors, this year’s annual Dolores River Anglers Fish Derby proved to be a rousing success for the ninth consecutive year. Taking...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Back Country Horsemen to host annual tack sale

The Journal The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will host its annual Tack and Equipment Consignment Sale at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 2. Saddles, tack, equipment,...

DATE: May 15, 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

Officials increase limit for licenses on some big game

The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION – State wildlife commissioners are extending the limits for licenses for a several big-game species while cutting back on licenses for elk. The Daily Sentinel...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Any great fishing hole depends on the well-being of its bugs. In a key stretch of the Colorado River below a dam on the Arizona-Utah border, anglers have been pulling out long,...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Drop-in tennis offered through spring

The Durango Community Tennis Association holds drop-in tennis at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave., and at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Needham Elementary School, 2425...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Discover Neon Canyon and Golden Cathedral in the Utah desert

Imagine descending a massive sandstone slab, fording a mighty tributary of the Colorado River, walking up a canyon whose perpendicular walls glisten and entering the Golden Cathedral, a deep...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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