Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has more than 20 clients lined up each fall for trips deep into Wyoming’s western wilderness to shoot mule deer, prized by hunters for their...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Backcountry skiing Silverton: There’s an app for that

Just in time for winter, a backcountry ski guidebook for the San Juan Mountains around Silverton developed by Fort Lewis College students can now be accessed through the convenience of a cellphone...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Utah ski resorts giddy over Olympic bid

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. But there’s...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Purgatory Resort to open Saturday despite warm weather

Warm weather is no deterrent for Purgatory Resort’s opening day Saturday, when the ski area will celebrate the beginning of its 52nd season. Resort spokeswoman Kim Oyler said Purgatory nearly...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wolf Creek Ski Area opens this weekend

Wolf Creek Ski Area announced on Friday that it will open on weekends beginning this Saturday and Sunday. Nova Lift, Wolf Creek’s beginner double chairlift, will be operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A place on the river

COLORADO SPRINGS – From Skaguay Reservoir, the women with fly rods hike about 2 miles through the valley, following upstream to find their very own place. Meet the Pikes Peak Women Anglers, the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wolf Creek Ski Area approved for new lift

Next season, skiers and snowboarders at Wolf Creek Ski Area could spend less time shuffling back to the Alberta Lift after venturing too far east. The U.S. Forest Service announced approval of the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

‘Reel Rock 12’ to arrive in Durango

“Reel Rock Tour 12,” an adventure film festival, will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, at the Community Concert Hall, at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. The festival will feature rock climbers Margo...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado Parks and Wildlife releases new fishing app

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, a mobile fishing app, for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations. “We’re excited to...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Silverton Mountain opens for first runs of the season and says: ‘THIS IS NOT A JOKE!’

The first runs of the 2017-18 ski season were made Sunday at Silverton Mountain, North America’s highest altitude ski areas with a peak of 13,487 feet. According to a news release, a snow system...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

‘Wild, stronger, together’

The above title makes one think of the Wild Bunch, from last month’s column, merged with other Wild Bunches and are conquering the world. You’d be wrong if that’s what you thought. No, “Wild,...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hunters urged to hit the range before season starts

Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges big-game hunters to sight their rifles and practice shooting at the range before the hunting season starts. “Hunters who are thoroughly familiar with their rifles...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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