• Nugget Theater: New Avalanche Awareness PSA

    1 week ago.

    A new public service announcement (PSA) screening at Telluride’s Nugget Theater is meant to get locals and visitors to enroll in avalanche awareness classes. With the increase in back-country and side-country users, skiers and boarders need to educate themselves about backcountry protocol,…

  • Mountain Village: Smart Irrigation & Water Conservation

    2 weeks ago.

    Mountain Village launches its sixth and final environmental incentive program for 2016. Smart Irrigation entices residents to conserve water. The premise behind the Town of Mountain Village's newest incentive – Smart Irrigation Controls – is to help water customers use only…

  • Changing How We Look at the Natural World

    1 month ago.

    David Suzuki, Ronald Wright and Telluride Mountainfilm regular Wade Davis talk about the fact “We Must Change the Way We Look at the Natural World.” Insights in this EcoWatch blog by James Hoggan that follows. In my last blog I reported some dire…

  • Colorado River: Talk + Film at Jagged Edge, 7/28

    1 month ago.

    Telluride’s Jagged Edge and The Nature Conservancy celebrate 50 years of conservation in Colorado with talks and a film screening. The focus of the evening is the Colorado River, one of the most endangered rivers in the U.S. The free event…

  • TSRC Town Talks: Clouds & Climate Change

    2 months ago.

    Graham Feingold speaks at the Telluride Conference Center  starting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21,  part of Telluride Science Research Center’s (TSRC) Town Talks in Mountain Village. Admission is free; cash bar opens at 5:30 p.m. Finicky and ephemeral, clouds are hard to pin…

  • Mountain Village: Incentive Programs Galore

    3 months ago.

    For more information on Mountain Village incentive programs, go here.   The Town of Mountain Village is investing over $170,000 in community incentive programs focused on the environment. The reason for doing so is simple and two-fold: Mountain Village wants…

  • Regional SMART Transit

    3 months ago.

    Town of Mountain Village survey supports Smart Transit. Government one step closer to an election. The Town of Mountain Village,  The Town of Telluride, and San Miguel County recently released the results of a transportation survey, which found that most responders are…

  • Spring Sunday: Camping for Mother’s Day Please!

    3 months ago.

    I’ve never been a Sunday Brunch Mother’s Day kind of girl. Don’t get me wrong, I love migas and mimosas as much as the next mom. Serve them up with hot coffee and some cinnamon rolls please! (Let me linger…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Fundraiser, Film Night

    7 months ago.

    The Telluride Mountain Club Presents an Evening of Short Films at the Sheridan Opera House. Event is Thursday, February 4. Doors, 6 p.m.; show time, 7 p.m. Non-TMC members $10 at the door. TMC members are free. Telluride Mountain Club…

  • Snow Sunday: How To Think About Snow in A Ski Town

    9 months ago.

    Last week, I had a crappy week. I don’t mean “ski town crappy” in that it was off-season so my favorite yoga class was cancelled or the Butcher and Baker had sold out of all their sausage breakfast burritos or…

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 26 More Inches of New – And Counting

    9 months ago.

    The Telluride Ski Resort is happy to announce that thanks to the latest dump of fluffy, white powder over the past two days, our November snow total is now more than 4.5 feet. Between that and cold nighttime temperatures, our grooming team has…

  • Telluride Best in Colorado

    10 months ago.

    In the recent reader’s survey in Ski Magazine, (October 2015 issue), Telluride deemed best ski resort in Colorado; 4th in the West. Don't wait to book your vacation. Go here for information about ski-and-stay packages.  When readers fill out the resort survey…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Trails Survey

    11 months ago.

    Telluride Mountain Club seeks to create a trails vision for the Telluride region. The Telluride Mountain Club (TMC) has created a survey for locals and visitors of Telluride to help create a regional trails vision. The survey is intended to compile…

  • Summer Sunday: Finding Chanterelles

    1 year ago.

    The goal of the trip wasn’t to gather mushrooms. We were headed to a hut to enjoy the last days of summer before school began. We were 12 people strong, 6 adults, 6 kids, loaded to the gills with chocolate,…

  • Tradd Cotter Returns to Mushroom Fest 2015

    1 year ago.

    The 35th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival – Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16, 2015 – with pre-conference workshops, Wednesday, August 12. Festival celebrates multiple uses of all things fungi. This year, the event is being held at the historic Sheridan Opera House, so seats are limited. If…

  • Telluride Mushroom Festival 2015: Overview

    1 year ago.

    The 35th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival – Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16, 2015 – with pre-conference workshops, Wednesday, August 12. Festival celebrates multitude uses of all things fungi. This year, the event is being held at the historic Sheridan Opera House, so seats are limited. If…