• Mountain Village: Green Country

    6 days ago.

    What color is Mountain Village? The correct answer is not beige, as one visiting journalist suggested (after an all-too-cursory look-see). Somehow he missed the white. Mountain Village is an embarrassment of snow white this winter, perhaps from some breaking open…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Fundraiser, Film Night

    1 week 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

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Telski: First Snow of the 2015-16 Ski Season!

    4 months ago.

    Passes for upcoming winter season here. We’ve been teasing it for the past few weeks, but recently Telluride woke up to the first true signs of winter. A storm blew through, leaving the surrounding mountains covered in a dusting of pure…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Trails Survey

    4 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

    5 months 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

    6 months 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…

  • Summer Sunday: Ridgway Area Trails Does It Right

    6 months ago.

    Mid-July is the peak time for mountain biking on the high-alpine terrain in Telluride. The trails are tacky, the wildflowers are blooming and our legs have the early summer miles that boost our endurance. However, summer is also the perfect…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: 1st Annual Pig Roast, 7/30

    6 months ago.

    Telluride Mountain Club announced its 1st Pig Roast. Become a member or renew your membership on Thursday, July 30, at the fun event in Telluride Town Park.   The Telluride Mountain Club (TMC)  promotes personal responsibility, safety, and self-sufficiency while…

  • Town Talks: A Look at Solar Energy & Greenhouse Effect

    6 months ago.

    Come learn how the laws of physics are governing climate change and our attempts at green energy  this coming Tuesday, July 21, 6:00 p.m., Telluride Mountain Village Conference Center. Talk hosted by the Telluride Science Research Center. Admission is free. Cash bar starts…

  • Telluride Goes [Mostly] Dark for Inaugural Dark Sky Event

    6 months ago.

    Telluride Mountainfilm, town work together for one-of-a-kind program. Typically, the only souls who can be found roaming Telluride’s streets at 3 a.m. are bears and the occasional insomniacs. But on May 24, during Telluride Mountainfilm, roughly 80 people — photographers, astronomy fans…

  • Summer Sunday: Backpacking with Grandpa

    7 months ago.

    When your 74-year old father-in-law calls to say he wants to spend some time with your kids this summer, you’re thinking the beach. Or maybe a visit back East. Possibly, Disneyland. What you’re not thinking is that he wants to…

  • TSRC Town Talk: Nanoscience & Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy

    7 months ago.

    Come hear Todd Krauss, former TED speaker & PhD Professor of Chemistry, University of Rochester, talk about his research in gathering solar energy more efficiently with light harvesting quantum dots, a new technology that will lead us into a more sustainable future. Tuesday,…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.06.25

    7 months ago.

    June 25 to July 2, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Mercury Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn If you haven’t noticed the celestial event happening in the western twilight sky for the entire month of June, perhaps it’s time to take a look.…

  • Mountain Village: Solar Rebates

    8 months ago.

    In line with Mountain Village’s environmental ethos, the town is offering significant savings to those who install solar on their home or business. First launched in 2014, the Solar Energy Rebate Program awards those by offering a rebate of $0.40…