• Telluride Arts District: Wayfinding Upgrade Announced

    1 month ago.

    Where are you? Where are you heading to? Wayfinding informs people of their surroundings in the built environment. The Telluride Arts District, in partnership with the Town of Telluride, is embarking on an update of signage and information that will make it…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast ~~ 1/29/15

    2 months ago.

    The storm for the next few days is an upper-level trough hovering along the California coast. A closed-low will form along the Mexico/Arizona border tomorrow night. It will then move down south along the Baja Peninsula before lifting and moving…

  • Tiny Houses in Telluride?

    2 months ago.

    Mountainfilm is always ahead of the curve. In 2013, Mountainfilm showed “Tiny: A Story About Living Small.” The doc about living small featured writer and multimedia project manager Merete Mueller, a writer laser-focused on environmental sustainability, and graphic designer and videographer Chris…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Report ~~ Monday, 1/12/15

    3 months ago.

    The San Juans are currently between storms with partly cloudy skies and warming temperatures, but by this afternoon an upper level low pressure trough currently forming in the Great Basin will move into western Colorado and mix with moisture flowing…

  • Happy New Year? Maybe Not for Some Species

    3 months ago.

    We are busy now trying to actualize what we resolved, champagne glass in hand, to accomplish in 2015. But how about this sobering news found in a blog by Anastasia Pantsios in EcoWatch? Anyone who has ever visited a zoo has…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast~~UPDATE~~ Sunday. 12/21/2014

    3 months ago.

    PRECIP WILL START SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE BECOMING MORE STEADY NOON ONWARDS WITH THE HEAVIEST PRECIP EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SOME HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A FOOT TO OVER 2 FEET OF SNOW FOR THE PARK/GORE AND ELKHEAD MTNS MAINLY…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Report~~Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    4 months ago.

    Clouds presently moving into southwest Colorado that may bring a few inches of snow to the higher elevations but a better chance tomorrow for moisture in the high country. A large low pressure trough containing several shortwaves will affect the…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast~~Thursday, December 11, 2014

    4 months ago.

    Enjoy the last few days of warm, sunny December because a strong Pacific trough that is presently drenching California and the Pac. NW will be moving into Colorado on SW flow beginning Saturday.  We have high cirrus clouds streaming into…

  • Climate Hawks on the Left & Why

    4 months ago.

    Not all green-leaning folks fit under one large umbrella. Turns out there are shades of green, real differences among those who love Mother Nature and want to save the planet. In this article which appeared in Grist, David Roberts parses the…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast~~Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    4 months ago.

    High clouds floating through today from a closed low off the California coast that is spinning warm air  into western Colorado  and carrying impressive moisture on SW flow..  But with weak storm dynamics (low vorticity/vertical instability), warm temps & mostly…

  • Why We Feel Super in Nature

    4 months ago.

    Kris Abrams is a nature-based psychotherapist and shamanic practitioner with Cedar Tree Healing Arts. I found her story, “10 Reasons Why We Feel So good in Nature” in EcoWatch and thought it was well worthing sharing – before or after your next foray…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast: 11/20/2014

    4 months ago.

    Our dry weather will soon be history with the start of another storm cycle carried on a moist Pacific trough moving into the Colorado mountains beginning mid to late day Saturday.  A cold front associated with the system will make…

  • Telski: Ullr Smiles on Telluride

    5 months ago.

    Southwest Colorado Resort of Telluride receives 33" in latest snowstorm After a fairly dry fall, Norse snow god Ullr decided to smile on the Southwest Colorado town of Telluride. The ski area is now blanketed in snow after a three- day…

  • Fall Sunday: Slow Down and Breathe

    5 months ago.

    I don't watch TV much. I don't really watch TV at all—we don't have a cable or satellite account, so the only programs I see are on the  iPad, the occasional series that was popular enough to replay on Netflix…

  • Telluride: Homesickness for a Place You've Never Seen

    6 months ago.

    "Telluride? Big mistake- you"ll never leave!" I had stayed for a few days with my friend Rico in Aspen, was headed for some solo camping in the Canyonlands, and got a noon-ish start because of a mid-fall snowstorm and a…

  • His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

    6 months ago.

    Rena Silverman, met up with the photographer Sebastiao Salgado, in New York City on Thursday and conducted a very interesting interview  with the man about his work and new exhibit; (published in NPR's Goats & Soda Blog). They're silvery and…