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

    Yesterday

    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…

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

    2 weeks 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…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Report, 1/10/2015

    2 weeks ago.

    Clouds are beginning to move into the 4-corners this morning ahead of the next San Juan storm. By later tonight/Sunday morning scattered snow showers will increase as an upper level trough moves into the mountains. With a lack of strong…

  • Happy New Year? Maybe Not for Some Species

    3 weeks 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 Report~~Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    1 month 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

    1 month 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…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Trail Committee on the Value of Regional Trails

    1 month ago.

     The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC)'s Trail Committee celebrates its third year serving the Telluride area's trail access and creation with a push to educate the community on its current initiatives and projects. Throughout 2014, the Committee has increased collaborative efforts with trail and…

  • Climate Hawks on the Left & Why

    1 month 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…

  • Why We Feel Super in Nature

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Environment Colorado: 20% Solar by 2025

    2 months ago.

    Funny how sometimes a seemingly negative event can have positive effects. Case in point: our primary credit card was one of many recently compromised, resulting in a new credit card number. Today I was on the phone with Jeanne Bassett…

  • Telski: Ullr Smiles on Telluride

    2 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…

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

    3 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'

    4 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…

  • Fall Sunday: Backpacking With Kids in the Weminuche

    4 months ago.

    When you have kids, you give up a few things. Sleep. Money. Time. You accept the trade-off: deprivation for family. Andy and I were down with all of that. But one thing we weren’t okay with giving up was backpacking.…

  • Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City

    4 months ago.

    As reported by Nick Visser, the associate green editor at The Huffington Post, Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City. More than 300,000 people turned out for the People's Climate March in New York City on…