• Summer Sunday: Ridgway Area Trails Does It Right

    2 days 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

    1 week 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

    1 week 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

    1 week 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

    3 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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

    1 month 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…

  • Mountain Village: Noxious Weeds Seminar, 6/5/2015

    1 month ago.

    Mountain Village hosts regional educational noxious weeds seminar, launching community weed control rebate program. Event takes place Friday, June 5. Controlling noxious weeds in the alpine environment of San Miguel County takes the entire community’s support and due diligence. To…

  • Pryor Engagement: Guatemala

    3 months ago.

    Telluride local John Pryor is executive director of LightHawk, the nonprofit dedicated to accelerating conservation success through the powerful perspective of flight. Since his tenure with the company is relatively short – he Joined LightHawk just a year ago – John went on a very exciting expedition…

  • Telluride Arts District: Wayfinding Upgrade Announced

    4 months 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

    6 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…

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

    6 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…

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

    6 months 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

    6 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

    7 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…