• Telluride: Another Season

    3 weeks ago.

    A few moments ago (or is it my age?), we returned from our Autumn travels to find Telluride, and especially the surrounding mountains, blanketed with early season snow. So the opening of the ski area just before Thanksgiving was a…

  • Snow Sunday: Singles Line

    1 month ago.

    Remember back in the day when there was no singles line in Telluride? Instead of being automatically funneled into the lift line and efficiently matched up with an incomplete chair load, you stood in line awkwardly, looked around, then yelled,…

  • TASP: “20 Years of Blue” Celebration

    2 months ago.

    Tickets for TASP’s “20 Years of Blue” Celebration, $70 in advance.; $75 at the door here. Tickets will also be for sale in Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village in front of the TASP van on Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4,…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Gus Kenworthy, X Games 2016 Preview

    3 months ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus continues with tips about ways to empower “Your Inner Athlete.” This week, Haley talks with Telluride’s Gus Kenworthy about how being in the closet, in other words hiding, affected the superstar athlete and local (well, international) hero physically, physiologically, and…

  • Snow Sunday: The Gift of Ski Racing

    3 months ago.

    Each sport has its own rituals, its own culture, its own weekend routine. And for those of us who grew up as athletes, it is these weekend routines, more so than the competitions, that defined our childhood. For me that…

  • Telski Celebrates Telluride Adaptive Sports Program

    3 months ago.

    Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a new initiative by the Telluride Ski and Golf Company. While justifiably proud of Telluride's reputation as a haven for those seeking the biggest drops, the gnarliest lines, Telski has launched the…

  • Snow Sunday: What Skiing With Teenagers Can Teach You

    4 months ago.

    It was the last thing I needed to be doing. Ski P.E. at the Telluride Mountain School. I had papers to grade, a house to pack up to rent for Christmas, a graduate school class to prepare for, and a…

  • Telluride, Always for Christmas

    4 months ago.

    What was true two years in 2013 when our regular contributor Jesse James Mctigue originally wrote this story is abundantly true today, as we look out our windows at our winter wonderland: Telluride always for Christmas. A colleague asked me if…

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

    5 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: The Real Deal

    5 months ago.

    Turkey day? Meh. Opening day of the winter ski season in Telluride (November 26). Now you’re talking. Reasons why Telluride over any other ski resort are laid out in purple prose (dusted with snow white) by one of our wonderful Sunday ladies,…

  • KOTO-fm: Ski Swap, Fun Starts 11/12

    6 months ago.

    KOTO Radio is happy to announce its 40th Annual KOTO Ski Swap. KOTO-f's annual ski swap takes place this year as follows: Thursday, November 12; Friday, November 13, Saturday, November 14, and Sunday, November 15, at the Wilkinson Public Library. Trade in your old winter swag and…

  • Fall Sunday: How I Fell for the Mountains to Desert Ride

    7 months ago.

    My path to a road bike started with (as the best things often do) a dare. Or perhaps I should say a compromise. My husband Andy wanted me to ride the Mountains to Desert Ride, a 103-mile ride from Telluride…

  • Telluride Adaptive Sports Program: Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic

    7 months ago.

      On Thursday, September 17, 2015 the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program will host their 17th Annual Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic. This tournament will take place at the Telluride Ski and Golf Club in the Mountain Village with proceeds benefiting…

  • Summer Sunday: Climbing Ajax for the First Time (With Kids Hiking!)

    7 months ago.

    The day started with a trip to Clark’s candy aisle at 7 o’clock in the morning. “Pick out anything you’d like,” I said to my girls, ages 6 and 9. Siri and Quincy looked at me like I was crazy.…

  • Summer Sunday: The Real Reason Women Hike

    8 months ago.

    My favorite summer sport is mountain biking. But, I’ve found, if I want to hang with my girlfriends in the summer, I’ve got to hike. Sure, a few are up for a weekday ride, and more are game for a…

  • Summer Sunday: Finding Chanterelles

    8 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,…