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

    11 hours 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…

  • Snow Sunday: The First Arc

    5 days ago.

    As parents, we’re supposed to document it all. Her first word, her first tooth, her first step, and if you’re a former ski racer: her first arc. That’s right. The first time she actually arcs her ski using legitimate shin-to-tongue,…

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

    5 days 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 week 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 Library: Learn More About Your Body to Improve Your Skiing

    2 weeks ago.

    Learn what your body can do to improve your skiing with enhanced body awareness at talk at Wilkinson Public Library on Monday, December 8, 6:30 pm. Dr. Kim Hewson is a renowned orthopedic surgeon, who became a ski instructor at age 66…

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

    2 weeks 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…

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

    4 weeks 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…

  • Telluride Nordic Center: What’s Open, What’s In Store

    4 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Nordic Center in Telluride Town Park opens this Saturday November 22 at 10 am. The Center will have skate and classic skis, boots, and poles for rent as well as ice skates and sleds. Trails are groomed in the park…

  • Telski: Ullr Smiles on Telluride

    4 weeks 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…

  • Winter Arrives in Telluride

    4 weeks ago.

    The ski report this morning from Telski talked about 20" of snow in the last 48 hours. I know I shoveled that much out of my driveway. That's one way to get into shape to slide on the stuff! The…

  • Fall Sunday: White Rim Redemption

    1 month ago.

    As a mom, I plan outdoor adventures for my family all of the time. It’s usually last minute, with most of the necessary gear and ballpark directions to guide us to our destination. But, as a teacher who also leads…

  • KOTO Ski Swap

    1 month ago.

    KOTO Radio is happy to announce the 39th Annual KOTO Ski Swap happening Friday, November 7; Saturday, November 8; and Sunday, November 9, at the Wilkinson Public Library. Trade in your old winter swag and shop for some new ski gear while supporting…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: “Wild & Scenic” Film Fest

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Mountain Club offers off-season fun with adventure, outdoor & environmental films Join the Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) for an evening of inspirational, adrenaline-rushing, thought-provoking films at the Sheridan Opera House. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival ON TOUR screens for the first time…

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

    2 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…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    2 months ago.

    When I ride the Gondola into town, it’s only a matter of time before I’m identified as a “local." Usually, it happens by the second tower. Then, the inevitable two questions follow. “You live here? Do you know how lucky…

  • What Surfers Can Teach Us About Living Well

    2 months ago.

    Telluride locals generally have a smile on their face and exude an overall sense of well-being, especially when snow arrives before the end of September like it did today.  Although we love the mountains, when the off-season hits many of us head…