• Snow Sunday: Climbing Mountain Quail with Teenagers

    5 days ago.

    To be honest, at the start, there wasn’t very much enthusiasm about hiking up Mountain Quail, a ski run perched at the outer edge of Telluride’s Black Iron Bowl. It sits at roughly 12,500 feet and is only reached after…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Promotes BCA Link Radios in Backcountry

    2 weeks ago.

    In an effort to increase backcountry safety protocols, the Telluride Mountain Club promotes the use of Backcountry Access Link Radios. Over the past 20 years, Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) has been fighting to keep access open to Bear Creek, some…

  • 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…

  • Snow Sunday: When It Snows... Ski

    2 weeks ago.

    It’s Thursday morning December 18th. There are four or five inches of new snow, and a thousand reasons why I shouldn’t be in the lift line at 8:45a.m: The Christmas cards I haven’t sent, the stack of papers I haven’t…

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

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    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 Library: Learn More About Your Body to Improve Your Skiing

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    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…

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

    2 months 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

    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…

  • Winter Arrives in Telluride

    2 months 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

    2 months 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

    2 months 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…