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

    1 week 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

    1 week 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…

  • Clark’s “Nolan’s 14”: Screening at Nugget Sunday, 11/23/2014

    1 week ago.

    Filmmaker and elite athlete Ben Clark screens his latest film about “Nolan’s 14,” the biggest mountain line in North America, perhaps the world. Show time is Sunday, 7:30 p.m., at the Nugget. Free to all, including swag. Think you’re tough?…

  • Telski: Ullr Smiles on Telluride

    1 week 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…

  • Fall Sunday: White Rim Redemption

    2 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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 Library: Life, Love & Big Hiking

    4 weeks ago.

    Thursday, November 6, 6 p.m., Wilkinson Public Library, Jennifer Pharr Davis, overall record holder on Appalachian Trail gives a presentation and signs her book, “Called Again." In 2011, Jennifer Pharr Davis became the overall record holder on the Appalachian Trail. By…

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

    1 month 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…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    1 month 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…

  • Telluride: What’s to love? Well, pretty much everything

    2 months ago.

    Telluride, Colorado. Formidable mountains ring the valley and the aspens are beginning their stunning flame-out in the late September heat. The little town bustles even in so-called off-season, alive with locals with a little less to do now that the…

  • 2015 Top-Ranked Western Ski Resorts, Telluride

    2 months ago.

    Guess who came in #4 overall. The following blurb by Rob Story was excerpted from Ski Magazine. We don’t want to take undue credit, but following years of elite rankings in SKI’s Resort Guide Scenery category—including No. 1 yet again…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Looking Ahead at Telluride’s Raunchy Past

    2 months ago.

    Editor’s note: I am reminded of the man every day. A talented sculptor, one of his mobiles sits on the coffee table in our living room. But I had not seen or heard from Oleh Lysiak for over 20 years. Ah, the wonders of…

  • Summer Sunday: When Grandpa's In Charge

    2 months ago.

    If Facebook ‘likes” are a measure of my parenting coolness, then most indicators show I’m a pretty cool mom. A picture of my seven-year-old, Mollie, jumping off a dock with her cousins – 31 likes. My four-year-old, Belle, euphorically jumping…

  • Summer Sunday: Sutcliffe Vineyards

    3 months ago.

    It’s not always easy to keep house guests happy in Telluride. Especially when they’ve been to our box canyon over a dozen times and are finding Bear Creek a little predictable. Which is why Andy and I decided to do…

  • Summer Sunday: Bike Trip

    3 months ago.

    I am not supposed to be riding a road bike through remote Western Utah right now. In fact, there are a hundred, no probably a thousand things that need my attention, namely parenting, working, or writing short stories for the…