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

    8 hours 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

    Yesterday

    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 days 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 days 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…

  • KOTO Ski Swap

    2 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

    3 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…

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

    1 month 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…

  • What Surfers Can Teach Us About Living Well

    1 month 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

    1 month 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…

  • Fall Sunday: Backpacking With Kids in the Weminuche

    2 months ago.

    When you have kids, you give up a few things. Sleep. Money. Time. You accept the trade-off: deprivation for family. Andy and I were down with all of that. But one thing we weren’t okay with giving up was backpacking.…

  • 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

    2 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…

  • Summer Sunday: Sneffels Highline

    4 months ago.

    In Telluride, dates out can be a little different. Those of us who live in the mountains are a strange breed. We love snow and ice as much as a cool chardonnay. We seek new trails like those in the…