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Durango Ice Fishing Tournament at Vallecito Lake
Durango is a big fishing destination all year round — and not even a little snow and ice will stop the avid anglers. Durango Ice Fishing Tournament This… Read more “Durango Ice Fishing Tournament at Vallecito Lake”
Whitewater Rafting on Durango’s Animas River
The sun is shining. The snow is melting. And that means it’s almost that time of year again — time to get yourself in a raft and… Read more “Whitewater Rafting on Durango’s Animas River”
Backcountry Snowshoeing Tours in Durango
Get your snowshoes out and get your snowshoe on this Saturday, March 1, at Durango Mountain Resort. (I was going for a “get your swerve on” joke, but I don’t think it worked.)
You don’t have to go this Saturday; Alpenglow Snowshoe Tours leads groups of snowshoers on after-hours, backcountry trips every Saturday and other designated evenings. During the tour, you will ride the chairlift to the top of the mountain and then take your time snowshoeing down skier-free ski slopes as you enjoy the sunset. Trips are 3:30-5 p.m. and cost $60 per person The price includes your snowshoes, chairlift ride and guide as well as après-snowshoe drinks and appetizers at the Powderhouse restaurant. Call 970-385-2147 to reserve your spot.
Durango Mountain Resort also offers daily snowshoe tours at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Guides provide step-by-snowy-step instruction and as they lead groups on 2- to 3-mile trips into the surrounding hills of the San Juan Mountains. Snowshoers will get to see and learn about wildlife, geology and local flora and fauna during the trip. Call 970-385-2147 to make reservations.
Durango Mountain Resort is a 30-minute drive from Durango and a straight-shot north of the Durango Quality Inn on U.S. Highway 550. Book your room with us while you’re in Durango enjoying all of our winter sports!
Celebrate Snow at Durango Mountain Resort’s Winterfest
Winterfest at Durango Mountain Resort kicks off Friday and runs all weekend to celebrate all things snow-related. Among the many cold-weather activities are snow tubing, snowshoeing, dog… Read more “Celebrate Snow at Durango Mountain Resort’s Winterfest”
Full Moon Hike and Snowshoeing in Durango, Colorado
Next week, Durango Nature Studies is offering two chances to get out in the wilderness on snowshoes: one snowshoe hike during the day and the other beneath… Read more “Full Moon Hike and Snowshoeing in Durango, Colorado”
Jingle Bells and Sleigh Rides in Durango
Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? Yes, Christmas is over, and yes, you’re probably sick of that song. But winter will be in full swing for months to… Read more “Jingle Bells and Sleigh Rides in Durango”
Opening Day at Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory)
Friday’s a big day, guys. Like totally big. No, not because it’s Black Friday. Pffft. More like “Black Run Day” at Durango Mountain Resort! Opening day is… Read more “Opening Day at Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory)”
Halloween in Durango: Zombie Challenge race Oct. 26
We know you love “The Walking Dead.” We do, too. Now you can get a taste of what your favorite TV characters go through while you try… Read more “Halloween in Durango: Zombie Challenge race Oct. 26”
Halloween in Durango: Great Pumpkin Chase costume run Oct. 26
If dressing up in your Halloween costume just isn’t enough fun for you, how about running in your Halloween costume? If running in a tutu is more… Read more “Halloween in Durango: Great Pumpkin Chase costume run Oct. 26”