The Independent Weekly Line on Durango and Beyond
Purgatory freestyle and freeride skiers are flying high. Both teams competed last weekend, Jan. 20-21, in the inaugural competition of the season, held in Telluride.
A new pro bike race is rolling into the state. The inaugural “Colorado Classic” is set to hit the roads Aug. 10-13, passing through Denver, Colorado Springs and Breckenridge.
Durango native Ryne Olson is officially top dog. On Monday, Olson, 28, crossed the finish line first in the Copper Basin 300, a 300-mile sled-dog race in Alaska.
Think the ride to Silverton is tough? Try a grueling 5,700-mile, 24-day bike ride across Siberia.
They may be skinny, but they’re strong. In October, Outside magazine online set out to decide, once and for all, what was the toughest outdoor sport.
As surreal as it may seem, Inauguration Day – Fri., Jan. 20, in case you didn’t know – is fast approaching. But a group of local women are not planning to take the event sitting down.
Seems when it comes to cannabis research, the feds may be getting skunked. According to a CU-Boulder study, federally produced cannabis for research doesn’t hold snuff to the potency of what’s available on the free market.
Sick of the “elitist attitude” in San Fran, Metallica frontman James Hetfield and his family are moving to – wait for it – Vail.