This way up

Raider Ridge could be getting more attainable. The City of Durango will host a public meeting this Thurs., Aug 9, to discuss a proposal from Trails 2000 to build a new trail in SkyRidge open space. The trail would connect the Powerline Trail, at Molas Drive, to Raiders Ridge. Currently, the only other (legal) ways to access the Ridge are via Horse Gulch or the Skyline Trail, to the north of SkyRidge.

The meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Jenkins Ranch Park picnic shelter, at 435 Jenkins Ranch Road. Those unable to attend but who still wish to comment can submit thoughts to the Parks and Recreation Department at