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Crestone youth captures April 8 full eclipse in Texas

By Mark “Ziggy” Eilets As I awoke on the bright and early morning of April 6, I was jumping with joy to get in my...

Sports transition: Bball ends and track runs

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  HS Boys Basketball ends After a tough 73-39 playoff loss against the Stratton Eagles the Moffat Cowboys season officially comes to an end....

Colorado 2024-2025 fishing licenses are now available

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) reminds anglers the 2024-2025 fishing season is officially here. The 2024-2025 fishing license is valid from March 1,...

Is it a scooter? Is it a bike? e-bikes offer new alternative

By Wade Lockhart. Are e-bikes part of the new transportation revolution?  During the warmer months, and even year-round when the roads are not icy, one sees...

Land, Water & People: Winter in the Mountains

By Kelly Defaye, Visitor Information Coordinator, Rio Grande National Forest. To set the scene, I’ve been working at the ranger station for about six to...

Into the Wild: Snowshoes and snow caves

By Bruce Becker. Anyone can do the things I’ve done if they’re willing to live the life I’ve led. ~ Fool’s Crow Winter camping. When I...

Culturally modified trees: Great Sand Dunes trees speak to the land’s rich Indigenous history

By Daniel Hart. While the Great Sand Dunes are probably most well known as a natural and geological wonder, the shifting folds of graceful sinuous...

Long runs, no lines, fresh powder … What’s not to like about Wolf Creek?

Just a 1.5-hour drive from Crestone, Wolf Creek Ski Resort is the perfect day trip for some fun in the snow. You won’t find...

Great local hikes abound around Crestone

by Thomas Cleary photo of Willow Lake and upper valley by Emmy Savage The upcoming series of summer articles will highlight several outdoor attractions in and...

Saguache Ranger District exploring interest in outfitting & guiding services for Crestone & the region

In an effort to enhance rural communities and facilitate greater access to National Forest Lands, the Saguache Ranger District of the Rio Grande National...

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