view to the west

VIEW TO THE WEST | Hot Buttered Corn Snow
by Peter Shelton
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Easter Sunday corn snow creates a youthful resurgence.
VIEW TO THE WEST | All That Jazz
by Peter Shelton
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Aficionados had been griping for years about the lack of jazz in Ouray County; now they’ve got it, and it swings.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc, Troisième Stage
by Peter Shelton
Mar 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In this final installment of the Raid Blanc series, the team from Smugglers’ Notch does battle, sort of, with the boys from Piau Engaly.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc, Part 2
by Peter Shelton
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For the author, the deuxième Raid Blanc got off to a shaky start.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc: Old School Rando
by Peter Shelton
Mar 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author remembers an early mountaineering race across the Alps.
VIEW TO THE WEST | New Kids on the Block, Part 2
by Peter Shelton
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
This particular clash between the New West and the Old ended without real resolution.
VIEW TO THE WEST | New Kids On the Block
by Peter Shelton
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Old West and the New collided on South Cora Street three decades ago.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Slow Lifts, The Upside
by Peter Shelton
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
You meet the most amazing people on chairlift rides, especially long, slow doubles.
VIEW TO THE WEST | A Fork in the Road
by Peter Shelton
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion sparked some difficult memories from the author’s past.
VIEW TO THE WEST | X(Rated) Games
by Peter Shelton
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether it’s true or not, the Winter XGames always put on a show.
VIEW TO THE WEST | A Death in Colona
by Peter Shelton
Jan 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author watches a wounded doe during the coldest days of the winter.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Winter Storm Gandolf
by Peter Shelton
Jan 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Blizzard driving: not recommended.
VIEW TO THE WEST | One Hundred Names For Snow
by Peter Shelton
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Eskimos may have 100 words for snow, but we have almost that many to describe snow on cars.
VIEW TO THE WEST | A World Of Pain And Magic
by Peter Shelton
Jan 03, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Yesterday, Dec. 29, was my sister Polly’s birthday. She would have been 62. Today, an article in the Sunday New York Times took me back to 1972 and a year I spent in New York, during the time Polly...
VIEW TO THE WEST | Holding On and Letting Go: Resolutions 2013
by Peter Shelton
Dec 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
These New Year’s resolutions run the gamut from banishing bitterness to borrowing from a 17-year-old.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Keep the World Cup
by Peter Shelton
Dec 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s third SBX World Cup last weekend represents an investment that Telski should continue.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Birthdays: Telluride 40, Alta 75
by Peter Shelton
Dec 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Telluride ski area gets ready to celebrate 40 years, Alta looks back on 75.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Lindsey Vonn, Drama Queen
by Peter Shelton
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Reigning World Cup overall champion, and drama queen, Lindsey Vonn won three straight races last weekend in Canada.
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Eagle and the Cranes
by Peter Shelton
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes the sight of sandhill cranes migrating through the Uncompahgre Valley comes with added drama.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Giving Thanks, With Reservations
by Peter Shelton
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
From election results to the weather to the Gaza Strip, ‘tis the season for giving thanks, with reservations.