view to the west
After 27 years, the columnist is moving on.
As the 40th Telluride Film Festival nears, memories of its early days.
Remembering the speed skiing championships on Velocity Peak outside Silverton in the early 1980s.
Purchased new in 1977, a deep-blue Jeep pickup grows paler (and rustier) by the season.
So-called action sports evolved in tandem with the decline of empire and the revolutions of the 20th century.
When monsoon season arrives at last, the result is not always temperate.
The death of solo hiker Randy Udall touches more than family.
An incident along the South Canal illustrates a cultural divide.
Homesickness doesn’t erase the foreignness of a foreign exchange.
Rattlesnake-venom, the Vietnam war, and Peter, Paul and Mary all played a role in the author’s first experience overseas.
Perspective is hard to come by when you are a 16-year-old exchange student.
On the 50th anniversary of the first successful American team on Mount Everest, did Mountainfilm’s special guests talk about “the fight?”
Twenty-one years ago, Nucla tried to bust out of its economic doldrums with a competitive prairie dog shoot.
As Mountainfilm in Telluride celebrates its 35th anniversary, the author recalls moments from the early years.
Montrose hosted round one of the state baseball tournament and came through with two wins to advance to the quarterfinals.
In tiny Alpine County, Calif., gays once attempted a political takeover.
Sometimes road visions stick in the mind as tenaciously as the family at the end of the drive.
The visual impact of “the house on the hill,” as it has come to be called here in Ouray County, would be difficult to overstate. It juts out over the valley of the Uncompahgre like a codpiece.
Colorado’s drought is in its second consecutive year, and the prognosis is not good.
A big spring snowstorm right after the ski area closes? It’s par for the course.