Its that special time of year again, when wildlife biologists have determined that big-game herds have packed up and moved on to greener, and higher, pastures. In their place, citizens of Durango are free to frolic in one of their favorite backyard stashes, Animas City Mountain. Heres a look at the weekend opener, marking the unofficial start to the spring trail season.

Animas City Mountain, once again offering fine views of the
valley and beyond Local runner CJ McNeely takes a lap on the hill. Allen Riling enjoys one of the many fine bouldering
opportunities available on Animas Mountain Matt Turgeon presses onward. Off on another afternoon jog up Animas notoriously punishing yet
addictive climb.


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July 18, 2024
Rebuilding Craig

Agreement helps carve a path forward for town long dependent on coal

July 11, 2024
Reining it in

Amid rise in complaints, City embarks on renewed campaign to educate dog owners

July 11, 2024
Rolling retro

Vintage bikes get their day to shine with upcoming swap and sale