Margaret Hedderman

Durango

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  1. Ancient Architecture and Modern-Day Adventure at Mesa Verde National Park

    Durango

    For architecture and adventure at Mesa Verde National Park, forgo the car in favor of a bike, or explore the park's many excellent trails.

  2. Durango Wheel Club: Tearing It Up on Two Wheels Since 1895

    Durango

    A deeper look at the Durango Wheel Club, which has been riding strong since 1895 and boasts a bevy of champion riders on its teams.

  3. Colorado Trail Junction Creek to Gudy's Rest

    Durango

    A local favorite, this 8-miler offers stunning views for hikers of all levels.

  4. Animas Mountain - Trail Running

    Durango

    Tough, but extremely rewarding, Animas Mountain provides a stout workout, but stunning views along the way to help ease the pain.

  5. Twin Buttes Trail Running

    Durango

    Run mountain biking style on this fast fun run sprinting down spiraling berms, jogging across open flats, and jaunting across numerous low, wooden bridges.

  6. Horse Gulch Telegraph Trails System

    Durango

    A great trail system for beginners and seasoned runners alike offering everything from mellow jogs through meadows to intense scrambling sessions up and down the ridges.

  7. Fume Wall

    Durango

    A short drive from town and a quick approach makes this limestone crag perfect a post-work workout.

  8. Turtle Lake Boulder Garden

    Durango

    This sandstone boulder field hidden beneath the shade of scrub oak offers a wide collection of bouldering problems for beginning to advanced climbers. Turtle Lake is Durango’s year-round outdoor bouldering gym.

  9. Falls Creek Hiking

    Durango

    Discretely tucked away behind the hubbub of Durango, the Falls Creek trail system undulates through what many locals call Hidden Valley. These easily accessible trails follow the remote CR 205 through a wide, grassy meadow with white sandstone cliffs flanking it on either side.

  10. 5 Reasons to Sign Up for the Kennebec Mountain Run

    Durango

    The Kennebec Mountain Run is a tough, 15-mile trail race with 3,000 feet of elevation gain and stunning views. Here, 5 reasons to sign up.

  11. Cascade Creek Hiking

    Durango

    Spend an afternoon at peace in nature, walking alongside the rushing Cascade Creek and wandering through long meadows painted with wildflowers. The Cascade Creek Trail, which sits just below Engineer Mountain, is a calm and quiet alternative to many of the more grandiose hikes in the area.

  12. Molas Pass - Colorado Trail Segment 25

    Durango

    There are few places in the world that can compare to the raw, boundless beauty of Molas Pass. At 10,910 ft. above sea level, Molas Pass affords uninterrupted views of the oft-snowcapped peaks that make up the Twilights, the Needles, and the Grenadiers.

  13. Crater Lake Backpacking

    Durango

    A perfect spot for an overnight or full weekend of camping fun offering endless photo-opps and lots of places to explore from the campsite.

  14. Skyline Trail - Running

    Durango

    It’s not called Skyline for nothing. This 9-mile loop, which also includes Raider Ridge and the Powerline Trail, soars above Durango for unobstructed 360-degree views. But, like all good things, you’ve got to work for it.

  15. Rim Trail - Lion's Den

    Durango

    Better than the river trail with views of the Animas River Valley and the La Platas, the Rim Trail circumnavigates Fort Lewis College and Hill Crest Golf Course all while offering unimpeded views of Historic Downtown Durango.

  16. Engineer Mountain - Hiking

    Durango

    Engineer Mountain is one of the most iconic peaks in this area. If an advertisement for Durango doesn’t have a picture of the D&SNG train, it will undoubtedly feature this raw and spiny mountain.

  17. Golf Wall Climbing

    Durango

    Don’t let the short, easy approach lure you into a false sense of ease; Golf Wall hosts some of the most difficult sport climbing in the Durango area. These short, powerful limestone routes often incorporate a bouldery start that will leave you pumped.

  18. 5 Awesome After-Work Adventures in Durango

    Durango

    From climbing to hiking to biking, after-work adventures in Durango offer an easy way to decompress from the stresses of the day.

  19. Durango Bucket-List Adventure: Taking the Train to Chicago Basin

    Durango

    Taking the train to Chicago Basin makes for a great Durango day adventure, with some epic hiking at hand. Here's what to expect.

  20. 5 Awesome Durango Backpacking Trips To Do Before Summer Ends

    Durango

    Summer's winding down, but there's still plenty of time to get cracking on some great Durango backpacking trips. Here, 5 of our favorite.

  21. Autumn Adventure: Durango Campgrounds Full of Fall Colors

    Durango

    Forgo the leaf-peeping drives and opt for full immersion in autumn's awesome hues. Here, Durango campgrounds that are awash in fall colors.

  22. Durango’s Fall Bucket List: 7 Adventures To Tackle Before Winter

    Durango

    So what if there's no snow yet? Fall in Durango means ample opportunities for climbing, backpacking, and hiking. Here's where to go.

  23. Autumn in Durango: 5 Great Hikes for Fall Foliage

    Durango

    Take advantage of autumn in Durango with these 5 great hikes that showcase Colorado's stunning fall foliage.