Telluride News

Telluride News

Winter 2008-2009

Features Unparalleled by Matthew Beaudin Introducing a Revelation in Ski Terrain On the Catwalk by Patrick Healy Telluride AIDS Benefit Hits the Mark With a Little Help From My Snowmaking Friends by Peter Shelton Anatomy of An Avalanche by Mark Rikkers and Aaron Rodriguez What Triggers a Slide? Shadows from the Past by Andrea Benda […]

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25 Years Later

By: Mary Duffy It was with little forethought and less planning that the Telluride Times issued the first Telluride Magazine in the winter of 1982/83. No one on the newspaper’s staff had any experience with four-color production, but in a place as beautiful as Telluride, a magazine seemed a natural fit. The time was right:

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I Hear that Train A Comin’

By: Paul O’Rourke From formal parlor rooms on Columbia Avenue to saloons and dance halls on Pacific, Telluride celebrated for three days. It would have been difficult to find anyone in town that Thanksgiving weekend in 1890 who was not toasting the long-awaited arrival of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad. The Telluride Journal offered its

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Word Diggity

By: Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer Sure, you know how to ski. You may even board. And if your knees were better, you could probably even shralp like a young person. But can you talk like the youngsters? If you’re having a hard time interpreting the dudes sitting next to you on the lifts (as I sometimes

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Backcountry Retreats

By: Lance Waring Heavy backpacks are an invention of the devil. While the idea of exploring the snow-clad mountains is appealing, the pile of gear required for a winter overnight expedition to the high country—tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, stove, food, clothing, skis or snowshoes, and the other backcountry essentials—is daunting. And when you stuff

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Winter 2007-2008

Features Clump By: Rob Story What does a clump of snow have to do with a modern-day ski bum? Backcountry Retreats By: Lance Waring Mountain retreats around Telluride that balance rustic adventure with cozy comfort. Word Diggity By: Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer Learn some new vocabulary endorsed by today’s youth. I Hear that Train A Comin’

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