Great outdoors
96 results total, viewing 1 - 10

Photo Gallery: Taos Search and Rescue complete training mission near Carson

At a training exercise recently near Carson, Taos Search and Rescue went through a rigorous day-long training, which included a high angle rescue, an ELT search and a K-9 ground search. The skilled … more

Building up a mountain

An expansion plan for Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in Vadito percolated in Bruce Bolander's mind back in 1990. Decades later, that vision by Bolander, … more

Hiking in Southern Colorado: Cumbres Pass North to Wolf Creek Falls

A bit north of the New Mexico state line, a land of wide valleys, rolling hills and rocky cliffs is home to the historic Cumbres and Toltec Railroad. The railroad still runs, taking passengers … more

Climb on up, respectfully

Carson National Forest is hosting a two-part workshop on rock climbing in the national forest. The first workshop is Monday, (Aug. 27) at the Cisneros Youth and Family Center in Questa and will focus … more

Like the outdoors? Game and Fish needs conservation officers

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is recruiting trainees to become conservation officers.Starting pay for trainees is $17.03 an hour, the agency said in a … more

New Mexico Wild Rangers rehabilitate our wilderness trails

About two weeks ago my wife and I met Wilderness Ranger Atieno Ouma on the Santa Barbara Trail in the Pecos Wilderness. She is a cheery, young woman with whom we had a friendly chat. We … more

The sound of silence envelops withering trees

LOS ALAMOS -- The sweet sounds of songbirds are sliding toward silence following a massive piñon tree die-off on a local, high-altitude shelf of land. more

Catch the stars in the Sand Dunes

Enjoy phenomenal star watching and deep sky viewing at the amateur astronomy night in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, (Sept. 8). It's a short … more

Wheeler Peak summit shots from our readers

Hiking to the top of Wheeler Peak (elevation 13,167') is epic. It's New Mexico's highest peak and overlooks the vast Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area. The hike usually encompasses the full Wheeler Peak … more

Get ready for a meteor shower as Perseid puts on a show

I always enjoy writing about the annual Perseid (PURR-see-ID) meteor shower. It’s one of the most reliable and relatively prolific meteor showers of them all. more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 10 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 730 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.