The USFS Draft Assessment Reports are ready for review. As of November 6, 2017, there is a 30-day comment period for feedback. You can view the various assessment reports here. At this point, the USFS wants to know: Are we on track with the information assembled? Did we capture what’s going well and what’s not […]
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison Forest Plan Revision – Outdoor Alliance Update Outdoor Alliance recently reach out to us to help spread some important messages regarding the GMUG Forest Plan Revision.
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests (GMUG) are currently working on a forest plan revision and are seeking your input on the direction to take our national forests for the next 30 years. Currently, the USFS is sifting through information to get a picture of current conditions and trends on the Forests.
Telluride Mountain Club Summer 2017 Trails Proposal, Draft I Telluride Mountain Club is happy to share with you our Summer 2017 Trails Proposal for the Telluride region. In the PDF document below, you will see that there are 7 proposed trails, reroutes, and connector trails included. Please note that this is a conceptual plan and […]
Everything you should know about the public land heist. Public lands belong to everyone. Right now, across the country (and even more specifically in the West), a battle is looming over the sale of various parcels of America’s public lands. This will put millions of acres, and their recreational opportunities, under siege. Here’s what you […]
Please be sensitive to parking regulations, trailheads, private property and access issues when recreating outdoors this winter. Ophir Parking The TMtC has been working with the Town of Ophir to come up with a parking solution for the east end of the Ophir Valley. We are pleased to announce that parking is available at the […]
U.S. FOREST SERVICE SEEKS COMMENTS ON NEW TRAIL *Update: 9/26/16 – The USFS has a made a decision to approve the Bear Creek Trail Connection.* The USFS in conjunction with the Town of Telluride are proposing a new trail in Bear Creek. Please see the official press release and map below. If you have a strong […]
In the fall of 2015, Telluride Mountain Club received grant funding from the Access Fund and the American Alpine Club to replace anchors on our local climbing crags to create a safer climbing environment. We would like to extend a big thank you to both organizations for allowing us to replace old, faulty anchors and bolts […]
The USFS office out of Norwood continues to clear the trails in our region. Here is the latest update of where they have been and where they are headed next. If you would like to join the Forest Service for any trail work days, please let us know and we will put you in touch […]
What you need to know about trail etiquette and who had the right of way. We all love using our regional trails, whether you are a hiker or mountain biker. Here is a mid-season reminder of who has the right of way when out on the trails. And remember, be courteous to your fellow hikers […]