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May 2019

Seniors Outdoors Hike

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Seniors Outdoors Hike Hike Join us on this educational hike. Bring lunch, plenty of water, and sturdy hiking shoes.

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Naturalist Training for Purgatory Nature Tours

May 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Are you interested in sharing nature with others? Come to this free naturalist training at Purgatory (DMR) and learn what you need to help guide a few tours throughout the summer.  Experienced naturalists with San Juan Mountains Association will conduct the training starting at 8:30am. Meet inside the ticket office.  The guided tours are every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:45 to noon starting June 5th  and running into mid-August. If you cannot make the training, you can still receive training by following along…

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June 2019

Teen Backpacking Meeting

June 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court
Durango, 81301 United States
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This meeting is MANDATORY for participants and/or parents attending the upcoming teen backpacking trip.  We will distribute equipment, configure carpooling, collect signed waivers, and iron out some details. For more information call MK at 970-385-1288 or emailing MK@sjma.org.

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Teen Backpacking Trip for ages 13-17

June 11 - June 13
$100.00

One of two fun summer trip for teens! This trip is for all abilities, ages 13 to 17. The 3 day trip will travel along lovely streams in the spectacular San Juan Mountains. Certified interpretive guide MK Gunn will guide the group into the woods with plenty of time for side hikes, ecology lessons, and self-reflection.  Participants will need to carry most of their own provisions and gear (equipment list available). Free gear rentals may also be available. Some parents…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 11 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 13 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 18 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 20 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 25 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

June 27 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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416 Fire Overlook Tour

June 30 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

1st Annual 416 Fire Overlook Tour: June 30 Join certified interpretive guide MK Gunn to get a bird’s eye view of the 416 burn area.We will drive far above the Hermosa Creek for this vantage.  From there, we’ll wander along to road and get both close up and far off view.  Come back year after year to observe how the fire has regenarated over the years.  s with old photos to watch Mother Nature is action.  There will be various carpool…

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July 2019

Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 2 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 4 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 9 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 11 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Ice Lakes “Leave No Trace” Focus days

July 13 - July 14
Ice Lake Basin CO 81433 United States + Google Map

 4rdAnnual Ice Lakes “Leave No Trace” Focus days: July 13 - 14 Help us give back to this exquisite high mountain basin that we love so much! Join us for two days in the mountains as we educate trail users on Leave No Trace ethics.  We need a small army to do this right.  Volunteers will be stationed at key places, hiking around, or doing trailwork and can camp up at the lakes or near the trailhead.  This is our…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 16 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 18 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 23 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 25 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

July 30 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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August 2019

Purgatory Naturalist Walks

August 1 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Teen Backpacking Meeting

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court
Durango, 81301 United States
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Free gear rentals may also be available. Some parents will be needed to help with transportation. Deadline to register is August 4th! There will be a mandatory meeting on August 5th. Contact MK.

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

August 6 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Teen Backpacking Trip for ages 13-17 Number 2

August 7 - August 9

7thAnnual Teen Backpacking Trip #2: August 7, 8, 9 Another fun summer trip for teens! This trip is for all abilities, ages 13 to 17.  The 3 day trip will go along the scenic Bear Creek on the west side of the La Plata Mountains.  Certified interpretive guide MK Gunn will guide the group into the woods with plenty of time for side hikes, ecology lessons, and self-reflection.  Participants will need to carry most of their own provisions and gear…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

August 8 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

August 13 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
+ Google Map
Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Purgatory Naturalist Walks

August 15 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Purgatory Plaza, 1 Skier Place
Durango, CO United States
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Purgatory Naturalist hikes

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 11 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm  Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting July 11th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are…

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Edible Plant Walk with Katrina Blair

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How many plants could you find in the woods to eat? There’s probably a lot more than you would expect! Join Katrina Blair, edible plant expert and co-founder of Turtle Lake Refuge on this popular, fun and informative hike in La Plata Canyon. Pre-registration required. Sponsored by San Juan Mountains Association and San Juan National Forest. Please register by calling SJMA at 970-385-1256 or emailing MK@sjma.org.    

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September 2019

Glacial Geology Hike

September 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ice lakes

Glacial Geology Hike Join MK on a hike at Highland Mary Lakes in Silverton and learn how glaciers shaped the landscape of the San Juan Mountains during the last ice age. Come prepared to spend the day in the mountains –this hike is strenuous! Carpool from Durango at 7 am or meet at the trailhead at 8:30 am. Pre-registration required. Contact MK.

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