• Cross Country Skiing Telluride Colorado
  • Cross-Country Skiing

  • Posted By: Sharon West
  • Cross-country skiing involves skiers relying on their own locomotion in order to ski across snow-covered terrains.  For cross-country skiing, there are no ski lifts or other types of assistance used.  Cross-country skiing is both a recreational activity and a sport, as well as a means of transportation.

    Modern Cross-Country Skiing

    Modern cross-country skiing is very much like the original form of skiing.  To partake in cross-country skiing, skiers propel themselves by striding forw...

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  • Ice Climbing Guide in Telluride Colorado
  • The Adventure of Ice Climbing

  • Posted By: Sharon West
  • Ice climbing is an activity for people who love adventure.  Those who partake in ice climbing tend to be extremely passionate about their chosen sport—as it involves a thrill of danger and excitement.

    Ice Climbing as a Sport

    The sport of ice climbing has evolved from rock climbing and other mountain climbing activities.  Rock climbers were forced to learn to navigate slippery and icy areas while climbing up a rock wall or climbing up a mountain.  Over time, these climbers began t...

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  • Via Ferrata in Telluride Colorado
  • Three Things You Should Know About Via Ferratas

  • Posted By: Sharon West
  • What is a Via Ferrata?

    A via ferrata (“iron way” in Latin) is a cross between scrambling and climbing.  Climbing a via ferrata requires minimal equipment.  Unlike other climbing paths, a via ferrata is a route that is marked by metal rungs and rails embedded into a mountain.  Via ferratas are typically easy to follow and make it possible to manage cliffs and ledges that would otherwise be impassable.  Here are three things you should know before you climb your first via ferrata...

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