Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

39th Annual Imogene Pass Run from Ouray to Telluride

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 @01:34 PM

September 8, 2012, Athletes from Across the Country Continue a Years Old Tradition in Southwest Colorado.

In 1974, Rick Trujillo, a local working at the Campbird Mine, decided to finish his day off with a quick run over to Telluride. He was training for the Pikes Peak Marathon, and thought this would be a great run. The competitive nature of Southwest Colorado miners took over, and less than a month later, six men participated in the first annual "Imogene Pass Mountain Marathon".

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Ridgway Colorado: Loghill Lungbuster Challenge - Bicycling Event

Posted by Karen Avery on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @11:24 AM

Bicycle Time Trial in Ouray County Colorado

Calling all Bicyclists!

Bicyclists of all ages, sizes and tire preferences should start training now for the first-ever Log Hill Lungbuster Challenge, a time trial and fund raiser for the Ouray County Historical Society.

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Grillin n Chillin in Ouray ends with Fireworks!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @11:10 AM

Free live music in the park is always awesome. When the Majestic San Juan Mountains provide a backdrop, the experience is even more splendid.


This year, the Annual Grillin n Chillin Festival is proud to present yet another great line-up of talented musicians for a day filled with fun and adventure Southwest Colorado. Join us this August 25 from 2:00 pm to 8:00pm for a day of fun and festivity in the mountains!

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Annual Rodeo and Fair Returns to Ouray County!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Aug 16, 2012 @10:11 AM

Recapture a feel for the Old West in Southwest Colorado this year at the Ouray County 4-H Fair & Rodeo!

This year, the Ouray County Fair theme is "Living the Dream, the Ouray County Way", and that is just what participants are going to do this year!

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2012 Summer Concert Series in Ouray, Colorado is huge success!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Aug 11, 2012 @10:47 AM

The Wright Opera House has surpassed itself yet again, with stellar performers in Southwest Colorado.

The Friends of the Wright Opera House began with a mission: to purchase and restore this historic venue back into the vibrant active center for art, culture and education while still maintaining the Wright’s historic heritage and charm.

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Ridgway Arts & Crafts Rendezvous in the San Juan Mountains!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Aug 07, 2012 @05:48 PM

Magic, Music and Art make for Family Fun in Southwest Colorado this August!


The fun just keeps going in Southwest Colorado, with live music, bike races and marathons all culminating at the Park!

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September Events in Ouray and Ridgway

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Aug 04, 2012 @10:30 AM

From Bronco Bustin to Live Music, Ouray County has what you are looking for this September!

September heralds the beginning of Fall in the San Juans. As the weather begins to cool, the leaves turn from brilliant green to an assortment of colors, from golden yellows and oranges to an assortment of reds. depending on when we get our first frost, most if not all of the four wheel drive roads are still open, offering a photographers dream of colors and scenery.

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