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Posted @ Friday, March 23, 2012 By Nyquist, Lindsay
In its April 2012 issue, Outside Magazine once again recognized Fort Lewis College’s hometown of Durango as a great place for adventurous people. This time, Durango was named Runner-Up Best New Adventure Hub, second only to Lake Wanaka in New Zealand. The article mentions several of Durango’s favorite multi-season activities: road and mountain biking, trout fishing, mountaineering, kayaking, and downhill and Nordic skiing.
Posted @ Sunday, December 04, 2011 By Nyquist, Lindsay
When winter fever strikes Fort Lewis College, there's only one cure: Get outside.
Fortunately, here in beautiful and rugged southwestern Colorado there are plenty of places and ways to get out-of-doors, with adventures suited to any and every s ...
Posted @ Friday, July 08, 2011 By Nyquist, Lindsay
In 1998, Toby Dawson was at a crossroads. He was poised to graduate from Battle Mountain High School in Vail, Colorado, and had an acceptance to Fort Lewis College—but college wasn’t his only life goal. “I’d wanted to make the U.S. Ski Team since the fourth grade,” says Toby, a lifelong skier. He attended FLC that fall semester, but in November took his finals three weeks early so he could make it to the U.S. Freestyle Team Selection event in Snowbird, Utah.