In most of the country, today just happens to be the last day of February. But in Durango, CO, it’s not just the end of another month, it’s the Third Annual Winter Bike to Work Day. The event itself is put in place to honor the bike commuters who battle the winter elements in Durango, and the festivities surrounding it are open to cyclists of all kinds. The City of Durango’s Multi Modal Department is the key sponsor, and will be offering up hot drinks, food and giveaways today from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in front of Durango Coffee (at 730 Main Avenue). There’ll be a bounty of cyclists and commuters there to celebrate. What’s more, there will be schwag to give away, including T-shirts, scarves and even an Osprey Pack for the day’s raffle winner! For more information on bicycle commuting and Bike to Work Day in Durango, head here.
Unless you’ve been living in a deep, dark cave… You may have noticed that there is a lot of cool stuff going on out there. So, we thought it was high-time we started rounding up some of our faves each Friday. Every month, we’ll be choosing a theme that fits with the Osprey lifestyle. Since we’re still in the full swing of winter, we decided to pay homage by picking “snow” for our February theme. Welcome to the Osprey Friday Round-Up!
Snow. When we think of snow, we think of hiking for hours to find turns through deep powder. We think of standing atop a peak face up to catch thousands of snowflakes on our faces. We think of the smell… That unmistakable smell when a front is coming in. And sometimes words just don’t do that feeling justice, so we’ve picked out a couple of short videos to get you outside and on your own quest for snow.
Scattered Flurries, a short gem filmed in Telluride from Felt Soul Media.
Sometimes the search for what you want leads you to things you never knew you wanted. A short about a girl’s mission for snow from Red Reel Video.