Youth have been severely effected by the isolation imposed by COVID 19, and getting outdoors in nature has been documented to help them through this trying time and develop life long resiliency skills. FOYAN is working hard to help our local youth get outdoors for their social, emotional, and physical health!
Thank you, Tedi Gillespie, Anne Wenzel and Western Colorado Community Foundation! Please consider donating by Monday February 15, 2021. Thank You!
FOYAN was awarded an El Pomar Foundation Merit Grant to continue creating opportunities for youth and families to go outside, explore nature, and experience new outdoor activities. Read more...
seasonal ideas, trips and tips to help you get your kids outside!
This winter try a new sport!
You can rent cross-country skis or snowshoes at several local places.
Visit: Need Gear for rentals in Montrose, Delta and Mesa Counties.
In addition, these shops rent gear near the San Juan Mountains and provide maps/suggestions of nearby groomed areas:
Telluride Nordic Center
Ridgway Adventure Sports
Ouray Mountain Sports
There is no Wi-Fi in nature, but we promise you a better connection.