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Small Business Profile: Fusion Multisport Gets Shoppers To The Next Level In Outdoor Adventure

on November 28, 2015 - 7:40am
Brad and Rose Nyenhuis in the shoe department of Fusion Multisport. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost
Los Alamos Daily Post

Fusion Multisport owners Brad and Rose Nyenhuis arrived in Los Alamos Aug. 27, 2013.

“We came to Los Alamos to live close to mountains and open up a sports store,” Brad said. “We opened Fusion Multisport Nov. 21, 2013 at 106 Central Park Square.”

She’s a runner and he’s a cyclist. Rose a national class masters competitor who has an infectious love of running, outdoor sports, and fitness in general.

Pajarito Mountain Opens To Skiers White Friday!

on November 25, 2015 - 8:51am

Sunrise snowmaking underway Nov. 13 at Pajarito. Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain

SKI News:

  • Historical Moment for Pajarito with New Snowmaking Efforts and Earliest Opening in Recent History!

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area opens for ski and snowboard season at 9 a.m. Friday, which is the earliest opening in the ski area’s recent history. 

Pajarito Mountain’s water collection system was expanded this year and mountain crews have been able to make more snow using water collected in the pond over the summer.

Bandelier National Monument Open Thanksgiving Day

on November 25, 2015 - 7:24am
Courtesy photo
Although many federal, state, and local facilities and services will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Bandelier National Monument will be open that day as well as through the weekend. 
The Visitor Center will be open usual hours, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and trails are open dawn to dusk. In addition, the bookstore will have a discount of 20 percent off of everything in stock, and that 20 percent can be added to membership or other existing discounts. 
The Bandelier Trading gift shop will offer a 10 percent discount on selected items.  
The shuttle buses have ended for

Christmas Trees Available Starting Friday At Valles Caldera National Preserve - Help Restore The Forest!

on November 24, 2015 - 10:00am
LAVC News:
Los Amigos de Valles Caldera will once again be helping the Valles Caldera National Preserve to thin overgrown forested areas to protect it from further large wildfires.
These freshly cut trees will be available for four weekends, starting on the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, at the Valle Grande Staging Area, off N.M. 4 between mile marker 39 and 40.
The Los Amigos de Valles Caldera will be there 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturdays and Sundays thereafter including Nov. 28-29, Dec. 5-6, Dec. 12-13 and Dec. 19-20.
The trees will generally be White Fir of varying sizes from about 4 feet

Los Alamos Middle School Hawks Wrestling Takes First Place For Third Straight Week

on November 23, 2015 - 9:51pm
LAMS Hawks Wrestling Team champions gather for a photo with their coaches after taking 1st place at the Los Alamos tournament over the weekend. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamos Middle School Hawks took first place for the third straight tournament.

The Hawks placed first at their own Los Alamos Tournament this past weekend.

First Place Medal Winners:

  • Antonio Vigil,
  • Devin Atencio,
  • Damien Gonzales,
  • Gloria Ramos,
  • Aiden Johnson, and
  • JD Cardon.

Second Place Medal Winners:

  • Izzy Maestas, and
  • Xavier Massara.

Third Place Medal Winner:

  • Dimitri Bullock, and
  • James Rodriquez.



PEEC Provides Free Guided Hikes Black Friday

on November 23, 2015 - 10:30am

Tent Rocks in Pueblo Canyon. Photo by Craig Martin

PEEC News:

PEEC Provides Free Guided Hikes on Black Friday

Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is offering two guided hikes Friday, Nov. 27, to facilitate outdoor enjoyment.

Inspired by REI’s #OptOutside campaign, PEEC recruited two members of the Los Alamos Mountaineers to lead hikes, one easy and one difficult, on local trails for Black Friday. Each hike is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is encouraged.

Ron Morgan will lead a hike on Bayo Bench Trail, which is perfect for those who want an easy,