SunUte hits the slopes in Telluride

Art Goodtimes, Program Director for the Telluride Institute’s Ute Reconciliation program worked closely with SunUte Recreation staff and members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe to bring kids together for a full weekend of snowboarding action in Telluride, Colo., Friday, March 2 – Saturday, March 3.
SunUte Recreation Specialist Kelsey Frost takes the role of coach and mentor for youth in the community, organizing field trips and sponsoring other activities through the SunUte Community Center.
Darius Aguilar hones his archery skills at the SunUte multi-purpose field, taking aim on practice targets, Saturday, Feb. 17.
Exercise can be fun, and these kids don't know they are being healthy by being active and having fun while doing it.
Dan Rhode explains the fundamentals of using a particular piece of equipment, before letting the kids take a try at it.
One of the boys tries out the piece of equipment, as explained by Dan Rhode.
Girls power, Dan Rhode explains to the Boys and Girls Club girls a little about using some of the equipment at the Jungle Gym.
Prior to boarding the van for Telluride the kids and staff of SunUte Community Center pose for a photo.
SunUte Recreation Coordinator, Shalaunda Roan and SunUte Recreation Specialist Kelsey Frost mentor kids on the slopes during their recent field trip to Telluride, Colo.
Sonny Flores was one of many community members who participated in a weekend filled with snowboarding in Telluride, Colo.
Sonny Flores and Ambrose Valdez shred the slopes in Telluride, students practiced their J-Turns on the ski resort’s ‘Magic Carpet’ slope.
Finishing up a weekend of snowboarding, members of the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute tribes, stand alongside their peers for a group photo at the Telluride Mountain Village, Saturday, March 3.
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center
Virgil Morgan | SunUte Community Center