At 9318', in as small of a place as we live, we all know each other and work together to make things happen. Below are links to a host of organizations in San Juan County that contribute to help make a community.
The Center for Snow & Avalanche Studies serves the mountain science community and regional resource managers by hosting & conducting interdisciplinary research and conducting integrative 24/7/365 monitoring that captures weather, snowpack, radiation, soils, plant community and hydrologic signals of regional climate trends
KSJC 92.5 FM-LP originates its signal from the town of Silverton in the southwest corner of Colorado at 9,318 feet above sea level. It takes a special breed of individuals to live here and our radio station reflects the independent spirit of our broadcast audience with a unique and powerful blend of high mountain programming.
The Mountain Studies Institute is an independent not-for-profit mountain research and education center established in 2002 in Silverton, CO. We connect scientists and stakeholders across the San Juan Mountain region to go beyond scientific inquiry to the meaningful application of knowledge that makes a difference for the quality of the environment.
The San Juan County Historical Society was established in 1964 as a non-profit Colorado corporation and has always kept its original purpose always in mind - to preserve for the future the history of San Juan County, Colorado.
The San Juan County Search and Rescue (SJCSAR) team is a Colorado non-profit, 501(c)3 corporation serving at the pleasure of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department. An all volunteer group, the SJCSAR operates in the San Juan Mountains in San Juan County, Colorado.
San Juan 2000 Development Association's mission is to promote commercial, cultural, industrial and recreational development within and in the vicinity of the Town of Silverton and San Juan County, Colorado.
The SACC is a Colorado non-profit that works to promote and expose the Silverton area and its businesses to the world at large.
Since 1962, the Silverton Avalanche School has educated skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, ski patrollers, search and rescue personnel, and public safety personnel about the hazards of avalanches. Over 4,000 students have learned how to recognize avalanche hazards, determine snow stability, organize and carry out rescue operations and handle avalanche emergencies.
The Silverton Family Learning Center’s mission is to guide students to reach their creative, intellectual, social and physical potential. We value the imagination and curiosity of children and respect childhood as an integral part of life.
Our school is unique in its very setting and its high emphasis on individualized instruction. Our goal is to meet the individual learning needs of every student through curriculum that is both engaging and academically challenging. We work to develop confident, competent students who consistently strive for excellence.
The Silverton Standard and the Miner is a National Historic Site in Journalism. It is the oldest continually published newpaper on Colorado's western slope dating to 1875.
This, the official website of the town of Silverton, is meant to serve both residents and visitors alike.