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Colorado Ski Country Gears Up for Spring with Events and Activities Galore

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.19, 2014, under Colorado Events, Resorts

Aspen Spring Jam

The Aspen Spring Jam, Aspen/Snowmass

As we near the height of the ski season in the Rocky Mountain West, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have a full calendar of events, deals, promotions, and activities for the whole family in addition to snow conditions that rival the greatest seasons in a generation. Between now and the end of March, guests at CSCUSA resorts can participate in a variety of fun racing events, catch a range of concerts, learn new tricks in the terrain park, partake in some of the most unusual scavenger hunts imaginable, and so much more.

Here is a sample of what will be happening at resorts across Colorado Ski Country between now and the end of March: (continue reading…)

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Why Not Head to Southwest Colorado for the Holiday Weekend?

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jan.15, 2014, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

L-R: Wolf Creek Ski Area; John Trousdale, Durango Mountain Resort

L-R: Wolf Creek Ski Area; John Trousdale, Durango Mountain Resort

A three-day weekend is a precious and rare commodity. With Martin Luther King weekend just around the corner, we have some fun ideas to spark your imagination about a different part of Colorado than you might typically consider.

Durango, Colorado, is nestled in the Southwest corner of the state and is home to Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Purgatory has 1,360 skiable acres to explore with plenty of eateries to refuel after a long day of fun. Move over San Francisco, Durango happens to boast the highest number of restaurants per capita than any city in the nation. In addition to the skiing, here are other fun winter activities: (continue reading…)

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Durango Mountain Resort Open this Weekend After Massive Early Season Storm

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Nov.29, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Photo credit: Sven Brunso, Durango Mountain Resort

Photo credit: Sven Brunso, Durango Mountain Resort

With more than five feet of snow already falling this season, including 30 inches last weekend, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is kicking off its winter season today, Friday, November 29 and will be open 9am to 4pm through Sunday, December 1. (continue reading…)

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New Obstacles & More Fun at Durango Mountain Resort’s Muck and Mire on the Mountain Mud Adventure Race

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jul.16, 2013, under General

Durango Mountain Resort hosts the second annual First National Bank of Durango Muck and Mire on the Mountain on Aug. 10, 2013, featuring new and improved obstacles. Race participants will get down and dirty as they test their endurance on more than a dozen different obstacles stationed around the mountain in the 10k, 5k and 1 mile Mini Muck and Mire for kids.

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Durango Sees Snow, Opens For Summer June 1

by Colorado Snow Sensei on May.31, 2013, under General

Durango Mountain Resort enjoyed snow on its peaks this week, yet will be in full summer mode once the resort opens for summer operations on June 1. Check out the pictures below from this week.

Durango_James Bunten

Durango_James Bunten

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Risks of Parking in Colorado

by Mountain Correspondent on Jan.29, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Parking in Colorado has its risks, as this poor damsel in distress recently realized after leaving her car unattended for a day a Durango Mountain Resort lot. The resort is reporting a whopping 22 inches in the last 48 hours. I believe it:

No, it's not a mogul. It's a car.

No, it's not a mogul. It's my car.

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Durango Mountain Resort Offers a Unique & Convenient, New All Inclusive Package

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jan.24, 2013, under General

Ranked by TripAdvisor as the best value ski spot for 2012/2013, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has unveiled a new All-Inclusive Package that includes everything needed for a dream winter vacation experience. The All Inclusive Package is unique to the ski industry in the U.S. because it includes slopeside lodging, lift tickets, lessons, use of Purgatory’s new Rossignol Experience skis or Burton Snowboards, and a daily dining credit valid in any of seven resort restaurants. This incredible three-day/three-night inclusive offer starts at just $199 per person/per night. Guests save more than $252 per person on this dream ski vacation.

Purgatory_James Bunten

Purgatory_James Bunten

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