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Opening day at Purgatory Resort and other Durango ski resorts, including Hesperus and Wolf Creek, is just around the corner!

Ah, Spring Break. It used to be all about bikinis, booze and bad decisions in Cancun or Cabo. Amiright? These days, assuming you’re an adult, you don’t get Spring Break — but that doesn’t mean you can’t take one. And, if you’re a parent, your children get Spring Break, and that means it’s a good excuse to take a family vacation and see some new sights. With or without kids, Spring Break is a… Read More

As the first signs of snow begin to dust the Colorado Rockies, our thoughts can’t help but turn to the most important time of year: ski season. Is it too early to discuss opening day at local ski resorts? No way. Here’s what we know about opening days coming to a ski resort in the San Juan Mountains near you: Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) Durango Mountain Resort, or the artist formerly known as… Read More

Well, guys. It’s almost that time. Yep. It’s almost time to pack it up, say your goodbyes and do your grieving because ski season is just about over. We know. It’s sad, but there’s no better way to see off the season than with a final hurrah on the slopes. Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) Closing Day at Durango Mountain Resort, aka Purgatory, is March 30, and the ski resort will be throwing… Read More

Super Bowl XLVIII (we don’t even know what number that is) is a week from today! Go Broncos! Do you know where you’ll be watching the Big Game? If you’ll be in town on Sunday, Feb. 2 and are looking for a place to hang with fellow fans, here are some Super Bowl parties in Durango where you can cheer on the Broncos — or the Seahawks, if you’re willing to take that… Read More

Sure, Friday is opening day at Durango Mountain Resort, but did you know that Wolf Creek Ski Area in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, has already been open for more than a month? Say what? Wolf Creek Ski Area opened two runs in mid-October, and 100 percent of the mountain is now open for skiing and snowboarding seven days a week. In October, the Durango Herald reported that Wolf Creek Ski Area’s opening wasn’t a record… Read More