Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

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Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

From free passes to on-the-mountain upgrades, here’s what’s new this winter
Wolf Creek Ski Area was the first ski resort to open in Colorado this season. The resort has made several upgrades this year, including installing a detachable quad lift.
Purgatory Resort has been consistently making snow in preparation for its season opening Nov. 17.
Purgatory Resort has been consistently making snow in preparation for its season opening Nov. 17.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

Wolf Creek Ski Area was the first ski resort to open in Colorado this season. The resort has made several upgrades this year, including installing a detachable quad lift.
Purgatory Resort has been consistently making snow in preparation for its season opening Nov. 17.
Purgatory Resort has been consistently making snow in preparation for its season opening Nov. 17.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

Purgatory Resort added two new gladed skiing trails through trees on the front side of the mountain. The additions will bring Purgatory’s total trails to 101.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

The Inferno Mountain Coaster at Purgatory Resort, added this year, will operate during the ski season. Purgatory opens Nov. 17.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

Silverton Mountain plans to open for heli-skiing earlier than usual this year.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

Telluride Ski Resort has a new 320-foot covered surface lift to its beginner’s area.

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

Wolf Creek Ski Area has received 61 inches of snow so far this season – as of Nov. 16.
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