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Welcome to town, now respect the mountain

With Arizona’s spring break in full swing and Texas’ spring break around the corner, allow me to officially say welcome to Durango and Purgatory Resort to all the tourists. Thank you for choosing...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

The time for tele is now

For those of you that have never tried telemark skiing, you don’t know what you’re missing. The ability to get anywhere on the mountain with a cross-country motion is rejuvenating. If you’re an...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

Better know the code before you go

With it officially being Spring conditions at Purgatory Resort, I thought this would be a great time to make sure everyone is aware of Colorado’s Responsibility Code. The slopes can be tons of fun...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

Tex’s tips for tree skiing and riding

With almost 3 feet of fresh snow at Purgatory this past week, the timing couldn’t be better for some tips on skiing and riding in the trees. For those of you that might be a little intimidated by...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

Skiing and riding in variable snow conditions

During the past week we’ve seen some crazy conditions at our local mountains, from deep fluffy powder to heavy and wet snow. This week, we seem to be entering that thaw/freeze cycle where the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

An introduction to snowsports 'Tips from Tex'

My name is Justin Osborn, but all the folks at Purgatory call me “Tex,” and I've been a Snowsports Instructor at Purgatory Resort for 14 years. Since then, I've received certifications in all...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | COLUMN: Snowsports Tips From Tex

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