Purgatory

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Photos: Pond skim party at Purgatory

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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San Juan County Planning Commission recommends RV Park

The San Juan County Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a 166-unit RV Park near Purgatory Resort, with a condition the developer work with the Durango Nordic Center to help...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Purgatory freestyle slays state championship slope

Under sunny skies and on its familiar home mountain, the Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team earned state championships and many more podium finishes at the State Mogul Skiing Championships at Purgatory...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Purgatory Resort extends season, opens new transfer lift

Purgatory Resort announced Tuesday a new transfer lift has officially opened and it will extend its season through April. According to spokeswoman Kim Oyler, Purgatory Resort , about 30 miles north...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hesperus Ski Area reopens after mid-season closure

Hesperus Ski Area, which closed mid-season to conduct lift maintenance, reopened Wednesday. The ski hill 11 miles west of downtown Durango closed Feb. 21 after an unannounced inspection by the...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mother of 5 who died at Purgatory was ‘full of kindness’

A memorial service will be held Friday for Kressyda Ming – the 34-year-old Farmington woman who died last week after hitting a tree at Purgatory Resort. Ming was a mother of five children, ages 10...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Outside magazine profiles Purgatory Resort owner

Durangoans know James Coleman as the relatively new owner of Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area , but Outside magazine dubs him the “Ski King of the Southwest” in a profile in its online...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Inspection finds several ‘deficiencies’ at Hesperus Ski Area

During an unannounced inspection in February, the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board identified 20 deficiencies at Hesperus Ski Area, which is expected to remain closed until mid-March to...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Skier who died at Purgatory Resort is identified

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree and died while skiing at Purgatory Resort on Saturday has been identified as Farmington resident Kressyda Ming, according to La Plata County coroner Jann...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Woman dies after crashing into tree at Purgatory

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree while skiing Saturday at Purgatory Resort has died. Authorities had not released her name as of Saturday night. The incident was reported about 3:15 p.m. near...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hesperus Ski Area closes mid-season for maintenance

Hesperus Ski Area has been shut down since Tuesday after the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board performed a routine inspection and found maintenance and operational issues that must be...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Purgatory Freestyle team in full force before home event

It was a sweet sweep for skiers in Crested Butte. The Purgatory Freestyle Team traveled last weekend to compete in a park and pipe competition in Crested Butte. It was a key event as athletes...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports