Telluride Ski Resort

Backcountry skier found dead in Telluride’s Bear Creek

Search and Rescue and Telluride Ski Patrol have recovered the body of a backcountry skier who was killed in an avalanche Tuesday in the Bear Creek Preserve area in Telluride, according to the San...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter snow gets off to a good start in Cortez

Snowfall in Cortez this winter has already surpassed the total for all of last winter, said Jim Andrus, local weather observer for the National Weather Service. As of Dec. 6, winter snowfall...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ski season on its way in Southwest Colorado

James Coleman, owner of Mountain Capital Partners, the owner of Purgatory and Hesperus ski areas, is probably the happiest person in Durango to see 2018 in the rearview mirror given the paucity of...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Annual Dolores Ski Swap fundraiser coming Nov. 10

The Dolores Ski Swap and fundraiser will be held on Nov. 10 at the Dolores Community Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Telluride and Hesperus ski passes will be for sale, as well as a roomful of snow...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The skies are clear at area ski resorts

Area ski resorts are making snow, even as nature seems to be in a winter slumber. Purgatory Ski Resort, Telluride Ski Resort and Wolf Creek Ski Area are all open. Purg has an 8-inch base, Telluride...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm, dry weather makes ski areas sweat

Mother Nature must be slow to wax her skis this year. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions this fall have stalled or muted the start of ski season across Colorado, including Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Durango man dies in glider crash near Telluride

A former Durango man who died this week in a motorized glider plane crash near Telluride was remembered as a fine woodworker as well as a longtime pilot. Robert B. Saunders, 64, known to some as...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Afternoon snow flurries hit Durango, region

A northwesterly storm that brought snow flurries to Southwest Colorado on Tuesday was expected to blow out of the region by midnight, giving way to a high-pressure zone that should result in clear...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low temperatures forecast next week in Southwest Colorado

Low temperatures are going to ensure the 17 inches of snow on the ground in Durango stays around. The overnight low on Sunday was expected to be about minus 5 or lower, said Andrew Lyons, a...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest ski guide for El Niño

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has spoken, and the outlook for winter 2015-16 has powder written all over it. Many forecasters believe this winter could bring the strongest El...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Telluride freestyle skier Kenworthy: ‘I am gay’

DENVER – When Gus Kenworthy would let his mind wander into how his perfect Olympics might play out, he pictured a certain scene. He’d land his best tricks on his final run, win a medal and then –...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ski areas’ last day is coming soon

Southwest Colorado ski areas are winding down their winter seasons with special events and discounts. Purgatory Resort, Wolf Creek Ski Area and Telluride Ski Resort will mark their last days on...

DATE: March 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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