Telluride Ski Resort

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Schools in session; avalanche work on mountain passes

A break in winter storms allowed snowplows scrape down to the asphalt and school buses to roll out on their routes Tuesday morning. Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio school districts were back in...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The white, powdery stuff hits La Plata County

Although Durango didn’t get much snow over the weekend, giant flakes of pearly white powder flew in surrounding areas, and the region’s slopes received a blanket of relief. The National Weather...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Skiers gear up for winter fun

With a blast of snow in the mountains leaving stark white peaks over town, there is no doubt about it: Ski season is among us. It’s an intoxicating buzz – a spell that snow hounds fall under every...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride gets kudos from Condé Nast readers

Telluride Ski Resort is North America’s favorite ski area – at least by one unscientific measure. According to a poll conducted by Condé Nast Traveler, the ski area, about 2½ hours from Durango, is...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dust ’em off, wax ’em up

After a bone-dry summer and fall, the storm system that passed through southern Colorado last weekend was cause for celebration and relief among area ski resorts, which are gearing up for opening...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News