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It’s not your typical winter that you see this kind of snow in Durango, Colo. Then again, this isn’t your typical winter. They have an abundance of the white stuff here in town. Not bad if you’re a skier — or if you’re in the snow removal business.
We stayed at the historic Strater Hotel, where Louis L’Amour wrote many of his novels. We highly recommend the Mahogany Grill for dinner.
So you don’t like the updated chapter on Durango for our ski guide book? We invite you to take it up with our customer service department. Kari, will you do the honors?
Blue skies. Fresh snow. No crowds. It was the kind of day that locals take for granted but visitors dream of.
It doesn’t get any better than this at Purgatory, where we’re on assignment for SkiSnowboard.com this weekend. Not if you consider this is the start of spring break — one of the busiest times of the year.
No one believes Kari can ski, but a picture doesn’t lie. She’s spent the last two days checking out the intermediate slopes, with a few black diamond runs thrown in for good luck.
And you know what they say? Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Me? I learned a new trick. I can ski and take pictures. At the same time.
We couldn’t decide which one of these slopes to ski. So we took them both. We’re hedging our bets.
We’re hopping on the train to Silverton tomorrow and then swinging back down through Albuquerque on our way to Orlando.