Purgatory Resort at Durango Mountain, Colorado

View from Durango, San Juan Mountains during Fall season

WINTER STATS SUMMIT ELEVATION: 10,822 ft / 3,299 m BASE ELEVATION: 8,793 ft / 2,680 m HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm SKIABLE AREA: 1,605 acres / 650 hectares TERRAIN PARKS: 4 Annual Snowfall: 260 in / 660 cm Colorado is known for its high plains, forests, vivid landscape … Read more

The History of Mining in Colorado

green trees, collapsed wood

Mining is by far the most significant industry in the whole state of Colorado. Mining has been dominant in this state since the nineteenth to the early- twentieth century, and up until today, it has been an essential part of Colorado’s life. This activity brought up not only gold and silver but … Read more

Top Historical Mines to Visit in Colorado

a railway in a mine tunnel

The United States is known for the grandeur of its elevated ski resorts, such as the Sun Valley in Idaho, and for its wild gold rush experiences feet beneath the ground in some of the most well-known areas in America. These include Colorado. A Brief History of Mining in Colorado The mining industry had … Read more

Top Colorado Mountain Golf Courses

Top Colorado Mountain Golf Courses

  The US state of Colorado is home to the world-famous ski resorts and, of course, the Colorado Rockies. No wonder, with the cool mountain air and pine trees-lined picturesque scenery, Colorado is among the best places to have golf courses (and to play there). And if you are done with golf, … Read more