A new owner’s passion for the sport marks an exciting change for a beautiful San Juan ski resort.
The Rolling stones echo off the lift towers and snow guns, bouncing off the mountain in front of me, making the bass even more powerful. While Jagger isn’t on stage, the cover band playing outside at the base of Purgatory’s main lift is impressive, and it shows no signs of stopping in the below-freezing temps. While I can barely account for the contents of my own gloves, their bare fingers fly across fret boards and nimbly pick out rockin’ solos, guitar amps screaming through the cold winter air. Is this good for my ears? Absolutely not.
Sick Day: Head to Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin On Friday
All right folks: Dig out your skis, dust off your boots, and if you live in Colorado, tell your boss that Friday is going to be a mandatory powder day. (Or at least a mandatory mental-health day.) Yes, you read that correctly—ski season is upon us.