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Weather/Climate

The winter that wasn’t

They had planned the trip for months.  You would have to book the reservations months in advance as a Christmas trip to Telluride, Colorado would be highly coveted by most.  Instead of tons of trails covered in powdery snow, they were instead confronted with barren slopes, warm temperatures and sunny…

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Weather/Climate

Inversions

I donned my coat as I got ready to take the dogs out before heading off to work.  As I stepped outside the door, I felt pleasantly surprised.  Instead of brisk sub-freezing temperatures, it felt balmy with temperatures in the 40s.  Taking the dogs back inside, I debated whether to…

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Recreation Weather/Climate

Christmas Pow

It’s 4:30 a.m.  So says the alarm clock in big red numbers at our motel room.  But the dogs don’t care.  All they know is they want to go outside.  Simon is old and has trouble holding his urine and I don’t want him to have an accident, so I…

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Recreation Weather/Climate

Asphalt Patrol

If it’s winter, and there’s snow, there’s nothing I love more than sliding on it on a pair of skis.  Whether it’s flying down the slopes at Winter Park or Eldora, or gliding through the trees at Brainard Lake, skiing is something I look forward to all year.  Just the…

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