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Record Snow Pack

539% of normal.  That is just plain crazy. But this week, the snow pack totals for the entire state of Colorado were 539% of normal.  If that sounds like a lot, just take a trip to the San Juan Mountains near Durango.  It’s over 700% of normal there. Yes, we…

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Winter Recreation at Brainard

One line kept going through my head over and over again as my skis dipped and slid between the trees.     “Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go!” During the summertime, Brainard Lake is one of the most popular hiking destinations near the Front Range. …

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