Upcoming Events in Pagosa Springs 1/19/23-1/26/23

As we get closer to the weekend, it’s time to start planning for some fun activities. Be sure to check out these great events:

FRI 1/20 – SUN 1/22: WinterFest @ Downtown Pagosa Springs. Brought to you by the Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. An activity-packed weekend for the whole family! The Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascensions, Sled Races, Cross Country Ski Clinic, Fat Bike Race, BB Gun Biathlon, the Polar Plunge and so much more!

FRI 1/20: Live Music @ The Springs Resort – Hotel Atrium. 5-7pm. Live music by a local duo-Ron & Susan. Enjoy some southwestern country rock while sipping on a cocktail!

FRI 1/20: Painting Party @ Picasso & Vino Studio. 6:30-8:30pm. “Coffee Time.” Follow along step by step to create your own masterpiece! Beverages and light snacks are available for purchase. $38 – make reservations at https://picassoandvino.com.

SAT 1/21 & SUN 1/22: Skis and Saddles Skijoring @ Archuleta County Fairgrounds. Experience the excitement of skijoring – horses pulling skiers and snowboarders, completing challenges.

SAT 1/21 & SUN 1/22: WinterFest Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension @ Uptown Pagosa Springs. Approximately 8 am. Mass ascension around Pagosa Lakes-from the west side open areas of Pagosa.

SAT 1/21: Red Ryder BB Gun Biathlon @ Yamaguchi Park. 10am. A favorite local event for all ages and abilities and also great for spectators. Registration and info at pagosanordic.com.

SAT 1/21: WinterFest 7th Annual Barkus Parade @ Downtown Pagosa Springs. Registration at 10:30am and starts at 11am. The Lost Cajun is hosting this event as a benefit for Rugby’s Rescue House. Bring your costumed pet and parade with us. Costume contest! Participants are asked to make a small donation, $10 or more in support of Rugby’s Rescue House. Get a free cup of gumbo at the Lost Cajun Restaurant.

SAT 1/21: WinterFest 12th Annual Penguin Plunge @ Downtown Pagosa Springs. Registration at 12pm and plunge at 1pm. Support your favorite non-profits by raising money and plunging into the San Juan River. Watch from the San Juan River Walk. 105 Hot Springs Blvd https://pagosachamber.com/winterfest.

SAT 1/21: Sound Journey @ The Edge of Silence. 1pm. Experience the healing benefits of harmonic vibrations produced by large gongs, Himalayan singing bowls. Call 970-389-9422. More info at https://theedgeofsilence.org. 2839 Cornerstone Dr. #5.

SAT 1/21: Live Music @ The Springs Resort – Hotel Atrium. 5-7pm. Live music and cocktails with Glenn Unrath and Jack Ellis. A blend of acoustic blues, country and folk.

SAT 1/21: Painting Party @ Picasso & Vino Studio. 6:30-8:30pm. “Hawaiian Vacation”. Follow along step by step to create your own masterpiece! Beverages and light snacks are available for purchase. Reservations at https://picassoandvino.com. $38.

SAT 1/21: Live Music Concert @ Archuleta County Fairgrounds Extension Building. 7-9pm. Concert at Skis and Saddles Skijor Pagosa Country. “Float like a Buffalo.” Rock with funk, ska, reggae & jam influences. Tickets and more info https://skisandsaddles.com. $15. 344 US HWY 84.

SUN 1/22: WinterFest Pagosa Nordic Learn to Cross-Country Ski Clinic @ Cloman Park. Checked in and ready to ski by 9:45am. These great introductory clinics for adults are held throughout the season. Skate ski and classic cross-country ski basics will be shared by some of Pagosa Springs’ best skiers. All free of charge. Donations and Pagosa Nordic Club membership are strongly encouraged to help offest the expenses with conducting the clinics and trail grooming. Register at https://pagosanordic.com.

SUN 1/22: Bingo @ St John Paul II Catholic Church. Early bird games at 5:45pm and regular bingo starts at 6pm. Food, beverages and bingo for the whole family. Doors open at 5pm.

TUES 1/24 – SUN 1/29: Bamboo Fly Rod Building Class @ PJ’s Fine Bamboo Rods. 8:30am. PJ’s will host six-day bamboo fly rod building classes numerous times a year. Build your own handcrafted bamboo fly rod from a culm of bamboo to your very own custom bamboo fly rod. Register at https://pjsfinebamboo.com/classes.

TUES 1/24: Live Music @ The Springs Resort – Hotel Atrium. 5-7pm. Live music and cocktails with the Jackson Mountain Ramblers. Playing a mix of your favorite classics.

TUES 1/24: Open Mic @ The Den. 6pm. Come play music, sing, practice your stand-up comedy or read some poetry. Hosted by Carl Mori.

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Wolf Creek Ski Report 01/03/2023

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We have been getting absolutely DUMPED on with this most recent snowstorm!!!! Time to hit the slopes!

The snowfall in the last 24 hours is 10″.

The snowfall for the last 48 hours was 26″.Screenshot_20230103_013841

The snowfall for the last 72 hours was 30″.

The 7-day total snowfall is 52″, bringing the year-to-date total to 143″.

The midway snow depth is 76″ and the summit snow depth is 86″.

The surface conditions are powder/packed powder with excellent conditions and extensive grooming throughout the mountain.

The road conditions are plowed and sanded with winter driving conditions.

The pick of the hill today is Powderpuff.

All lifts will open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with 100% terrain open!

Lift tickets are at regular rates – $85 for adults, $54 for seniors and $42 for children.

The forecast shows that snow showers are likely over the next few days.

Cheers to the start of a new year, to setting and achieving goals and doing what makes you happy! May this year be the best yet for you and your loved ones!

For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-SKI-WOLF

Road conditions and restrictions in the area may be found by visiting COTrip.org

Wolf Creek Ski Report 12/30/2022

Happy Friday! It’s the last Friday of 2022! Enjoying the fresh powder on the mountain is a fantastic way to ring in the new year!

Wolf Creek has received 6″ within the last 24 hours, bringing the total snowfall from this storm to 22″ and the year to date to 113″.

The midway snow depth is 58″ and the summit snow depth is 64″.

The surface conditions are powder/packed powder with excellent conditions and unmarked obstacles. Screenshot_20221230_121527

Today’s pick of the hill is Powder Puff.

The forecast shows snow showers/chance of snow showers over the next several days.

Lift tickets are at Peak Rates today, Friday, December 30th through Sunday, December 31st. $95 for adults, $64 for seniors and $52 for children.

Regular lift ticket rates will resume Sunday, January 1st. $85 for adults, $54 for seniors and $42 for children.

 

For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-SKI-WOLF

Road conditions and restrictions in the area may be found by visiting COTrip.org

Happy New Year!!! I’ll be back next year!!

Wolf Creek Ski Report 12/13/2022

Screenshot_20221213_112412Happy Tuesday! Finally, we got some serious snow!!! 

Wolf Creek received 12″ in the last 24 hours, bringing the 7-day total to 26″! The snowfall year-to-date is now 90″!

The midway depth is 50″ and the summit depth is 55″.

The surface conditions are still powder/packed powder with excellent early season conditions and unmarked obstacles.

The pick of the hill today is Tranquility.

Lift tickets are at regular rates: $85 for adults, $54 for seniors and $42 for children.

The Ski School, Ski and Snowboard Rentals, Treasure Sports, Pathfinder Bar, Base Camp, Prospector Grill, Alberta Grill, Continental Espresso Bar, Raven’s Nest Pizzaria and the Wolf Creek Lodge are all open! Be sure to check them out!

Expect very low temperatures in the next week.

Snow is in the forecast on Thursday and Friday!

For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-SKI-WOLF

Road conditions and restrictions in the area may be found by visiting COTrip.org

Have a great week! As always, I will keep you posted!

 

Wolf Creek Snow Report

We are halfway through the week! Only a few more days until the weekend. And trust me, you’re going to be even more excited for the weekend when you hear about the snow Wolf Creek has received over the last few days!

Wolf creek has received 11″ from the most recent storm, bringing the 7-day total to 16″!

The snowfall year-to-date is 71″.Screenshot_20221207_103332

The midway snow depth is 39″ and the summit snow depth is 42″.

The conditions are powder/packed powder with excellent early season conditions and unmarked obstacles.

The mountain is officially 100% open with 9 lifts and 1,600 skiable acres!!!

The pick of the hill today is Tranquility.

Lift tickets are at Local Appreciation rates today and tomorrow (12/7 & 12/8). $62 for adults, $43 for seniors and $32 for children!

Based on the forecast, it looks like we might receive more snow today. After this storm moves out, we most likely won’t be seeing more snowfall until Sunday.

As always, please use caution when driving!

For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-SKI-WOLF

Road conditions and restrictions in the area may be found by visiting COTrip.org

Happy Shredding! If we receive more snow, I’ll be sure to update y’all! 

Pagosa Springs Upcoming Events 11/28-12/04/2022

As I’m sure many of you already know, Pagosa Springs is the most magical place this time of year! The holiday season means there are SO many fun events to provide you with some great memories and experiences! This week we have:

Tuesday 11/29: Live Music at The Springs Resort & Spa-Phoenix Bar hotel atrium. 5-7pm. Sip on a cocktail while enjoying some rock, country, reggae, blues and originals with Terry Rickard.

Tuesday 11/29: Open Mic at The Den. 6-9pm.

Wednesday 11/30: Live Music at The Alley House Grille. 5:30-8:30pm. Local, soulful, smooth jazz saxophonist Bob Hemenger.

Wednesday 11/30: Karaoke Dance Party at The Den. 8pm-12am.

Thursday 12/1: 16th Annual Festival of Trees at the Ross Aragon Community Center! noon-6pm. Vote for your favorite tree while enjoying cookies, hot cocoa and coffee! Meet and take pictures with Santa 3-6pm. snowww

Thursday 12/1-Saturday 12/3: Main Street Bethlehem at Centerpoint Church. 6-7:30pm. Free admission.

Thursday 12/1: Trivia Night at El Camino Lounge at Motel Soco. 6:30-8pm.

Friday 12/2: Christmas Exhibition at The Springs Resort Atrium. 4-7:30pm. Holiday Gallery Release Party with Rudd F.otos Fine Art Photography and live music by Bob Hemenger.

Friday 12/2: 16th Annual Festival of Trees at the Ross Aragon Community Center. 7pm. Doors open at 5:30pm. Tree Auction! Table reserving available. Advanced ticket sales only-$25 (970) 264-4152. Food by Chavolos, cash bar and live music with Steve Blechschmidt.

Saturday 12/3: Art Show at Tennyson Building Event Center. 8am-2pm. Spirit of Enchantment Art Show featuring landscapes and wildlife. Family Holiday crafts and cookies!

Saturday 12/3: Holiday Market at Pagosa Senior Center Dining Hall. 10am-3pm. Jewelry, art, baked goods, local honey, candles, recycled goods and custom designs. Free hot spiced cider.

Saturday 12/3: Sound Journey at The Edge of Silence. 1pm. 2839 Cornerstone Dr. #5. Experience the healing benefit of harmonic vibrations produced by large gongs, Himalayan singing bowls. theedgeofsilence.org.

Saturday 12/3: An Evening Out Shopping. 4-7pm. Shop small and local while enjoying a ride, discounts and your purchases delivered to your door. Enjoy friends and family while shopping some of Pagosa Springs funniest shopping destinations. $20 shuttle ticket or $10 drive yourself option. For complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.pjsfinebamboo.com/event-details/an-evening-out-shopping-in-pagosa-springs.

Sunday 12/4: Bingo at John Paul II Catholic Church. Early bird games at 5:45pm. Bingo starts at 6pm. Food, beverages and bingo for the whole family.

Stay tuned for next week’s lineup! I hope everyone has a wonderful week!

 

Wolf Creek Snow Report

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone had the happiest Thanksgiving! Wolf Creek did in fact get some more snow! It’s currently moderately snowing with more snow showers in the forecast over the next several days! 

Within the last 7 days, the mountain received a total of 6″! 2 of which were the result of the snowfall within the last 24 hours!

The snowfall year-to-date is 55″.Screenshot_20221129_103221

The summit snow depth is 29″ and the midway is 27″.

The surface conditions are powder/packed powder/wind packed with excellent early season conditions and unmarked obstacles with 90% of the mountain open.

Today’s Pick of the Hill is Charisma!

Be extra cautious driving up there, as the current road conditions are plowed and sanded with winter driving conditions.

For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-SKI-WOLF

Road conditions and restrictions in the area may be found by visiting COTrip.org

 

 

Wolf Creek Snow Report

Happy Monday y’all! Our snowfall in the last 7 days is only 2 inches. But I figured we could take a look at current conditions and see if we have any snow in the forecast!

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The snowfall year-to-date is 49″.

Wolf Creek has a summit base of 27″ and a midway base of 25″.

The mountain conditions are packed powder/hard packed/powder with excellent early season conditions and unmarked obstacles.

As before, the mountain is 90% open.

Lift tickets are at regular rates – $85 for adults, $54 for seniors and $42 for children.

The Wolf Creek Lodge will be serving a festive Thanksgiving Day lunch special inclusive of a Cornish game hen, traditional sides and a dessert of your choice Thursday, November 24th.

 

Alright everyone, do your snow dance! There’s no snow in the forecast this week! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Pagosa Springs Upcoming Events 11/21-11/27/2022

thanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving Week! Wherever you might be and whoever you may be with, I hope you have a fantastic Thanksgiving! There are so many things to be grateful for! This week, we have a few events taking place in Pagosa Springs:

Tuesday 11/22/22: Live Music at The Springs Resort & Spa-Phoenix Bar hotel atrium. 5-7pm. Sip on a cocktail while enjoying some classic rock and blues with Dustin Burley.

Tuesday 11/22/22: Open Mic Night at The Den. 6-9pm.

Wednesday 11/23/22: Karaoke at The Den. 8pm-Midnight.

Thursday 11/24: Pagosa Turkey Trot at Yamaguchi Park. 9-11am. 5k Fun Run/Walk $25. Race information at http://www.pagosafun.com.

Thursday 11/24: Annual Turkey Friendsgiving at El Camino Lounge at Motel SOCO. 3pm. Motel SOCO’s Annual Jive Turkey Friendsgiving Potluck & Casserole Contest! Be sure to bring a dish and enjoy the dishes that others bring. $10 to enter the casserole contest.

Thursday 11/24: Hit the slopes for Thanksgiving! The Wolf Creek Lodge will be serving a festive Thanksgiving Day lunch special inclusive of a Cornish game hen, traditional sides and a dessert of your choice!

Saturday 11/26: Gratitude Dance at Pagosa Lodge Ballroom. 6-9pm. A dance for thankfulness and goodness. Kids activities, giveaways, Christmas vendors and live music by the Retrocats. Call or text 970-510-0309 to reserve your space. Adult tickets are $15 and include drinks. Kids are free.

Stay tuned folks!

Pagosa Springs Upcoming Events 11/14-11/20/2022

No matter what your interests are, Pagosa Springs is bound to have an event that you will love! This week, we have:lightsssss

Tuesday 11/15: Live music at The Springs Resort-Lodge Atrium Phoenix Bar. 5-7pm. Enjoy a cocktail while listening to some classic rock and blues with Dustin Burley!

Wednesday 11/16: Weekly open mic at The Den. Starts at 6pm. Your chance to play some music, sing, read or make a few jokes! Hosted by Carl Mori.

Wednesday 11/16: DUST2 Bike Movie at Liberty Theater. 5pm. Join DUST2 for the screening of Teton Gravity Research’s latest bike film, “Esperanto”. Beer, concessions, silent auction and door prizes!

Thursday 11/17: Live music at Neon Mallard. 6-8pm. Cocktails and live music with Spadefoot! Music written, performed and produced by Miles Adams.

Friday 11/18: Wine & chocolate pairing at P.S. Chocolates. 6-7pm. $25 – Pre-register at 970-946-3492.

Saturday 11/19: Sound journey at the Edge of Silence. 1pm. Experience the healing benefits of harmonic vibrations produced by large gongs, Himalayan singing bowls. Call 970-389-9422. More info at http://theedgeofsilenceorg. 2839 Cornerstone Dr. #5.

Sunday 11/20: Bingo at John Paul II Catholic Church. Door opens at 5pm- early bird games at 5:45 and regular bingo starts at 6pm. Food, beverages & bingo for the whole family.

 

There is always something to do here in beautiful Pagosa Springs! Attend one of these events, explore the gorgeous scenery or eat at one of our delicious, local restaurants! Be sure to check back every week! I hope everyone has a fantastic week!