3 DAYS OF WINTER FUN!

WINTERFEST 2019 kicks off Friday, January 25, with the annual Chamber Gala at 6:00pm. This weekend, Winterfest will host Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascensions, Sled Races, Cross Country Ski Clinic, Fat Bike Race, BB Gun Biathlon, the ever popular Penguin Plunge, and much more! Join us for the fun! Details can be found by visiting the chamber’s website, or by clicking on the image below:

Photo Courtesy of PagosaChamber.com
Photo Courtesy of PagosaChamber.com

Hit the Slopes!

Wolf Creek Ski Resort has been getting packed, snow packed! Due to our latest snow storm they’ve gotten 10 inches of fresh powder in the last 24 hours. Wolf Creek pass is plowed and sanded, ready for winter driving. Click on the image below to see live footage of the action happening up at the Ski Resort!Wolf Creek

                                  Photo Credits to Wolf Creek Ski Area via Facebook

SNOW, SNOW, and MORE SNOW!

This week’s storm brought another 16″ of fresh powder to Wolf Creek Ski area! The new base is 62 inches at the midway. With more snow in the forecast, now is the time to book your ski trip! Click on the image below to check out our vacation rentals and call today to book…

Photo Courtesy of WolfCreekSki.com
Photo Courtesy of WolfCreekSki.com

 

 

Short Term Rentals Still Available for the 2018 Holiday Season!

Many of our vacation rentals still have dates available for this coming holiday season! Come enjoy all that Pagosa winters have to offer, or invite the family to spend some time. From skiing, to sledding, to snowmobiling, the winter activities are endless!

The hot springs are a perfect place to spend your morning, or apres ski! Click on the image to view our rental inventory.

Pagosa Hot Springs Winter

Snow in the Forecast for Wolf Creek Ski Area

With 24″ at the base of Wolf Creek Ski Area, both the Ski Area and town of Pagosa Springs are excited for the forecasted snow this weekend! The snow comes just in time for Wolf Creek’s College Day on January 21 and their Locals Appreciation Day on January 24; both days offering discounted lift tickets.

Here’s the current report from WolfCreekSki.com:

Summit Depth: 24″      Midway Depth: 22″      Snowfall YTD: 69″

 

Pagosa Springs’ Upcoming Winterfest

The annual Pagosa Springs Winterfest will return February 2-4, 2018. The Winterfest is a fun-filled family event, including activities such as fat bike races, sled races, a ‘penguin plunge’ and more! The Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce encourages locals and visitors to get involved in the daily festival activities. More information can be found on the Chamber’s website, or by clicking on the picture below.

Photo Courtesy of PagosaChamber.com
Photo Courtesy of PagosaChamber.com

Well hello SNOW! – Wolf Creek Snow Report

Well hello SNOW, lovely to see you again!

Wolf Creek Ski Area is open seven days a week for the season with 100% of the mountain open!

Wolf Creek received 3 inches overnight and it’s still snowing! The all-natural snow depth is 114 inches at the midway bringing our year-to-date snowfall total to 351 inches!

*******Snow Report for Thursday, February 23, 2017********

Summit Base Depth: 120″

Midway Base Depth: 114″

New Snow (24 Hours): 3″

New Snow (48 Hours): 3″

New Snow (72 Hours): 3″

New Snow (7 Days): 12″

Latest Storm Total: 3″

Year-to-Date:  351″

The Raven, Bonanza, Nova, Elma, Treasure Stoke AND Alberta Lifts are operating from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm!

This Sunday, February 26th is College Day. Lift tickets are just $44 for students with a valid college photo I.D. AND current, printed class schedule!

The next race in the Fun Race Series is also Sunday, February 26th. The Mardi Gras Race begins at 11:00 am and is free and open to skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities!

 The Horseshoe Bowl SnowCat Shuttle will run dependent on visibility and as conditions allow. Please inquire at the Ticket Office for current operating status. The shuttle is FREE with purchase of a lift ticket!

The Meadow Loop of the Nordic Track was groomed Monday, February 20th! The backside segment of the 6 km Nordic loop is not open; the loop is now about 4 km.

Check www.wolfcreekski.com for the most up-to-date information.

Check out all the great new skis and snowboards at Noel online and in Noel Sports at the bottom of the staircase under the Pathfinder Bar!

Please email wolfcreekski@wolfcreekski.com for other information inquiries.

 

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The Misleading Math Behind the Rent vs. Buy Calculation

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“While studies simulating the financial returns to owning and renting find that renting is often more likely to be beneficial, in practice renters rarely accumulate any wealth. In no small part this seems traceable to the difficulties households face in trying to save absent either a clear goal or an automatic savings mechanism.”

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