Activities for Non-Skiers

The San Juan National Forest encompasses around 1.8 million acres of land in the southwestern corner of Colorado. In addition to boasting a variety of ski-related activities, visitors can delight in the widespread availability of, well, non-ski-related activities. Put simply, you don’t have to be an enthusiastic skier or rider to enjoy

Local Ski Spotlight: Hesperus

Minutes from downtown Durango sits Hesperus Mountain, the highest summit of the La Plata Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains. Though not of particularly high elevation for the region, Hesperus is a visually prominent peak in the mountain range, boarding the southern edge of the San Juan Mountains. It raises over 7,000ft