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Jake Marasco

Jake Marasco is a recent Fort Lewis College graduate and marketing student. He is very passionate about skiing, mountain biking, and most importantly coffee!

Guide to Snowshoeing in Durango

Whether you're a newcomer or a local just looking to get outside, this guide will be sure to offer some fresh tips. Durango is known for some of the best snowshoeing around; With an abundance of trails and millions of acres of open land and national forests, Durango is the perfect spot to get out…

6 Unique Winter Outdoor Adventures in Durango

Besides the obvious choice of skiing or snowboarding at Purgatory Resort, Durango opens to a whole world of outdoor adventure in winter. Whether you’re looking to try a twist on downhill turns or simply rest your quads, here are six recommendations for how to spend that extra day in town or off of…

Guide to Cross Country Skiing in Durango

Whether you're a newcomer or a local, this guide will be sure to offer some fresh tips. Durango is known for some of the best cross country skiing in Colorado; With an abundance of trails and numerous groomed nordic centers, Durango is the perfect spot for pros and beginners alike. Gear Rentals…

Introduction to Avalanche Awareness in Durango

A brief introduction to avalanche awareness and how to stay safe in Durango this Winter. If you’re considering stepping into the backcountry this season, give this a read. The San Juan & La Plata Mountains are some of the most avalanche-prone areas in the lower 48. Being prepared and knowledgeable…

Itinerary: Winter Walking Art Tour

Durango is a hidden gem in the arts and cultural world with over a dozen mixed-medium art galleries and dotted with numerous displays of public art, all made by local artists and displaying Durango's rich culture and heritage. With a breathtaking, inspiring landscape, and captivating history…

Itinerary: Romantic Winter Getaway

For those looking for an intimate getaway in a cozy mountain town, Durango offers charming and romantic accommodations, award-winning dining experiences, and Winter adventures for a memorable getaway. With more restaurants per capita than San Francisco, tranquil hot springs, and beautiful mountain…

Itinerary: Winter Family Adventure

With an abundance of breathtaking scenery, thrilling outdoor activities, and unique locations to explore, Durango is memorable and inspiring when Winter comes to town. If you've come for a fun, family-friendly adventure, Durango is truly the right town. With hundreds of miles of trails, over 400…