I have finally convinced my travel partner to contribute to the blog and this is his first article entirely written in English (!) about his ski trips in spring in North America. Out of our #Take12trips Challenge, this is his April trip.
In order to experience some of the best spring skiing in North America, one must travel to the town of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. This gem of a city is nestled in the southwestern corner of the state, just a 45 min. drive from New Mexico. The charm of the southwestern united states isn’t lost in Pagosa and reminds one of scenes from spaghetti western film; updated with a modern tinge. A single road connects all of Pagosa, allowing residents and tourists alike to easily navigate the town. As the name would suggest, Pagosa Springs is home to marvellously relaxing hot springs and boasts itself as home to the deepest geothermal hot springs in the world. The pools accessible to the general public however, are maximum 3 ft deep and vary in temperature from 90F-115F. Nothing is better than a relaxing soak after a day of mountain activities which are no scarcity in the area. Continue reading