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I live in the mountains of SW Colorado at about 7500 feet and we are getting our first snow fall of the season. The mountains around us already have snow on the peaks. Forcast calls for 2-3" tonight.

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You have my permission to hang onto the snow as long as you like.. go on.. be greedy.. keep it with you all winter long... please..

I don't mind the cold.. but I cannot walk in snow without falling and breaking something.. heaven help everyone if I start driving on snowy roads..
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Some of the ski slopes are open on weekends already Wolf Creek Snow Report
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That poor Slk is missing out on all the fun.







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You have my permission to hang onto the snow as long as you like.. go on.. be greedy.. keep it with you all winter long... please..

I don't mind the cold.. but I cannot walk in snow without falling and breaking something.. heaven help everyone if I start driving on snowy roads..
we have had a wet summer and can use the snow. Snow brings in visitors, which brings in money and home buyers. Plus our mountains run off run into the San Juan River, which goes into Lake Powell and feeds CA & AZ.

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Some of the ski slopes are open on weekends already Wolf Creek Snow Report
Just down the road a bit, looking forward to some skiing this winter


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That poor Slk is missing out on all the fun.







I hope the SLK can handle sleeping and not getting to play.
my Jeep gets to play in the snow, unless I get it sold.


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We were at Mt Princeton hot springs last month, are you anywhere near that location?
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That about 2 hours away. Where I live is Pagosa Springs, which is Ute Indian for healing waters. We have the worlds deepest hot springs.

Pagosa Hot Spring Hotel and Spa, Massage, Facials , Body Treatments


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That looks nice, might have to try that spot next time I'm in CO.
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That poor Slk is missing out on all the fun.
IMO, the problem isn't the snow, but all the metal eating salt on the roads.

It would be fun to drive on a clean snow course as you show in the photos.

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First snow in Oregon, too. The big Halloween storm that drenched Portland dropped nine inches of snow up at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, and the showers this week have added a couple more. We need it, and badly. Last winter was quite dry up in the Cascades, and last month I saw Hood more denuded of snow than any end-of-summer period in my 53 years here. Sunhilde doesn't worry, though, she never goes out in snow. Her older sister C230 does, and I'll probably do her annual wheel swap to the winter-tire rims in the next week or two. Oregon doesn't use salt, and on the few occasions it snows in Portland we use awe-inspiring quantities of pea gravel slathered on the roads.
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That about 2 hours away. Where I live is Pagosa Springs, which is Ute Indian for healing waters. We have the worlds deepest hot springs.

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Ive stayed at the springs resort many times,
and after a day of snowboarding its great to go soak in the hot springs.
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It was a bit misty here in the midlands last week - what's snow?
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