Winter’s snowfall makes for summer skiing in Southwest Colorado

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Winter’s snowfall makes for summer skiing in Southwest Colorado

There’s plenty of snow in La Platas, Ophir Valley
Summer skiing awaits anyone willing to hike off the Ophir Pass road.
Diana Davis enjoys a summer run in the La Platas last week. An above-average winter snowpack has lingered into summer, keeping backcountry skiers and snowboarders happy.
A skier hikes up a slope in the La Plata Mountains in July.
The Kling family enjoyed some summertime skiing on Ophir Pass on July 4. From left are Josh, Cooper, Bonnie and Corbin.

Winter’s snowfall makes for summer skiing in Southwest Colorado

Summer skiing awaits anyone willing to hike off the Ophir Pass road.
Diana Davis enjoys a summer run in the La Platas last week. An above-average winter snowpack has lingered into summer, keeping backcountry skiers and snowboarders happy.
A skier hikes up a slope in the La Plata Mountains in July.
The Kling family enjoyed some summertime skiing on Ophir Pass on July 4. From left are Josh, Cooper, Bonnie and Corbin.