Basecamp Pagosa Springs

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The Ute name Paghosa has been translated as Pah gosah as “healing waters.” The municipality of Pahgosa Springs (elevation 7,126 feet) is the only town in Archuleta County in Southern Colorado, of which 65% is either national forrest, wilderness area, or the land of the Southern Ute Indians. The “Mother Spring” at 144 degrees F, has a measured depth of 1,002 feet on August 20, 2011, and is thought to be the deepest geothermal hotsping in the world. Recreation includes, winter downhill and cross country skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area (east of Wolf Creek Pass), snowshoeing, snowmobiling, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping, paddling and hunting.

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
8:59 PM MST on January 16, 2019
Expires:
5:00 PM MST on January 18, 2019

Avalanche Warning

Issued:
6:11 AM MST on January 16, 2019
Expires:
12:15 PM MST on January 17, 2019
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
01/16 10%
Partly Cloudy
Skies clearing overnight. Lows overnight in the low 20s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
01/17 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 39F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Friday
01/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High near 35F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Saturday
01/19 10%
Clear
Mainly sunny. High near 35F. Winds light and variable.

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