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 Storm Warning

5:15 AM MDT on March 21, 2019
6:00 AM MDT on March 22, 2019
03/21 100%
Rain and snow this morning. Rain showers and perhaps a rumble of thunder this afternoon. Thunder possible. High 44F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
03/22 70%
Snow during the morning will give way to some clearing during the afternoon. High around 40F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70%. Snowfall around one inch.
Mostly Cloudy
03/23 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 47F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
03/24 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 48F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

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