Finally!

Cross country skiers make the most of the 5K groomed loop at Hillcrest Golf Club on Wednesday. The unseasonably warm autumn – golfers were on the course last Thursday – appears to have met its end. Recent snowfall combined with expected cold temperatures should do their part to raise skiers’ spirits. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Cross country skiers make the most of the 5K groomed loop at Hillcrest Golf Club on Wednesday. The unseasonably warm autumn – golfers were on the course last Thursday – appears to have met its end. Recent snowfall combined with expected cold temperatures should do their part to raise skiers’ spirits.