Popular skiing spot near Durango temporarily closed

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DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – A popular skiing spot will stay closed temporarily over safety concerns.

The Durango Herald reports Hesperus Ski Area west of Durango closed earlier this month after an inspection revealed problems in various areas, including lift maintenance, signage and employee training.

The ski area is expected to stay closed until mid-March while officials address the concerns.

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