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Old 07-24-2018, 10:42 AM
 
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Western slope does indeed get strong wind and hail. I’ve been caught in it a few times over the years, in various places. It just does not happen as often as in the Front Range, and the hail isn’t as big.

The increase in drifters and bums is also not limited to the Front Range. The western slope definitely has seen more of it also.
This is the kind of biblical hail you get on the front range. Manitou Springs last night.
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Old 07-24-2018, 10:43 AM
 
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Well, I don’t know if everyone considers Durango to be western slope, but the woman I mentioned moved to it from another state. She seemed very proud of having “found” Durango yet did not like the people.

I don’t think Durango people are either warm or cold, just a mix, which it is—soooo many transplants from other states. BTW, I do not live there or ever wanted to.
West of the Divide = Western Slope.
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Old 07-24-2018, 03:54 PM
 
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This is the kind of biblical hail you get on the front range. Manitou Springs last night.
Yup. I do not miss it or the property damage.
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Old 07-24-2018, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Prairieville, La
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When looking at rental places in the Springs I was surprised about the emphasis of covered parking. "Oh, you're going to need that, It's a must."

Crazy pic in lovely Manitou
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Old 07-24-2018, 07:19 PM
 
Location: Washington Park, Denver
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When looking at rental places in the Springs I was surprised about the emphasis of covered parking. "Oh, you're going to need that, It's a must."

Crazy pic in lovely Manitou
Nice in the winter too. No ice on the windshield.
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