Silverton Mountain, which is in the heart of the San Juan Mountain range and only 55 miles north of Durango, is now under new ownership. Aaron and Jen Brill, who created and have operated Silverton Mountain for over 25 years have turned the operations and ownership of the mountain to Andy Culp and Brock Strasbourger, co-founders of Heli.life. Culp and Strasbourger have the goal of 100% employee retention, and will spend the winter in Silverton learning about the community and local ski culture before making any changes to the ski area operations. Silverton Mountain offers guided, unguided and heli-ski experiences. Check out silvertonmountain.com for more information.