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best colorado ski resorts

7 Best Ski Resorts in Colorado

The excitement is growing in Colorado as the countdown to the 2020-21 ski season is just around the corner. Many ski resorts in Colorado provide a skier with a great day on the slopes. However, let’s take a look at some of the best of the best. Breckenridge Most everyone would put Breckenridge on their list of favorites. They scheduled…

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Where is the Best Snowmobiling in Colorado

Hey Coloradans, it is the time of year we all have been waiting for –  snowmobile adventure season. If you’re wondering where to find the best snowmobiling in Colorado, we’ve got you covered. Before you hit the powder, it’s time to pull the snow machine out of the storage shed and give it a thorough check-up. You need to take…

The Soothing Powers of the Indian Hot Springs 1

The Soothing Powers of the Indian Hot Springs

If you glance to your right while driving west along Interstate 70, you can see the whole town of Idaho Springs – a historic town rich in mining history and home to the Indian Hot Springs.  It’s a convenient stopover for a nice lunch on your way to the many ski areas along I-70.  If you have more time, it’s…

Scenic Byway: Alpine Loop 2

Scenic Byway: Alpine Loop

In the heart of the San Juan Mountains, the Alpine Loop Scenic and Historic Byway traverses sweeping tundra landscapes and crests two alpine passes. Tiny, fragile flowers hug sheer slopes tinged with cinnamon and saffron hues. On lower elevations, creeks gurgle through forested canyons. The 63-mile backcountry route connects Lake City with Silverton and Ouray. The recommended direction for following…

Indoor Thrills: Indoor Rock Climbing Denver Style! 3

Indoor Thrills: Indoor Rock Climbing Denver Style!

Denver, Colorado is an outdoor enthusiasts dream come true, but don’t overlook all the cool things to do inside as well.  While snow and freezing conditions are great for skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country.  Cold, snowy weather isn’t really the best when you are looking for indoor rock climbing Denver style! The safety and convenience of having an…

SolVista Basin: A True Gem 4

SolVista Basin: A True Gem

Dan Galleri, mountain host at SolVista Basin, doesn’t know what it’s like to wait in line to get in the parking lot at a ski resort. “If I showed up at a ski resort and had to wait in line, I’d be having a bad day,” said Galleri. Apparently, Galleri isn’t exaggerating when he says he only rides at SolVista,…

Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak and More 5

Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak and More

From the 14,000-foot summit of America’s Mountain to the depths of nearby underground caverns, the Pikes Peak region of Colorado’s Front Range can be a cool place to play. The region’s official visitors’ guide lists no fewer than 50 attractions, but that doesn’t even scratch the surface for outdoors-loverswho want to hike, bike, camp, fish, ride horses or participate in…

Top 5 Water Skiing Spots In Colorado 6

Top 5 Water Skiing Spots In Colorado

Although most travelers usually visit Colorado for the plentiful skiing the mountains have to offer, summer is a great time to ski Colorado in a completely different way. Water skiing, wakeboarding and jet skiing are just a few great ways to enjoy Colorado’s many lakes and reservoirs. Many hardcore water skiers choose to join one of many private lakes. For…

Why Choose to Ski in Colorado? 7

Why Choose to Ski in Colorado?

If you want to swap the sun for snow this vacation, then Colorado is the destination for you. Our beautiful snow-capped mountains offer some of the best alpine scenery this side of the Atlantic. Even more, the quality of Colorado’s snow is incomparable with European resorts. Spanish or French ski slopes are typically covered with hard ice in the mornings,…

Winter in Ouray 8

Winter in Ouray

Ouray may not have its own ski area, but when it comes to winter sports, there is plenty to keep you busy. This hamlet in southwestern Colorado enjoys an envious location in the heart of the San Juan Mountains. The town sits at 7,700 feet, and is surrounded by peaks that soar another 5,000 feet. No wonder that some have…