History of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

History of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs; the land of champagne powder, a picture-perfect Western Colorado lifestyle, and trademarked as Ski Town USA.  Located on the other side of the Continental Divide as the Denver area, this mountain getaway is under 7,000 feet in elevation and yields beautiful, warm summers and fluffy snow-packed winters. The Early Years Back in the […]

The Best Camping Near Kremmling, Colorado

The Best Camping Near Kremmling, Colorado

We’re ready for spring.  Though there’s a few more flurries on the forecast, we’re already compiling our camping list for Kremmling this year.  This beautiful central Colorado location is perfect for early spring activities as it is located at 7,200 feet, leaving you with sunny and warm days earlier in the season. Kremmling is not […]

2018 Guide to Colorado’s National Parks

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Uncategorized
2018 Guide to Colorado’s National Parks

Written by Alex Ferguson Colorado’s hiking trails weave in, out and around some of the most diverse and unspoiled landscape in the country. With natural highlights, historical sights and spectacular geological features along Colorado’s trails, it’s easy to see why hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the state. Mesa Verde National […]

Colorado’s Best Backpacking Hikes

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Hiking, Trip Planning
Colorado’s Best Backpacking Hikes

Now that spring is in full effect many are preparing for longer hikes in Colorado this year. Although the snow pack is still good, it is the time to begin planning those multi-day treks through the mountains as you will want to be properly prepared when your boots meet the trailhead. Before the runoff begins, […]

Colorado Rivers to Raft this Summer

Colorado Rivers to Raft this Summer

Summer is finally just around the corner!  As the snow begins to melt in the Rocky Mountains, many rafting enthusiasts have begun to plan their river trips for the year.  Some things to consider as you sit down and sort everything out are equipment needs and especially where to go. The Arkansas River The Arkansas River has […]

Gear You Need for Your Colorado Adventure this Year

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Destinations, Gear, Rafting, Trip Planning
Gear You Need for Your Colorado Adventure this Year

If an adventure is on the books in the near future, you’ll need to make sure you’re properly geared up for Colorado’s elements.  Summers yield some beautiful days, as well as rainy afternoons and chilly bonfire-weather nights.  The water in the rivers is cold due to snowmelt, and you’ll want to make sure you have everything […]

Abandoned Colorado Attractions You Need to Visit

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Scenery, Travel, Trip Planning
Abandoned Colorado Attractions You Need to Visit

Most tourists gravitate toward the popular areas of Colorado… but we’re here to talk about where nobody resides.  Colorado is riddled with some of the best abandoned towns to visit. Though they tend to be creepy ventures, you’ll get to see a piece of the states history while you explore these deserted locations in Colorado. […]

Best Train Rides in the Colorado Rockies

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Uncategorized
Best Train Rides in the Colorado Rockies

Looking for a great family getaway into the mountains?  Train rides are the best way to catch some incredible views without having to drive yourself up a dicey dirty road, and they’re perfect for the kids where a hike won’t suffice.  Here are some great train rides to take your crew on this year in […]

8 Best Backcountry Skiing Slopes in Colorado

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Destinations, Winter
8 Best Backcountry Skiing Slopes in Colorado

Backcountry riding or “skinning” is vastly growing in popularity in Colorado.  With acreage of great slopes to check out, the opportunities to check out this sport are endless.  Prior to your adventure, you want to make sure that when your doing any sort of backcountry riding you are prepared for all the different scenarios you […]

Wildlife You’ll See in the Colorado Rockies

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Uncategorized
Wildlife You’ll See in the Colorado Rockies

If you are planning a trip to Colorado, viewing wildlife in abundance is nearly guaranteed.  With the moose wandering around Summit County, elk grazing in Estes Park, and bears roaming the mountains all across the state, you are bound to see some interesting wildlife where ever you are in the Colorado Rockies. Moose in Colorado […]