8 Best Backcountry Skiing Slopes in Colorado

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Destinations, Winter

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 […]

Breckenridge Winter Activities for You and Your Dog

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Dogs, Hiking, Winter

Skiing or snowboarding takes over Breckenridge, Colorado once there is enough snow, but after multiple days on the overcrowded mountains and long lift lines, it’s time to ditch the people and spend the day with your favorite four-legged friend.  Here are some of the best activities you and your dog can enjoy together in Breckenridge this winter!    Hiking in Breckenridge […]

January Red Rocks Amphitheater Events

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Events, Hiking, Scenery, Travel, Trip Planning, Winter

Red Rocks Amphitheater is a huge draw for people from all around the United States.  The massive scarlet boulders that surround the venue create a beautiful setting to enjoy some incredible music or fun activities.  Since it is an open amphitheater, the winter months can make for a chilly venture to Red Rocks, but there […]

Vail Ski Resort Snow Update

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Destinations, Travel, Trip Planning, Winter

Vail Snow Update Are you thinking about making a trip to the beautiful Vail mountain resort? Well, thankfully, a bit of weather rolled through and blessed the mountain with some fresh snow! There’s nothing quite like that first time each year when you glide off the chairlift, ready yourself at the top of the hill, […]

Best Ski Rental Spots in Breckenridge, Colorado

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Travel, Winter

Being decked out prior to approaching the top of the mountain can make or break your vacation to Breckenridge, Colorado.  If you’re looking to rent some great gear at a reasonable price, check this list out to snag the skis that are perfect for you and get on the slopes in no time. Black Tie Ski Rentals 970.547.4416 One of the best of the […]

Best Cross Country Skiing in Colorado

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Destinations, Events, Winter

Devil’s Thumb Ranch The Devil’s Thumb Ranch is located just north of Winter Park in beautiful Tabernash, Colorado. With almost 120 kilometers of trails in the Ranch Creek Valley on the Continental Divide, Devil’s Thumb is a hot-spot for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. If you need instruction, you can start the day with a […]

Day Hikes Near Denver

Day Hikes Near Denver

When arriving into Denver most people on vacation are eager to get out and enjoy nature. One of the best ways to do this is to go out on a day hike. There are numerous areas to be explored with a variety of trail lengths and difficulties. Whether you are a novice hiker or have […]

Ullr Fest

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Events, Travel, Winter
Ullr Fest

Ullr Fest, a mountain party like no other, returns to Breckenridge on January 13th – 16th, 2016. The winter festivity started when, in 1963, some of Breckenridge’s Norwegian transplants brought their tradition of celebrating the Norse God of Snow, Ullr, to the Rockies. Back then locals would create 12 foot tall plywood cut-outs of Ullr, […]

How to Cope with the End of Rafting Season

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Rafting, Scenery, Travel, Winter

Well, the wonders of the Rockies and the soul saving rivers and rapids have been covered with the promise of a white winter, but that is no reason to stop “playing”. The beauty of this wonderful place is the fun never stops, nor does the excitement of a new adventure. So below we will tell […]

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning a Ski Vacation

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in Travel, Winter
3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning a Ski Vacation

When getting ready for your ultimate winter vacation there are many factors to consider while booking your ski trip. This year is shaping up to provide an excellent snow year for Colorado, with El Nino knocking on the door and cooler weather coming along with it. Now is the time to get those edges sharpened […]