“Breck Bike Week is a multi-day celebration that promotes bicycling culture and community. The dynamic programming draws all types of riders – beginners, experts, parents and kids, roadies, mountain bikers and commuters alike. It’s our goal to foster the growth and appreciation of cycling as a whole and to have BIG fun from start to […]
Over the 4th of July weekend our plans called for some camping. So we took the opportunity to test drive a Toyota 4Runner up to the west side of Gross Reservoir. Gross Reservoir is a little east of Nederland near the Coal Creek Canyon. From Arvada, it’s just a 30 – 45 minute drive up […]
Check out Morgan’s post on things to do this summer and realize there is no shortage of fun in the mountains even when the snow is melted. Plus, it’s very much possible to ski on the Forth of July here in Colorado. Breckenridge’s Peak 9 is one of a few places to (fairly) easily do […]
…rain and snow in April and May helped delay the onset of the spring wildfire season.
Just because the snow is gone, doesn’t mean we can’t still reap the benefits months later. With all that snow comes water, rivers, lakes, and great hiking. Hanging Lake is one of the more accessible, picturesque and interesting (geologically speaking) spots to hike in Colorado. Here are a few tips: 1. Bring good hiking shoes […]
I received a pair of Guideline Eyegear’s Alpine polarized sunglasses to try out this season1 and I’ve been really impressed. Build Quality When skiing I always carry a pair of goggles to the slopes and throw a pair of sunglasses in my pack to pull out when outside at lunch or driving or on a […]
Bad news if true for us Colorado snow lovers: Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow suggesting spring may be right around the corner. Here’s hoping we actually see a lot more precipitation in the mountains through April!
If you’re already starting to miss the mountains, you don’t need to despair. There are so many wonderful summer activities, from hiking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, and rafting that can keep you enjoying the Colorado mountains all year long. If you would like to do all of those activities in one-stop, consider a trip to […]