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Budget Friendly Family Fun Abounds in Southwest Colorado this Winter!

A Winter Wonderland of Adventure awaits in beautiful Ouray, Colorado!   Hot Springs: Centuries before the white man arrived, the Tabeguache Ute, a nomadic band, traveled to this idyllic setting in the summer months to hunt the abundant forest game and to soak in what they called “sacred miracle waters”. Even then, they knew the springs that …

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Winter Activities in Southwest Colorado

Looking for a great day trip from Ouray for winter activities? Ever thought about Grand Mesa outside of Grand Junction? Grand Mesa has plenty to do in the winter with beautiful views, it’s worth the two-hour drive! The GMNC (Grand Mesa Nordic Council) grooms over 32 miles of trails for cross-country skiing, skate skiing, and …

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Back Country Skiing in Southwest Colorado

Back country skiing is one of the most rewarding winter activities one can partake in around Ouray during the winter months. Skinning up mountains, catching beautiful sunrises, working hard for your uncrowded, glorious, sometimes untracked turns rewards you with a great feeling of accomplishment. It’s also a lot cheaper than a day pass to any …

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Snow Shoeing in the San Juans – Engineer Mountain Road

Colorado weather is a splendor to behold. The sky will darken with angry clouds, covering everything in mountains of snow with no regard to travel plans. Magically, the following morning is bright and full of expectations. The sun glinting on the freshly fallen snow beckons, calling to the adventurer in all of us to explore this …

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