winter in ouray

Winter Adventures in the San Juans: Snowshoeing Andrews Lake

The variety of activities in Southwest Colorado are as varied as the individuals enjoying them. On a sunny Saturday, with the world at our fingertips, we begin our journey into the wonders of the San Juan Mountains. Making it a bit of a late start, I headed up to Ouray Mountain Sports, grabbed a pair …

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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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