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Could a new ski area open in Southern Colorado this year?

An old ski lift at Southern Colorado’s Parker-Fitzgerald Cuchara Mountain Park could start running again by summer, making lift-served mountain biking, downhill skiing and more possible. The original Cuchara ski area, about 30 miles southwest of Walsenburg, first opened in the early 1980s. During the following decades, six different operators tried and failed to make a go […]

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10 Best Snowshoeing and Cross-country Skiing Trails in Colorado

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. While clicking these links won’t cost you extra money, they help us keep this site up and running. See our disclosure policy. Explorations in the mountains shouldn’t be limited to summertime and snowshoeing is one of our favorite ways to explore while socially distancing! Many of Colorado’s backcountry […]

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Spring Break in Denver 2021: Best 100+ Activities

The countdown is on for Spring Break 2021 and even during a pandemic, there are still opportunities to play safely! Whether you want to hunker down indoors, get outside or explore something new, we have you covered with these fabulous Spring Break offerings, categorized by geographic area. COVID restrictions are in place and many attractions […]

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Sun Valley Winter Travel Guide for Families

My family soaked it all in: The twinkling lights on the trees, the thick layer of snow juxtaposed against the pastel lights of the sky and the luxurious heated pool. The clocktower chimed every 15 minutes, our only reminder that time here was quantified. Sure, we were in a pandemic, but after nearly 10 months […]

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