Colorado’s Top Five Best Backcountry Ski Areas

From the sprawling ranges of Rocky Mountain National Park to the icy granite pinnacles of the Indian Peaks Wilderness and the jagged ridges of the Gore Range, Colorado is a backcountry skier’s paradise. From mellow, low angled, cruisy hills to thrilling steep couloir drops, the backcountry of the Centennial State offers an area for every […]

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Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides and BCA Team Up For Avalanche Education

Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides set out to provide the best in backcountry education with support from Backcountry Access (BCA). With expert guides, all trained in avalanche education, and as an official instruction service under AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education), the classes aimed to help students learn not only how to recognize […]

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Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides Voted as One of Colorado’s Best Bike Guides, Companies to Work For and Mud Race by Elevation Outdoors!

We were honored when we found out that the readers of Elevation Outdoors, as well as thousands of Coloradans had voted our company for not just one, but three categories in their annual Best of the Rockies issue! Not just because we have the best guides and staff in the country, not just because we […]

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AIARE Courses With Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides

For any backcountry travel, it’s essential to have knowledge of avalanche conditions, decision making in avalanche terrain, and how to react should a slide suddenly come crashing down. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, in association with Backcountry Access is proud to present the 2015-2016 AIARE Level I and Level II Courses. The classes will include […]

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Italy’s Top Five Best Fly Fishing Rivers

Between picturesque Tuscan hills, shady groves, and emerald streams, Italy is fast becoming one of Europe’s top fly-fishing destinations. Italy has recently loosened its regulations and many are starting to discover the hidden streams teeming with bass and pike. Italian law for most areas allows fishing one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset; […]

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Training For Kilimanjaro

At over 19,000-feet, Mt. Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest summit. The trek to the Roof of Africa is a strenuous and committing trek that requires proper preparation for maximum success. To ensure the best chances of success on the mountain, it’s essential to have a proper training plan and start getting shape for high altitude trekking […]

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Why Choose Colorado Slip And Slide?

It’s the most talked about event of the Hard As Nails Obstacle Mud Race: A 22-degree water slide of over 400-feet careening down the side of a hill at the Westin Westminster. For the last two years, it’s been so popular that this year, we’ve decided to give the slide its own special day. While […]

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