• “I cannot thank you enough for such an amazing day in Rocky Mountain National Park. The education, support, and care you provided for us was truly first rate.”

    Katherine
    from Florida
  • “We had a fabulous road bike tour around Boulder. It was such a great tour and was perfect for us! Please tell Justin how great of job he did! He was just wonderful, patient, thoughtful, safe, and super accommodating.”

    Jeff
    from Nebraska
  • “We had a lot of snow, wow! Joshua we thank our lucky stars we were will you, you had extra gear that kept us warm and the hot cidar was over the top. The wind was biting, but the scenery, solitude and wildlife was breathtaking. Your guidance, support and education was the best service we have ever had. Thank you again for all the time on the phone and e-mails before our trip, we really felt knowledgable about what we were getting into. We can not wait to see you next year.”

    Susan
    from Georgia
  • “The hiking times and desriptions could not be any more perfect! Wow, what a day! Now I can imagine how hardy the first people that traveled through these mountains were. You gave me an experience I could never have found in a blog, website, or guidebook. I am so excited to incoporate the history of the West into my curriculum for my students.”

    Jane
    from New York
  • “We had a tour that rivaled the best tours we have been on around the world. The scenery, history, and education was truely splendid.”

    Amil
    from India
  • “What a rocking 2 days of biking and hiking, the coolest and most challenging stuff I have ever done. The routes and guiding was the best!”

    Lawrence from California

Transcending Lives Through Experiential Adventures:

Wilderness Skills: Reading Weather

Anyone who recreates outdoors in Colorado knows how important monitoring the weather can be. Since weather here can change on a dime, it’s important to understand what indicates it’s time to get off the mountain. Unstable vs Stable In order to determine what the atmosphere is capable of for the day, we must first understand […]

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Anatomy of an Upslope Snowstorm

Anyone who has experienced winter on the northern Front Range knows that when the smell of cow manure suddenly permeates the air seemingly out of nowhere, heavy snow will start falling within the next 12 hours. As a widely accepted and honestly hilarious forecasting tool, this phenomenon is actually the result of a classic weather […]

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Wilderness Skills: Knots

At Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, you won’t find guides who just specialize in one activity. We have guides who are so passionate about the outdoors that we take up all kinds of hobbies! Your mountain biking guide probably rock climbs on the weekends, or your hiking guide can tell you about the time they […]

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Digital Detox

Digital detox!! I bet you’ve heard the term, but is there any merit to it? Is it just another trendy thing to say, or is there real value there? Let’s dig into what exactly a digital detox is and how you can benefit from one. A digital detox is when someone takes a break from […]

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Native American History of Rocky Mountain National Park

  When most people think of the history of Rocky Mountain National Park and its surrounding areas, they automatically think of the Gold Rush and the legendary names of Enos Mills and Joel Estes. But long before the first eastern explorers arrived, Native Americans were traversing the area’s mountainous terrain and subsisting off the local […]

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