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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Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides announces 2020 – 2021 AIARE Avalanche Education Courses

Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides announces 2020 – 2021 AIARE Avalanche Education Courses 2020 – 2021 AIARE Avalanche Awareness and Education (Denver, Boulder, Golden, Estes Park) AIARE Level 1 Course / AIARE Level 2 Course / AIARE Avalanche (Companion) Rescue Course / Avalanche Awareness / AIARE Level 1 re-fresher Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides is […]

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Top Winter Navigation Tips

Top Winter Navigation Tips Backcountry navigation can be tricky at the best of times. Heavy snowfall and winter weather conditions can make it even harder to find your way in familiar or unknown terrain as snow can often cover trail signs and markers. To help you be prepared and safely find your way in the […]

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Colorado Skiing 14ers – An Introduction

Colorado Skiing 14ers – An Introduction  They’re big and daunting. Colorado’s 14ers are the pride of any Colorado mountaineer, hiker, and avid outdoorsman. During the summer through fall, the summits of Colorado’s 53 14ers (Peaks over 14,000-feet) are filled with hikers knocking off a checklist of achievable summits, either walking through the top or climbing […]

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The Best of Spring Skiing in Colorado

Spring is made for skiing in Colorado. Consolidated snowpack, warm days, higher elevations, bigger drops, and the best in ski mountaineering and touring across the state. Spring skiing in Colorado is when the riding is at it’s best, you get to take in the breathtaking views while weaving in between the native trees of Colorado. […]

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Our Favorite Colorado Ski Tours In the Front Range

Our Favorite Colorado Ski Tours In the Front Range Colorado’s mountain ranges are a testament do its rich history of skiing. From the legendary 10th Mountain Division, to breeding some of the worlds most renown and famed racers, athletes, and explorers, Colorado’s front range backcountry is among one of the most famed around the world. […]

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