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Did you know that a map is nearly worthless without a compass? Did you know a compass is nearly just as worthless without a map? Now here is a question for you: How often do you have one and not the other? Happens all the time. Fear not! With some […]

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Our Guide’s Favorite Trips

Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides has a multitude of trip options for adventure seekers in Colorado. From a peaceful wildflower hike to an exciting whitewater rafting adventure on the Colorado River, there is something for everyone. Have you heard the old saying “parents don’t have favorite kids” and thought that […]

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Our Favorite Colorado Backpacking Adventures

Colorado is legendary for it’s backpacking trails, magnificent campsites, and vast wildernesses, from Rocky Mountain National Park to the Indian, James, and Flattop Wildernesses. Miles of trails weave between unforgettable mountain scenery, sparkling alpine lakes, and bustling wildlife. In the miles of wilderness across Colorado, trails take backpackers meandering through […]

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2017 Colorado Backpacking Trips

Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides are proud to announce our 2017 Backpacking excursions across Colorado. Our expert guides are excited to show off our spectacular backcountry from the mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks Wilderness, to thrilling trips across Colorado’s great ranges. Colorado Wilderness Rides and […]

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