Colorado Adventure Vacations and Adventure Trips
Late summer is a great time to be in Colorado. With fewer crowds and more wide-open spaces, it’s a way to see the state in a season that is rarely explored by those who come from beyond the mountainous borders. From backpacking and rafting the Upper Colorado and the Flat Tops Wilderness, to sightseeing and hiking Rocky Mountain National Park, and rock climbing in the Boulder area, it’s the time for cool weather and big scenery. Here are the best of Colorado’s adventure vacations and adventure trips.
Backpacking on the Upper Colorado River Basin Area and Flat Tops Wilderness
With cooler temperatures, it’s a great time to be on the Upper Colorado River and the Flat Tops Wilderness for some of the best late-season multi-day trips, whether it’s exploring the Flat Tops Wilderness, where we’ll get to explore a mesa-like landscape of uniquely shaped mountains, and dispersed camping options, where we’ll be able to set up a tent where we please, and hike plus fly fish for species of trout that are only found on this side of the Mississippi. Seeing the Flat Tops Wilderness is backpacking in a way that Colorado was meant to be seen: With big views and few people.
Afterwards, we’ll head up to the Upper Colorado, where we’ll get to raft among red rock canyons and big desert scenery, following the historical railways across Northern Colorado, and looking out to the mountains near Steamboat. We’ll get to camp at unique, bohemian-like riverside campgrounds, fly fish in the rushing waters and canyon alcoves, and explore riverside trails that reveal surprises such as slot canyons, far reaching views, and fossilized dinosaur tracks. The Upper Colorado River is rarely explored by those from out of state, and it’s one of the most unique landscapes in the West. Come explore the magnificent Upper Colorado River for yourself.
Sightseeing Tours and Guided Hiking Trips in Rocky Mountain National Park
The change of seasons in Rocky Mountain National Park makes for one of the best times for exploring the greenery of one of America’s most legendary landscapes. We’ll get to see big mountain scenery, shimmering alpine lakes and waterfalls, and far-stretching green meadows. We’ll also get to explore wildlife Guided Hiking Trips in Rocky Mountain National Park uch as moose, black bear, deer, and coyotes. We’ll also get to see the magnificent elk rutting and bugling as thousands of elk try to find a mate.
With fewer crowds in the park, we’ll get to access some of our favorite trails, such as Bierstadt and Emerald Lakes, plus Loch Vale, set under the spectacular alpine towers of Glacier Gorge.
For those who want to see the best of Rocky Mountain National Park without the physicality of hiking, join a thrilling sightseeing tour, which will take guests to some of the most iconic vistas in the comfort of our air-conditioned and heated vans. We’ll drive up to the top of Trail Ridge Road, following one of the few roads in the United States that rides above 12,000-feet. From the Alpine Visitors Center we’ll be able to look on white-capped mountain scenery and one of the most iconic views in the park. This is a great way to see the park in ultimate comfort. Join us for this one of a kind extraordinary adventure to one of the greatest views in Colorado.
Rock Climbing in Boulder – Join a Guided Boulder Rock Climbing Adventure
Boulder is one of the world meccas of rock climbing, from the high walls of Eldorado Canyon to the fun, short, single-pitch walls of Boulder. From beginner first time climbers to the most cutting edge ascents in the world, climbing in Boulder is only 15 minutes from downtown, with a short hike to the wall. There are opportunities for single pitch easy ascents, to climbing the Flatirons, the iconic sandstone rock formations that rise high above the city. We’ll even get to explore Eldorado Canyon, known widely as one of the birthplaces of American rock climbing, where many of the routes were established throughout the 1950s and 1960s, by some of the legends of Colorado climbing.
For a longer and more thrilling day, join us in Rocky Mountain National Park as we explore and climb some of the legendary alpine routes that have made Colorado one of the world-class climbing destinations. Rock climbing in Colorado will take your vacation to brand new heights.
Mountain Biking in Boulder – Experience Boulder’s Best Bike Guides
The late summer is a great time to be out on Boulder’s great mountain biking trails, as we get to explore the hills and turns of Colorado’s great mountain biking scene. From the hilly and easy rides of South Boulder, to the more complex and thrilling downhill trails of Marshall Mesa, there’s a ride for every kind of rider from fun half day trails alongside the Flatirons to full day rides in Buffalo Creek and Magnolia, and multi-day excursions throughout Fruita and the Kokopelli Trail, which rides all the way through Southeast Utah. We’ll get to explore what makes Colorado’s mountain biking trails so legendary, from the breathtaking views, to the fun obstacles, drops, twists and turns, under the alpine scenery.
Late summer is a great time for your Colorado adventure. Call us at 720 242 9828 and visit https://www.cwrag.com to book your Colorado vacation today!