Colorado May 12, 2016
10 Rocky Mountain Activities That Everyone In Colorado Should Explore
Colorado really has it all: sky-piercing mountains, cascading rivers, lush green forests and crystalline alpine lakes, not to mention the tallest sand dunes in North America. You never have to travel far to find an awe-inspiring view.
Whether you are a seasoned explorer or just getting your feet wet, Colorado has plenty of adventure to go around. Here are 10 great ways for anyone to get out and experience all that our beautiful state has to offer!
Whether you want to tear up some single track or grind out mileage on the pavement, you won’t find a better place than in Colorado.
Take your time and check the 500-mile Colorado Trail off your bucket list. Take a day and tackle one of Colorado’s 53 14-ers. Take an afternoon and soak up some breathtaking scenery. There’s a trail for every occasion.
Some of the best climbing spots in the Western Hemisphere rest within Colorado’s borders, so get out there and climb!
With over 25 resorts and tens of thousands of square miles of backcountry slopes, you could say that Colorado is a great place to own skis. Maybe you’re looking to skin your way out back for an adventure, or maybe you’re looking to take a few laps on the gondola and dive into the après-ski scene. Either way, we’ve got you covered.
Hit the whitewater this Spring. Sign up for a rafting tour or grab your kayak and get to it. Colorado’s rivers are as beautiful as they are powerful!
Sleeping under the stars is the perfect way to decompress and relax. Don’t forget to bring a few friends and a cooler.
Inner peace, fresh trout, a pristine alpine creek... what more could anyone ask for? Flyfishing is a failsafe way to spend a day in Colorado.
Not guns, photos! Colorado is a excellent place to take up photography. It provides so many amazing photo opportunities that you might find it hard to take bad pictures!
There’s no shortage of ranches here in the Rockies. Go for a day ride or an overnight trip - you will see amazing things from the backs of these beautiful creatures.
Book a hot air balloon ride for a life-changing perspective on one of Colorado’s stunning sunsets.
It’s never too early to start planning your next weekend adventure! How are you planning to get outside and enjoy our stunning state?
If you want to see more of Alec Walsh’s adventures in Colorado, check out his website, Water&Rocks!