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Kids Biking Essentials

2019-06-22T12:48:04-06:00

Spring has sprung and warmer weather is on the horizon, which means bike season is upon us! As you ready yourself for the transition from turns on spring corn to hero dirt, we have some of the season’s go-to gear to help you bring the little ones along for the ride. Our latest round-up features [...]

Kids Biking Essentials2019-06-22T12:48:04-06:00

Multi-Adventure Weekends

2019-05-07T16:19:01-06:00

If you’re anything like me, the weekend can’t come soon enough. Thankfully, for those “weekend warriors” out there, the region has countless opportunities to explore, learn and play. From solo hikes to family fishing adventures, here are two winter destinations and some helpful tips to make your multi-adventure weekend happen! Snowshoeing & Ice Fishing at [...]

Multi-Adventure Weekends2019-05-07T16:19:01-06:00

Fat Biking 4 Seasons of Fun!

2019-06-22T12:48:25-06:00

Fat Biking - 4 Seasons of Fun! Article & Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Have you seen the fat tire bikes cruising in, around and above the San Luis Valley? With miles upon miles of multi-use trail, single and double track, and forest roads to explore, maybe it’s time to see [...]

Fat Biking 4 Seasons of Fun!2019-06-22T12:48:25-06:00

Tour Time Lobo Overlook

2019-02-11T18:19:32-06:00

Tour Time - Lobo Overlook Article & Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo For winter adventurers seeking a moderately difficult tour via cross-country skis or other touring setups (e.g., AT, telemark, splitboard), consider the route from the Continental Divide to Lobo Overlook. “Lobo”, spanish for wolf, is the name given to the [...]

Tour Time Lobo Overlook2019-02-11T18:19:32-06:00

Winter Hikes in Penitente Canyon

2019-05-29T21:32:09-06:00

Article and Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Hikers and snowshoers have a plethora of trails options in the area. From the San Luis Valley floor to the peaks along the Continental Divide, visitors can explore trails leading to frozen waterfalls, passing through sun-warmed canyon walls, and leading to scenic vistas all [...]

Winter Hikes in Penitente Canyon2019-05-29T21:32:09-06:00

Winter Fun with Kids!

2019-05-09T16:39:04-06:00

Article and Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo So you’re new parents and you want to keep outdoor activity high on the list all year long, right? Or, maybe you’re well-seasoned caretakers looking for a new outdoor experience for the little ones? Whatever your title or outdoor goals, winter is as great [...]

Winter Fun with Kids!2019-05-09T16:39:04-06:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Monte Vista, CO

2019-05-29T22:55:35-06:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 701 North Rock Creek Trail 7.6 9000 - 11700 Easy - Moderate 702 South Rock Creek Trail 1.9 11000 - 12000 Easy - Moderate [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Monte Vista, CO2019-05-29T22:55:35-06:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for La Garita, CO

2017-05-21T18:11:47-06:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 909 Bower's Peak Trail 3.0 10780 - 12180 N/A 773 North Carnero Trail 5.7 9120 - 9800 Easy Bicycles and any motorized vehicle is [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for La Garita, CO2017-05-21T18:11:47-06:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for South Fork, CO

2017-05-21T18:45:44-06:00

  Hiking  Snowmobile Motocycle - Single Track Horse Riding Cross Country Skiing ATV - Less Than 50" Wide Mountain Biking   No.NameMiles LongElevationDifficultyUses799Alder Bench Trail 1.58400 - 8900Difficult 839Archuleta Trail 7.09200 - 12200Moderate 709 Bear Creek Trail 4.69200 - 10800 Difficult  933Beaver Mountain Trail 3.78200 - 9200Easy N/ABig Meadows Loop Trail 1.5 9220 - 9250 Easy  N/A Big Park Trail 11.010400 - 12000 N/A  N/ABonito Pass Trail 0.511000 - 11300N/A 794Cathedral Trail 3.79400 - 11200Easy - Difficult [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for South Fork, CO2017-05-21T18:45:44-06:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Saguache, CO

2017-05-21T18:24:20-06:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 778 Bear Creek Trail 4.1 10000 - 10760 N/A 767 East Middle Creek Trail 5.3 9000 - 11320 N/A 771 East Sheep Creek Trail [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Saguache, CO2017-05-21T18:24:20-06:00