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Tour Time Lobo Overlook

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

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+00:00

New Adventures for 2019: 5 Winter Adventuring Tips

2019-02-11T17:50:56+00:00

New Adventures for 2019: 5 Winter Adventuring Tips Article and Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo With seemingly countless miles of easily-accessible trails in the region, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to stay fit while exploring the Upper Rio Grande region. Here are 5 tips to get you on the [...]

New Adventures for 2019: 5 Winter Adventuring Tips2019-02-11T17:50:56+00:00

Backcountry Overnights

2017-11-13T19:55:48+00:00

The Colorado backcountry is a great place to explore when temperatures go down and snow accumulations go up. But what’s the best way to get first runs in untouched powder? Plan an overnight backcountry trip! The Rio Grande National Forest and surrounding area features several USFS and privately managed yurts and cabins for winter [...]

Backcountry Overnights2017-11-13T19:55:48+00:00

Winter Gear Guide

2017-11-10T21:44:30+00:00

Article & Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Temperatures and weather conditions are wide-ranging on a fall or winter day in Rio Grande country; from 45 degrees and sunny to single digits and snowing, and even to sub-zero temps (and everything in between). While you’re playing and exploring the area, prepare yourself [...]

Winter Gear Guide2017-11-10T21:44:30+00:00

Avalanche Safety

2017-09-26T13:16:14+00:00

Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors in Upper Rio Grande, but it also requires a little extra knowledge, planning and attentiveness to do it safely. An average of six people die in avalanches every year in Colorado and there have been eight avalanche fatalities in the Upper Rio Grande over the [...]

Avalanche Safety2017-09-26T13:16:14+00:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Creede, CO

2017-05-18T16:57:15+00:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 787 Bear Town Trail 5.4 11200 - 12700 N/A 806 Deep Creek Trail 18.0 8700 - 11400 Mod - Difficult 916 East Fk. Middle [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Creede, CO2017-05-18T16:57:15+00:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Blanca, CO

2017-05-18T15:38:09+00:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 886 Blanca Peak Trail 7.0 8800 - 14,345 Mod - Difficult 887 Medano Lake Trail 4.0 9600 - 11500 Easy - Mod 883 Mosca [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Blanca, CO2017-05-18T15:38:09+00:00

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Antonito, CO

2017-05-18T15:26:42+00:00

  Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses  N/A Alverjones Trail 1.1 N/A N/A 721.1 Bear Lake Cutoff Trail 2.2 N/A N/A 721 Bear Lake Trail 3.34 9700 - 11500 Mod - [...]

Rio Grande National Forest Trail Guide for Antonito, CO2017-05-18T15:26:42+00:00

Trails – Divide Ranger District

2017-01-06T20:19:44+00:00

Click here for District Information   Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses  700 Upper Dry Creek 6.2 11500 - 12500 Easy  709 Bear Creek 4.6 9200 - 10800 Difficult  786 Benino Creek 5.2 [...]

Trails – Divide Ranger District2017-01-06T20:19:44+00:00

Trails – Saguache Ranger District

2017-01-06T20:19:44+00:00

Click here for District Information   Hiking   Snowmobile  Motocycle - Single Track  Horse Riding  Cross Country Skiing  ATV - Less Than 50" Wide  Mountain Biking  No. Name Miles Long Elevation Difficulty Uses 744 North Crestone 5.74 8800 - 11840 Difficult  745 Rito Alto 8.34 8600 - 11920 Difficult  746 Comanche 4.4 [...]

Trails – Saguache Ranger District2017-01-06T20:19:44+00:00