Getting Started

  • Hike the Silver Dollar Lake Trail

    Guanella Pass, which connects the charming and historic town of Georgetown in the north to the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Grant to the south, is a recreational outdoorsman’s dream. Volumes could be written on what this 22-mile scenic byway has to of...

    4 miles 1060 ft gain

  • Private and Tranquil Retreat at Beaver Brook Watershed

    Note: This is NOT the Beaver Brook Trail in Genesee Park/Lookout Mountain! If you enjoy the scenery and ambiance of Evergreen, but Evergreen Lake has become too crowded for your tastes, Beaver Brook Watershed (owned by the City of Golden) is an ex...

  • Snowshoe Butler Gulch

    In fall, winter and spring, the trail is covered in snow, which makes it ideal for backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. The trail becomes indistinguishable after the first mile or two, but usually you can follow previous skiers' tracks up the mount...

    5 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike the Power Line Trail

    The Power Line Trail is best used from May to October, but is open for use year round. Be sure to stop at the first outcropping of rocks for spectacular vistas! This trail is used by mountain bikers, trail runners, and hikers. Parking can be hard ...

    3.5 miles 410 ft gain

  • Soak in Burgdorf Hot Springs

    Burgdorf, Idaho's backcountry oasis, features several rentable cabins located about 30 miles north of McCall. Each season provides its own outdoor opportunity, and Burgdorf provides an epic hub in which to enjoy them.To get there from Boise, drive...

  • Camp at Blue Knob Park Campground

    Blue Knob Campground is the perfect place for a retreat anytime of the year. A mix of forest, mountain, and streams, this natural setting is truly alluring. Hike to the second-highest peak in the state for an incredible view of the Blue Knob park,...

  • Ski or Snowboard Mt. Rose

    The Resort is located about 30 miles (50 km) south of Reno in the Carson Range. Mt. Rose is Tahoe's highest base elevation at about 8,260 ft (2,520 m) and the summit is 9,700 ft (3,000 m). The resort area is 1,200 acres (4.9 km2), and is located i...

  • Cross-Country Ski Geilo Skisenter

    In Norway they created a national sport that is harder than running, slower than walking and can only be done in winter. It sounds insane but is actually amazing fun and complete beginners can pick it up in a few minutes - XCountry skiing!Througho...

    9 miles 984.3 ft gain

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