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La Veta, Colorado

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  • Raton, New Mexico

    Rock Climb at Sugarite Canyon

    Most ratings range from 5.7 to 5.11 with fewer 5.12. Only one climb in the whole area is bolted-- and that is a 5.10a. To get to this area it is about a 10 minute scramble through woods and boulders on a path that leads straight to the south facing wall.Driving through Raton, New Mexico exit at t...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Hike the Red River Nature Trail

    2 mi
    The Red River Nature Trail starts right in town next to the Platinum Lift off Pioneer Road. The trail travels 2 miles to Goose Lake Road. The hike itself can be taken as a two or four mile hike, depending on weather you access it point to point or out and back. We started the trail behind the vis...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Sledding in Red River

    If you’re looking for an alternative winter activity to indulge your need for gravity sports, you may take the time to rent a sled from Sitzmark’s for $5 and head over to the library to take your chance at reviving your childhood spirit! Heading to the library at the east end of town, you can fin...
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  • 10746-11764 Greenhorn Highway, Colorado

    Explore Bishop Castle

    0.25 mi / 26 ft gain
    This adventure is a unique experience, perfect for the off seasons. Park along the highway on CO-165 in Rye, Colorado, cross the street and walk into the largest one man project in the USA. You’ll enter under the grand front gate and follow the path that leads to the castle. There you’ll find mul...
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  • Taos County, New Mexico

    Ski Red River Ski Area

    The resort itself, sits right in town, with 6 lifts. Two of the lifts come down to the river and access various parts of the town, it’s a place that makes you remember what skiing used to be like.  The mountain has roughly 170 acres of skiable terrain, and appeals to those of all abilities. The u...
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