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5 Perfect Winter Weekend Itineraries in Estes Park

Surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains, Estes Park, Colorado, is arguably at its most beautiful in the winter. Elk wander the golf courses blanketed in white. The picturesque, quaint downtown looks every bit like something you’d see inside of a snow globe. Lodging rates are…

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Does Estes Park Close in the Winter?

It’s an honest question we in Estes Park hear frequently. The short answer is no, Estes Park does not close in the winter. Read on to get some clarification – and to find out why you should visit the town of Estes Park this winter. Reason number one why Estes Park does not close in the winter: Estes…

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9 Reasons to Come to Estes Park This Winter

When you think of your winter mountain getaway, do you want myriad options for snowy outdoor adventure like snowshoeing, cross-country, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, tubing, and sledding? Are you looking for a historic, picturesque main street with dozens of boutique shops, restaurants, and…

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My Avy Class Experience

I’ve been backcountry skiing in Rocky Mountain National Park for about a year now. My first foray was a wonderful birthday triathlon. I got my touring set-up and began last February, about a month before the park shut down with the onset of COVID. I stuck to Hidden Valley, as I had been told it was…

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How to Stay Warm in Estes this Winter

Winter adventure can be intimidating because well, it’s cold. We’ve gathered some ways for you to keep warm this winter in Estes (hint: it’s easier than you think). At your home away from home The speediest way to achieve ultimate coziness is in your lodging. Choose a cabin with a hot tub that…

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