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Real Colorado Skiing - Monarch Mountain Review - Atha Team Blog

Real Colorado Skiing – Monarch Mountain Review

Monarch Mountain is a quaint and remote ski “resort” that sits on the continental divide about two hours east of Montrose Colorado. The term “resort” is relative in that this is not necessarily a destination ski-in ski-out poo-poo noses-up kind of place. Monarch Mountain dubs itself ,“Real Colorado Skiing”, and I am one to agree. There are not many places left where you can see a local...

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Engineer Mountain Pass Snowshoe Adventure – Ouray Colorado

This moderate-to-difficult snowshoe adventure (depending on snow depth) is a really fun jaunt just 10 minutes south of the town of Ouray Colorado, and close to an hour drive south from Montrose Colorado. From Ouray, head up Red Mountain Pass via Highway 550 toward Silverton. After you pass through the first tunnel and the waterfall overlook, look out toward the left for the giant Engineer Pass...

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Enjoying the Beauty of Colorado National Parks

If you've been living in Colorado for very long, you probably already know that there are some beautiful national parks here. Even in you don't live in Colorado, you might have seen the parks during a vacation. Either way, there's a lot of beauty to enjoy and appreciate no matter which Colorado National Park you visit. So, which one do you choose? Why pick just one when you can see them all? Here are...

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Three of Colorado’s Most Popular Ghost Towns

Colorado has so much to consider when it comes to outdoor recreation options. If you like treasure hunting or historical information, one of the options you might want to consider is the exploration of one of its 1,500 ghost towns. There are locations all around the state, from the Western Slope to the Front Range. If you like a good ghost town or you want to see what life was like in a mining...

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