Castles as Cold as Ice
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Castles as Cold as Ice

This place is cool….well, actually it’s cold.  It’s a magical winter wonderland made of ice.  The Ice Castles in Dillon, Colorado, are almost an acre and filled with ice carved tunnels, slides, thrones, and even a huge fountain.  Color changing LED lights make it spectacular at night. On the night my friend Melissa and I … Continue reading

On the Trails at Snow Mountain Ranch
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On the Trails at Snow Mountain Ranch

A weekend at Snow Mountain Ranch – I’ll take that anytime!  It’s a wonderful gem in Grand County, Colorado.  My cousins and I have been multiple times and each time has been a wonderful adventure. Driving up on Friday, I certainly could see the impact of a dry winter in Colorado.  But, that was changing … Continue reading

Icy Fish Creek Falls
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Icy Fish Creek Falls

I’ve admired Fish Creek Falls several times during summer stays in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  But, I’d never see them completely iced over….until now. In summer the cold alpine water thunders over the 280-foot legendary falls that are just minutes from downtown Steamboat.  In winter, it’s a world of white, ice, and quiet. It was cold … Continue reading

Colorado Winter Bucket List
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Colorado Winter Bucket List

Colorado has some of the best alpine skiing in the world. If you’re heading to the Centennial State for a ski vacation, you may wonder what other snow experiences you should do when you take time off the slopes. From driving your own dog sled to skiing to a gourmet lunch, this is my list … Continue reading