Published: 6/11/2019 9:11:00 AM
If you haven’t read part 1 of this blog series be sure to check it out first before learning more about Double G Ranch.
Aside from lots of summer activities to enjoy during the warmer months Double G is also a great place to visit when the temperatures drop.
Colorado is a veritable winter wonderland during the colder months of the year. Guests experience abundant sunshine, Champagne Powder and low humidity while staying at Double G Ranch.
Hiking, Snowshoe-Walking and Cross-Country Skiing
The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) as well as the Middle Fork of the Cimarrons, Owl Creek Pass, Dry Creek, Black Canyon, Gateway Canyon and many other areas provide endless beautiful trails to explore and enjoy nature and wildlife.
During the winter Bear Creek Falls, Ames Wall and Ouray Ice Park are in a word simply breathtaking! If you have ever wanted to try your hand at ice climbing, then these locations are the ideal place to learn.
Snowmobile-Tours, ATV-Quad and Jeep-Tours
The trails around the ranch as well as the surrounding open State Park lands nearby are perfect for the adventurous people in your group seeking off-road fun! Upon request the ranch can hook you up with various rental agencies to suit your needs.
Downhill-Skiing (with and without Heli-Drop)
A short forty-five-minute drive from the ranch will have you skiing down the slopes at Telluride in no time which is considered one of the best ski resorts in Colorado. Aspen, just 3 hours away, as well as Vail, Breckenridge and Deer Valley are also skiing trips that you could combine with your ranch vacation. For those looking for the ultimate ski adventure Double G Ranch can organize a helicopter ride that will drop you off on challenging ski routes coupled with awesome powder conditions. Day trips include orientation, six runs and après ski and they can organize Heli-assisted and guided backcountry ski-tours as well.
Test your fitness level fat biking on frozen lakes and trails. You’ll spend many unforgettable hours outdoors under the Colorado sun.
Throughout the year there are lots of activities and events that guests can enjoy while staying at Double G Ranch.
Ridgway-, Silver Jack – and Blue Mesa Reservoir
Uncompahgre-, Gunnison-, Colorado-, Rio Grande- and Animas River
Chipeta Falls, Box Canyon-, Cascade-, Middle Fork- and Bridal Veil Falls
• Gold Mines:
Bachelor-Syracuse-, Old Hundred Gold- and Pride of the West Mine
Montrose, Ridgway, Cimarron, Ouray, Silverton and Telluride
Black Canyon, Gateway Canyon and Box Canyon
• and more:
Moab Desert (Utah), Mesa Verde (caves of the Native Americans), Hovenweep (Pueblo buildings), the One-Million-Dollar-Highway, the Great Sand Dunes in South Colorado and the Garden of the Gods
Nearby Double G Ranch you can enjoy plenty of attractions varying from weekly farmer markets to many live concerts. There is always an event going on: from beer-festivals to rodeos as well as marathon-runs.
For more information:
• Ridgway 2019:
During the summer every Thursday you’ll find Live Concerts and in September Rodeos and many more events.
• Ouray 2019:
Starting from the beginning of June every Thursday you’ll find the Mountain Air Music Series and many other events.
• Montrose 2019:
On July 4th there’s the Independence Day Parade & Fireworks as well as the Annual BBQ and the Black Canyon Quilt Show as well as many more events
In August Telluride presents a big jazz festival as well as the Chamber Music Festival and in September the Blues and Brews Festival takes place as well as many more events
As you can see no matter what time of year you visit Double G Ranch you are sure to have the vacation of a lifetime!
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