Welcome to Boulder
Twenty-five square miles surrounded by reality. That's the joke about Boulder that never goes away. The weather is perfect, the surroundings – stone Flatirons, gurgling creek, ponderosa trails and manicured college campus – beg idylling. And the populace – fit do-gooders with the beta on the best fair-trade coffee – seals the stereotype.Boulder’s mad love of the outdoors was officially legislated in 1967, when... Read More
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Discover Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver
Meet the guide and fellow travelers in downtown Denver. Along the scenic drive, pass the outdoor-loving, college town of Boulder, situated at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Follow the road out of Lyons, through St. Vrain Canyon and down into the town of Estes Park. Pass the historic Stanley Hotel, made famous for it’s starring role in the movie 'the Shining.' While entering Rocky Mountain National Park, experience the wonders that inspired early explorers to push for the protection of this amazing landscape. Catch a view of Long’s Peak, the park’s highest, soaring into the sky at 14,259 feet and the glacial-carved valleys, filled with Aspen and pine trees. The guide will lead the way to the best viewpoints, with plenty of time to hop out of the van and explore.Summer: The summer tour begins after memorial weekend and ends mid October. Throughout the summer the tour will take you up trail ridge road to 13'000 feet. In the winter the high alpine road is closed and more time will be spent discovering the valley and its crystal clear alpine lakes. All entrance and National Park fees are included and a brown bag lunch is provided.
Learn to Rock Climb in Boulder
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be suspended on the side of a cliff? We can help! Our Learn to Rock Climb Course will prepare you for climbing on your own. During this four hour session, your instructor will teach you the fundamentals of outdoor top-rope rock climbing. This day starts by meeting with your instructor at the climbing location you choose. All locations are about 30 minutes from Downtown Denver. We will supply you all the technical gear including climbing shoes, harnesses, and helmets. Then it's off to the cliff! You will learn skills including belaying, knot tying, and climbing technique. By the end of the day, you will have a solid base of understanding for outdoor rock climbing.