Soak in the Springs of Colorado

The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is absolutely one of the places you should consider visiting Ouray, providing some great for family members of all ages. Do keep in mind that there may be restrictions in place, however. You may also try to venture outside and discover other springs that offer much relaxation and excitement as…Continued

Big Changes for the 2021 Ouray Ice Fest

Since December, the popular Ouray Ice Park has been welcoming recreational climbers, with mask-wearing and social distancing requirements in place. Its opening usually marks the arrival of the Ouray Ice Fest. Ouray Ice Fest has been a highly frequented event for anything and everything ice climbing culture related, with everyone from novice ice climbers to…Continued

Experience a Real World Hallmark Film in Ouray

A major reason why the holiday season creates such an enchanting ambiance is how it transforms homes, businesses, and even nature in illuminated, beautifully festive decorations. Along with the chilly climate of the winter season, it’s easy to be fooled into thinking that some of the places you come across were inspired by a Hallmark…Continued

Consider Colorado for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Due to the pandemic, many people have had to remain indoors. This could lead to unpleasantness like cabin fever, driving a need to spend some time outdoors. The Straits Times recently shared a story written by a woman who was dealing with a similar scenario and decided to go exploring in Colorado. While she kicked off…Continued

Ouray Ice Park Is Returning in 2020

As the temperatures in Ouray drop, it usually means the Ouray Ice Park is getting ready to open its doors once again. You may have some degree of familiarity with this longtime, free attraction that draws amateur and professional ice climbers from various parts of the world. Last year, the park celebrated 25 years of…Continued

Experience the Thrill of a Via Ferrata

A website we’ve frequently highlighted in past blogs is OutThere Colorado. It often publishes lists of several notable outdoor places and experiences worth checking out while living or visiting Colorado, and Ouray—or places near Ouray—tend to be common among these lists. The experience we’re talking about today is no exception. OutThere Colorado recently took a…Continued

Visit Ouray During Your Fall Road Trip

Now that the fall is here, you may be thinking about some of the activities to enjoy safely outdoors while soaking in the cooler weather and admiring the lush fall colors. The website 5280 recently shared a post talking about a few of the “Perfect Fall Road Trips” and among the ones mentioned, Ouray, Colorado…Continued

Colorado Man Achieves Incredible San Juan Mountains Feat

The San Juan Mountains are a rugged mountain range found in the southwestern area of Colorado, known for being highly mineralized. The range was highly active during the age of gold and silver mining, with numerous camps and long since abandoned ghost towns, remnants of which are still visible today. Besides off-roading, the mountains are…Continued

Animas Forks Provides a Glimpse into the Past

Among the many notable sights found in the San Juan Mountains and beyond Ouray are the remnants of the once-thriving Colorado ghost towns. Such ghost towns were at one point in history rife with miners looking to try their hand at achieving fame and wealth while digging for the elusive gold. Following the collapse of…Continued

Animas Forks

Among the many fascinating things to do in Ouray, Colorado, there is Animas Forks. Originally called Three Forks of the Animas, the first cabins were built there dating back to 1873. The town is located high in the San Juan Mountains. In 1876 Animas was a mining community. The small community was home to about…Continued