Despite the very real danger of backcountry skiing, knowledge, skill and vigilance make it a enviable colorado high
So you wander down the mountain as the minutes go by. The trees are bigger here. The smell of the pine is overwhelming, like being in a frigid sanitized bathroom. A squirrel has a scary tantrum when you reach into a tree to shake the snow off a contender for being the perfect tree.
High Altitude Martial Arts owner and retired UFC fighter Cody Donovan says the closeness of jiu jitsu is certainly something that scares away folks who might want to try what is otherwise a grueling and satisfying work out. But the people who brave that initial awkwardness find it short lived.
Just as the last frost in Aurora finally melts, like the final gasp of what always seems to be the longest winter ever, warmer days bring one thing to mind: Let’s go snowshoeing
Tours generally last a little more than an hour and trails exist for everyone from beginner-level mushers to more advanced drivers, with opportunities to wind through the narrow pine-tree paths and downhill through the valley
With just a few modifications — and while you can drop several hundred in this area, you really don’t need to if you’re just looking to log a few miles outside of the rare blizzard — you can easily spend all 12 months on two wheels in Colorado.