Cross Country Skiing in Salt Lake City, Utah

Periodically, we visit Salt Lake City, Utah and with each visit we do our best to explore Salt Lake City’s seven canyons. We have been cross country skiing twice and have ranked the two places we explored. Continue reading “Cross Country Skiing in Salt Lake City, Utah”

Brainard Lake – Snowshoeing, Hiking, Camping – Ward, Colorado

Brainard Lake is located in Ward, Colorado and part of the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests. Directions: turn left (i.e., west) off of CO-72 onto Brainard Lake road and drive 5-6 miles to the trailhead. We visited in early May so there was still a lot of snow on the roads and trails. Continue reading “Brainard Lake – Snowshoeing, Hiking, Camping – Ward, Colorado”

Roxborough State Park – Hiking South Rim Trail – Denver, Colorado

Roxborough State Park is 30 miles south of downtown Denver, Colorado and 13 miles southwest of the intersection of CO-470 and US-85. Continue reading “Roxborough State Park – Hiking South Rim Trail – Denver, Colorado”

Parleys Canyon – Mountain Dell Cross Country Skiing – Salt Lake City, UT

We visited Salt Lake City, Utah twice this winter. On our first trip, we went cross country skiing at Mountain Dell golf course. On our second trip, we went cross country skiing at Jordan Pines campground. Mountain Dell golf course is located about 20 minutes outside Salt Lake City in Parleys Canyon on I-80. Continue reading “Parleys Canyon – Mountain Dell Cross Country Skiing – Salt Lake City, UT”