With the ski season and the school year done, the off-season offers the perfect opportunity to relax before summer begins. The Rockies provide an idyllic setting for such retreats, a chance to get away from the busyness of everyday life. Contrary to what one might think, many ski areas are very active during the warmer months. In fact, you can save a ton of cash in-between seasons because resorts offer great deals as they prep their areas for summer visitors. My friend Sonia recently took a break at Bear Creek Mountain near Avon, Colorado. I’ll let Sonia tell you about her trip.
With plenty of runoff from the snow last winter, Colorado’s rivers are running high and this will be a banner year for whitewater rafting. If it’s your first time out, use this guide to help you plan the best summer adventure for you and your group.