Montrose, Colorado

Top Stories in and near Montrose

  • Exploring Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon of the Gunnison is the only National Park we hadn’t visited in Colorado yet so we decided to pack up the camper and take a little road trip to check it out. It was about a 4.5-hour drive from where we live so not too far plus the drive was gorgeous. After leaving Black Canyon we stop...
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  • The Adventure of Connection

    "Does she like stuff outdoors?" "What?" My dad's seemingly out of the blue question startled me from my daydreaming, lulled by the blurred scenery passing by my window and Henry Jamison singing through my earbuds. We were in my dad's packed up Jeep, well into our drive to Colorado for one of ou...
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  • Ouray County, Colorado

    My Final Backpacking Trip of the Year: Blue Lakes, Colorado

    In mid-October I took a quick trip to Colorado. I had been craving one more mountain getaway before winter set in so I decided to head to Colorado and complete an overnight hike I had been wanting to do for over a year. I called up one of my friend Chelsea, who lives in Colorado and asked if she ...
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  • Ouray, Colorado

    Ouray, Colorado: A Tiny Town With a Giant History of Ice Climbing

    Crammed into a pocket of the San Juan Range at approximately 8,200 feet, just below Red Mountain Pass, lies a small town taken over each year by a large community of Alpine climbers - weekend warriors and legends alike. Like most lost mining towns in the high Rockies, Ouray, Colorado is a remnant...
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  • Telluride, Colorado

    ​72 Hours in Telluride: Summer & Fall Edition

    “You come for the skiing but you stay for the Summer.” - Charlie Haaker.  Sure, Telluride is a picturesque, Switzerland-like ski town tucked away in a remote corner of Colorado in the San Juan Mountains, but as anyone who has visited knows: it is no homogenous Aspen, and it has a unique culture ...
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  • Telluride, Colorado

    4 Reasons Why I’ll Never Miss Telluride Bluegrass Festival

    With options such as Coachella and Hang Out Fest, you may wonder why I opt for Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The festival doesn’t feature Top 40 headliners, and isn’t located on a beach, but is still one of the best music festivals and one I will never miss. It’s not just one particular aspect of...
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  • Silverton, Colorado

    The Quietest Ski Town: Silverton, Colorado

    I’ve done my fair share of traveling on the Northern American continent and I’ve never had an experience like the one I had in Silverton, Colorado. I’m a 4th year skier. So as you can imagine, the thought of skiing some of the steepest, expert, in bounds (sort of) terrain in Colorado scared me, b...
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