Winter Wonderland: Snow Sports & Winter Activities near Denver

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Winter in Denver is unbeatable, especially if you enjoy snow sports or just the simple beauty that winter has to offer! When you live in Denver, you are located just as close to the city life as you are to the fresh mountain air. Living at Velo means enjoying the luxury of ski resorts, snowshoeing trails, and ski shops being just a drive away from our community.

Nearby Ski Resorts 

Whether you are a seasoned skier or snowboarder, or someone looking to learn how Denver is the perfect place to be. There are tons of ski resorts near the Denver area and plenty of room for every skier and snowboarder. We have made a list of the best ski resorts near Denver starting with the closest to our Velo community to furthest away: Echo Mountain, Loveland Ski Area, Eldora Mountain, Arapahoe Basin, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain, Keystone Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Beaver Creek Resort, Vail Mountain Resort, and Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort. Go up to the mountain for a day trip at one of the closer ski resorts, or take a couple of days trip to one of the ski resorts further away. No matter which ski resort you choose, you are guaranteed to have an amazing experience on the slopes!

Snowshoeing Trails

Living in the Denver area puts you in the perfect location to participate in every type of winter activity. Snowshoeing included! Snowshoeing is such a peaceful activity to do in the winter. It allows you to take in all the snow-covered beauty that Colorado offers. Some great snowshoeing trails near Velo are Lost Lake Trail, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Jones Pass Trail, Mount Evans: Echo Lake, and Rocky Mountain National Park: Bear Lake Trail. Every snowshoe trail is sure to provide you with amazing views and scenery. 

Ski Shops

Before you hit the slopes or the snowshoeing trails, you might be needing some new gear in order to keep you warm, comfortable, and well prepared for the winter and mountain elements. Here are some great ski, snowboard, and overall winter activity shops for you to visit: Foothills Ski Life, evo Denver, Meier Skis, Larson’s Ski & Sport, Eskimo Ski & Board Shop, Outabounds Ski and Board, Power7, and REI. It is very important that you have the proper gear and equipment when you are out in winter conditions! 

We are lucky to be located so close to so many amazing ski resorts, snowshoeing trails, and ski shops. Being able to get out and enjoy the fresh air while taking in such beautiful views and racing down the mountain isn’t something you can do just anywhere. But, you can when you live at Velo, and after a long day on the mountain or snowshoeing trails, you can always end the day in your cozy Velo apartment home.

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