BackCountry Blog

What to do on the other 27 days of February

What to do on the other 27 days of February. Naturally, Valentine’s Day gets all the headlines this month. But the reality is that plenty of short, wintry days on either side of the 14th deserve a little love, too. Here are five suggestions for fun ways to spend time with the people you care […]


5 Best Colorado Winter Adventures

5 Best Colorado Winter Adventures February is quickly approaching! Which means we’re looking at 28 more dark, cold, and (maybe) snowy days. That’s why, for some residents, February is prime time for an escape to Maui—or at the very least, into a lush gardening magazine. But we live in Colorado, right? One of the very […]


Home Sweet Wilderness

Home Sweet Wilderness Elk, deer, coyote, red-tailed hawk, and black bear—these are just a few of the neighbors quietly going about their business in the rugged wilderness adjacent to BackCountry™. For the lucky humans living next door, the 8,200-acre Backcountry Wilderness provides breathtaking views, mind-clearing bike rides, memorable family hikes, and easy access to a year-round roster […]


Try Something Old, Something New in January

Try Something Old, Something New in January                      ­ Welcome to Januarius. That’s what the ancient Romans dubbed this month named after Janus, the double-faced god who looked to both the past and future. Millennia later, we mortals often find ourselves experiencing the same “double vision” this time of year, reflecting on what to leave […]


Get your New Year’s resolutions ready now.

Get your New Year’s resolutions ready now. (Especially if ‘procrastinate less’ is one of them.) Given the way holidays tend to speed by, Jan. 1 will be here before you can say “No binge-watching in 2017!” So all the better to figure out those resolutions now, while the new year is still a fresh, clean slate. […]


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