Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing If you’re looking to get outside, but don’t want to exert much energy, give Ice Fishing a try this winter. Instead of closing the fly shop for the winter, Isaac has geared it up with all the equipment needed to head out onto a frozen lake for ice fishing with our guests. It’s…

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling in the Rocky Mountains We use snowmobiles a lot around the ranch for utility–grooming trails, transporting gear, hauling kids (and adults) up a hill so they can tube down, and more.  But, we also have a fleet set aside for our guests to take out with a guide to explore the back country and…

Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Bells Rings, Are You Listening? In the lane, snow is glistening….you know how the song goes. Here at Vista Verde Ranch, you can enjoy the scenes of a Winter Wonderland from a horse-drawn sleigh. What could be better? Maybe if there was also hot chocolate? Done. Several times a week we offer sleigh rides in our…

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing in the Colorado Rockies The joy of snowshoeing is getting out and soaking up the backcountry without having to worry about technique or form. Why? Because there is literally no techniques to snowshoeing besides being able to walk like a duck! With some simple pointers about going up and down hills, off you go.…