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.…

Kayaking

Kayaking If you are looking for a river adventure, then kayaking is for you! Located right in downtown Steamboat Springs on the Yampa River, this guided river class teaches you the basics of the sport before heading down the river. Chances are you’ll get wet on this trip! The minimum age for kayaking is 9…

Yoga

Wild Yoga & Winter Yoga Whether you are new to yoga, or have a regular practice, stepping onto the mat at Vista Verde will give you a chance to stretch out sore muscles and quiet your mind. During the summer and autumn months you can take your yoga practice out into nature! Take a short…

Photography

Photography Tour Are you frustrated that your pictures aren’t turning out as well as you’d like? Do you have a new camera that you don’t understand how to use? Would you like to be able to take better nature pictures? Local photographer Carla Jones joins us weekly to help you work out the kinks, and…

Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding in the Mountains Enjoy the mountain vistas from atop a stand up paddle board on a high alpine lake.  It can be as serene as just relaxing on the board on the lake, or you can get a full body workout while paddling from one end to the other. Whether you’re looking for a…

Rock Climbing

Come Rock Climb at Vista Verde Ranch If you’ve never climbed before or have only climbed in an indoor gym, you just can’t miss this twice weekly trip! Following a short hike up the climbing rock, you spend a few hours learning the basics of climbing and rappelling. The guides get rave reviews every time…