Get ready for a long weekend full of fun, friendship and adventure in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
Over the weekend experience a variety of winter activities under the backdrop of towering snowcapped peaks including snowshoeing, cross country skiing and snowbiking through peaceful pine forests and glistening meadows of sparkling powder fine snow.
February 18th-21st, 2022
Our expert local guides have planned a long weekend full of adventurous activities for all levels. Please see our sample itinerary below to get a feel for what the trip will entail. Offerings are subject to change depending on weather and availability but our goal is to provide action packed days with as many activities as you’d like to participate in with free time to unwind and/or explore the ranch!
Friday 2pm: Group carpool meetup (tbd)
Friday 4pm: Arrival, check-in meet and greet and free time to explore the ranch or participate in an additional activity. Check out all Snow Mountain Ranch has to offer including tubing, ice skating, an indoor rock climbing wall and more at: https://snowmountainranch.org/activities/
Friday evening: Dinner at the Indian Peaks Lodge and campfire smore’s, hot chocolate or adult beverages.
Saturday morning: Get up early for a guided snowshoe sunrise hike + photography session with award winning local photographer The Hiking Mermaid exploring world class trails in Rocky Mountain National Park!
Saturday afternoon: Lunch in Grand Lake w/time to explore this beautiful lakeside mountain town. When we return to the ranch spend the afternoon reading by the fire or hit the ice skating rink, climbing wall or any other activity of your choice.
Saturday evening: Dinner at the Indian Peaks Lodge AND Fireside Drinks and Social.
Sunday morning: Breakfast at the Indian Peaks Lodge then 1/2 day Fat Bike Clinic or open activity of you choice
Fat biking is an exciting sport appropriate for all levels. Imagine the feeling of floating along on white fluffy snow, without worrying about rocks, roots and the more technical elements of traditional mountain biking. Go further and see more during this exhilarating experience!
90 minute relaxing and rejuvinating yoga and guided meditation session.
Monday morning: Half day guided cross country skiing outing! SMR boasts miles of beginner to advanced trails through a winter wonderland of dense large aspen groves, towering pines and open fields with sweeping views of the surrounding snow capped peaks
Monday afternoon: Lunch at the Indian Peaks Lodge AND Fireside Drinks and Social before heading back home after an action packed weekend with new friends!
—> All Rooms at the Lodge have two queen size beds and one pull out queen size couch and deck with gorgeous views. Price includes room based on occupancy, dinner Friday, all meals Saturday + Sunday breakfast + lunch Monday, snowshoe, cross country ski and fat bike rentals and professional guided tour/lesson.
We have access to the grounds all day Saturday and Sunday and there is a variety of activities to try during our downtime. Discounts available if you are bringing your own snowshoes and/or fatbike.
*For those coming from out of state try to schedule a flight that arrives by 2pm on Friday and leaves no earlier than 5pm on Monday.
Who is this retreat for?
This retreat is for anyone and everyone. No previous experience necessary for any of the activities, all fitness levels welcome. Our hikes, rides and cross country skiing outings will be designed to accommodate all paces, we will stop frequently for water/snack breaks and to take in the scenery and plenty of pictures of course! (Isn’t that what it’s all about anyways?). All activities are optional with alternatives available.
- 3 nights lodging
- All activities, rentals and equipment
- Digital photo album
- Experiences and friendships to last a lifetime!
*Except for lunch in Grandby after our snowshoe hike
Does not include:
- Transportation from Denver/airport (we can help arrange)
- Alcoholic beverages
- Tipping your guides
- Travel/cancellation insurance (we highly recommend getting this and can provide recommendations. It will cover the deposit and any other costs if something arises and you can no longer attend)
- Anything else not listed under “What’s Included”
$1650 private room, $1350 shared room Spots are limited
- L2S members save an additional $100 off total retreat cost.
- $25 credit will be applied on final invoice for those who can bring their own snowshoes or cross country skis
- $50 credit will be applied on final invoice for those who can bring their own fatbike
—–> Pay the $500 deposit now to secure your spot! Final invoices will be sent out 30-60 days prior to the retreat. You can also do a monthly payment plan, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get this setup.