Activities

Activities in

SUMMER

Temperatures ranging from 70 – 90 Fahrenheit and plenty of sunshine offer a big variety of activities to enjoy the magnificent nature of Colorado

Activities in

WINTER

Colorado has the most beautiful and perfect winter anywhere; with lots of sun and with the best Champagne Powder. Although it can be cold, but you won´t freeze because of the sun and the low humidity. You´ll love  being outside and enjoying a Winter Wonderland.

Horseback / Wagon rides

Close tot he DOUBLE G RANCH a government owned open public land  with +/- 3000 acres as well as  Ridgway State Park offers an exceptional  insight into the fauna and flora of Colorado and an unforgettable view of the Rocky Mountains. On request and if available you can also participate in smaller cattle-drives.

Horseback / sleigh rides

Riding through the snow in the open public land nearby  with +/- 3000 acres  is a very unique and wonderful experience in our Winter Wonderland and you will have unforgettable views of the snowy Rocky Mountain peaks.

Hiking / Running

The BLM as well as the Middle Fork of the Cimarrons, Owl Creek Pass, Dry Creek, Black Canyon, Gateway Canyon and many more areas offer perfect trails to explore and enjoy nature and wildlife.

Hiking, Snowshoe-Walking and Cross Country Skiing

The BLM as well as the Middle Fork of the Cimarrons, Owl Creek Pass, Dry Creek, Black Canyon, Gateway Canyon and many more areas offer perfect trails to explore and enjoy nature and wildlife.

Rock climbing

Advanced climbers as well as beginners can use endless varieties in climbing, like the Via Ferrata Climbing Trail in Telluride or in various high rope courses around.

Ice climbing

The frozen Bear Creek Falls, the Ames Wall and Ouray Ice Park are the best places in a breathtaking setting for ice climbing.

Off Highway Vehicles (ATV-, Jeep-, Motocross- and Bike touring)

The trails on our ranch as well as the statepark and the open land nearby can be used for any kind of outdoor-fun. Upon request we can convey contacts to all kinds of rental companies.

Snowmobile-Tours, ATV-Quad and Jeep-Tours

The trails on our ranch as well as the statepark and the open land nearby can be used for any kind of outdoor-fun. Upon request we can convey contacts to all kinds of rental companies.

Fishing / Boating / Rafting

Within 10 minutes distance from the ranch you will find the Ridgway Reservoir where you can do fly fishing, stand up paddling, motorboating and waterski., if available by rental companies. The Uncompahgre River and Colorado Rivers invite you to white water rafting and canoeing on your own or with guided tours. Another highlight is the jump from a 60 ft high cliff into a clear lake in Blue Mesa Park which is only 30 miles away from our ranch.

Downhill-Ski with and without Heli-Drop

The best Ski-Resorts of North America are nearby and skiers will love it.
It takes just 45 minutes to get to Telluride, which is one of the best Ski-Resorts in Colorado. The famous Aspen is just 3 hours away from our ranch as well as you could go to Vail, Breckenridge and Deer Valley. We can organize a helicopter ride to the most dramatic ski terrain and best powder stashes in the San Juans. Day trips include orientation, six runs and après ski and we can organize heli-assisted and guided backcountry ski-tours as well.

Golf

Located only  5 miles away from our ranch  is one of the most spectacular golf courses: THE DIVIDE GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, which is nearby the private ranch from Ralph Lauren.
This golf course offers breathtaking sceneries and unbeatable panoramic views of the Rocky Mountain Fourteeners. There are as well 4 more golf courses around in Montrose and Delta.

Biking

Enjoy unforgettable hours with a fat tire bike on the frozen lakes and trails.

Adventure Activities

The booking of Balloon Rides, Tandem Paraglides, Helicopter Flights , Hunting Excursions and many more adventures can be organised by us.

Hunting

Colorado is one of the best wildlife regions in North America. Hunters (Archery and Rifle) from allover the world are visiting Colorado to hunt Black Bears, Elk, Deer, Moose and many more animals. Hunting Licenses are procured at the the Colorado Division of Wildlife in Montrose.

Activities in the

SURROUNDINGS

  • Lakes:
    Ridgway-, Silver Jack – and Blue Mesa Reservoir
  • Rivers:
    Uncompahgre-, Gunnison-, Colorado-, Rio Grande- and Animas River
  •  Waterfalls:
    Chipeta Falls, Box Canyon-, Cascade-, Middle Fork- and Bridal Veil Falls
  • Gold Mines:
    Bachelor-Syracuse-, Old Hundred Gold- and Pride of the West Mine
  • Cities:
    Montrose, Ridgway, Cimarron, Ouray, Silverton and Telluride
  • Canyons:
    Black Canyon, Gateway Canyon and Box Canyon
  • and more:
    Moab Desert (Utah), Mesa Verde (caves of the native americans), Hovenweep (Pueblo buildings), the One-Million-Dollar-Highway, the Great Sand Dunes in South Colorado and the Garden of the Gods

Nearby DOUBLE G Ranch you can enjoy plenty of attractions varying from weekly farmer markets to many live concerts. There is always an event showing up: from beer-festivals to rodeos as well as marathon-runs.
More informations to all kinds of events you will find on:

  • Ridgway Event-Calendar:
    in summer there will take place every thursday Live Concerts;  in  September Rodeos and many more events  https://ridgwaycolorado.com/things-to-do/events
  • Ouray Event-Calendar:
    starting from beginning june every thursday there is presented  the Mountain Air Music Series and many more   https://ouraycolorado.com/events
  • Montrose Event-Calendar:
    on July 4th Independence Day Parade & Fireworks as well as   Annual BBQ and the Black Canyon Quilt Show and many more events
    https://www.visitmontrose.com/calendar
  • Telluride Event-Calendar:
    in august Telluride presents a big jazz festival as well as the    Chamber Music Festival and in september the Blues and Brews Festival takes place as well as many more events    https://www.telluride.com/festivals-and-events/calendar