X-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, & Snowmobiling

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Snowmobiling can be part of your everyday lifestyle if you live in a semi rural area on the Western Slope. It doesn’t even have to be semi rural if its snowy enough.  Redstone and Marble you can snowmobile around. the T Lazy 7 Ranch  offers snowmobile tours up towards Highlands. Basalt snowmobiling trails can be found   here.

Glenwood Springs is also home of Sunlight Mtn which has the Sunlight snowmobiling parking lot and trails into the White River National Forest.  The   Sunlight Mtn Resort offers snowmobile tours.

Glenwood Springs, New Castle, and Rifle all enjoy the Flattops Wilderness, to the north.   The Flattoppers    is a club that rallies this area.

The Colorado Vacation Directory    has a cute map of the flattops area north of Rifle

Rifle Snowmobile Club

Vega Reservoir area of the Grand Mesa has snowmobiling trails and cabins. Find Vega and Grand Mesa snowmobiling maps from Colorado Parks and Wildlife   here.

General trails for Vega and Grand Mesa can be found here and of course are great for snowshoeing and cross country skiing when snow pack is happening.

Grand Mesa trail maps for cross country skiing and snowshoeing including trail maps for Powderhorn Ski Area can be found   here.

The Grand Mesa Nordic Council  has a lot of information on the trails they maintain and skiing activities in Mesa county.

The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System website    has all the information for trails from Aspen to Basalt.

Spring Gulch Cross Country Trail System    is a great option in the Carbondale area.

The   Colorado Snowmobiling Association  has a great club finder features.

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