12 Trails of Christmas: Barber Lake Road

When Al and I were undergrads at the University of Wyoming one of our favorite places to ski wasn't on a trail but up a road, Barber Lake Road in the Snowy Range. Since this road isn't plowed during the winter it's a wonderful scenic place to ski or snowshoe. There are a few different ways to attack this road. You can either park near the start of Barber Lake Road and ski and out and back (or an up and down) or you can park at the top of Barber Lake Road (or even at the Green Rock trailhead)…

Top Spring Break Adventures Near Laramie, WY

Spring break is almost upon us. It's the time when college students plan on leaving Laramie in search of epic adventures. But, if you plan on staying in town or visiting Laramie, don't worry. There are plenty of places to explore without burning a full tank of gas. The best part about planning a spring break adventure here is that you could be wearing shorts at Vedauwoo one day and ski clothes in the Snowy Range the next. Here are our four favorite local spring break activities. 1) Night skiing or snowshoeing. A few of our favorite places for night skiing…