The Cross-Country Skiers Guide to Laramie, Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming. It doesn't seem like a ski town, right? People come to Laramie to catch a football game or to get smashed at the brewfest during Jubilee Days, they don't come here to ski. But they should and here's why. Our ski trails are awesome!  (you might get blown off the parking lot at the Tie City trailhead but that's part of the experience right?) Sure we're not Canmore, Alberta or West Yellowstone, Montana...places known for their amazing nordic skiing. We also don't have any fancy schmanzy ski lodges with hot chocolate, handsome foreign ski instructors named Sven, and ski rentals. But…

Top Trails for Seeing Spring Wildlife

One of the most rewarding things about spending time on the trails is when you get see some of the larger varieties of wildlife. While hiking the trails around Laramie we've had a few sightings. Here's a quick rundown of the trails or trail system where we've seen the most wildlife. Curt Gowdy State Park: We've seen some deer hiking along the Stone Temple Circuit. Vedauwoo: We saw a bull moose hanging out grazing on a beaver pond. South Branch: We saw about 20 to 30 head of elk while hiking along the Stock Trail. While hiking the trails near…