12 Trails of Christmas: Vedauwoo

When people think of Vedauwoo they think of rock climbing, or mountain biking or hiking or just lazy Sunday afternoons of scrambling on the gigantic granite boulders that rise out of the vast prairie. In the winter we think of something else...snowshoeing! If you think Vedauwoo is magical in the summer you need to go there in the winter when a blanket of white coats the landscape. Usually we just park in the parking lot outside of the fee booth and either head down the road or meander our way through the campground not really following a trail but going…

Top 3 Hikes Near Laramie

Do you ever have one of those days where you just have an hour or two but absolutely need to go play in the mountains? [caption id="attachment_1271" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Curt Gowdy State Park[/caption] One of the things we love about living in Laramie is that we're just a 15 minute drive from Pole Mountain, and a 30 minute drive to Vedauwoo and Curt Gowdy State Park. Here are our top 3 favorite hikes within 30 minutes of Laramie. Turtle Rock Trail: 2.3 miles of beauty in Vedauwoo. The best part about Turtle Rock Trail is stopping to boulder and take…