10 Winter Adventures at Leadville & Twin LakesSeptember 20, 2021
If you’re seeking winter adventures, you’ll find treasures at Leadville and Twin Lakes. Discover 10 ways to have fun at the top of the Rockies! If you’re headed into the wilderness, be sure to check our Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety page, and know before you go! (📷: @speters86 / Instagram)
Go dogsledding! Let happy huskies pull you past phenomenal views of forests, lakes, and Colorado’s highest peaks.
2) Ski or Ride Cooper
Enjoy the wide-open spaces at this family friendly “resort.” Skip the lift lines and pretense at Cooper. Enjoy terrain for all abilities!
3) Fat Bike
The Timberline trails are made for and groomed by local mountain bikers. Come fat bike Perma-Grin and many others for an ear-to-ear smile! (📷: @scooley701 / Instagram)
4) Nordic Ski
Glide along impeccably groomed trails at Mount Massive Golf Course Ski and Snowshoe Trails. And revel in Colorado’s best mountain views! (📷: @glenndawg15 / Instagram)
Take a snowshoe trek above treeline, to a lakeside ghost resort, or through Leadville’s historic mining district with stunning views.
6) Snow Zipping
Fly above snow-covered trees at 12,800’ on the Top of the Rockies Zip Line!
7) Snow Zooming
Explore Leadville’s historic mining district and Turquoise Lake on a snowmobile tour! (📷: @ingridcg.fit / Instagram)
8) Ski to Lunch & Dinner
Nordic ski or snowshoe one forested mile to a delicious gourmet meal at the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse.
9) Ice Skate
Twirl under the sun or stars at Leadville’s open-air skating rink.
10) Go Sledding
Slide down the tall, fast Dutch Henry Sledding Hill for a screaming good time! (📷: @sparkles932 / Instagram)
Plan Your Trip
After your adventures, warm up in our mining and history museums. Dine in igloos, by fire pits, and in historic Victorian building. And explore our genuine and historic mountain towns, Leadville and Twin Lakes.
Take your pick of great places to stay. Escape to a cabin in the woods, a Victorian home in town, a cozy B&B, or comfy hotel, motel, or hostel!