Friday, May 25, 2012

Wine Tasting Colorado Weekend Getaway, Monarch Lodging

Enjoy a relaxing Colorado Weekend Getaway!  Nested in the San Isabel National Forest, Ski Town Condos is the perfect retreat to explore 2 of Colorado's local wineries!

  • Mountain Spirit Winery opened in 1995 and is a family-owned and operated boutique winery nestled in the high country of the Upper Arkansas River Valley. They produce premium wines on five acres of farmland with apple orchards and an old homestead, surrounded by 14,000-foot mountain vistas. The grapes are trucked in after being freshly picked from the Western Slope vineyards of Colorado.  Located 7 miles from Ski Town Condos, winery is open Mon-Sat 10am to 5pm for Tours & Tasting & Sundays starting Memorial Day till Oct 10am to 5pm.  Mountain Spirit Winery wins 2010 Gold Medal and voted Best in Class with their Angel Blush!

  • Vino Salida Wine Cellars opened in 2011 in Salida, Colorado.  Stop by for a casual winery tour and taste lovingly crafted local wine, served with a smile!  Located 18 miles from Ski Town Condos, Tasting Parlour is open daily: Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm, and Sun noon to 5pm.
Stay & Play at Ski Town Condos -Concierge services at our Colorado vacation rental keep your vacation planning time short and the variety fun! Call today to make your reservations at 866-539-7380 or 719-539-7928

Gigi Griefenberg, Owner Ski Town Condos, your Monarch Colorado Lodging Choice

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Colorado Weekend Getaway, Ski Town Condos, Monarch Lodging, Colorado 14ers, Colorado Hiking Trails

For those who can’t get enough of the outdoors, Ski Town Condos at Monarch is your Colorado Weekend Getaway destination! 

There are few activities in life as simple and rewarding as sumitting a mountain. Whether a leisurely hike, half-day trail run, or technical alpine climb, ultimately it's about getting to the top and taking in the view.

Local Hiking Trails - Explore the beautiful local hikes & fishing trails around Ski Town Condos.
Colorado Trail - 500 miles long in the Rocky Mountains between Denver & Durango. It has been described as one of the best trails anywhere, one of the most scenic, and among the best maintained! The trail is a favorite of enthusiasts who hike, mountain bike and ride horseback. (2.5 miles from Ski Town Condos, segment 14 & 15)
Continental Trail- 3100 miles long from Canada to Mexico. Described as "America’s 3,100-mile-long national park", also know as the "King of Trails." (Crosses Monarch Pass at Ski Town Condos)
The Sawatch Range 14ers - located in an area with an abundance of public lands - peaks topping 14, 000 feet in elevation. There are 15 total peaks located in the area of Leadville and Salida/Monarch. 14ers are held in high regard among the country's "peak baggers". 

Stay & Play at Ski Town Condos - your Colorado experts in Colorado travel deals! Call today to make your reservations at 866-539-7380 or 719-539-7928


Gigi Griefenberg, Owner Ski Town Condos, your Monarch Colorado Lodging Choice