Be Prepared for a
Colorado Vacation

When it comes to vacationing in Colorado be sure to come prepared for any tpe of weather at all times of the year, especailly in the mountains! Below is a list of suggested items to pack for summer, spring, winter an fall.
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Drink lots of water
  • Rest when you need it
  • Altitude sickness is a real thing - see a doctor if needed
  • Check the forecast and pack your backpack accordingly
  • Pack and wear layers - weather changes rapidly
  • Pack a poncho for sudden rain showers
  • Use a comfortable backpack - pack water, snacks, extra layers, sunscreen
  • Hiking boots for hiking
  • Closed toe shoes for horseback riding
  • Hiking sticks are helpful to steady yourself or if you have bad knees
  • Take pictures!
  • Get below the tree line if a storm is brewing - lightning is dangerous
  • Observe, enjoy, but keep a good distance from wildlife
  • Leave No Trace

SkyRun Estes Park

1692 Big Thompson Avenue, Suite 101
Estes Park, CO 80517
970-235-5550

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