Arrowhead Mountain Resort, Edwards, CO, USA

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Arrowhead Mountain Resort, Edwards, CO, USA

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Mountain Condos in Bachelor Gulch

Vaulted ceilings in swanky accommodations await visitors in Bachelor Gulch. Amenities include hot tubs, chef’s kitchens, fireplaces, and heated towel stands. Some locations offer lodge facilities with heated pools, athletic centers, and concierge services. Guests can also take advantage of spas and recreation rooms when they are not on the slopes. Complimentary refreshments, Wi-Fi, and ski instruction are more perks.

World-Class Skiing in Bachelor Gulch

Skiing in Colorado is a renowned winter activity along with snowboarding and sledding. Day trips to nearby Vail are a usual stop with downhill skiing in the back country and along well-traveled trails. Snowmobiles are the preferred way to travel with a variety of rental locations. Ski lifts offer breath-taking views on the way to the top before heading back down again. Vail Mountain is a popular spot with new snow packs waiting for guests. At the end of the day, delicious five star restaurants serve meals in front of elegant fireplaces.

Tour the National Forests Attractions

This destination is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with pristine wilderness areas and national forests. Arapaho, White River, and San Isabel encompass the Bachelor Gulch on all sides. A drive in any direction leads to post card backdrops.

  • Arapaho National Forest: Six magnificent wilderness areas can be found in this jewel including four with peaks above 12,500 feet. Indian Peaks is the exception with seven peaks in contrast to one for the other locations. With nearly one million acres to explore, trips are filled with bird watching and more. Each section boasts glacier lakes with clear and sparkling water.
  • White River National Forest: With more annual visitors than any other national forest, this splendid place is home to 12 ski zones. The White and Colorado Rivers pass through its midst along with interstate 70 offering vacationers easy access. It contains thousands of acres of hiking trails, and a bevy of fishing holes including Harker Park and Hanging Lake. This two million plus acres masterpiece has eight wilderness areas with ten soaring peaks taller than 14,000 feet.
  • San Isabel National Forest: This is a camper’s delight with 43 well-established campgrounds. Where there are camp sites, there are a myriad of discovered and undiscovered hiking trails. Waterfalls are another feature to enjoy during the adventure of this million plus acre destination. Mount Elbert is located here along with 18 other 14,000 plus peaks. Seven more wilderness areas make this a place to journal a variety of plant and animal species.

White Water Rafting

Glenwood Springs has incredible white water rafting on the Colorado River. There is a tranquil and picturesque ride west on Interstate 70 from Bachelor Gulch to several locations. The city of Eagle is another destination with rapids on the river of the same name. For a slower pace, kayaking and canoeing is an excellent way to take in the sights and fresh air.

The Weather in Bachelor Gulch

Winters can be harsh with storms and heavy snowfall. After the weather clears, this is a benefit when it comes to ski and other winter sports. Summers are the opposite with vibrant flowers blooming and land teeming with wild life. Vacationers should come with plenty of layers in the cold season, but summer attire works well for the rest of the year.

Ways to Bachelor Gulch

Flights to Eagle County Airport are available from early morning to late in the evening. Trips that originate from Denver International Airport offer a wonderful 100 mile drive by rental car. Private cars and RVs from any destination in the country lead to this majestic vacation spot.