For those who love active tourism the state of Colorado is firstly outstanding natural parks and the world-famous Denver skiing center. Holidays in the capital can appeal not only those who adore skiing but also those who are not indifferent to mountaineering and also love to snowboard. Here we present places which can pass to any of active tourist preferences.
The splendid panoramas of jagged summits would be reason enough to hike the West Maroon Pass trail. But the seas of rainbow-colored wildflowers that carpet these valleys in July and August mean hikers risk sensory overload. Nowhere else in Colorado will you find such vibrant concentrations of high-alpine blooms, which is why the nearby town of Crested Butte is known as the state’s wildflower capital. The route starts at Schofield Pass, 14 miles north-west of town, and follows the east fork of the Crystal river through meadows of waist-high columbine, larkspur, and lupin.