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Family Mountain Yoga Weekend

Yoga in the Rockies

YMCA of the Rockies Fall Family Yoga Weekend

For a fall weekend of mountain fresh air and yoga, featuring classes for the whole family, contact YMCA of the Rockies at the Estes Park Center.

From Kids Yoga and Yoga for Beginners to Power Yoga Flow, this event "gives our guests the opportunity to unplug, slow down, and reconnect in the majes tic and peaceful setting of the Rocky Mountains," said Kellen Toulouse, Brand Manager.  "In addition to daily indoor and outdoor yoga classes on our expansive 800+ acre property, the weekend features spectacular guided hikes, informative talks, various forms and levels of yoga, opportunities for reflection and rejuvenation, and a friendly, supportive community."

This is an all-inclusive retreat with 2 nights lodging, all meals, and all yoga classes, events and programs.  Regular on-site activities like swimming, hiking, and horseback riding will also be available.  There's something fun for everyone!

"Fall is one of the best times to visit YMCA of the Rockies.  With the elk in rut, the aspen leaves changing colors and the cool mountain air,  YMCA of the Rockies provides programs for individuals and families to make sure they harvest happiness during this awe-inspiring time of year."

Guided Hiking with AVA Rafting & Zipline

AVA Colorado Hiking


Ready for an excursion on your own two feet but not quite sure where to go or what to bring?  Explore the breathtaking Rocky Mountain National Park with experienced hiking guides from AVA Rafting & Zipline.  Venture out for a day trek or make a weekend of it on AVA’s overnight hiking trips.  AVA’s new hiking program has something for everyone!

Full Day Hiking Trips

Big Meadows / Tonahutu Trail

Start your adventure in Grand Lake.  This 6.1-mile hike is gradual and perfect for those just getting their foot in the door on the hiking scene.  You’ll pass through incredible meadows, catch scenic views along the way, and get to enjoy a deli lunch as a proper refuel on your adventure.

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Green Mountain Trail / Onahu Creek Trail

Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on this 7.5-mile roundtrip trek through meadows riddled with wildflowers.  With multiple vantage points throughout the hike, you won’t want to forget your camera to snap shots of the 360 views of the surrounding mountain vistas.

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East Inlet Trail

Don’t let the fact that you’ll gain over 1,600 feet in elevation on this trip, the 10.3 miles on this hike will make the climb gradual.  Explore the incredible area of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain National Park on this full day trek with AVA.

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Overnight Hiking Excursions

24 Hours in the Rockies

Spend your weekend in the famous Rocky Mountain National Park on AVA’s 24 Hours in the Rockies trip.  You’ll spend the evening camping aside an alpine lake and your guides will provide everything you need from camping equipment to meals.  Venture 11 miles over the course of two days and experience Colorado’s sparkling night sky in its glory.

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3 Days in the Rockies

Experience a true backpacking adventure through the Rocky Mountains for three days with AVA.  In total, you’ll hike just under 20 miles and create lasting memories.  From waltzing through meadows filled with wildflowers to making your way up to nearly 10,000 feet with panoramic views, you and your family will be talking about this excursion for months to come.

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Explore Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park with AVA this year.  AVA Rafting & Zipline’s guided hiking provides everything from knowledge of Colorado’s backcountry to all the gear you’ll need for your adventure.