Local Companies in Southwest Colorado:
Mountain Trip, a small company guiding BIG mountains
Located in the southwest corner of the state, where the southern San Juan Mountains drop off to the desert country of southeast Utah, we have many lifetimes of adventure to pursue right outside our office. If your travel plans bring you to Telluride or if you are looking to experience one of the most stunning regions in the US, we would love to enhance your trip by helping you access some of the excitement and beauty for which the area is world renowned.
High alpine trekking, the famous Telluride Via Ferrata, rock and ice climbing, skiing… Choose your dream and let Mountain Trip help make it a reality!
Mountain Trip is permitted to guide in the Gunnison and Uncompahgre National Forest and in the world famous Ouray Ice Park. We work closely with other guide services to help our climbers access all that the southwest corner of the state has to offer.
RE:treat, yoga-inspired lifestyle adventures in the mountains of Telluride, Colorado
Offering retreats for everyone- from the curious newbie to the yoga-loving adrenaline junkie. Find your flow with various yoga practices including, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Forrest and Restorative yoga. Take advantage of the many alpine adventures available off the mat such as, running, skiing, hiking, snow shoeing, skate skiing, and biking.
Ben Adkison Photography
Ben is a talented photographer based out of Montana and a close friend of Highline Running Adventures. Many of his images can be found on our website and other promotional materials
Ben’s photos appear in numerous hiking guide books published by Falcon and Wilderness Press, Amateur Astronomy Magazine, The Voice from The Mammoth Times, The Montana Standard, Whitehall Ledger, The Antarctic Sun, and in promotional material for International Alpine Guides. InTravel Magazine and National Parks Traveler have showcased Ben’s work. He has also been featured as a first place winner in Photo District New’s Annual Great Outdoors Photo Contest and a finalist in Outdoor Photographer’s Focus on Nature Contest.
Friends in Peru:
LA CASA DE ZARELA
La Casa de Zarela is a great atmosphere for trekkers , climbers and travelers. Located in the most historical neighborhood of Huaraz, we are just 10 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas or any bus station. Here we have very friendly staff who can help you with anything that you might need including information about current mountains conditions, maps and books along with plenty of common space, an amazing breakfast selection and comfortable rooms.
THE LAZY DOG INNRevitalize yourself among the towering white peaks and colourful, hardworking native people of Peru’s Cordillera Blanca mountains with unrivaled comfort and hospitality in our adobe mountain lodge and cabins.The Lazy Dog Inn is an Ecological Bed and Breakfast / Sustainable Lodge located in the Peruvian Andes at 3650 m.a.s.l. This beautiful mountain lodge is uniquely situated in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range at the base of the Quebreda Llaca, bordering Huascaran National Park and just 30 minutes from the city of Huaraz. Close to the Inn, there are more than 20 mountain peaks over 20,000 feet (6.000 meters) for climbing and numerous trails for hiking or trekking, horseback riding, birding and mountain biking. The Inn provides spacious accommodations in 2 adobe cabins or 3 private rooms in the main adobe lodge. Guests enjoy home cooked meals, hot baths or showers, fireplaces, private terraces and stunning vistas with exceptional access to the numerous activities the Cordillera Blanca Mountains and region have to offer. In addition, there is wireless internet and an outdoor sauna. We also have our own horses for guided trips into the surrounding area.Our bed and breakfast is dedicated to social – environmental responsibility thru our low waste operations and active support of local community development initiatives. We welcome your involvement.