Snowshoeing is a new trend of the recent years in the winter resorts. Although snowshoeing is a very old technique for moving on the snow, the activity has been re-emerged as a funny, relaxing and easy way to discover snowy landscapes over the last years. Without requiring any kind of ability or training, snowshoeing can give you a sense of peace and serenity while exploring paths and routes, covered by clear fresh snow.
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Snow Shoeing in Ceran St. Vrain, Boulder, Colorado USA
It is an easy going community only 16 mi/25.8 km away from Boulder. Snowshoeing is one of the most popular sports in Boulder. A great trail to snowshoe is Ceran St. Vrain. It is a 7.5 mi/12 km trail in a small network, with an elevation of 8078 to 8939 ft/2462 to 2725 m.
The first 2 mi/3.2 km of the trail are exciting. It is a shaded, smooth, single track with many technical sections, keeping things interesting. Once the trail meets the 4×4 road, it gets really steep and loose, so be careful if you want to continue that way.
It is surrounded by private property and a lot of the paths drive to dead end. Some the trails are out and back, so remember that whenever you snowshoe down you must go up again to meet the trailhead. Trail level is regarding physical level, moderate and as for technical level, moderate too.
It is recommended that you purchase a map, because not all of the private property is well marked and you could have troubles with the landowners.