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Hike Zapata Falls This Winter

January 21st, 2024

Just 3 miles south of the Entrance to the Great Sand Dunes National Park is an amazing waterfall that is not that well known and often only lightly trafficked. It is called Zapata Falls and while most tourists head there during the summer to escape the high temperatures at the great sand dunes, the real beauty is seeing this waterfall completely frozen.   There is no doubt that most visitors to the Great Sand Dunes see the sign for Zapata Falls on their way into the park, but the rocky entrance road and their (probable) itinerary of getting to the sand dunes likely wards off most visitors. Add... Read More

Bitter Boulder Buff Arctic Blast

January 16th, 2024

Winter frigid mornings in Boulder, land of the BUFFS, look different, feel different and sound different. It even smells different. The snow crunches underfoot, our breaths are frosty, and early risers are in for a bit of a cold shock! Of course extra care for bikes and cars is mandatory. Care for the machinery and care in the operation! Avoid skidding, and DO NOT FALL DOWN! Our Fellow Boulderites, and fellow BUFFS are quite brilliant at dressing for weather like what we have today. We a professionals at staying warm and dry whether we are in town or another mile higher. We take our cold very... Read More

Boulder Ice Driving Mastery: Navigating Winter Roads with Confidence

January 15th, 2024

As winter descends upon Boulder, Colorado, the city transforms into a picturesque wonderland. However, with sub-zero temperatures and the occasional arctic blast, navigating Boulder’s winter roads can be a daunting task. Shoveling when freezing and driving on the ice become routine challenges for residents. Mastering the art of ice driving is crucial for ensuring safe and confident travel during the winter months. Preparing for Boulder’s Winter Before venturing out onto Boulder’s winter roads, it’s essential to make thorough preparations. Start by equipping your vehicle... Read More

Boulder Sunrise Over A Frozen Landscape

January 13th, 2024

Sunrise Can Be Too Cold To Melt The Ice!  The rising sun reflects with beauty off the frozen Boulder surfaces that surround us this morning. Rule #1, do not fall down. Rule #2, stay warm! Frostbite and hypothermia are a reality when the temperature is this low. But what is hypothermia? What is frostbite? Frostbite and hypothermia are serious cold-related health conditions that occur when the body is exposed to freezing temperatures, commonly experienced in winter or cold environments. Both conditions require immediate medical attention and are preventable with proper precautions. Frostbite... Read More

The Best 11 Activities to Do During Boulder Winters

January 28th, 2023

Winter gets cold in Boulder. It can be hard to bundle up and get out of the house, but the winter temperature should be no excuse. There’s lots of great activities to do in Boulder (even when it’s freezing outside), and that’s why this list has been assembled. Let’s get started. 1. See a Great Concert. Boulder has a fantastic music scene, partially because of its two incredible venues. The Fox Theater is a great, central venue to see concerts. It’s local, it hosts some incredible artists, and it’s got great personality. The Boulder Theater is also a great place... Read More

Why The Weatherman Can Be Your Business’ BFF: 3 Tips to making weather-relevant content

November 18th, 2014

When the weather turns cold and people find themselves inside more it’s a great opportunity to put those cozy, hot chocolate drinking web surfers to work! What do I mean: the cold – especially very harsh and snowy days that come out of no where, like last week in Boulder – gets people on their computers. They chat, watch videos, share and read; they get on Facebook, they tweet, and scroll through all the content they missed from earlier in the week. Essentially, snow makes for a lazy day attitude and this is a great, if not best time for businesses to push some unscheduled content into your,... Read More