Category Mile High City

Denver Colorado

When many people think of Denver Colorado, they think of the mile high city and the majestic mountains. The picture the ski resorts and the other opportunities that such terrain offers up to outdoor enthusiasts.

Denver was founded in the mid-1800s. It was originally a mining area that boomed during the gold rush. Over the course of time, Denver moved from the “wild wild west” to a region that focused on fitness, nature and progressive trends. Nicknamed “The Mile High City, Denver is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level.

However, don’t get too excited, you’re still going to have to drive almost an hour to actually reach the mountains and enjoy skiing. Still, Denver offers up an ideal backdrop for a plethora of activities including skiing, snowboarding, and camping.

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