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NEW! Check out the ALL NEW WINTER PROGRAMMING BROCHURE
Family Glenwood Adventure Day
Join us for a different kind of winter adventure as we head to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The Gondola will take you to America’s only mountain-top theme park! Includes a FunDay Pass – Gondola, Cave Tours and Attractions.
Cost: $50 RecOn/$100 Other
This half-day dogsledding tour will teach you how to “Drive Your Own Team” of Alaskan Huskies along a scenic 12.5 mile backcountry trail. This tour is approximately 2 hours on sled and allows for 2 people per sled (unless smaller children, which may permit 3). One person will start as the driver and the other as the passenger; half way around the trail, if both guests are adults, we will stop and switch so that each person gets a chance to drive the sled. Trip includes transportation, guides, and instruction.
Cost: $5 – includes refreshments
Kids Glow in the Dark Climb: 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Adult Glow Climbing Party: 6 – 8 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate on the eve of the beginning of 2020. Enjoy climbing in the dark at the climbing wall.
January 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Active Duty ONLY
Active Duty members enjoy a day of climbing on us, just bring in your Active Duty Military ID and climb all day for FREE! Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class if you want to top rope climb.
Ski Trip: Breckenridge
Cost: $50 RecOn/Other $100/ EPIC PASS holders $20
We’re heading to “Breck” for a day of skiing, the resort offers 3,398 Vertical feet, 34 lifts, 2908 skiable acres, 187 named trails, with the longest run stretching 3.5 miles (Four O’clock). Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental.
Family Learn to Ski
Snowy Range Ski Area, WY
Cost: $35 (w/lessons) or $20 (w/o lessons) Active Duty and Dependents Only
Let someone else teach the kids or your spouse while you grab some vertical. Who knows, the lessons can’t hurt and they might just be out skiing you before you know it. Bring your entire family out for this learn to ski trip for only $35! Trip includes lift pass/half day lesson, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental. For those not needing a lesson feel free to join the family and pay only $20 for lift ticket and rentals!
Family Tubing Trip
Cost: RecOn $35/Other: $50
Now that the whole family is together for the holidays, let’s go play in the snow! We will head to Beaver Meadows for a day of sledding and snow play. Worried about lugging a snow tube up and down a hill in the snow? Well don’t be, Beaver Meadows has lifts! All lift riders must be 36” tall to ride the lift and only resort tubes, which are free for use, are allowed.
Ski Trip: Winter Park
Cost: RecOn $50/ Other $100, Ikon Pass holders $20
Join us for a day of skiing at Winter Park. Colorado’s longest continually operated ski resort receives over 29 feet of snow each year on its 3,000+ acres of skiable terrain. Join us as we check out the new 10-person gondola that promises a 5-minute ride to the top. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental.
Looking for an adrenaline-fueled adventure? Ride down Colorado’s longest and fastest ziplines ranging from 850ft to over 1900ft long, with speeds up to 60mph and up to 250ft above the ground! Layer up in your winter gear to experience the serenity and tranquility of winter while zipping above it all.
January 7, 21
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Learn the basics of belaying at the indoor rock wall right here in Fall Hall. We’ll cover knot tying (figure eight) harness fitting, climbing equipment (carabiners/belay devices) and proper belay techniques. After successful completion of the class and belaying test you’ll be eligible to belay unsupervised.
Single Airmen Learn to Ski
Snowy Range Ski Area, WY
Cost: $35 (w/lessons) or $20 (w/o lessons)
The Snowy Range Ski Area is a great place to learn how to ski or snowboard. Grab your single friends and join us for lessons on this early season ski trip or use it as a chance to hone your skills before you head to the big mountains. $35 trip fee includes lift pass with half day lesson, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental.For those not needing a lesson feel free to come regardless and pay only $20 for lift ticket and rentals!
Cost: RecOn $25/Other: $50
Join us in a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human bodyflight. No experience necessary and all training is included. Make your dream a reality! Fee includes transportation and your experience. Bring money for lunch.
Backcountry Ski Trips
Cost: RecOn Price: $49/Other: $99/Own Gear Price: $35
Colorado is known for their incredible ski resorts but did you know there is tons of skiable terrain without resorts?! Cameron Pass, west of Fort Collins and located in the Never Summer Mountain Range offers miles of skiable terrain. This trip will take you up trails, across 12,000’ peaks, and down slopes all under your own power. That’s right, you will be skiing uphill too! “Earn your turns” is what they say, and you too will be saying it after you get to travel into the backcountry to explore some of the best remote skiing in Northern Colorado! Trip covers transportation, equipment rental, and guide. Prior backcountry ski experience not required, but recommended. Bring food, snacks, water, and plenty of warm layers.
Cross Country Skiing
Vedauwoo takes on a new level of beauty when the snow starts falling. Winter sport enthusiasts can enjoy scenic backdrops and endless trails. Trip includes transportation and equipment.
Cost: RecOn: $99/ Other Price: $250
This guided tour will begin at a rustic mountain cabin, well stocked with helmets, boots, snow bibs, and warm drinks. After a short introduction on snowmobiling, you will be off on forested trails to the high mountain peaks. Your guide will point out the scenic highlights, allowing plenty of time to take photos and enjoy the majestic views. When you want to venture out on your own, you will be shown the prime spots for enjoying Steamboat’s famous champagne powder. Trip includes transportation, guide, and equipment rentals.
Ice Climbing Trip
Cost: Single Airmen Price: $45/ Non-Single Airmen Price: $115
Just because its winter does not mean you need to quit climbing. Instead, strap on some crampons and pick up your ice tools! We will be heading to the Front Range in Colorado to get some instruction and try our hand climbing ice! Location is yet to-be-determined based on conditions, but this is a once in a life time experience! Dress warm as we will be outside all day, pressed against frozen waterfalls. Includes transportation, equipment, instruction, and guides.
Intro to Rock Climbing
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Interested in rock climbing but not sure where to start? Afraid to take the first step up the wall? Well don’t fear, this clinic is designed to teach you the basics of climbing equipment, body movement, rating systems, and styles of climbing. No previous experience necessary and all equipment included. We will cover everything you need to know to put your fears behind you.
January 18 – 20
Ski Trip: Wolf Creek Colorado
Cost: RecOn-$125, Other-$200
We are headed to Southern Colorado to check out a resort a little off the beaten path. Wolf Creek claims it has “The Most Snow in Colorado”, so join us to compare it yourself. Whether you are looking for chutes and glades or blues and greens, Wolf Creek’s 1600+ acres should not disappoint. Trip includes lift pass, lodging, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental.
Family Tubing Trip
Cost: RecOn $35/Other: $50
Now that winter is officially here, let’s go play in the snow! We will head to Beaver Meadows for a day of sledding and snow play. Worried about lugging a snow tube up and down a hill in the snow? Well don’t be, Beaver Meadows has lifts! All lift riders must be 36” to ride the lift and only resort tubes that are free for use are allowed.
Climbing Gym and Trampoline Park
Cost: RecOn $15/Other Price: $50
Two fun activities, one location! This is THE spot to take the kiddo’s to get some energy out. First we will hit the climbing gym at Fort Collins newest indoor climbing gym, Whetstone. After their arms tire out, we will go next door for them to jump their hearts out at the indoor trampoline park. This is sure to be a fun day for the whole family. Includes transportation and admission to both locations.
Warren Wilderness Women’s Ski Day
Join us as we head to Snowy Range for a day of winter fun.
Cost: RecOn Price: $99/Non-RecOn Price: $225
This half-day dogsledding tour will teach you how to “Drive Your Own Team” of Alaskan Huskies along a scenic 12.5 mile backcountry trail. This tour is approximately 2 hours on-sled, and allows for 2 people per sled (unless smaller children which may permit 3). One person will start as the driver & the other as the passenger; half way around the trail, if both guests are adults, we will stop and switch so that each person gets a chance to drive the sled. Trip includes transportation, guides, and instruction!
January 25 – 26
Haunted Stanley Get Away
Estes Park is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park and a tourist destination in and of itself. We will be spending the day ice skating, exploring downtown, sidewalk shopping and of course touring the haunted Stanley Hotel. Trip includes all admissions, one night lodging in the Stanley, and transportation.
Ski Trip: Eldora
Cost: RecOn $50/ Other $100, Ikon Pass holders $20
Enjoy something for everyone – steeps, bumps, glades, a terrain park, and groomed corduroy for cruising. Quite possibly the most under-rated ski resort in the Front Range. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental.
Evergreen Park & Recreation District operates the world’s largest Zamboni-groomed outdoor ice rink, a stunning 8.5-acre stretch of ice with more than 10 pond hockey rinks and a huge public skating rink, just a half hour from downtown Denver.
What we offer
Let US Drive!
Have a season pass or your own lift ticket? Own your own gear but you don’t want to brave the insane weekend traffic? Sit back, relax, and let us do the driving for only $15. You can catch a ride with any of our day-trips all season long.
Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski/snowboard shop to get you ready for the upcoming season. Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon, and Tyrolia) and snowboard bindings. Bring your gear in for a Pre-season check, wax, edge sharpening, and limited base repair for only $25.
Free Annual U.S. Park Service Pass for U.S. Military
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Click HERE for more information. NOTE: Passes are NOT available at ODR. They must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).
Archery Certifications are available and the Archery Range is open 24/7! Cost is $12. Basic safety certification plus annual membership entitles patrons ages 18 and older to combo lock privileges. Annual membership: Cost is $15 per year per person. Family membership is $15 for first two members and $5 each additional member.
Gear up for the hunting season! Outdoor Recreation has what you need to make your hunting experience a success! Choose from outfitter’s tents, sleeping bags, stoves and more.
Special Group Arrangements
Get your group together and have fun! Any group may decide on a trip they want to organize. We provide transportation, can work out details such as tickets, driving and/or equipment. We can tailor a trip for your group! Give us a call!
RV Storage, Fishing and Pavilions
RV Storage ODR manages the on-base RV storage lots at the intersection of Mule Deer and Booker Roads. Storage fees are $25 for back in and $35 for pull through per month. Registration/check-in is completed at the ODR office. Payment is due on the first of each month. A $5 late fee is assessed to each lot after the 10th of the month. Patrons intending to vacate their lot must check out with ODR prior to the beginning of the month to avoid rental fees. In the event the RV storage lot fills, a priority waiting list is available. All stored vehicles must be mobile, insured, licensed and registered. We also have a resale lot! It is only $10 per month.
Base Fishing Permits
All three of the lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep (restrictions apply). Some areas of Crow Creek require both a base license and a Wyoming State fishing license. Annual permits can be purchased at ODR and are good from January-December of the year registered. A complete brochure of base fishing regulations is also available from ODR. Annual permit fees are:
- Adult – $10.50
- Youth (11-17), Senior (60+) and Disabled Vets (30% min) – $7.50
- Temporary (1-5 days) – $6.50
- Duplicate – $3.50
Base Lakes Pavilion
The Base Lake Pavilion is located at South Pearson Lake off Rogers Road and is available for year-around rental. It features an enclosed meeting/dining area; ten 6’ tables; 2 outdoor charcoal barbecues; an outdoor playground, volleyball pit and restrooms. The Famcamp Pavilion is located southwest of Ft. D.A. Russell Campground is available when weather is favorable. This pavilion features a covered picnic area, several 6’ tables, restrooms, and situated near an open grassy field, nearby Crow Creek and the base archeological center. Pavilions are rented for a 24-hour period at a cost of $55.
Functions in which alcohol will be present require a 90 MW Alcohol Letter, available from ODR. Please allow at least 7-days prior to event to complete coordination of this letter. A cleaning fee equivalent to a 1-day rental will be assessed to those leaving the facility unclean. All Pavilion rentals must be checked in and checked out with ODR staff.
Outdoor Recreation provides rental equipment, discounted ski tickets and base fishing permits, paintball, an Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP), two base pavilions – one at Fam Camp and on Lake Pearson (can be used year round), recreational vehicle storage areas, as well as a 125 site FAMCAMP facility.
Equipment rentals include hundreds of items for your use from fishing boats, canoes, campers, super cookers, tents, fishing rods, mountain bikes, metal detectors to high performance snow skis, snowboards, snowblades and two jump houses.
Outdoor Recreation carries discounted ski lift tickets for almost every ski area within a 300 mile range saving the military skier 10 – 50% off resort prices.
F. E. Warren is a launch point to outrageous outdoor adventure country.
Outdoor Adventure Programs encompass an array of thrilling activities throughout the year. OAP will take you on breathtaking hikes and camping excursions, pulse-pounding white-water rafting or a scenic canoe floats, you’ll enjoy lazy fishing trips, mountain bike adventures or take a day-trip with your family to Water World and Elitch Gardens Amusment Park in Denver, Colorado. Winter trips will find you on the finest ski resorts in the country whether you are a beginner or expert, skier or rider nothing beats wearing yourself out on the slopes and leaving the driving to the professional OAP staff.
If you are interested in visiting a particular location call to schedule a custom trip.
In most cases, we can provide you with a discounted group or military rate and a certified driver.
Fishing on base requires a base permit which is available at Outdoor Recreation with three lakes available for fishing. Centennial Lake, is stocked with large mouth bass, blue gill and crappies and is catch and release, and North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep.
FAMCAMP is located on base along Crow Creek. Reservations can be made 30 days in advance by calling (307) 773-3874. A hospitality center houses the camp office, handicap accessible restrooms, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. All sites are full hook up – water, sewer and electric 30-50 amp.