Red Cliff, Colorado is the Mecca for Outdoor Adventure & Recreation


A trip to Red Cliff, Colorado is a trip to the genuine feel of the Rocky Mountains. Nearly every outdoor sport you can think of is accessible within just a short drive. Whether you have your own snowmobile or ATV to explore Shrine Pass, or take your family skiing at Ski Cooper, there is always a new adventure just around the corner. 

Colorado Backcountry Rentals

164 Rail Road Avenue

Minturn, CO 81657

(970) 406-1397

Colorado Backcountry Rentals is an unparalleled, unguided Vail snowmobile & Vail ATV rental operation. You’ve found one of the most exhilarating experiences you can have in the untamed and wild Rocky Mountains of Colorado. CBR operates their sleds right out of Red Cliff and offers a great discount to any of our registered Green Bridge Inn guests. All rentals include helmet and gas. Call them to book your adventure now!

*Seasonal Closures Possible

Ski Cooper
232 County Road 29
Leadville, CO 80461
(719) 486-2277

Ski Cooper is located 13 miles south of Red Cliff. The family-friendly mountain is affordable and accesible for all levels. Ski Cooper offers 39 trails on 400 acres of gorgeos lift-accessible runs and even an additional 2,600 acres of powder accessed by snowcat on Chicago Ridge. Daily rates are only $50, and even cheaper when you buy online! Season dates are December 12th, 2015 to April 10th, 2016 with lifts operating from 9am-4pm daily.

Accessed just steps from the Green Bridge Inn is Shrine Pass Rd, the immediate access road to the White River National Forest. From Red Cliff, you can snowshoe, hike, mushroom hunt, snowmobile, mountain bike and cross-country ski throughout one of Colorado's most expansive recreational forest. Bring your own equipment or rental from numerous companies available in the Vail Valley. **Seasonal Closures Possible

Shrine Pass Road
Shrine Pass Rd 709
Red Cliff, CO 81649
Forest Service: 
(970) 827-5715
Town of Minturn

Minturn is a great place to spend the day in fun, locally-owned shops, restaurants and stores. The cute town continues to grow and offers a unique and charming stop right off highway I-70 and only 9 miles north from Red Cliff.

Vail & Beaver Creek
Vail Mountain: (970) 754-8245
BC Mountain: (970) 496-4925

While Red Cliff is a remote and charming mountain town, it is very close in proximity to two of largest and luxurious resort towns famous for its mountains, shops and restaurants. The heart of Beaver Creek is only an 18 mile drive from Red Cliff and Vail is only 15 miles.

104 Water St, Red Cliff, CO 81649

Mailing: PO Box 130, Red Cliff, CO 81649

p: 970-827-5228

f: 970-827-9228


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