A Pack Burro Picnic is a unique way to experience the high alpine backcountry in Colorado. The tour starts at an elevation of 10,500 feet and ascends approximately 2 miles to the summit of Chalk Mountain at an elevation of 12,017 feet. Hike alongside a burro, who will carry your gear and a sumptuous picnic as you meander through forest, wildflowers, and a stunning mountain landscape surrounded by some of Colorado’s highest peaks. Learn the history and geology of this land, while immersed in a wild and natural landscape. Enjoy the “breathtaking” and ASS-tounding views.
Things to Do in Durango, Colorado
Located in Southwest Colorado at the foot of the San Juan Mountains, Durango is an escape from the ordinary. This mountain town has many claims to fame, including mountain bike mecca, the best water town, the best scenic train ride, top family ski resort, and even the dog-friendliest destination. Discover for yourself what makes this area a unique and memorable place for people of all types to visit and enjoy.
All Seasons in Durango
Durango’s southwest location and proximity to the mountains ensure the seasonal experience. Even better, during seasonal transitions, you can participate in winter and snow sports at higher elevations or take a short drive further southwest and jump into summer fun. Locals appreciate this feature, and Durango does a great job of promoting seasonal events. You will surely find something going on at any time of year in Durango.