Category Archive for: ‘Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Articles and Reviews’

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Along for the Ride

December 2007:  The Denver Post Kyle Wagner, Travel Editor Along for the Ride “It’s also about people” Spend enough time at dude ranches, and you come to realize that as much as the food and the horses are a big part of the experience it is the people who set the tone. Which is why Sundance Trail Guest Ranch near …

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Dude Ranch: A Different Kind of Vacation Idea

Carolina Forest Chronicle 7/31/08 By Rod Gragg Return visits are not unusual for dude ranch guests. Lots of guest ranches have incredible return rates. People come back year after year. Return guests tend to have preferred cabins, favorite horses and cherished routines. That’s the tradition at the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, a small, comfortably rustic guest ranch tucked in the …

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Ranch Life – Dude Ranches Offer a Uniquely American Escape

Ranch Life – Dude Ranches Offer a Uniquely American Escape, and give Meeting-goers a Taste of the Old WestMeetings West Magazine, August 2001 by Christine Brenneman The need to breathe fresh air and get away from it all at a rustic, Old West-style dude ranch is nothing new. In fact, the legacy of these ever-popular ranch vacations started more than …

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Guest Ranch Roundup

American Cowboy, January/February 2002 by Debra Bokur Set along the border of Roosevelt National Forest, the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch is a study in natural beauty. The landscape is rich with pines, aspens, and granite, and the authentic, Western-themed accommodations include your choice of suites or cabins. Rooms are equipped with refrigerator, coffee maker, and private bath. Meals are home-cooked, …

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Dude Ranch Dinner Bell Rings in West

Denver Post, 8/21/03 Where can you hear the dinner bell ring from the large country front porch set against a backdrop of 140 pine and aspen covered acres bordering the Roosevelt National Forest? And, you can only hope you’re within hearing range so you can go to a friendly and hearty mountain western-style dinner. Ellen and Dan Morin are your …

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The Spirit of the West (Paraplegia News, April 2003)

The Spirit of the West (Paraplegia News, April 2003) Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, located near Red Feather Lakes, Colo., is a family owned and operated guest ranch with everything you need for a true western adventure. Sundance Trail Guest Ranch has two Mobility Friendly Suites. The accommodations were designed with wheelchair users in mind, as two suites are completely adapted. …

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Hey, Dude….Try a Ranch Vacation

Amarillo Style, Norman Living, Edmond Monthly, 2/03 By Elaine Warner Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, hosts a smaller number of guests. Owners Ellen and Dan Morin have no more than seven guest families at a time. This makes a very flexible schedule possible. Children have their own wrangler for riding instructions, campouts or crafts. Rafting is available on the nearby Cache …

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The New Dude ( Outside Traveler Magazine) By Tim Brooks, Family Edition 2003

The New Dude ( Outside Traveler Magazine) By Tim Brooks, Family Edition 2003 “ HORSES ARE AFRAID OF TWO THINGS,” Dan Morin explained, taking off his Stetson and settling himself near the huge granite fireplace in the parlor of his Sundance Trail Guest Ranch. “Everything that moves and everything that doesn’t.” Dan was giving two dozen of us dudes the …

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A piece of Rocky Mountain Heaven

Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – “A piece of Rocky Mountain Heaven” Seniors Marketplace News, October 2005 by Ron Stern, Seniors Marketplace News, October 2005 The still night was interrupted only by the sound of a gentle breeze blowing past the tall stately pines that stood guard outside our cabin as we slept. In the morning breakfast was announced by the …

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Pet Friendly in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Pet Friendly in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado The Pet Gazette, May/June 2006 Come and get it!! Toss your cell phone, dust off your boots and saddle up for a perfectly peaceful, dog-haven summer vacation at the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – where kids can be kids, families can frolic and Rover can romp … a favorite PetSpot indeed! The sprawling …

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