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Engagement Season is Winding Down

Its official.  The unofficial engagement season is almost over.  What is engagement season you ask?  It’s those precious moments between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day when it seems like everyone knows someone that is proclaiming their engagement to all the social world.  For those of us in the event world, we would like to take a moment…

Nova Guides thanks you for another successful year!

Another holiday season at Camp Hale has come to an end and with all of activities available  in Colorado, snowmobiling Vail Pass and Camp Hale continues to be a favorite among guests.  Mother Nature has been kind to us here at Nova Guides, blessing us with several glorious feet of fresh Rocky Mountain Powder.    Blue…

My first snowmobiling trip with Nova Guides!

Incredible. There are very few words to describe the awe inspiring beauty and experience that the Top of the Rockies Snowmobile Tour at Nova Guides provides. If you’re looking for an awe inspiring activity in Vail, look no further. Beginning at historic Camp Hale, our tour began at 9,200 feet at a spectacularly grand, yet…

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Nova Guides!

Thanksgiving in the Mountains with Nova Guides! The leaves have fallen, the majestic Rocky Mountains shimmer with a fresh layer of pure white  sparkling snow and as we gear up for a busy winter season we find ourselves taking a moment to reflect on the awe inspiring beauty that surrounds us here at Camp Hale….

Continental Divide

Continental Divide The continental divide is located right up the road from our lodge at Historic Camp Hale.  The continental divide also known as the Great Divide is an imaginary line that runs vertically through the United States, Canada and Alaska; it is 3,100 miles!  It travels through the Sierra Madre Occidental range in Mexico,…

Aspen Trees and Fall Colors

  Nova Guides and McAllisters Grill is located right in the heart of the Pando Valley at Camp Hale. The Eagle River runs through the Pando Valley making it the perfect habitat for Aspen trees.  Aspen trees typically like to live in higher elevations, with plenty of moisture and sunshine. The Pando Valley is the perfect…

Snowmobile Readiness

Nova Guides leads over 25,000 guests and locals of the Vail Valley and Summit County into the Colorado back country a year. Snowmobiling is rapidly growing in popularity every year, resulting in the increase of the number of people and machines on trails. Snowmobiling and the Colorado back country have many varying conditions and obstacles,…

Mid Summer Whitewater Rafting Update

  Photo by Whitewater Pix Whitewater rafting is one of the most popular recreational activities in central Rockies. Thousands of locals and visitors paddle their way down Colorado’s beautiful rivers every year. With over 31 years of commercial rafting experience, Nova Guides is the choice for…