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Fly Fishing: The Waiting Game

As Tom Petty said, “the waiting is the hardest part.” While I’m sure fly fishing wasn’t the inspiration for this song, it translates pretty well to the sentiments of fly fishermen in Colorado and the world over. This time of year is by far one of the hardest for a fly fisherman to endure. It’s… Continue Reading »

Make a Wish at C Lazy U Ranch

Our entire team at C Lazy U dude ranch was thrilled to host Thomas, a 10-year-old Minnesota boy who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant, and his family for his wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Thomas’ adoration for the outdoors and adventurous spirit led him to our humbled ranch, and we loved seeing him explore… Continue Reading »

Prime Fly Fishing Season is Near

C Lazy U fishing guide Parker Smith discusses his passion for fly fishing on the below installment of “Colorado Stories,” a series about the people, places and passion found in the great state of Colorado. Parker’s clearly excited about the Ranch’s upcoming prime fishing season; are you? Fish Head: A Colorado Story from Clear Summit… Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Instagram Contest Begins!

Have you spotted the winning photo from the 2013 C Lazy U Instagram contest hanging above the fireplace at C Lazy U’s Outfitter’s Cabin? Ranch regular John Kim and family won last year’s competition with the heart-warming snapshot of father and son fishing at C Lazy U Ranch. The Kim family won a two night… Continue Reading »

Ranch-Inspired Wedding Trends

With spring weddings on the horizon, we thought we’d wrangle up and share a few wedding trends close to our hearts – and our home – at C Lazy U guest ranch. Location, Location, Location! A wedding encompasses many elements, but one of the first things a couple needs to solidify is the venue. A… Continue Reading »

Winter At a Dude Ranch?

You may think that you’d dig a Cowboy-style vacation only in the warmth of the summertime – a “City Slickers” movie experience seems like the way a guest ranch vacation should be, right? But why would you limit your horseback riding and chance to enjoy the western lifestyle to only a few months out of… Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U over Christmas and New Year’s Eve

I can’t believe the end of the year is so near! We’ve had a blast making your Colorado family vacations the best experience possible in 2013 and are ready to end with a bang as we celebrate Christmas and New Years. Don’t have plans this year or still looking for something fun to do? Why… Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U in the Winter

It’s official – winter is here! The temperatures sure are dropping this week, but the fun winter activities are just starting to heat up! If you are looking to plan a fun family winter vacation, C Lazy U dude ranch is your top choice for a wide range of winter activities to keep the whole… Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and of course there is no better place to spend it than with family and friends. But, how about spending your Thanksgiving family vacation in Colorado with friends and family in the heart of the Rocky Mountains just a short drive from the city with all the hard work… Continue Reading »

Cowboy Up with Some Western Fashion Tips from the Cowboys and Cowgirls that Know Best

As a guest ranch that’s been in operation for 90+ years we’ve seen a lot of different people come and go, all with different riding experiences to talk of, and all at different riding abilities; but, something that we hear, facetiously, from almost all of our guests is that regardless of your level of riding… Continue Reading »