Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

April 2013 Happenings in Ouray and Ridgway Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Apr 01, 2013 @05:10 PM

Southwest Colorado Invites you to Celebrate Spring in the Switzerland of America!

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Earth Day Every Day at our Ouray Hotel

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, Apr 22, 2011 @08:34 AM

As you may already be aware, April 22 is Earth Day. Unlike many of the new Hallmark holidays we have each year, this one seems a bit appropriate. April signifies the changing of the seasons, from winter to spring; new life abounds everywhere you look; from the splashes of green as the grass begins to grow, to the new born calves and other livestock you can see in the fields on highway 550 between Ouray and Ridgway Colorado. Therefore, what better time to celebrate the planet we live on and its "Ouray" of  wonderful gifts?

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Green Hotel in Ouray CO Hopes to Influence Both Employees and Guests

Posted by Guest Blogger on Tue, Apr 19, 2011 @09:34 AM

So, recently, we added the documentary “Bag It” to our video library at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs.  Because of our own green initiatives, and also because the story begins with two of our neighbors, I decided to check it out.

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Drive Your Electric or Hybrid Car to Ouray, Colo. and Stay for Free!

Posted by Karen Avery on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 @08:35 AM

Be green, and earn some green. That’s the motto at Ouray’s Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs this Earth Day (April 22, 2011). Every guest who drives his or her electric/hybrid car to the lodging property on Earth Day stays for free that night. That means nearly $100 greenbacks in your pocket.

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Geothermal Heat Exchanger - Part II - Completing the Project

Posted by Betsy Vallone on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 @07:22 AM

Once the Box Canyon Lodge had addressed the initial obstacles of the geothermal project, the project team was able to move forward towards a greener solution.

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