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There ain't no mountain high enough for your sense of adventure — and this week's escape establishes your base camp to alpine paradise at Colorado's Monarch Mountain Lodge.

Climb into a standard room for a one-night stay for two ($97) at this cozy chalet, nestled in the snow-capped trees of the San Isabel National Forest. Your expectations will be surmounted when you receive an included bottle of wine in your room upon arrival, satellite TV and a late checkout.

Choose from an avalanche of outdoor adventures such as skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling — all accessible within 20 minutes of the lodge. Rent a snowmobile and breathe the crisp mountain air as you sail through a winter wonderland, complete with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Or glide down the slopes of the nearby Monarch Mountain — one of Colorado's best ski areas — where you'll find terrain suitable for all ability levels as well as lessons and equipment rentals.

When your energy has peaked, traverse back to the lodge and relax in the indoor pool, two outdoor hot tubs, or sauna. You'll also receive access to the fitness room, basketball and racquetball courts, and game room. Refuel at the adjoining Cliffhanger's Restaurant and Lounge, great for dining and socializing amidst views of the picturesque scenery.

Pack up your parka and wrap yourself in your woollies — there's nothing keeping you from reaching the summit of both adventure and relaxation with this majestic winter escape.

Escape kit

  • A one-night stay for two in a standard room
  • Bottle of wine
  • Late checkout
  • Book by 29 January

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