Matchless Mountain Lodge Guidebook

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Matchless Mountain Lodge Guidebook

Sightseeing

Five miles west of Leadville. In the summer, great for fishing, kayaking, paddle-boards, boating, biking or sitting on the beach. This lake is ideal for fishing with rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout.
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Turquoise Lake
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Five miles west of Leadville. In the summer, great for fishing, kayaking, paddle-boards, boating, biking or sitting on the beach. This lake is ideal for fishing with rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout.
Ski Cooper is an Alpine Ski Resort and promotes themself as a family friendly resort based on affordable lift tickets and accessibility but they also have Cat skiing available for the more experienced back country skiers.
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Ski Cooper
232 County Road 29
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Ski Cooper is an Alpine Ski Resort and promotes themself as a family friendly resort based on affordable lift tickets and accessibility but they also have Cat skiing available for the more experienced back country skiers.
You guessed it our cabin is named after this notorious mine. Tours of the mine are seasonal in Spring and Summer only. These tours will take you through one of the most productive silver mines of the era.
Matchless Mine, Leadville, Colorado
You guessed it our cabin is named after this notorious mine. Tours of the mine are seasonal in Spring and Summer only. These tours will take you through one of the most productive silver mines of the era.
This tubing and sledding hill is seasonal and open from December through March. Tubing rentals are available or bring your sled for free sledding.
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Dutch Henri Tubing Hill
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This tubing and sledding hill is seasonal and open from December through March. Tubing rentals are available or bring your sled for free sledding.
Mount Massive is the second highest peak in Colorado, at 14,421 feet. The peak takes an average hiker 4 to 6 hours to conquer.
Mount Massive Trailhead Parking Lot
Mount Massive is the second highest peak in Colorado, at 14,421 feet. The peak takes an average hiker 4 to 6 hours to conquer.
Mount Elbert is the highest point in the State of Colorado, at 14,400 feet. Trailhead entrance just outside of Leadville, CO.
Mount Elbert Southeast Trailhead
10464 Colorado 82
Mount Elbert is the highest point in the State of Colorado, at 14,400 feet. Trailhead entrance just outside of Leadville, CO.
Copper Mountain is approximately 25-35 minutes from Leadville weather dependent. Copper is known for 2,500 acres of naturally divided terrain with a wide variety of runs for beginners to expert skiers/snowboarders.
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Copper Mountain Resort
102 Wheeler Pl
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Copper Mountain is approximately 25-35 minutes from Leadville weather dependent. Copper is known for 2,500 acres of naturally divided terrain with a wide variety of runs for beginners to expert skiers/snowboarders.

Food scene

Great local pizza joint. We love the Margherita Pizza. The menu also includes: calzones and sandwiches. Order in advance for carry out or put in your name early and walk around. This is a popular place.
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High Mountain Pies
115 West 4th Street
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Great local pizza joint. We love the Margherita Pizza. The menu also includes: calzones and sandwiches. Order in advance for carry out or put in your name early and walk around. This is a popular place.
At Buchi, passion is the most important ingredient, and they hope to bring you a memorable experience with every bite (and sip). Their Cuban coffee is deliciously sweet and their pressed sandwiches will likely take you right back to Havana!
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Buchi Cafe Cubano
401 Harrison Avenue
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At Buchi, passion is the most important ingredient, and they hope to bring you a memorable experience with every bite (and sip). Their Cuban coffee is deliciously sweet and their pressed sandwiches will likely take you right back to Havana!
This classic American café uses organic, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible to create delicious plates that feed your soul after your mountain adventures. Think local mountain vibe meets metropolitan quality. Also, have patio seating, bar and craft brews.
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Tennessee Pass Cafe
222 Harrison Avenue
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This classic American café uses organic, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible to create delicious plates that feed your soul after your mountain adventures. Think local mountain vibe meets metropolitan quality. Also, have patio seating, bar and craft brews.
It’s the highest brewery in North America with some awesome pub grub to boot!
Two Mile Brewing Co
101 Harrison Avenue
It’s the highest brewery in North America with some awesome pub grub to boot!
If you’re looking for something off of Harrison Ave., you might consider taking the one-mile hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse. This backcountry gem serves lunch and dinner, but note that it is by reservation only.
Tennessee Pass Cookhouse
259 CR 29
If you’re looking for something off of Harrison Ave., you might consider taking the one-mile hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse. This backcountry gem serves lunch and dinner, but note that it is by reservation only.
This is a great breakfast and lunch spot, known for their pastries.
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Cookies with Altitude
717 Harrison Avenue
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This is a great breakfast and lunch spot, known for their pastries.
This specialty coffee roaster & coffee shop is committed to establishing direct trade relationships with coffee farmers around the world. Their drip is self-served on an honor system and comes with a free refill if you use the same cup. They’re also well known for their breakfast burritos.
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City on a Hill Coffee & Espresso
508 Harrison Avenue
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This specialty coffee roaster & coffee shop is committed to establishing direct trade relationships with coffee farmers around the world. Their drip is self-served on an honor system and comes with a free refill if you use the same cup. They’re also well known for their breakfast burritos.
Colorado grocery store.
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Safeway
1900 North Poplar Street
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Colorado grocery store.

City/town information

Leadville is the highest unincorporated city elevation wise in North America at 10,200 feet. Residents of this city enjoy the outdoor lifestyle during all seasons.
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Leadville
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Leadville is the highest unincorporated city elevation wise in North America at 10,200 feet. Residents of this city enjoy the outdoor lifestyle during all seasons.

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High Altitude

It is important to understand and anticipate the potential of altitude sickness. It is estimated that nearly half the visitors from lower elevations may experience some form of altitude illness. Symptoms include fatigue, decreased appetite, shortness of breath with minimal exertion, nausea, headache, and sleep disturbances. These symptoms are often worse the second day at altitude but resolve soon after. Aspirin or ibuprofen often provide relief. Tips: Drink lots of Water, Rest and be careful while drinking alcohol make sure to also drink water.
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Pack for outdoor adventures

No matter what season you visit Leadville, make sure you pack layers which include coats, sweatshirts and pants. The nights and early mornings can be cooler in the mountains. Recommended footwear: sneakers, hiking boots and winter boots.
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Book Outdoor Adventures in Advance

Make sure to book your outdoor adventures in advance, whether you decide to enjoy a guided tour hiking, snowshoeing, biking, snowmobiling, UTV or ATV, fishing or renting equipment.