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The Yoga Experience at CLU

When you visit C Lazy U Ranch, you’re in for a whole lot of adventure, excitement and rough-and-tumble fun. But it’s not all exhilarating outdoor exploits — you’ll also get the chance to center yourself during our relaxing outdoor yoga sessions and special October Om On Yoga retreat. Yoga at C Lazy U Yoga is … Continue Reading »

Top 5 Corporate Retreat Complaints and How C Lazy U Solves Them

Typically, the announcement of a corporate retreat is met with groans, eye rolls and a dejected, “Do we have to?” Those reactions aren’t what the retreat planners want, but it’s often because past corporate retreats were too busy, boring and awkward, topped off with forced fun. Many of the complaints with corporate retreats can often … Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing: The Sport You Never Knew You Loved

When the birds start chirping and the weather grows warmer, we know the season is upon us: fly fishing season! As one of only six Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodges in the entire state of Colorado, C Lazy U Ranch is one of the best spots in the country to cast your line — especially if … Continue Reading »

5 Reasons to Host a Family Reunion at CLU

Family reunions don’t happen often enough — and when they do happen, they are too short to spend the quality time you need with your family members, some of whom may have traveled a long way. Instead of a one- or two-day event at your average venue where you simply eat food, chat and go … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Ranch Ropes in the Awards

For those who work hard at keeping C Lazy U one of the best dude ranches in Colorado, the greatest reward is a happy, relaxed and rejuvenated guest — but we always appreciate an award! Over the past year, CLU has been honored with a whole heap of awards for the ranch’s accommodations, spa offerings, … Continue Reading »

Bill Fisher: Celebrating 60 Years at C Lazy U

Guests at C Lazy U are always wowed by the ranch’s natural beauty, but it’s our passionate staff that makes the ranch the dude ranch resort it is — especially our Head Wrangler, Bill Fisher. This year, we’re celebrating Bill’s 60th year at the ranch. He’s a recognizable fixture around these parts, as he is … Continue Reading »

The CLU Difference in Dude Ranch Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is a highlight of C Lazy U Ranch, offering guests the chance to roam the countryside, polish their horsemanship skills and bond with a new friend. There are hundreds of dude ranches across the country, but only a select few put as much care into their horses and horseback riding programs as C … Continue Reading »

In the Spotlight: Meet the C Lazy U Counselor Crew

C Lazy U is a true family dude ranch, offering both parents and kids an unforgettable vacation. While family togetherness is always a given, we make sure that the kids have their own fun while the adults are off on their own — and it’s all thanks to the talented, dedicated counselors running the C … Continue Reading »

On the Way to Relaxation With Om On Yoga

When they are surrounded by our untouched nature, guests at C Lazy U Ranch can relax and rejuvenate their bodies, minds and spirits. Our love of providing this special escape for guests is one reason we offer yoga year-round — and why we’re proud to announce a special five-day, four-night yoga retreat in October, hosted … Continue Reading »

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Ranch Blog

It’s hard to believe that it has already been a century since C Lazy U first opened its ranch to guests — but with 100 years of accommodations comes so many memories we wanted to share and celebrate! Our luxurious dude ranch in Granby, Colorado, was originally purchased in 1919 by Wilson Smillie, and it … Continue Reading »

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“Best Family Trip”

We have been wanting to go to C Lazy U for quite a few years now and finally made the trip happen. All I could think was why did we wait so long. Our kids were so enthralled with the whole experience. The counselors were great, the horses and whole ranch experience was great, food was amazing, lodging was awesome.

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