Glenwood Adventure Company Wins Bosco Tourism Award

Glenwood Adventure Company Honored with 2013 Bosco Tourism Award

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. –  Western Colorado outdoor adventure outfitter Glenwood Adventure Company has been awarded the 2013 Bosco Tourism Award by the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association. The award honors the business that has most significantly contributed to Glenwood Springs’ ever-growing tourism industry in the past year.

Glenwood Adventure Company was awarded for their efforts in growing local employment opportunities, networking to bring more group travel to the area and upholding a high level of corporate citizenship.

“We couldn’t have won this award without our outstanding staff,” said Glenwood Adventure Company Owner Ken Murphy. “We are also incredibly lucky to work with the Bair family and operate on their spectacular ranch. It’s been a great year for Glenwood Springs and we’re honored to be a part of this community.”

Katy Evans, esteemed member of KU women's rowing team and Glenwood Adventure Company employee
Katy Evans, esteemed member of KU women’s rowing team and Glenwood Adventure Company employee

Glenwood Adventure Company also promotes the Glenwood Springs area’s tourism through their annual magazine highlighting the city’s major attractions. A unique collaboration between members of the local tourism industry, Glenwood Adventure magazine provides a comprehensive resource for travelers experiencing Glenwood Springs for the first time as well as yearly visitors.

When the Colorado adventure outfitter opened its doors in 2010, they had eight employees. In two years they have grown that number to 42 bringing much needed employment opportunities to the valley. They have continued to bring growing numbers of holiday groups into the Glenwood Springs area with their stellar reputation and customer service. Glenwood Adventure Company supports the counselors of the Round Up River Ranch, a summer camp for children with life-threatening illnesses; the local sports camp for people with Autism, Aspen Extreme; and the Glenwood Springs after school program, Beyond the Bell. Glenwood Adventure Company, with Bair Ranch, has also provided school programs educating local children about the importance of ranching now and in the past.

The Bosco Tourism Business of the Year was established by the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and honors the contributions of the Bosco family to the local, regional and statewide tourism community. Past recipients of the Bosco Tourism Business of the Year have included Spa of the Rockies, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves.

Glenwood Adventure Company and Motohead Traveler
Glenwood Adventure Company hosted Motorhead Traveler television program for some extreme ATVing and Hummer tours.

About Glenwood Adventure Company

Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Glenwood Adventure Company offers travelers the highest quality outdoor experiences in Colorado. Founded in 2010, Glenwood Adventure Company brings together a variety of talented experienced outdoorsmen/women to make sure each of their trips is the best it can possibly be. Best known for their ranch activities on their private ranch in Glenwood Canyon and their unique road Segway adventures, the company has also partnered with other outfitters to provide a one-stop-adventure location for visitors to the Roaring Fork Valley. Lakota Guides, Adventure Paragliding and Emerald Outfitters all operate satellite offices under the umbrella of the Glenwood Adventure Company. The incredible staff is handpicked for their passion of the outdoors and their desire to share it with visitors to our beautiful area. Summer adventures run from April through October. In the winter, Glenwood Adventure runs snowmobile and unique snowcat tours high above the remarkable Glenwood Canyon. For more information, visit