The Broadmoor, a grand 3,000-acre resort along the eastern slope of Colorado Springs, will debut a new luxury wilderness retreat in August, eight miles up the mountain. With 10 one-, two- and three-bedroom cabins, The Ranch at Emerald Valley will accommodate up to 34 guests in an all-inclusive mountain hideaway, surrounded by more than 100,000 acres of the Pike National Forest but with access to the amenities at The Broadmoor.
The ranch was founded more than 100 years ago and was purchased in 1923 by Spencer Penrose, the gold and copper magnate who built The Broadmoor. He put additional buildings on the site and turned the property into his personal getaway, called Camp Vigil.
Carefully refurbished cabins feature woodburning fireplaces, rich furnishings and modern amenities. Broadmoor chef-prepared meals will be served in the ranch’s Grand Lodge, where guests gather around the large stone hearth, and enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at the bar or on the panoramic terrace.
Activities include fly-fishing in mountain lakes, hiking and biking scenic trails, and exploring the mountains on horseback. The ranch also will shuttle guests to The Broadmoor hotel, where they can take advantage of all of the property’s amenities, such as multiple swimming pools, spa and fitness center, shops, championship golf, tennis and restaurants.
Once open, the ranch will operate seasonally, May through October. More information, including pricing, will be made available in June.