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Great Vehicles for Skiers

When you're staying at Fort Collins, Colorado, it's easy to have outdoor fun any time of the year. And during the winter, there are plenty of activities you can try with your family and friends. For starters, you can go snowshoeing and take a hike around the Poudre Canyon and Horsetooth Reservoir. Meanwhile, you can also do some sledding with your family. And for something a little more relaxing, you can try your hand at ice-fishing.

However, if it's outdoor winter adventure that you're looking for, one of the most recommended activities is cross-country skiing. After all, there are a lot of skiing trails that you can check out here, including Lory State Park, Meadows Trail to Zimmerman Lake, Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail, and the City Park Nine Golf Course.

Obviously, you can't get any skiing done if you don't have a car that can take you to the area. And in case you're in the market for a car, here are five vehicle recommendations for any active skier during the winter.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is known for its remarkable off-road capability. Hence, it can definitely handle rugged winter roads. Even better, this model also comes with an option for a diesel engine, which helps you achieve better fuel efficiency. This SUV also comes with a pretty sizable cargo area that allows you to store your ski gear pretty easily.

2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Ford Explorer - Great Vehicles for Skiers - Colorado Motor Car Co.Image via Flickr by RL GNZLZ

Without a doubt, the 2016 Ford Explorer has all the room that you would ever need to store your ski equipment. This model also comes available with the Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System. Just turn the dial to access the setting for Snow, Gravel, Grass. This will automatically give the SUV optimized traction.

2017 Honda CR-V

Sure, the 2017 Honda CR-V is no match against the 2016 Explorer when it comes to size. However, this CR-V also has more than enough cargo space for your gear. In addition, this model also has an available ski roof attachment. At the same time, it also boasts of generous legroom to keep your passengers comfy.

2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude

This may be a compact SUV but nonetheless, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude offers a pretty spacious cabin where you can store all of your ski gear. The car also comes with split/folding seats in case you need more space. In addition to these conveniences, this car also boasts of good off-road capability so that it can confidently take anywhere you want to ski.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup promises more power and better steering to enhance your driving during winter. In addition, it's easy to store all of your ski gear on this truck's spacious cargo bed.

Choose from any of these models and you should have no problem getting to your favorite ski venue during the winter season. Study your options carefully and take your time in deciding which vehicle suits your needs best.