High Alpine Sports in the Colorado Rocky Mountains


Activities and Fun Things to do 

Everything you Need . . .

Make the Most of your Rocky Mountain Recreational Activities!

Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable, so come ready to get answers and have fun. No visit is complete without a greeting from our Golden Retriever; he's always up for a good bird or fish story!

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: 7am to 7pm, call for holiday hours and off- season closures.

FISHING LICENSES: For most vacationers an annual license is more than they need, unless you're planning to fish more than 10 days in Colorado. Luckily Colorado has a 5-day and a 1-day license perfect for your family vacation. If your angler is younger than 16 their first rod is free!

SUMMER EQUIPMENT TUNE SHOP: Bring your bike in and we will get you back on the trail!

WHITEWATER RAFTING: Book your Colorado Rafting Trip here for an excursion with The Adventure Company.

HUNTING LICENSES: Big Game Over-the-Counter and Leftover Limited Draw Licenses (deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, bear) are sold for any Hunting Unit areas in Colorado including: 49, 50, 57, 58, 500, 501 and 581. Standard Small Game Hunting Licenses are good for all upland game birds, waterfowl, and small-game mammals; this license is bought annually only.

HUNTING LICENSES -- BE SURE TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: A valid photo ID, proof of hunter's education, and your social security number. You will also be required to buy a Habitat Stamp.

WINTER EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Snowboards, skis, boots, poles, helmets, snow-blades, snowshoes, and Cross-Country Skis. We are your Winter Equipment rental headquarters! Call and make your reservations and we'll have your equipment ready and waiting with a safety check before you hit the slopes.

WINTER EQUIPMENT TUNE SHOP: Stone-grind, edge/wax, hot wax, binding adjustments & test, mounts/remounts, and setup bindings.

BUY YEAR ROUND OUTDOOR GEAR AND EQUIPMENT: Your Equipment and Gear Resource. The shop is stocked! Fishing gear, fly-fishing rods, spinners, bait; camping gear by Coleman, hiking gear, maps, bicycle accessories & parts, skateboards, prospecting gear, gold panning equipment, ammunition.

LOCATION: Fairplay is in Park County off Highway 285; High Alpine Sports is on the Corner of 6th and Main Street (CO Highway 9).

ADDRESS: 525 Main Street, Fairplay CO 80440

PHONE FISHING CONDITIONS: 719-836-0201 -- Mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.




  • Open Dates For On-Site Activities: All Year

Primarily Summer Activities

  • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: 5 minutes drive.
  • Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: 10 minutes drive.
  • Fishing Tackle Sold: On site.
  • Fly Shop: On site.
  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: On site.
  • Bicycle Shop: On site.


  • Hunting in Area: 15 minutes drive.
  • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 49, 50, 57, 58, 500, 501, 581

Winter Activities

  • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 45 minutes drive.
  • Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rentals: On site.

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