Ways to Propose in Colorado in the Winter…

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January 13, 2022


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I am excited to share ways to propose in Colorado in the winter that will create the perfect memory for you and your fiancé. Proposing in Colorado is glorious no matter the season, and often between the beginning of December through early March is the height of engagement season. I know that planning a proposal in Colorado in the winter outdoors may take a little extra planning, but it is so worth it.  Of course, if you are proposing in these months then you are also proposing in the middle of winter in Colorado which may be tricky at times.  I love winter proposals because the snow makes everything magical.

Propose inb Colorado in the Winter

My approach to your proposal is to always be available in whatever manner you would like to have the moment photographed.  Some of my couples prefer planning a couple’s session where it is obvious a photographer will be present.  This allows for a smooth transition from posing as a couple to positioning yourself in a way in front of the camera that allows you to sneak the ring out of your pocket. Proposing in Colorado in the winter is so romantic, and I would recommend inquiring with us to save your proposal date.  Allowing me to photograph you during a couple’s session helps your proposal go smoothly especially during the tricky winter months.  

Some of my couples prefer to have me remain hidden during the engagement so that their partner is completely surprised and not distracted by the presence of a camera.  We work together to find ways to allow me to blend into the surroundings.  It is always a blast hiding in the moment!  Winter is such a beautiful time to get engaged, so I am excited to help you plan your perfect Colorado winter proposal.  If you are searching for a beautiful location, then read my suggestions here.  And if you need a few more ideas on how to pop the question, then make sure to check out post on how to plan a surprise proposal.   

Ready for my top locations and ways to propose in Colorado in the winter? I am excited to see how you decide to ask your partner to marry you! I love the winter months for engagements and romantic moments together.  You can plan a weekend long ski trip with your partner and closest friends or a hot springs getaway to relax after the rush of the holiday season.  Colorado offers so many wonderful ways to enjoy the winter while celebrating your new engagement.  

Propose in Colorado in the Winter

Ways to Propose in Colorado in the Winter:

  1. Breckenridge Sleigh Ride
  2. The Arrabelle in Vail
  3. On a Gondola ride in Telluride 
  4. Ice Skating
  5. Cross Country Ski trip
  6. Snow shoeing
  7. Holiday light tour in Aspen
  8. A romantic dinner at The Broadmoor Hotel
  9. A hike through Garden of the Gods 
  10. A stocking stuffer with the ring inside
  11. Winter getaway to Devil’s Thumb Ranch
  12. On the slopes in Vail
  13. A snowmobile tour for two
  14. Brunch at Syrup in Denver
  15. Fireside proposal 
  16. In the hot springs
  17. Build a snowman in Keystone
  18. Over sushi at Matsuhisa in Denver
  19. On a classic après weekend in Beaver Creek 
  20. A romantic night with take out from your favorite local Colorado eatery 

If you are excited to get engaged in Colorado, I am here to help you plan your surprise proposalContact me today to begin planning and save your date. I hope you decide to propose in Colorado in the winter because it is truly magical during this season.  Winter offers so many ways to celebrate this new journey with your fiancè and you will have photographs to cherish from the moment they said yes.  No matter the season, surprise proposals in Colorado are magical. I cannot think of a more romantic setting than our mountain vistas, and popping the question to your partner here is a must. Whether you have been planning to ask your love to marry you for months or just a few short weeks, your proposal deserves to be photographed. I am all in for these moments with our couples. Don’t feel the need to plan an over the top proposal. A simple hike in the mountains or romantic dinner with a view can help take some of the pressure off. Colorado proposals for the win always.


If you choose to propose in Colorado in the winter make sure you have adequate clothing to stay warm and dry! Colorado in all of its pristine beauty is also unpredictable most of the year for weather. Rain, shine, or snow, we can capture the moment beautifully for you. However, if you are traveling in from out of state or sensitive to quick changes in temperature then we would need to monitor the weather closely. Dressing adequately especially for our higher altitude locations is a must, even in the summer months. July through early October is often warm with brief afternoon rain showers, so I would start with those months in mind when planning your proposal in Colorado. 

After all this anticipation and the joy of becoming engaged, I hope you celebrate! Whether it is cuddling on the couch and sipping wine reveling in new relationship status or heading out for a night of fine dining, we hope you find a way to capture the moment in your memories. Congratulations on your engagement! We are honored to have been a part of your surprise proposal in Colorado, and we will be sipping champagne in celebration of you two that evening. Once you come down off your high a little, make sure to reserve your wedding date with us!  If you are excited to begin planning your engagement session, then make sure to read my thoughts on creating a dreamy engagement session (so much of this applies to creating a dreamy proposal as well!) 

If you would love to see what a surprise proposal looks like with me, then make sure to read Suraj and Cori’s engagement story.  Suraj proposed to Corio in the Rocky Mountain National Park, which is another gorgeous spot to pop the question.  Proposing in the winter in RMNP will take a little more planning because several roads and trails close once the snow begins to fall.  Wherever you choose to have this moment photographed, I am certain it will be perfect for you two.  Let’s start planning right away! Proposing in Colorado in the winter or any season for that matter will give you a lifetime of memories.  

Propose in Colorado in the Winter
  1. […] Planning a proposal in the winter is not an easy feat, yet creating an adventure for your proposal is a great way to ensure your plans go off without a hitch.  Some of our couples opt for a hike or dinner set for two, however if you plan an engagement in the winter the weather and crowds in our ski towns may create unpredictable issues.  My suggestion is to book a snowshoe trip, sleigh ride, snowmobile tour, or even go ice skating or skiing to ensure we are in sync with your timeline.  We will create beautiful images of your moment so we want to make sure that your plans go well.  A well-planned Breckenridge proposal is a sure thing. […]

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