Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Idaho Springs, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Idaho Springs, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Idaho Springs, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Idaho Springs is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America by month

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January

January here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

If you are traveling to Idaho Springs in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

March in Idaho Springs is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

If you go to Idaho Springs in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

In June, Idaho Springs is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Idaho Springs, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

July in Idaho Springs is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

If you visit Idaho Springs during August, you may find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

September in Idaho Springs is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

If you are traveling to Idaho Springs in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November for Idaho Springs can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

If you are traveling to Idaho Springs in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit Idaho Springs Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Idaho Springs.

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