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Things to Do and See

This is the place to find cool stuff to do and see in Summit County year-round. Summit Mountain Rental's staff and our local friends have put together quite a collection of ideas for you. There's no excuse for being bored; read a blog (or several) then get out there and do it!

April in Summit County can be one of the best times of year to visit. All of your favorite winter sports like skiing and snowboarding or cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are still active, and you can enjoy them in warmer spring weather. But there are...

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Springtime in the Rocky Mountains is truly one of the best times of the year. Bright blue skies, even brighter sunshine, warm weather and great skiing conditions are par for the course. It’s the perfect time to come catch some rays in the high country...

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Crisp air, fresh snow, and amazing sunrises are par for the course when skinning up the ski hill before the resort opens. "Randonee" skiing, also known as Alpine Trekking or AT (and more affectionately referred to as “skinning”) is the act of ascending a mountain...

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Skiing during the early season is great to help get you out on the slopes and to get your ski legs ready for the inevitable powder days to come. Finding the best runs this early in the season can be a daunting task, as most...

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Dew Tour makes its return to Breckenridge this year December 14-17, bringing with it dozens of skiing and snowboarding’s best athletes for four days of tough competition. This year’s event will serve as a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Olympic qualifying event for men’s and women’s...

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As the days shorten and the nights become cooler, the mountains of Summit County transform into a colorful canvas of canary-yellow, gold, burgundy, pink and orange as the leaves of aspen trees change to their fall foliage. The warm, sunny days and crisp mornings create...

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Ready for a quick vacation to one of the best mountain towns in Colorado? While it’s easy to experience everything this Colorado gem has to offer over a week-long stay, what if you’re just looking for a weekend getaway? Or maybe this is just a...

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Piercing blue skis, majestic mountain vistas, and warm weather are the calling cards for summertime in the Rockies. It’s the perfect time of year to fly-fish the Blue River, stand up paddleboard Dillon Reservoir, hike on of the dozens of local trails, or bike through...

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