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Find out what the locals are up to in Summit County! They're a unique bunch with a different perspective on things. And, they're always ready to help visitors with suggestions on great things to do and see. Find out more! 

Spring in the Rocky Mountains can be a fickle time. Skiing is variable at best and the trails are too snow covered or muddy to allow for hiking or mountain biking. Locals refer to spring as mud season since the melting snow causes the trails...

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Summit County is a great winter destination most notably for the world-class skiing at one of the four ski resorts within a 20-minute drive. But what if you’re not a skier or snowboarder? Luckily there are dozens of other activities around Summit County that don’t...

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Snowshoeing in Summit County

Summit County is a very beautiful place to be in the winter. One of the best ways to relax and soak in the beauty of the area’s peaceful woods and mountains is on a pair of snowshoes. There are hundreds of miles of trails, varying...

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The Colorado high country is known for panoramic views and — from mid-September to early October — stunning fall colors. In Summit County, we become enveloped with the golden glow of changing Aspens. The crisp fall air brings a new chill, but something about bundling...

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As the snow starts melting and giving way to the warmer days of spring, we can’t help but dream about the blue-sky days of summer in Summit County. “Shorts weather” is an understatement, as the weather easily gets to a comfortable 80-85 degrees and higher...

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After taking a short hiatus, Spring Fever is returning to Breckenridge bringing with it a whole host of events and activities designed to allow visitors to make the most of Spring in Breckenridge. Starting mid-March and continuing through Breckenridge Ski Resort’s closing day on April...

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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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