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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!

What are your plans for the weekend? If it doesn’t involve an alpine coaster, climbing wall, or zipline then you’re not having as much fun as us! We’re heading out to Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Epic Discovery Park to explore the Rocky Mountains while having tons...

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Summertime in Summit County means it’s time to hit the lake and soak in the sun while enjoying a day on the water. Dillon Reservoir is the perfect place to take in the mountain scenery from a boat, the shore or the bar at the...

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After a long, cold winter in the mountains we all look forward to warmer days with plenty of sunshine and drinks with friends on one of the many great local patios. Depending on the mood you can find patios with great outdoor games, great people...

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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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Mountain golfing under a rainbow

Emerald grass extends before you with towering lodgepole pines framing the finely manicured fairway. Jagged mountain ridges rise above the pristine green as a gentle breeze flutters the brightly colored flag of the first hole. You square up your sun soaked shoulders and take a...

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The hot summer sun beats down on your back as the sereneness of the river envelopes around you. The steep canyon walls rising on either side of you affords a sense of isolation and awe as you glance through the clear green water to the...

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While it may seem like winter skiing is never coming to an end with this snowy weather we’ve been experiencing, some would argue that the best is still ahead: spring skiing! Those sunny days and the softer, more forgiving snow can make for best of...

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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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