12/10/2021
Summit County Winter Activities

Breckenridge Snowshoe Trails

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Snowshoeing is a great Breckenridge winter activity for those who do not ski or need an outdoor activity on a non-skiing day. All Breckenridge snowshoe trails listed below have easy ascents and descents which make them great for a low-key, acclimation-friendly activity day before hitting the slopes or for anyone in your group who wants to see some sites without skiing or snowboarding.  Boreas Pass:  In the fall and summer, this...

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12/4/2021
Summit County Winter Activities

Colorado Traction Law- Be Prepared!

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If you plan to visit Summit County this winter to ski our amazing ski resorts or enjoy a multitude of other winter activities, you need to know about the Colorado Traction Law and be prepared for safe and LEGAL travel on Colorado highways and roads. The Colorado Traction Law states: During winter storms or when conditions require, CDOT will implement the Passenger Vehicle Traction Law. CDOT can implement the Passenger...

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10/12/2021
Summit County Winter Activities

Helpful Breckenridge Ski Trip Tips

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Up to Date for the 2021-2022 Winter Season We tend to get the same questions from guests making their first visit to Breckenridge. We’re here to help to help with answers to the most common questions as well as things you didn’t know to ask! These helpful tips from Breckenridge locals will allow you to better focus on the magical parts of your ski vacation and minimize the hassles. Everything...

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06/25/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Free Activites for All Ages in Breckenridge, Colorado

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Most everyone knows that Breckenridge is famous for skiing and snowboarding, but do you know about all of the FREE activities in Breckenridge? Yes- FREE! Everything listed below comes highly recommended by the Colorado Luxe Living staff and is absolutely FREE! The Breckenridge Troll:  Isak the Troll was sadly removed from his original post in Breckenridge on Nov 15, 2018, but is now at a new home just off the...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Breckenridge Gondola

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The Breckenridge Gondola is a favorite attraction among visitors and locals alike. Operating since 2006, the Breckenridge Gondola transports passengers to the base of Peak 8 in the Rocky Mountains. The gondola is quite a transportation device, with 121 fully enclosed baskets (cabins) rotating up the incline. Each of these cabins can seat a max of 8 guests, making the Breckenridge Gondola an ideal attraction for large families, skiers with a...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Isak, the Beloved Breckenridge Troll

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Odds are high that most visitors to Breckenridge will have one activity in particular on their fun-things-to-do list, and that will be to visit Isak the Troll in his new location following his resurrection in May 2019. Who knew a giant wooden troll would create such controversy that ended in his beheading? Isak Heartstone was built with tender love but no forethought into his location as a temporary piece of...

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06/18/2021
Summit County Winter Activities

Tips for First-Time Skiers

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The Breckenridge Ski Resort mountain is the biggest draw for winter-time visitors to the beautiful little mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado.  The great powder and vast terrain attracts those who want to ski or snowboard from all over the world and even those who have never skied but want to give it a try.  For first-time skiers or riders, ski or snowboard lessons are highly recommended and will greatly increase...

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