Monthly Archives: June 2013

4th of July

Top 10 memory-makers this 4th of July

There are lots of choices in Breck on the Fourth of July, and how you make your memories is up to you, but spending time in the mountains with family means having experiences that create stories you can tell later on.  Make some memories of your own this holiday by trying out a few of… Read More

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A girl’s guide to mountain bike lessons

I definitely love and live the Breckenridge lifestyle – skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, running, etc. – but I have always been a hack on a mountain bike.  This week, I decided to change that.  I took a beginner mountain bike lesson at the Breckenridge Fun Park, just a few steps outside my office door. My cohort… Read More

Alpine Slide at Breckenridge

The Alpine slide: a gateway to adventure seeking

Once upon a time there was a young Colorado girl who loved to hike in the pine forests of her home mountains. She loved the scratchy crunch of the dried needles underfoot. She learned that if you press your nose closely to the trunk of a pine tree, it smells like vanilla. The forest was… Read More

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Breck’s best mountain biking

The fun isn’t over in the Colorado high country when the last snow melts and the ski lifts grind to a halt. It’s at this time of year that folks around here start dusting off their bike seats, pumping up their tires, and lubing their chains for the upcoming mountain bike season. The Breckenridge area… Read More

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The Mountain Thunder Lodge [video]

Located in the heart of the Breckenridge, Colorado ski resort, Mountain Thunder Lodge features cosmopolitan luxury, in a rustic mountain setting. Whether you’re planning a Colorado family ski vacation, or a weekend group ski trip with friends, Mountain Thunder Lodge is the complete Colorado ski destination. The Lodge itself is beautifully decorated in a grand,… Read More

The Village at Breckenridge

Breck Clean-Up Day 2013 [video]

Time for a Spring Cleaning! Every June, Breckenridge invites employees and locals to come spend the day outside, while making the place we know and love look great for summer! Its not just trash thats picked up, but some interesting treasures as well! Check out what they found durring Clean-Up Day 2013

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Olive Fusion comes to the Ski Hill Grill

Breck’s Ski Hill Grill is putting a new spin on salads with the help of Olive Fusion.  Chef Sebastian Lizarzaburu was intrigued by Olive Fusion, a local purveyor of gourmet oils and vinegars, and visited the store to sample some of the 18 flavored olive oils, 10 of the freshest olive oils available from around… Read More

The Village at Breckenridge

The best summer lodging in Breck

Summer in Breckenridge has arrived, in spite of the late May blizzards. The cold wet spring is now giving way to meadows blanketed with wildflowers, lush mountain trails, and jaw-dropping views. And that’s just what you’ll see from the window in your hotel room. Speaking of which—if you haven’t yet booked your Breckenridge summer lodging,… Read More

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8 fun ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Breck

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16, and to make the most of your time, choose your adventure among 8 fun ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Breck. Decide whether you want to be in the trees, on the lake, or up high on a ridge and make it happen. The first thing to choose is… Read More

Alpine SLide Breckenridge

Breck Summer Fun Park Opens Friday

The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park is back and better than ever, opening Friday, June 14 at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Uniquely situated on the slopes, and easily accessed via the free BreckConnect Gondola, the Breck Summer Fun Park features activities for all ages, including the Gold Runner Coaster, Alpine Superslide,… Read More