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Best of: Breckenridge on-mountain bike trails

Your favorite Breckenridge Ski Resort winter runs melt down and green up into gorgeous summer singletrack begging to be ridden in July, August and September. Breckenridge features 12 mountain biking trails near Peaks 8 and 9 ranging from challenging intermediate rides to technical steeps to downhill cruisers. Tip: Skip the lung-busting climb and grab a… Read More

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Necessities for hiking: A Breck basic checklist

There is no better time for hiking than now. The trails are bursting with wildflowers, gurgling streams and fresh fragrances and are loudly calling your name. All you want to do is disappear into the landscape. Before you set off into the wilderness, however, be sure that you have all of the essentials. Even if… Read More

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Which Summer Fun Park pass is right for you?

If you’re gearing up for a Breckenridge Summer vacation, you have to make sure to spend a day on Breck’s Peak 8, home of the Breck Fun Park. The Fun Park has tons activities, from zipling, mini golf, rock climbing, The Alpine Slide, bungee trampolines and more. To take part in these activities you’ll need… Read More

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Best of Breck’s 2016 Summer festivals

It’s summertime in the mountains and the local festival season is underway. Here’s where to fest with the best in Breckenridge.   Breckenridge July Art Festival July 2–4 This nationally ranked art fair takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at Breckenridge’s Main Street Station. The free outdoor festival celebrates 33 years and presents… Read More

Activities at the Peak 8 Fun Park at Breckenridge, Colorado.

Welcome back, summer! Breck’s Fun Park opens June 10

Breckenridge Ski Resort will officially throw open the doors to summer on Friday, June 10! The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park will welcome summer 2016 with activities focused on Breck’s youngest guests at their new Kids’ Base Camp, as well as the fun favorites that bring guests back year-after-year. Kids’ Base Camp at the Summer Fun Park will… Read More

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Local Spotlight – Merrick, action athlete in the making [video]

In the Local Spotlight series, we take a look at the people that make up Breckenridge. We explore both how the town has shaped their lives, and how they have contributed to the atmosphere of the town. Working in collaboration with GoBreck, “Who the Breck are you?” is the town of Breck’s contribution to the… Read More

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Local Spotlight – Murdoch the dog [video]

In the Local Spotlight series, we take a look at the people that make up Breckenridge. We explore both how the town has shaped their lives, and how they have contributed to the atmosphere of the town. Working in collaboration with GoBreck, “Who the Breck are you?” is the town of Breck’s contribution to the… Read More

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Kid’s Base Camp at the Peak 8 Fun Park – New this year!

The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park will welcome summer 2015 with new activities focused on Breck’s youngest guests at their new Kids’ Base Camp, as well as the fun favorites that bring guests back year-after-year. Kids’ Base Camp at the Summer Fun Park will offer three new attractions for children weighing between 30 – 100lbs., including… Read More

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10 wonderful wildflowers in Breckenridge

Arguably the most beautiful time of year, the Breck landscape is exploding in a rainbow of colors. There are dozens of varieties of local wildflowers, but here are 10 of the ones you’re most likely to find along local hiking trails and even growing right off the roadside. Wild Iris See these beauties through July… Read More

Guided hiking on Peak 8 at Breckenridge Resort, Colorado.

Best Breckenridge hikes for kids

Summer hikes around Breckenridge are the stuff family vacations are made of. Brilliant bluebird skies shine down on renewed green aspen and pine next to rolling creeks and rivers with temps hovering around 74 — that’s the stuff. Show the kiddos an awesome time on the trail with these easygoing local hikes: Burro Trail This… Read More