Summer

summer in Breckenridge

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

Mountain Biking Breck

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

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

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

FathersDay_AlpineSlide

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

Horseback riding in Breck

50 things to do in Breck this Summer

Breckenridge is legendary for our winter activities — our slopes offer one of the best skiing experiences in the world — but as the locals say you’ll want to “come for the winter, and stay for the summer.” Here are 50 things to do in Breck this summer — from a family-friendly Fun Park day… 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

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck introduces plans for Epic Discovery

Epic Discovery will come to Breckenridge soon, with ziplines, exploration zones, canopy tours, and more.  This program is designed to connect kids and families with the national forests in an active, fun and engaging way. Epic Discovery will encourage “learn through play” by featuring environmental, educational elements interspersed between new activities located in already developed areas of… Read More

Top 10 Summer events in Breck

Top 10 summer events in Breck

Escape the heat and head for the hills to enjoy what I know are the top 10 summer events  in Breck.  I asked Rachel Zerowin of the Breckenridge Resort Chamber a couple of questions, including which event was her favorite, and which events were free. “For 2013, I’m most excited about August.  The new dates… Read More

wildflower hikes

The 8 best wildflower hikes near Breck

When the snow finally melts in Breckenridge, it’s time for a new adventure. Ski runs in the winter turn into perfect hiking spots in the summer and beckon outdoorspeople to explore them. Here are the 8 best wildflower hikes near Breck — take advantage of these spots in the spring to really see why we’re called… Read More