summer in Breckenridge


Inside the Creation of Peak 6 Part One: Where Lifts Are Born [video]

Construction on Peak 6 has officially begun. Watch as we follow the trails teams, lift teams, safety teams, and more as Peak 6 joins Breckenridge Ski Resort for the 2013-2014 ski season. In episode one of our 6 part, all-GoPro video series we visit Leitner Poma in Grand Junction. Colorado to check in on how… Read More

Stage 3 begins in Breckenridge

USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 Ends/Stage 3 Starts in Breck [video]

It’s been an exciting two days for cycling fans in Breck, as the USA Pro Challenge heads through town. Stage 2 ended, and Stage 3 began in Breck this summer. It was an awesome turnout for the 2nd stage finish, with a pumped up crowd congratulating Mathias Frank on his 1st place finish. Stage 3… Read More

Lochlan Martin steals Yellow

U.S. Pro Cycling Challenge rolls through Breck

Breckenridge hosted Stages 2 and 3 of the U.S. Pro Cycling Challenge this week, earning the attention of the best cyclists in the world. 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome, Andy Schleck, Peter Sagan, and other top names graced the streets of Breckenridge as they raced from Aspen to Breck in Stage 2 and… Read More

Women mountain bikers

Dirt Girls Mountain Bike Sessions launch at Breck

I took my first big mountain bike ride—a long and steep climb up Cheyenne Canyon in Colorado Springs that topped out near a mountain summit and then plunged straight downhill on loose singletrack—with two dudes. I was 16, a sophomore in high school. To say I was pleased to be chasing the boys is a… Read More

Whitewater Rafting Breckenridge

By Rod, Paddle, or Tube: A guide to enjoying Breck’s Rivers

In the Colorado high country it’s always hard to watch the snow melt off the peaks without a twinge of regret for the passing ski season, but the annual spring melt can be a blessing in disguise. This same snowmelt is what feeds our local rivers, which provide some of the best opportunities for summer… Read More

4x4 tours at Breck

Take a safari – Breck style

Almost everyone is pretty familiar with the normal methods of getting up the hill – riding the chairlift or hiking or biking up (for those with the lung power). But have you ever thought about taking a safari in a 4×4 offroad vehicle to the top? I’ve always wanted to take a safari, but haven’t quite… Read More

Breckenridge Summer Couple Hiking

Top 10 hikes in Breckenridge

There are really only three things you need to know to complete the top 10 hikes in Breckenridge: start early; bring fuel and water; and layer. The rest is a given. Will there be stunning views? Of course. Wildflowers? Yep. Aspen groves? Totally. Will the altitude bother me? Not a lot, unless you’re a super… Read More

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

mountain bike lessons at breck

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