With so many years of hiking under our belts it is surprising to find a hike in Summit County we haven’t done yet. Fredonia Gulch is that hike. It is in Blue River, just south of Breckenridge off County Road 600. It is a road hike, which probably explains why we haven’t done it. We […]
Kettle Ponds Hike
Boreas Mountain Hike
Changing leaves in Summit County
September is the time of year when we start to get the crisp morning and evenings, gold aspen leaves, great daytime temps, the chatter about ski season and the Parade of Homes. It’s a fantastic time to be here! There’s no better excuse to come visit than to see the changing leaves in Summit County. […]
The Breckenridge Troll is so Cool!
So finally, we made it out to see the Breckenridge Troll, Isak Heartstone. He was initially built by a commissioned artist last summer but the location was not the best. He was getting too much attention and his neighbors were unhappy about it. To keep the peace, Breckenridge had him taken apart and stored for […]
Summer Hiking 2019
Frisco to Copper RecPath Update and More
Here in Summit County we are still feeling the effects of the winter’s fantastic snow! The Frisco to Copper RecPath hasn’t opened yet, we are still skiing, not really hiking or biking and the water in the lake is incredibly low. Frisco to Copper RecPath The avalanches we saw over the winter were not only […]
September in Summit County – Peak Time for Gold
Hiking the Tallest Mountain in Colorado!
The tallest mountain in Colorado rises 14,440 ft above sea level. It is the second tallest and just 65′ shorter than the tallest mountain in the lower 48 states and ranks 15th tallest when Alaska and Hawaii are added in the mix. Colorado has 58 mountains over 14,000 feet in elevation (14ers). The tallest is Mount […]