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2018-19 Ski Season Kick-Off

Leaders from the five Summit County ski areas came together to unofficially kick-off the 2018-19 season Summit County's five ski resorts unofficially kicked off the 2018-19 ski season with the Summit Chamber of Commerce's annual Chief Operat...

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Breckenridge Occupancy Rates on the Rise

In the month of March, occupancy rates in Breckenridge were up about 13 percent according to the Breckenridge Tourism Office. Most occupancy gains came in the third week of the month which has been credited to Easter weekend falling on March 3...

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Ikon Pass

The 26 Destination Ikon Pass

Alterra Mountain Company has created the new Ikon Pass.  The $899 version of the pass will offer unlimited skiing at 12 resorts. The lower-cost version at $599 will provide unlimited access to eight different mountains and replaces the...

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Tucker Mountain Chairlift

Tucker Mountain Chairlift

Copper Mountain Resort wants to install a new triple-chair lift and more infrastructure on the north side of Tucker Mountain.  The 3,000-foot long Tucker Lift will have a capacity of 1,200 people-per-hour and provide lift access to ...

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Breckenridge Ski Area History

Breckenridge Ski Area History

Breckenridge Ski Area has an extremely rich history.  It created the unique community we have the priviledge of experiencing today. The beginnings of modern skiing appeared during the Pikes Peak gold rush in the very early 1860s ­...

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Uphill Access in Summit

You may have heard the popular phrase “earn your turns” in reference to skinning, hiking or snowshoeing up mountain terrain and skiing or snowboarding down. Skinning up resort terrain has become a popular way to access mountain terrain o...

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Ice Castle

Ice Castle in Dillon

Construction is underway on the ice castle in Dillon, Colorado. Ice making crews started the construction process of the ice castle last week.  Dillon is host to this atraction after not hosting the event for the past few years.  ...

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