For many Colorado hikers it becomes a goal each summer to summit at least one of Colorado’s 54 “14ers”. (A 14er is defined as a mountain peak exceeding 14,000 feet in elevation.) A past time that’s grown in popularity over the past few years among locals, hiking 14ers can be intimidating and challenging, but the sense of accomplishment and beauty are worth it every time.

If you’re considering attempting a 14er this summer, why not give Quandary Peak a try? Not only is it practically in our backyard just six miles southwest of Breckenridge on Highway 9, but it’s ranked as a Class 1 14er. (Classification based on a ranking system of Class 1 – 5: 1 being the easiest usually on a good trail, and 5 requiring technical skills such as rock climbing.) It’s an easy…

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For the first time since January 2010, July showed weaker numbers in sales in a year over year comparison to last July. Looking forward to August 2010 closings, we can predict a return to the upward trend in the number of closings. For the first six months of this year, total transactions were up on a monthly basis when compared to the same timeframes the previous year. Aside from pending closings on new construction units at the Fairmont and One Ski Hill Place, there are about 60 pending sales in the Breckenridge area as of August 8, 2010, indicating a possible return to the trend showing more closings this year over last.

To learn more about real estate in Breckenridge, Summit and Park Counties, including the state of the market, dollar volume sales and…

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There's still time to enjoy award-winning live theatre at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge this summer. There are currently tow plays to choose from - ending soon.

Tuesdays With Morrie: August 3 – August 19 (alternating weekends)

Spelling Bee: June 24 – August 22 (alternating weekends)

To purchase tickets, contact the Backstage Theatre at 970.453.0199. Shows typically sell out quickly. To learn more about the Backstage Theatre, visit the Backstage Theatre website.

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Our friends at the Breckenridge Resort Chamber put together a weekly list of what to check out in Breck. We wanted to share ideas on what to do on this rainy Thursday. There's always the Library & the Pool at the Rec Center. Or maybe a matinee at the Speakeasy.

Other options:

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Sites and Tours
-Barney Ford Museum: 11am-4pm Daily
-Edwin Carter Museum: 11am-4pm Daily
-Red, White & Blue Fire Museum: 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

Breckenridge Recreation Center
6:15 Body Pump, 7:45 Body Pump, 9:00 Basic Yoga, 11:10 Zumba, 12:00 Yoga, 5:30 Body pump, 6:35 Mat Pilates

Open Studio at Quandary Antiques Cabin Ceramic Studio

Mad About Mud: Introduction to Ceramics @ Quandary Antiques Cabin

Backstage Theatre Presents: The Menopause…

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