Blog Entries Tagged: winter activities
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Your Guide to Breckenridge's Après Scene: Part 1

There’s no better way to unwind after a thrilling day on the slopes than with a well-deserved après drink. Renowned for its world-class skiing, Breckenridge offers a vibrant après ski scene that caters to every taste. Whether you prefer a cozy fireside atmosphere, a bustling bar with live music, or panoramic views of the snow-covered peaks, Breckenridge has it all. Join us as we explore the top spots in town to raise a glass and toast to a day of adventure on the slopes.


1. Briar Rose Chophouse

Where to Apres in Breckenridge, CO: Briar Rose Chophouse

The Briar Rose Chophouse offers a sophisticated après-ski experience that perfectly combines the rustic charm of a mountain town with the elegance of a fine dining establishment. Known for its…

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The Best Winter Trails Near Breckenridge for Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Looking for an adventure off the slopes this winter? Check out our list of the Top 5 Winter Trails Near Breckenridge!

1. Pennsylvania Creek Trail

Best Winter Trails Near Breckenridge: Pennsylvania Creek Trail

Photo by Lauren Dunne on AllTrails

This 4.5 mile, moderately rated trail leads hikers along a shaded forest road, opening to gorgeous views as the trail reaches Pennsylvania Creek. In the earlier hours of the day, it is possible to enjoy this trail with only micro spikes, if the trail is already packed down, however on days with fresh snowfall or in the later hours, snowshoes or cross-country skis are needed to avoid post holing. Dogs are welcome on this trail and must remain on leash.

Length: 4.5 Miles

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Alpine Touring in Summit County

Skier alpine touring in Summit County, ColoradoIf you’ve ever looked out over snow covered terrain just outside of the groomed and monitored trails of the ski resort and wondered what it would be like to ski but haven’t taken the leap into the backcountry out of concern of terrain and avalanche danger, alpine touring may be for you! Alpine touring is the perfect choice for someone who doesn’t consider themselves to be a hardcore adventure extremist, but still wants to experience the backcountry on skis or a snowboard.

Luckily, Summit County offers plenty of options for those who want a “green run” type of backcountry experience! Something mellow for days when you want skis underfoot, but more peace and solitude than will be found where there are lift lines.

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When is the last time you sat on a sled or saucer and pointed yourself down a snowy decline? If it’s been more than a year, than that is way too long! Sledding is the ultimate, timeless winter activity. Age doesn’t matter because laughter and the great outdoors are good for everyone. So grab a sled, tube, saucer or anything that will slide on snow and head to one of the free hills in Breckenridge. 

The Carter Park sledding hill is at the south end of High Street in downtown Breckenridge and was the first official town sledding hill. The Carter Park Hill was originally a one-run ski hill with a tow rope installed in 1976 to get skiers up the hill and was a great place for locals to learn to ski. In 1986, the tow rope was stolen and the hill did not open…

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