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Imperial Challendge - Climb Breckenridge

Spring Fever - Summit Style

Breck to Close April 23, A-Basin still going Strong


Saturday April 8, 2017
Breckenridge Spring Beer festival begins at noon for VIP guests and features more than 40 craft brewers from Colorado, the West and across the U.S.  Held at Main Street Station and the Village at Breckenridge, this beer fest brings the taste of the many diverse, mostly small batch brewers togehter in one easy to taste location. Buy tickets and get more info at their website Spring Beer Fest. https://spring.breckenridgebeerfestival.com/
 
April 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - National Geographic Presents
Riverwalk Center: Breckenridge. Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill shares the gripping story of leading a five-person team to the summit of Burma’s Hkakabo Razi to determine if it is indeed Southeast Asia’s highest point. What unfolded was a harrowing expedition that pushed the group to the brink mentally and physically and carved them down to nothing. The team encountered one pitfall after another: interminable overland train rides, sketchy motorcycle trips in the rain, hellish jungle slogs, dwindling food supplies, logistical failures, howling winds, false summits, hypothermia, perilous gendarmes and —perhaps the most threatening of all — personality clashes that threatened to unravel the expedition.

O’Neill recounts the tough decisions she had to make to keep the team together, accompanied by photographer Cory Richard’s dramatic stills and clips from Renan Ozturk’s searing documentaryDown to Nothing.

April 22, 2017
Location: Rec Center and Peak 8 base
The 2017 Imperial Challenge is a long-time srpingtime special event that organizers bill as the 'most unique pseudo-triathlon anywhere' For the 26th time, locals challenge all comers to ride your bike 6 miles from the Breckenridge Rec Center to the base of Peak 8 at the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Then, ascend on your choice of gear to either the top of the T-bar (Sport Course 2500’) or to the top of Peak 8 (Expert Course 3000’). More at http://www.mavsports.com/events/?event-categories=imperial-challenge

2016/2017 Winter Season Opening & Closing Dates:

Vail :: November 25, 2016 - April 23, 2017
Beaver Creek :: November 25, 2016 - April 16, 2017
Breckenridge
:: November 19, 2016 - April 23, 2017
Keystone :: November 18, 2016 - April 16, 2017

Major Special Event in Summit County: