In Breckenridge, it takes a lot to earn a nickname like “Crazy John.” But being the first person on earth to exceed 130 mph on skis makes the cut.
Former speed skiing champion Crazy John “CJ” Mueller moved to Breckenridge...
In the 1970s, Jeffrey Bergeron used to travel to Breckenridge by bicycle to work his seasonal restaurant jobs. He pedaled to and from California. These days, at 62, if you catch him on any given day not on his bike or on his skis, you can pretty much assume that the apocalypse is afoot.
Imagine this – sunny weather, fresh scents of pine, vibrant wildflowers and beautiful snow-capped mountains. These are just some of the great things about hiking in Breckenridge in the Summertime. Due to the endless forest and mountain terrain that encompasses Breckenridge, hiking is one of the many activities that Breckenridge has to offer. This allows you to fully take in the Rocky Mountain nature that defines Colorado, as well as capture photos of amazing views. In a recent blog post, we filled you in on fun events happening this Summer in Breckenridge. Now, here are some of the best summertime hikes in Breckenridge, whether you are looking for more of a casual hike, or are in for a full-day rigorous outing.
With some of the world’s top cyclists competing against one another through 7 grueling stages, the USA Pro Challenge has become one of the biggest and most important cycling events in the United States. Since it’s inaugural year back in 2011, the race has made it’s way through Breckenridge and has quickly become one of the marquee events of the summer for our town. Much like skiing and snowboarding in the winter, the excitement and passion around the summer is unmatched. As a whole, Breckenridge just loves the outdoors and any activities that involve being outdoors, but biking (all forms) sits atop the Summer’s list.
It’s no secret that Breckenridge is beautiful, just ask Forbes or Thrillest. And while you could put together what seems like a never ending list of reason’s this place is in fact so beautiful, one really stands out to me. You typically see it every night and it usually doesn’t stick around for too long. I’m talking about the amazing sunsets that cast over Breckenridge and the surrounding areas.
There are many of things that make Breckenridge such a special place. From the breath taking scenery, humbling size of the mountains, incredible wildlife, blue skies, and it’s beautiful town just to name a few . The list could go on and on but I believe what truly separates Breckenridge and makes it stand out are it’s amazing residents and welcoming community.
If you haven’t figured out by now, we love the spring time here in Breckenridge. Beautiful weather, smaller crowds, prime skiing conditions, and a plethora of activities going on around town are just a few of the reasons it’s slowly becoming locals favorite time of the year. Here are 5 must do things while visiting Breckenridge during the Spring!
With over 75 restaurants and bars, it can be difficult trying to choose where to grab a bite to eat or drink while staying in Breckenridge. What’s even more difficult is finding out who has the best Happy Hour Specials in town. Look no further! We have comprised a list of some of the best Happy Hour Specials Breckenridge has to offer, that won’t break the bank. Cheers!
How does an area with 300 days of sunshine and average winter temperatures of 28 degrees get 350 inches of snowfall annually? You have to be on good terms with Ullr, of course! As the story goes, Ullr, the Norse God of snow loves Breckenridge.
Here in Breckenridge, the first weekend in December brings a transformation, turning downtown into a glistening holiday panorama. Along with a bustling shopping scene and ever-popular outdoor winter activities, a pair of special Breckenridge holiday events will highlight the season.