The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance wants to teach you something about the town you love! This local nonprofit offers walking, hiking and snowshoeing tours around Breckenridge nearly every day of the week. The Heritage Alliance’s NINE incredible local museums are free! Explore local wildlife in the home of Edwin Carter, a miner-turned-environmentalist with his taxidermy specimens that cover the walls. Tag along on the Haunted Tour or Swinging Doors Saloon Tour to learn about the colorful local characters of the 1880’s and those who still grace us with their time in area homes and bars. Stop into the Fire House, Railroad and Ski museums to get a glimpse of our rough and tumble roots here in Summit. No time to get to Breckenridge? No problem! Read through…

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“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.” - John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

Now is the time to plan your summer climbs! How many of Colorado’s fourteen-thousand-foot peaks have you tackled? It’s important to plan in advance so you are certain to get up and down before the afternoon clouds roll in. There is some great information online about selecting the right climb. Also, the Next Page bookstore on Frisco’s Main Street sells some good local hiking guidebooks.

If your sights are set on Quandary Peak, be sure to visit ParkQuandary.com for updated information on trailhead parking reservations. A new system was implemented last summer and parking is now…

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