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Fish in Frisco for the Fourth (1)

July 4, 2015 — 

There are few better ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday than heading to the local pond for a relaxed morning of fishing. And there’s absolutely no better way to find …

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Camping in Summit is best when you bring a chef, Boy Scout, gear junkie and jester (2)

July 1, 2015 — 

There are many ways to camp. There’s car camping, which does not necessarily entail camping in a car, as the name suggests. There is backpacking, which can take place over …

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife hosts clinic for female hunters in Kremmling (3)

June 24, 2015 — 

Hunting and fishing can be intimidating for newbies, especially if you’re never before handled a gun or ammunition.The local Colorado Parks and Wildlife office wants to erase those barriers, and …

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Want to hunt? CPW shows you how (4)

June 23, 2015 — 

The thick of hunting season may still be a few months away, but there’s no better season than summer to learn the basics.Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds women and youth …

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Competing in Breckenridge’s first Spartan race (5)

June 20, 2015 — 

[iframe width=”100%” height=”360” src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/EO8xdPI0OlA” frameborder=”0” allowfullscreen></iframe]I caught the “aroo” bug around the second time I hauled logs up a mountainside with Spartans.For the past four hours, I’d been hiking and …

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Team Summit Colorado earns USSA honors at Club Excellence Conference (6)

June 20, 2015 — 

Team Summit Colorado had a successful season for its athletes across all sports, with many club alumni winning awards across the globe.Under the leadership of executive director Jerry Karl, TSC …

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Pond skimming photos from closing day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (7)

June 20, 2015 — 

Almost every year in the closing weeks of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area’s season, a small alpine lake forms above tree line in the upper reaches of terrain served by the …

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Summit County anglers suggest lakes and inlets for Father’s Day fishing (8)

June 20, 2015 — 

With Father’s Day almost here, this weekend is the perfect time to dust off that reel and head to your favorite Summit fishing hole. Only thing is, that spot might …

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Ditch the ordinary this Father’s Day with hiking at Green Mountain Reservoir and a free USA Pro Challenge ride (9)

June 19, 2015 — 

Dads just want to have fun.This Sunday, hundreds of families will descend on Summit to celebrate Father’s Day in true Rocky Mountain style. There’s Kingdom Days in Breck, the Colorado …

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Hobie Call and Kio Paul top the Sprint podium for the first Breckenridge Spartan Race (10)

June 18, 2015 — 

It’s official: Breckenridge has crowned its first round of Spartan champions.On June 13, more than 5,500 competitors from across the nation (and the world) descended on Breckenridge for the mountain’s …

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Arapahoe Basin bid farewell to the 2014-2015 ski season on June 14 (11)

June 16, 2015 — 

It’s a guilty pleasure to ski in the middle of June.Just ask the 2,500-some-odd skiers, riders and winter holdouts who dropped by Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on June 14 for …

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Summit County sheriff urges safety on local rivers and waterways (12)

June 15, 2015 — 

The rivers in and around Summit County are deceptively dangerous this time of year.Over the past week, warm temperatures have led to rapid snowmelt across Summit and throughout the Colorado …

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Breck christens new pump track in Wellington neighborhood (13)

June 14, 2015 — 

A new summer distraction is coming to the Wellington neighborhood in Breckenridge.Locals and anyone with a love for biking’s wild side are invited to the grand opening of the Wellington …

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The Spartan Race makes Breckenridge debut with lung-busting course at 11,000 feet (14)

June 12, 2015 — 

Cassidy Watton can hardly remember how many Spartan Races she’s won, let alone how many she’s completed. “Let’s see, I’ve raced about once a month for the past two and …

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Copper Mountain welcomes summer with golf, Woodward snowboard camps and more June 12 (15)

June 12, 2015 — 

It’s been a long, lazy mud season, but it’s time to get off the couch for a bit of outdoor R&R.Copper Mountain opens for summer activities on Friday (as in, …

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Results from the first 2015 Summit Trail Running Series race at French Gulch (16)

June 11, 2015 — 

Despite muddy conditions, the 14th annual Summit Trail Running Series started strong on June 10 at French Gulch in Breckenridge. The initial plan was to offer both 4K and 8K …

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Summerlong Summit Trail Running Series debuts June 10 with French Gulch 4K and 6K (17)

June 9, 2015 — 

It was a warm Tuesday afternoon in June, and Brian Schaefer had just wrapped up with his annual, early-summer ritual. The longtime events coordinator for the town of Breckenridge’s recreation …

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Frisco’s annual early 10K and half marathon draws a deep field for men, women and children (18)

June 8, 2015 — 

The 2015 Summit County running season started with a bang this past weekend with the 39th edition of the Run the Rockies half marathon and 10K. Many competitors, like Ksusha …

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Raft Cross debuts at Vail’s GoPro Mountain Games (19)

June 6, 2015 — 

VAIL — You know the new Friday evening whitewater event is off to a successful start when the very first rafters flip their boat and the crowds explode.With slopestyle mountain …

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Summit County triathlete takes on Vail’s GoPro Mountain Games (20)

June 6, 2015 — 

Ask Jaime Brede about kayaking and she’ll admit it’s not exactly her first love.To be honest, the Summit triathlete says, she only braves the Gore Creek rapids with a boat …

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