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January 20, 2014
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Today's top five things to do in Summit County

Ice castles in Breck

Breckenridge, Jan. 20

All day, Main Street and Wellington, Breckenridge. Ice Castles in Breck is a one-of-a-kind experience! Built by hand and constructed only of ice, the Ice Castle at Breck is waiting to be explored! Carved walking paths lead visitors through towering glacial formations, caverns, archways, and maze-like tunnels. Come experience vivid glacial hues by day and nightly displays of millions of tons of illuminated ice. Bring your camera and wear your coat -- tickets are good for all day!

Behind the scenes with Ski Patrol

Keystone, Jan. 20

3:15 p.m., Dercum Mountain Headquarters, Keystone. Guests are encouraged to visit Ski Patrol at the Dercum Mountain Headquarters starting at 3:15 p.m. to sign up for a day Trail Sweep. Once ability has been established, another Ski Patrol Rep. will greet you and take you on an official Trail Sweep. The Patroller will educate guests on rope closures, signage and procedures for deeming a trail free of skier traffic. At the end of the Trail Sweep, you can ski the trail with Patrol’s guidance. You’ll enjoy your own private run after a long day of skiing.

Copper Mountain Safety Fest

Copper Mountain, Jan. 20

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Copper Mountain. It’s doesn’t hurt to be safe. Stop by the Copper Safety stations from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. to learn about our newest safety initiatives. Come see the Flight for Life Helicopter, Avalanche Dog Demo, help close the mountain with Ski Patrol Sweeps, and stop by all the safety tents to enter our daily prizes drawing.

Snowshoe Adventures with a Guide

Breckenridge, Jan. 20

9:30 a.m., Gold Run Nordic Center, 200 Clubhouse Dr., Breckenridge. Let our staff at Gold Run Nordic Center guide you on a snowshoe adventure! Your guide will inform you about the mining history, wildlife and nature, while you enjoy mountain vistas and scenic mining relics. We can tailor a snowshoe adventure to your specific needs and times if our packages do not fit your schedule. Times: 9:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Call for reservations, walk-ins welcome based on availability of staff. Please contact for pricing, (970)547-7889.

Disabled IPC World Cup

Copper Mountain, Jan. 20

All day, Copper MountainDisabled IPC World Cup. Adaptive snowboard and skier boarder cross and slalom competition.

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