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Five Summit County hikes for colorful wildflowers in peak season

July 12, 2018 — Summer has come to Summit County and with it warm temperatures, sapphire blue skies and buckets of that famous Colorado sunshine. One of the best ways to explore the High Country is on foot, and fortunately there are hundreds of miles of trails throughout the

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Explore Summit: Summer 2018

June 18, 2018 — Welcome to Explore Summit 2018

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Tempting the Tenmile Range Traverse from Frisco to Breckenridge (360 video)

June 14, 2018 — It rained later that night. And it rained hard. My roommate walked down from his room and mentioned the lightning. I hadn't noticed it all that much — I was too busy staring blankly at the Olympics while rolling out the soles of my sore

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Summit County’s upcoming summer festivals and races

June 13, 2018 — June 15-16: Colorado BBQ Challenge Main Street Frisco will feature 70+ BBQers, seven bands, pig races, kids' activities, the Fourth Annual Fire Fighter Cook Off, food sampling and demos, the Breckenridge Distillery Whiskey Tour, the Bacon Burner 6k and the best BBQ you will have

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Bootprints Hiking Guide: The mysteries of the Gore Range, Part 2

June 13, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the second installment in a two-part series. Read on for Part One from the southern stretch of the Gore Trail. Last week as I headed north on Highway 9 — leaving the county on a road trip to the mountains of

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Breckenridge unveils new Alpine Camp at Epic Discovery fun park

June 13, 2018 — A new addition at Breckenridge Ski Resort's summer fun park, Epic Discovery, entices children and adults alike to see if they can be as agile as a fox or bite down as hard as a beaver. Just don't tell the youngsters it's supposed to be

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Bikepack pilgrimage: Frisco’s Zach Husted pedals through Colorado Trail in 11 days (podcast)

June 13, 2018 — Five weeks is the average time it takes for a hiker to traverse the entire 485-mile Colorado trail by foot. By bike, Frisco's Zach Husted completed his own 539-mile journey on and around the trail in 11 days. And he did it alone. For the

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Born in Argentina, couple ecstatic to open empanada eatery in Silverthorne

June 13, 2018 — The couple responsible for Summit County's newest Argentine restaurant didn't have a say in where they were born, but they know Colorado is where they hope to die. "When we find Colorado, we say, 'This is the place,'" said Leo Tartufoli, one half of the

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Dillon Amphitheatre’s million-dollar view now has the facility to match it

June 13, 2018 — With its facelift set to be completed by early summer, the Dillon Amphitheatre will be ready to house bigger bands and greater crowds. They've announced an initial lineup — the biggest name on that list being Colorado jam band The String Cheese Incident on July

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New Vietnamese restaurant in Breckenridge pairs mother and her three daughters

June 13, 2018 — Diners who've flocked to the Peak of Asia since its December opening don't likely know the restaurant that serves spring rolls, wonton soup and other Vietnamese delicacies functions as more than just another Breckenridge eatery, especially for the family who started it. That's because the

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New Frisco art studio for children and adults to celebrate its grand opening Saturday

June 13, 2018 — In heart of downtown Frisco, where pedestrian traffic is at its thickest, a new art studio has sprung up that aims to paint the town in positivity. The Sunny Side Up Studio will celebrate its grand opening from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at 301

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Bootprints Hiking Guide: The mysteries of the Gore Range, Part 1

June 13, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the first installment in a two-part series. Read on for Part Two on the northern stretch of the Gore Trail. I have been drawn to the harsh peaks of the Gore Range since visiting Summit County in 2014. Since moving here

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Pet owners turn to CBD treatments for ailing dogs as research on the subject takes shape (video)

June 13, 2018 — The only signs of aging the 12-year-old golden retriever/ Australian shepherd mix shows are the gray hairs peppered throughout his mostly black coat. He has an obvious limp, but it's hard to expect anything different for a dog only sporting three legs. The loveable 60–pound

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Runner’s high: Marijuana’s place in athletics continues to evolve

June 13, 2018 — Four years after recreational cannabis became legal in Colorado, the psychoactive substance's role among athletes is still taking shape. The ways in which casual everyday recreationists and elite endurance athletes use marijuana ranges widely. There are those, like ultrarunner Avery Collins, who love to smoke

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8 ways to live it up in Silverthorne this summer (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — There's a lot to do around here — so much to do that sometimes it's hard to focus on planning the perfect day. The good news is you don't have to do much planning to enjoy Silverthorne. But we've come up with this list to

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Water sports in landlocked Colorado? Why yes, Frisco has it all (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — Feel like teleporting yourself from the Rocky Mountains to California or Florida for a few hours? The Frisco Bay Marina can do just that. That's what one online review recently said about a visit to the marina, which is a true gem not just for

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5 ways to experience Dillon this summer (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices in Dillon — that's if you can take your eyes off the beautiful views for long enough to think about planning your daily itinerary. Fortunately, there aren't any bad options. Whatever you choose to do this

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Take the bus, reuse your bags for a healthier Breckenridge (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — We all know we should be driving less in order to contribute to a healthier planet, but some people seem to prefer wasting hours of their lives sitting in traffic and circling around looking for parking spots. In Breckenridge, you could waste precious hiking, mountain

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Vaporizing is taking the marijuana industry to new heights (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — Anyone who has ever smoked cannabis has likely experienced the aftermath of taking too big of a hit — it can result in a coughing fit that can last for several minutes. It's easy to understand why other methods of ingesting cannabis, and its beloved

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Recycling made easy (sponsored)

June 13, 2018 — Among the countless reasons why you should recycle, perhaps the most compelling of them all is that it's a really simple task. In Summit County, there are new, accessible ways to recycle, including an online interactive tool that aims to help people figure out where

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