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Explore Summit: Spring 2018

February 20, 2018 — Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of Explore Summit

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From Summit County to South Korea for the 2018 Olympics

February 20, 2018 — The Road to Pyeongchang ran straight through the Colorado High Country in 2017 and 2018, as both established international stars and rising local talents alike seized their Olympic opportunities. During a two-week stretch in December, focus turned to Copper Mountain Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort

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Weddings in the mountains: A bride for every Summit County season

February 20, 2018 — In addition to being a mecca for snowsports, Summit has become an increasingly popular destination for couples looking to tie the knot. What better place to pronounce undying love than in the presence of undying mountains and natural beauty? We talked with three couples who

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Three great Summit County après options after a day on the slopes

February 19, 2018 — You just finished your final run. It's mid-afternoon as you come from the slopes; peeling off your sweaty helmet, tight goggles and skis at the base area, the primary thing on your mind is a drink. Where do you go? Here are a few local

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‘It’s always been a dream’: Duo who built Copper Mountain halfpipe to build Olympic pipe

February 18, 2018 — Jake Ingle estimates he and his halfpipe-carving buddy Mark Pevny worked 130 hours last week to ensure Copper Mountain Resort's halfpipe was ready for this week's U.S. Ski and Snowboard Grand Prix. "This year was an insane struggle," Ingle said. It was such an extensive

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Priciest 2017 home sale for Summit County topped $6 million

February 18, 2018 — The most expensive home sold in Summit County in 2017 went for $6.1 million. Closing in December, the sale was a fitting bookend for a year that's been described as an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sell a home. On the flip side, 2017 also left many

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Father-son chefs want to cook the stuff of ‘Legends’ at new Breckenridge restaurant

February 18, 2018 — The owner of Legends Steaks & Italian restaurant, Alan Bullock, says the name simmers from the idea of "having legendary food, legendary service and providing an all-around legendary experience." Rewinding that statement, everything legendary begins with the food, Bullock continued, introducing the man responsible for

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Dillon ice castle includes 50-foot ice slide, crawl tunnels

February 18, 2018 — Dan Beck moved to Silverthorne to be a ski bum seven years ago but he hasn't had much time to hit the slopes in the winters since. Instead, he puts in grueling hours with a crew of 15 to 20 people building up and then

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‘My objective is to ski when I am 100,’ says 95-year-old set to take first chair at Copper Mountain Resort

February 18, 2018 — As he sits in front of his brand new painting titled "Going Up River," 95-year-old Frank Walter says water — both flowing and frozen — has always been at the center of his life. Born in 1922, Walter remembers water skiing as a child on

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At Team Breckenridge, big-mountain skiing and snowboarding is the next big thing

February 18, 2018 — When Clay Bryant told Nic Obleski to steer clear of a mogul beneath the deceptively small drop in Horseshoe Bowl, I'm pretty sure the 17-year-old skier from Denver heard him. I'm just not sure if he considered it before dropping. "Just watch out for the

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Breckenridge restaurant Artisan 206 offers off-the-beaten-path menu options from around the world

February 18, 2018 — The globally inspired mind of chef Samir Mohammad has carefully crafted the menu at Artisan 206, offering patrons a trip across the world and back, all without ever having to leave the table. Shared plates are highly encouraged at Artisan 206, which opened its doors

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With its ski mountaineering culture, what could Olympic inclusion mean for Summit County?

February 18, 2018 — As he shuffles his downhill skis mere feet away from the president and head coach of the United States Ski Mountaineering Association, 2-and-a-half-year-old Logan Zander does his best ski mountaineering impression inside the warm confines of the Frisco Adventure Park's day lodge. Outside, under the

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Summit County activities guide

February 18, 2018 — Activity Guide: listings & enhanced listings Skiing/ snowboarding: Copper Mountain Ski Resort: 509 Copper Road, Frisco (970) 968-2318; http://www.coppercolorado.com   Breckenridge Ski Resort: 1599 Country Road 3 (800) 789-7669; http://www.breckenridge.com   Keystone Resort 100 Dercum Drive, Dillon (855) 603-0049 http://www.keystoneresort.com   Arapahoe Basin Ski and

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Dooby Do’s and Don’ts: What you need to know about marijuana in Colorado

February 18, 2018 — Can I purchase recreational marijuana? Adults age 21 and older can legally buy marijuana products with a valid government ID (driver's license or passport) in Colorado. At dispensaries, you must present an ID before entering the sales floor. On a busy day, there might be

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Dog-friendly breweries in Breckenridge, Frisco and throughout Colorado

February 18, 2018 — It's no secret that Colorado loves their dogs, and in Summit County and throughout Colorado, pet owners don't have to leave their four-legged friends in the car to grab a craft beer after a day out on the trails. There are two breweries in Summit

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Work It Out: Yoga for skiers and boarders

February 17, 2018 — You've scoured the local shops for early-season deals, you've tuned and waxed your skis or board, you've adjusted your bindings and renewed your pass(es). All that's left now is to get your body in shape. This month, we'll focus on how to build up your

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‘Writing the book’: On a ski bike at Keystone with Devin Lenz of Lenz Sports

February 16, 2018 — He thought it was the coolest and craziest thing he'd ever seen on snow. He asked the standard questions: Where are the brakes? How do you stop? Where do you rent one? He wondered if they were even allowed at ski resorts. But would he

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Explore Summit: Winter 2018

December 12, 2017 — Welcome to Explore Summit: Winter 2018

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Summit County avalanche rescue dogs train to save lives

December 12, 2017 — Summit County's resorts employ a number of ski patrollers who work to keep people on the slopes safe. Helping out their two-legged companions are the avalanche rescue dogs, ready to sniff out trouble at a moment's notice. The Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment (CRAD) program certifies

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150 furry coworkers: The hidden life of a Breckenridge dogsled guide

November 29, 2017 — On a stunning December morning, our small group of amateur dogsledders met with Courtney Donald, a guide at Good Times Adventures in Breckenridge, for a few hours sliding around on fresh, soft snow with huskies that live to run. (Click photo above to read full

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