The Winter Begins in Breckenridge, Colorado

Everyday I see the eager beavers and die hards walk by carrying their skis, their boards, some wearing brand new gear, while other gear is old and tattered.  I say good for them.  I've gone up early season in years past, and probably will be soon (just to get the legs back), but take my time these days.  

I'm patient to watch the snow come in naturally.  I even spent many nights, creating eyelash icicles as a snowmaker at the Breckenridge Ski Resort.  It's a cold, hard job, and I know there are guys going out there tonight to do that.  Nowadays, I let the youngins take care of that.  We are working on bringing on new planning help, as we're already booking jobs for this winter and next summer, so no, it's not too late to get in touch and see what we can do for you.

The Winter Begins in Breckenridge, Colorado |  Photos by Stacy Sanchez

I took this image on my rounds around town earlier today.  This was on the lower slopes of Peak 9 in Breck.

The Winter Begins in Breckenridge, Colorado |  Photos by Stacy Sanchez

Pay parking is now in effect, so make sure to cough up the dough, or you'll find a nice orange ticket waiting for you.  If you're planning a trip anytime soon to Breckenridge, please visit the town's website to learn all about the fun stuff like parking, event considerations and anything within town limits.

The Winter Begins in Breckenridge, Colorado |  Photos by Stacy Sanchez

The shop's are stocked with this year's crop of mandatory t-shirts and have even hung the lights.  Now, all we need is snow.  So, you, yes you, get up and dance, or at the very least, give a little wiggle that will count towards  a snow dance, and we'll all be having our winter wonderland exeperiences very soon.  Thanks for reading (and snowdancing)!

The Winter Begins in Breckenridge, Colorado |  Photos by Stacy Sanchez

Alpenglow on Mt. Baldy

[ Video ] Downhill Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding and Golf: Summer Activities in Keystone, Colorado

 

Summit County is home to a few world-class ski areas, but did you know that the summertime is just as rocking, if not more than the winter?  It's a cliche, but it's so true.  You come for the winters and stay for the summers.  It's the absolute truth.  We're all mountain folks who love sliding down the hills on the white stuff.  

It's a different experience to travel through the mountains on horseback, or on a mountain bike, so make some time to explore the hills in a different way.  You can also explore the various golf courses around the high country, and rumour has it that your balls go further because of the altitude.  Check out this video, and then let us know how we can help you plan your Colorado destination wedding.  We know all the Keystone Resort properties, and have been working with some of the same folks for almost two decades.  

 

Some of the various Keystone properties we've worked at include the Mozart Deck, the Alpenglow Stube, Timber Ridge, the Ski Tip Lodge and Warren Station in River Run Village.  Numerous private properties and home dot the hillsides, so let us help you find your resources and vendors for the Keystone area.  No other vendors will know this area better than we do!

When you plan a wedding at Keystone, you'll talk to Alicia, so please let her know that you found them with our site.  They've also started a Keystone Weddings board on their Pinterest page too.  We have a venues board where you'll find Keystone venues too.  Thanks for watching and reading!

Local Highlights for Breckenridge, Colorado: a Skate Park, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables

This morning on my bike commute to work, I stopped by the skate park for a few minutes to take a few photos.  I am a long boarder myself, so dropping in the bowl isn't necessarily my style, but this blog isn't about me.  It's about you.  It's about the families that are planning weddings and trips to the Colorado Rocky Mountains this summer.  

I know a few of the families visiting will have some skateboarders along for the trip, and so, I'll be sharing some skate spots on the blog throughout the summer and tell you where I think the best spots are.  For starters, the skate park is located next to the Breckenridge Recreation Center on Airport Road.  

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

Please contact us if you're a skateboarding bride and groom getting married near Breckenridge, Summit County or even the Vail Valley.  We've got lots of ideas for creative adventure engagement or wedding photography sessions that we're planning on creating for our blog, so let us know if you'd like to help and get featured on our blog!

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

The bike path starts in town and runs next to the Blue River all the way to Frisco.  You can opt for the Peaks Trail, the more strenuous singletrack path to Frisco, but we'll save that for another blog.  The easy riding bike path also has a few dirt paths along the way.  This one is near the recreation center and skate park.  It follows the kayak park near the Kingdom Park fields near the recreation complex.  

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

These three guys had the bowl all to themselves, but only one had a helmet on.  It is strongly recommended to wear a helmet when skateboarding in this skate park provided by the Town of Breckenridge.  I know it's probably not cool to wear a helmet, but it's probably even more not cool to have a traumatic injury just because you didn't want to wear a helmet.  Unless you're skating like a pro, wear a helmet.  Please.

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

Breckenridge, Colorado:  Skate Parks, Riverside Trails and Picnic Tables - Breckenridge activities, skateboarding, hiking, kid-friendly, family hike

Skateboarding bride and grooms?  Yes!  Let's do this.  There's also a skatepark in Frisco and another in Silverthorne.   Look for those blogs in the future.  Thanks for reading!