Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement Photo Shoot

Lots of couples choose Breckenridge, but the "Main Street of the Rockies" is the backdrop for today's post, Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement, with images courtesy of Dox Photo. Mount Royal, which is actually part of Peak One, looms overhead as the dominant mountain in the skyline. It's a great basecamp for winter activities, as numerous ski resorts are in every direction you look. Copper Mountain, Vail and Beaver Creek are west towards Vail Pass, while Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin are all a short drive away. You can pretty much wake up and decide where you want to go, depending on the snow report.

Romance in the Rocky Mountains

Ask us how we can help you plan your romantic winter getaway with an all-inclusive package that can set you up with all the vendors and services you need. Somewhere to stay, a photographer, maybe flowers if you choose, and personalized recommendations for the rest of your time. You can try to figure it out on your own, or you can ask for help. Please contact when you're ready to stop wasting time and get some details dialed in.

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin and Andy couldn't be more perfect for one another. They both just ooze style. When we initially met Erin and Andy at a coffee shop to talk about their wedding, they were perfectly coordinating each other's outfits. We knew that we were going to be a match made in heaven and could not wait to shoot their engagement and wedding in May.

Erin had this great idea to bring coffee and cookies to their engagement session. Who doesn't love a good macaroon!? As an added bonus, they came in the colors of their wedding!

I hope you enjoy this engagement session as much as we enjoyed shooting it.

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

Erin + Andy: Frisco, Colorado Winter Engagement | Images: Dox Photo

[Activity] Stand Up Paddling on the Colorado River

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Yes, ski season is just getting started here in the high country, but that doesn't mean that a few of our readers aren't planning ahead to next summer and dreaming about Stand Up Paddling on the Colorado River as part of their week-long wedding experience for friends and families. Blow them away on panoramic hikes and drives, but get them on the water for stories that they will not stop talking about. The canyons change you. This wedding will change the lives of your guests. Maybe. You never know, for sure, anyway.

Either way, contact us to learn more about planning your destination wedding in the Colorado Rocky Mountains near Brecknridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone, Silverthorne and the Vail Valley. We've been known to ride chairlifts in the summertime at Beaver Creek, as well as transport flowers via snowcat. We are experienced wedding professionals that will help create the memories you want, and help with the stress you don't want. Please contact us to learn more, and click here to see the other video of Tandem Paddle Boarding!

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

 I gathered this information the other night for a couple that we're helping plan their wedding for them to use on their wedding website.  It was such a good collection that I've decided to share it with you!  

I'll probably put this information on a static page, but for now, you can find what you're looking for using these links.  Please contact us with all your questions, and to start figuring out the details of your adventure wedding experience!  You can also read Our Daily Breck // a collection of tweets, posts and updates from the mountain regions of Summit County and the Vail Valley.  

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

The Town of Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE: 
Breckenridge Ski Resort - www.breckenridge.com
Town of Breckenridge - www.townofbreckenridge.com
BRC / Breckenridge Resort Chamber - www.gobreck.com
Breckenridge Trails - www.breckenridgetrails.org

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

The Grand Hall at Copper Station

COPPER MOUNTAIN:
Copper Mountain Resort - www.coppercolorado.com
Woodward at Copper - www.woodwardatcopper.com

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

The Town of Dillon's Farmer's Market

DILLON:
Town of Dillon - www.townofdillon.com
Dillon Marina - www.dillonmarina.com

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

The Town of Frisco

FRISCO:
Town of Frisco - www.townoffrisco.com
Frisco Marina - www.friscomarina.com
Frisco Adventure Park - www.friscoadventurepark.com

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

Ceremony at the Keystone Ranch in Keystone, Colorado

KEYSTONE:
Keystone Resort - www.keystoneresort.com
Summit Cove - www.summitcove.com/area-info

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

Lake Dillon, looking south from the dam road above the Town of Silverthorne.

SILVERTHORNE:
Town of Silverthorne - www.silverthorne.org
Outlets at Silverthorne - www.outletsatsilverthorne.com

[Mountain Towns] Information and Links for Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne, Colorado

The Town of Silverthorne, looking north from the dam road.

SUMMIT COUNTY:
Summit County Government - www.co.summit.co.us
Summit Voice / Independent News Blogger - www.summitcountyvoice.com
Summit Mountain Weddings - www.summitmountainweddings.com
Summit Chamber - www.summitchamber.org
Summit Daily News - www.summitdaily.com

[What To Do] on your Adventure Wedding in the Rockies // River rafting, kayaking and fly fishing near Breckenridge, Colorado

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Summit County, Colorado is not only a land of mountains, but is also a place of many sources of water, including the Blue, 10 Mile and Snake Rivers.  There are also nearby Colorado whitewater river rafting classics Brown's Canyon on the Arkansas River, but also the Pumphouse run on the Upper Colorado.

The rivers in Summit County converge and make up the waters of the Dillon Reservoir, or Lake Dillon as we call it.  There are many ways to get out on the lake, including sailing, pontoons, kayak rentals, and even a scenic water taxi.  Perhaps you could ride your bike, have lunch along the way and then catch a ride back across the lake.

But the quintessential Colorado rafting trip is a float down south of Buena Vista, on the mighty Arkansas River.  A number of experienced river rats guide for local outfitter, The Adventure Company, and don't employ novice guides.  The water can be a thrill, but you want someone who knows their stuff  when you hit those rapids.  The record snow that fell this past winter fill the rivers and make for a refreshing  journey, as a Colorado river trip is like no other.  We are currently helping book trips for this outfitter, so give us a call right now at 800-213-4425 and mention this post for the river trip of a lifetime.

Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding Planning  |  Colorado river rafting on the Arkansas River and the Blue River |  photo[carlscofield.com]  Breckenridge Wedding Photography

There are also white water kayaking options for those who are extremely adventurous and willing to get splashed in the face just a bit.  You will be able to bask in the feeling of floating with towering rock walls above your head, while you work with the river and paddle your way through the Eye of the Needle.

For those of you who know folks who'd rather cast a fly and enjoy a more peaceful, serene river experience we suggest you contact a local fly fishing guide and be grateful for whatever hole he's willing to share with you.  I bet we could even arrange to have some yummy food delivered to the Upper Blue near Breckenridge.

Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding Planning  |  Colorado river rafting on the Arkansas River and the Blue River |  photo[carlscofield.com]  Breckenridge Wedding Photography

Behind the Breckenridge Recreation Center is the kayak park.  It is not for beginners, and is not a place to mess around.  The rivers are an amazing source of beauty, but deserve their respect, so make sure you know before you go and talk to someone who knows the local waters.

We are water people and enjoy kayaking on the lake, as it's closer to where we live in Breckenridge.  But, one day I took Dina out on the Arkansas River, and we took a swim.  But that's for another river story...

*Photos courtesy of Carl Scofield, a Breckenridge resident since 1981, freelance photographer since 1985, and currently is the Resident Artist in the Breckenridge Arts District’s Fuqua Livery Stable.  Please visit www.carlscofield.com to learn more.