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Altitude Sickness in Colorado
03
Jul

Beyond the Trail: Join the Movement to Preserve our Beloved National Forests

By: Tom Koehler – Sustainable Hiker Summit County local, Tom Koehler, has helped care for Colorado’s outdoors for years as a volunteer with outdoor stewardship organizations including Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and many others. Now, he has founded Sustainable Hiker to inspire others to care for the health and sustainability of water and...
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Colorado Traffic Tips
30
Jan

How to Avoid the I-70 Traffic Heading to Colorado’s Mountain Towns

Why is I-70 so busy? There is one main highway to get travelers from Denver to the beautiful Rocky Mountain towns, and there are many travelers trying to get there. It’s a two-lane highway at high elevation with unpredictable and harsh weather conditions. I-70 passes through the continental divide at the Eisenhower Tunnel. At this...
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Colorado Wedding Planning
05
Oct

Ideas to Help Plan Your Colorado Mountain Wedding – from Transportation to Venues

Dreaming of that picturesque mountain wedding for your big day?  Colorado’s beautiful Rocky Mountains make the perfect backdrop for when you and your loved one say “I do”.  Your ideal day could consist of a venue with bay windows overlooking the Continental Divide or simply the top of a ski lift at the resort where...
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29
Aug

How to Plan a Colorado Winter Vacation for Non Skiers in 2018

Frost has begun to make its dawn appearance on these chilly August mornings and in the blink of an eye the mountain peaks will be sprinkled with snowfall.  Winter is just around the corner in the Colorado Rockies and as the anticipation grows, so do our plans for the upcoming season.  Summit County and the...
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Camping in Summit County Colorado
14
Aug

How to Find the Best Camping Spot for Labor Day 2018 in Summit County, Colorado

Once Summit County fills to the brim this Labor Day weekend, you’ll be wishing you could escape the crowds and head out of town to camp a bit.  There are plenty of campgrounds in the area, some allowing you to stay close to town while others will get you high up in the mountains and...
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Colorado Adventures
23
Jul

Plan Your Last Colorado Summer Getaway Before School Starts

It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about this, but we’re getting down to the last few weeks of summertime for many.  There’s still plenty of sunny mornings and warm adventures left in the high country of Colorado!  Don’t miss out on these next few weeks and make the most of the rest of the...
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Colorado I-70
18
Jun

What You’ll See on Your Drive on Colorado’s I-70

From the moment you fly into Denver International Airport if you are headed up to the mountains, you probably hop right on I-70.  You’ll cruise through the Denver area and catch glimpses of the Mile High City before you make your way up in elevation and head into the Rocky Mountains.  Twisting and turning through...
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Altitude Sickness in Colorado
15
Jun

6 Tips for Helping Combat Altitude Sickness

When you come and visit above mile high, you might feel a little bit off at first. Altitude sickness is a real thing up here in the mountains. When doing all the great activities that the beautiful state of Colorado has to offer, be aware of potential altitude sickness symptoms, especially if you are exerting yourself....
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Fall Hikes in Colorado
21
Sep

Our 10 Favorite Fall Hikes in Summit & Eagle County

Both Summit and Eagle County are home to some incredible hiking trails in the summer and spring months. While they are beautiful hikes in the warmer months with lush green aspens and pines, these trails truly come to life in the fall. With the autumn air slowly creeping in and temperatures dropping, the leaves will...
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Scenic Drives in Colorado
08
Jul

4 Amazing Scenic Drives Near Summit County

Summit County is widely recognized as having some of the most scenic roads in the country. From perfect paved mountain passes to wild off-road adventures, the high country can keep you occupied for days. So, if you’re looking to literally get off the beaten path, or just experience breathtaking high elevation views, these 4 amazing...
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