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Edwards
06
Feb

37th Annual Burton U·S·Open Snowboarding Championships returns to Vail

The 2019 Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships are returning once again to Vail Resort. This year some of the best of the best in Snowboarding talent will be competing in the Halfpipe and Slopestyle. There are plenty of activities to see on the hill and off the hill. Check out the schedule below! MONDAY, FEBRUARY...
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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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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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Eisenhower Tunnel Facts Colorado
10
Mar

40 Facts about the Eisenhower Tunnel

Here are 40 Facts about the Eisenhower tunnel near Breckenridge from your friendly Peak 1 Express team: Located roughly 60 miles from Denver Turned 40 years old on March 8, 2014 Highest vehicle tunnel in the world Elevation of 11,155 feet Eisenhower tunnel was started March 15, 1968 Eisenhower tunnel was completed in March 8,...
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06
Nov

Thanksgiving in Colorado: Nothing Like It!

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Rocky Mountains is a truly memorable experience. This joyous time of year is only made more special when you spend it in the breathtaking surroundings of Summit County, Colorado, home of ski resorts like Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin and Loveland. It just doesn’t get any more beautiful than snow-capped mountains in...
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