3 Can’t-miss Breckenridge Adventures
December 3rd, 2013
Breckenridge is home to all kinds of adventures from whitewater rafting to big mountain skiing. Here in Breckenridge, there is something for everyone anytime time of the year.
One of the most fun and memorable times you can have during the winter is a snowmobile tour. There are numerous companies in the Summit County area that can offer a trip tailored to you and your group. For a family adventure, there are half day trips that feature more mellow trails and less vertical feet. For the adrenaline junkies, there are adventures up steep mountain faces with deep powder to give you the perfect rush. Tiger Run in Breckenridge is an excellent location for all types of snowmobile adventures and there are plenty of outfitters to show your family the perfect winter experience.
For those looking for the quintessential Colorado summer adventure, whitewater rafting is definitely the best choice. From a tranquil float down the Colorado River to a class V intense Pine Creek trip down the famous Arkansas River, AVA rafting has it all from class I to class V with the most experienced guides in the state. There is truly a trip for everyone in many different areas of Colorado. Breckenridge is the perfect place to stay for whitewater adventures as it is centrally located to dozens of different river trips.
Hiking in Breckenridge is a must do! The town has hundreds of miles of trails, some through the Cucumber Gulch Wildlife Area to historic mines and gorgeous alpine lakes. There are trails for everyone but, choose your hike carefully! If you think your ready to hike a mountain over 14000 feet, Mt. Quandary is just south of Breckenridge and offers an intense hike and incredible payoff. At the summit visitors can see 360 degree views of other 14000+ foot mountains including the Ten Mile Range and Breckenridge Ski Resort. For a great family hike, the Mohawk lakes hike offer an alpine adventure with old mining ruins, mines, rail carts, waterfalls, and the crystal clear mountain lakes.
No matter what time of year it is, Breckenridge is the perfect adventure destination. These are just a few of the activities that Colorado’s playground has to offer.