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What Makes a Summertime Breckenridge Vacation

08/31/2017 | By Jeff Zallaps

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Peak 2 fire update, 3 PM, 7/8/17

07/09/2017 | By red, white, and blue fire dept, breckenridge, co

Current Situation:
Firefighters are looking to take advantage of a third day of favorable weather to further efforts on containment of the Peak 2 fire.

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Peak 2 Fire Update

07/07/2017 | By Summit Daily

Breckenridge’s Peak 2 Fire: Nearly 500 homes remain under evacuation as forest smolders

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Springtime in the Rockies 2017

05/31/2017 | By Roman

“Goodbye to skiing and hello to fishing, biking, & hiking (and shopping)”

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Optimizing Revenue

05/26/2017 | By Jeff Zallaps

Is your revenue stream diversified?

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What Elements of Your Property Drive Revenue?

05/26/2017 | By Jeff Zallaps

Minor Improvements Can Have a Material Impact on Revenue!

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Is Commission Structure Everything?

05/26/2017 | By Jeff Zallaps

Should you go with the cheapest option?

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5 Reasons Why to Hire a Private Chef While in Breckenridge

12/20/2016 | By Chef Jen

Summit Vacations highly recommends Chef Jen!

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How to Drink Like a Local in Breckenridge This Fall

09/09/2016 | By Summit Vacations

Live like a local in Breckenridge this fall!

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7 Amazing Ways to Celebrate Autumn in Breckenridge

08/26/2016 | By Summit Vacations

Fall is an amazing time in Breckenridge, make sure you get the most out of it with these tips and Summit Vacations!

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The Breckenridge Recreation Center

07/28/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Grand Colorado on Peak 8

07/12/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Historic Tours of Breckenridge

06/23/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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13 Summer Mountain Activities

06/17/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Breck Bike Week

05/31/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Fly Fishing in Breckenridge

05/09/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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White Water Rafting in Breckenridge

04/27/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Top 10 Things to do in Breckenridge in May and June

04/26/2016 | By Judi Lacko Zallaps

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Property Management vs. Self Rental

04/21/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Spring Skiing 2016 and SECRETAPRIL 20% Discount

03/27/2016 | By Roman

Breckenridge has received 309 inches of snow as of March 27, 2016, on a base at mid mountain, at just under 7 feet of snow (81 inches), with March and April being the snowiest months of the year (14 inches in the last 48 hours). April has the lowest lodging prices of the ski season, and we are offering a 20% discount off of those already low prices for April bookings at Summit Vacations (March 31 is included). and the biggest spring party in the Rocky Mountains is back! Breck’s Spring Fever 2016 runs through Sunday, April 24th! This special applies to new reservations only - use the promotional code, SECRETAPRIL, to get the discount - 3 night minimum.

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Cross Country Skiing in Breckenridge

03/25/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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April Skiing: Breckenridge's Best Kept Secret

02/29/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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The 2016 26th Annual Budweiser International Sculpture Championship Results

02/16/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Breckenridge Ski Lodges

01/26/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships

01/21/2016 | By Summit Vacations

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Breckenridge for the Holidays

12/15/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Planning a Ski Vacation to Breckenridge

12/10/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Summit Vacations Top 5 Thanksgiving List

10/26/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Breckenridge Shopping

10/26/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Breckenridge Restaurants

09/30/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Fall at Breckenridge

09/29/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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The Best Advice for Summer Biking at Breckenridge

08/31/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Just Another Summer Day in the Rockies

08/13/2015 | By Roman

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What’s SUP in Summit County!

07/12/2015 | By Kristy & Weldon

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The Beginner's Guide to Breckenridge Nightlife

07/07/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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21 Summer Activities in Breckenridge That Rock

07/07/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Discover Breckenridge... Scooter Style!

06/15/2015 | By Kristy & Anna

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Golfer's Guide: Tips for Golfing in Breckenridge

06/01/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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8 Property Nightmares & How to Avoid Them

06/01/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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April 17, 2015, Another Epic Powder Day at Breckenridge

04/20/2015 | By Roman

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Another Blue Bird Sunny Day, Skiing at Breckenridge

04/16/2015 | By Roman

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April 3, 2015, 9 inches of fresh powder reported at Breckenridge, at mid mountain

04/06/2015 | By Roman

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Springtime in the Rockies, 2015.

03/31/2015 | By Roman

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Skiing 5 Mountains in One Day

03/23/2015 | By Roman

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3 Signs It's Time to Hire a Property Manager

03/23/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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February 27, 2015, The Powder Day that took down the Internet in Breckenridge

03/18/2015 | By Roman

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Ladies Night: Fun & Indulgent Breckenridge Activities

03/18/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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The Beach at Breck

03/16/2015 | By Roman

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Skiing in Breckenridge January 2015

03/12/2015 | By Roman

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How to Prepare Your Property for Heavy Snowfall

02/24/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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10 Breckenridge Restaurants You Will Love

02/23/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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So many choices in outerwear, why not choose a brand that saves our planet?

02/10/2015 | By Base Mountain Sports

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Blue Bird Ski Day at Breckenridge

02/02/2015 | By Roman

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For Lovers Only: A Couple’s Guide to Breckenridge

01/29/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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3 Ways to Reduce Vacation Booking Cancellations

01/21/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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What to do in Breckenridge after the Slopes

01/02/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Winter Predictions 2014-2015

10/02/2014 | By Katie

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Things to Do in the Fall in Breckenridge

09/03/2014 | By Summit Vactions

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When Should You Hire a Property Management Company?

07/31/2014 | By Summit Vactions

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Hot Air Ballooning Adventure

07/01/2014 | By Katie

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Celebrate Breckenridge's 4th of July Tradition

06/27/2014 | By Roman

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The Best Management Strategy for Your Vacation Rental

05/29/2014 | By Admin

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Summer Activities In Breckenridge

05/23/2014 | By Katie

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Fantastic snow conditions in Breckenridge on April 25. 2014

05/06/2014 | By Roman

It is a beautiful April 25th in Breckenridge Colorado with sunshine and blue skies, temperature expected to get to 51 degrees.  It will be my last day of skiing at Breckenridge for this fabulous 2013-2014 ski season. I joined up with my friends Jim and Joan, as we caught the bus across the street and rode it up to the Peak 8 Chairlifts:

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Springtime in the Rockies

04/15/2014 | By Roman

April 11, 2014 was a wonderfully incredible day for skiing. Blue skies and sunshine, all day. 419 inches of snow, so far this year, and counting. All 35 lifts and all 187 runs still open on April 11th.

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Guide to Spring Skiing in Breckenridge

03/26/2014 | By Roman

Spring skiing is here. Gloriously and very appropriately, this 21st day of March, 2014.

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Spring Skiing

03/10/2014 | By Roman

An insider tip from someone who has skied Breckenridge for over 25 years now… I always take my ski vacations in April.

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A day on Peak 6

02/18/2014 | By Roman

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, Friday, March 14, Breckenridge reported 6” in the past 24 hours, 4” overnight.

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Powder Days

02/11/2014 | By Roman

Breckenridge Ski Resort reported 26 “ of snow in the last 24 hours on Friday, 1/31/2014… and I was there, again, to glide through that powder.

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What Sets Us Apart as a Property Management Company?

01/30/2014 | By Admin

If you are like many property owners, you have felt the burden of being overloaded with management tasks, while wishing you could treat your ownership like other investments: hands-off. Luckily, Summit Vacations understands this dilemma and has worked with hundreds of vacation rental owners in similar situations.

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POWDER! and International Snow Sculptures

01/30/2014 | By Judi Lacko Zallaps

The snow is AMAZING and the sculptures are spectacular

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Another epic powder day at Breckenridge.

01/15/2014 | By Roman

I was hoping to experience the newly opened Peak 6 today (Friday, 1/10/14), but we had another storm, blizzard like conditions with a high wind advisory, so when we got to the top of the Independence Chair, we discovered that any lifts above timberline were not open.

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A Day on the Mountain

12/20/2013 | By Roman

This season marks 50 years since I first started skiing. I have taught skiing for 7 years at Breckenridge and 2 years at Copper Mountain. I have worked at Summit Vacations for 6 years now and have skied at Breckenridge for over 25 years, so I know the mountain and the town very well.

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Ullr Fest 2014

12/13/2013 | By Jesse

2014 will mark the 51st celebration of Ullr Fest in Breckenridge. Dont miss out on the festivities taking place January 5th-11th.

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Dew Tour is Back in Breck

12/03/2013 | By Tonya

The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships are back in Breck! December 12-15, 2013

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Breckenridge is open for the 2013-14 Season

11/15/2013 | By Jesse

The wait is over and the Ski Season has officially kicked of in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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Breckenridge's Peak 6 will Open the 2013 / 2014 Season

10/23/2013 | By Jesse

The anticipation will lift and the wait will come to an end this December. Peak 6 is scheduled to open unleashing 543 acres of new terrain.

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Progress of I-70 Construction

10/14/2013 | By Tonya

I-70 Construction and projected impact on mountain travelers

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