WINTER ACTIVITIES
   Backcountry Skiing
   Ice Skating
   Balloon Adventures
   Dog Sledding
   Sleigh Rides
   Recreation Centers
   Snowmobile Tours
   Fishing
   Gold Mine Tours
   Nordic Skiing
   Horseback Riding
   Gambling Casinos
divider  SUMMER ACTIVITIES
  Bicycle Touring
  Golf Courses 
  Balloon Adventures
  Mountain Biking
  Hunting 
  Recreation Centers
  Boating
  Fishing
  Gold mine Tours
  Hiking 
  Horseback riding
  Gambling Casinos
  River Rafting & Kayaking 
  Alpine Slide
  Jeep Tours
  Horseback riding
  Camping 
  ATV Tours 
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High Country Snowmobile Tours

Activity Guide: Bicycle Touring



Summit County and the Vail Valley is a bicyclist's paradise with close to 200 miles of paved bike paths and 400 miles of back-country roads and trails. All of this located in a stunning mountain setting, create ideal conditions for two-weeled touring. The richly varied topography of the region presents both novice and advanced mountain bikers with many choices: following historic byways past aging mining camps, retracing abandoned routes of railroads that once passed through the County and exploring the many high alpine roads and trails criscrossing innumerable sky piercing peaks.

The main attraction to bikers is unquestionably the vast network of paved bike paths winding through and between each of the towns and resort in the area. You can literately ride the bike path from Breckenridge to Vail or any of the other towns. These paved trails feature trailhead parking, directional signage, and rest stops. The variety of terrain and difficulty levels accommodate everyone from an infant preferring to watch the world from the comfort of a child trailer to a hill climbing enthusiast.

Bikers of all abilities can choose from an array of riding options ranging from an easy cruise along Lake Dillon's paved bike trail to a challenging ride to the top of Vail pass. You may want to skip the ride up the pass and ride down instead by arranging to be dropped off at the top of the pass. You could choose to ride to the West down to Vail or to the east down to Frisco.

Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Copper Mountain, Vail, Avon, Silverthorne, Keystone are all ideal starting points for bike rides, and each boasts of local favorites that can lead pedalers onto full-day explorations or simply a brief afternoon cruise. Each town contains several top-notch bike shops featuring rentals for the entire family, as well as repair services, books, maps and a wide range of cycling accessories and an intimate knowledge of where to ride.


Local Businesses to help you plan your Activity:
Carvers Ski * Board * Sport
Carvers-ski, board and sport in Breckenridge Colorado
Carvers ski, board and sport is a locally owned and operated shop on Main Street in Breckenridge. Skis, snowboards, mini skis, snowshoes, clothing, mtn. bikes and inline skates are what you can find, all under one roof! E-Mail

Melody Lodge Cabins
One and two bedroom cabins at the Green Mountain Reservoir in north Summit County. Rural, awesome views, quiet, clean comfortable cabins. Fishing, Boating, Hiking and Hunting only minutes away. Getaway for a quiet getaway or bring the whole family.
MLC Fishing Service- Experienced lake fishing guide for Green Mountain Reservoir. Up to 4 persons ride in comfort on an 18' pontoon boat. 970-468-8497, 800-468-8495 E-Mail

Mountain View Sports
Ski and Snowboard Rentals (Summer: Mountain Bike & Roller Blades)
Your one stop shop for winter or summer fun. We are a family operated alternative to the expensive base area shops, offering great deals on ski & snowboard rentals in the winter and mountain bike & roller blade rentals in the summer. Check our our excellent prices on accessories and clothing. Conveniently located right across from the Keystone slopes on Highway 6. E-Mail