by jleopold | Dec 28, 2022 | Summit County News
Winter is always an exciting time for skiers and snowboarders! With a new ski season just beginning, we’re all wondering what the resorts have in store for us this year. Fortunately, five of the Chief Operating Officers from the local ski resorts were eager to share what they’ve been planning for this winter at the Summit Chamber of Commerce’s annual COO Summit held at the Keystone Conference Center this year. From lift renovations to freshly groomed trails and slope-side restaurants offering up hot cocoa with a view – you won’t want to miss out on these updates! Keep reading to discover how these COOs and their terrific teams plan to make your slope experience even better this season. (more…)
by jleopold | Nov 30, 2022 | Summit County News
The holidays are a time for celebration, and in Summit County, Colorado there are tons of ways to celebrate the holidays! From the annual Ullr Fest in Breckenridge to the Frisco Wassil Days, there is something for everyone. As a top real estate agent lucky enough to spend my holidays in Summit County, I can confidently say there is nothing better than a white Christmas filled with family fun in Breckenridge, Frisco, and the whole region.
by jleopold | Jul 11, 2022 | Summit County News
Living in the high country gives way to a beautiful lifestyle set in the mountains. The community, outdoor activities, rich and varying landscapes, and definitive season changes are among some of the reasons why people never want to leave the mountains of Colorado. Witnessing nature’s profound regeneration is incredible, allowing us to understand some of the key elements that shape these landscapes, and teaches us how we can contribute as a community to protect our mountain towns throughout these changes in our ecosystem.
by jleopold | Jun 11, 2022 | Summit County News
As we enter fire season, we should all be aware of the dangers posed by wildfires in Colorado’s high country as precipitation in Summit County is lower than the 30-year median. This summer will likely be considered under drought conditions like in recent years, according to the Summit Daily. Readying your home and surrounding land for wildfire season is imperative to prevent the spread of fire in your neighborhood should a wildfire occur.
by jleopold | Nov 12, 2021 | Summit County News
Summit County, Colorado, like many other ski counties around the country, is experiencing a shortage of long-term rentals and affordable homes for residents who work in the county. While this issue is not unique to Summit County, the way in which each ski town responds to the issue will be. Over the few months, we’ve even seen differences in the way each town within the county has responded. (more…)
by jleopold | Jul 5, 2021 | Summit County News
Spending time outdoors is a hobby many of us who live in Summit County, Colorado share; it’s part of the mountain lifestyle! Our national forest land is some of the most visited in the country; how does our public land stay so pristine? The Dillon Ranger District and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD), a local non-profit organization, work year-round to maintain our public lands and educate community members and visitors in the county. (more…)