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Blog posts about general topics and information at Summit County Mountain Retreats.

Waterfall Hikes – Silverthorne

Best Waterfall-Viewing Hikes in Silverthorne Summer is in full swing throughout Summit County. Hiking in Silverthorne is a great way to have some fun on your vacation, enjoying the spectacular scenery. With COVID-19 on everyone’s mind, why not get away into the great outdoors, experiencing social distancing through the beauty of nature? Summit County Mountain …

COVID-19 Procedures

Precautions to Help You Have a Safe Vacation In Summit County We want to express our gratitude & appreciation for you, our guest. If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is to reflect on the things we’re grateful for. We know you have options and choosing to book with Summit County Mountain Retreats means a …

Standard Cleanliness Procedures

At Summit County Mountain Retreats, a germ-free environment has always been the standard. The in-house laundry and housekeeping staff, alongside standard operating procedures, are critical to keeping every vacation rental sparkling clean and sanitized. The BasicsEach linen is cleaned using hospital-grade laundry procedures, equipment, and detergent between every guest stay. In our standard linen program, …

4 Places to Go Nordic Skiing in Colorado

What do you picture when you think of a Colorado ski trip? For many people, the image stops at sky-high gondola rides and speedy downhill runs. However, the Rocky Mountains offer incredible long-distance trails for silent sports lovers to explore. Whether you call it cross country or Nordic skiing, Colorado’s breathtakingly interesting terrain will keep …

All About Summit County, Colorado, Ski Areas

If snow sports are your thing, Summit County is the place to be. Our region of Colorado has tons of incredible recreation destinations, including some of the most famous ski areas in North America. With so many options, how do you choose? The first step is knowing the different things each of the Colorado ski …

Most Romantic Mountain Getaways in Summit County

Whether you’re a new couple or have been married for 30 years, there’s no better way to stoke your fire than taking a trip together. Romantic mountain getaways are always exciting, regardless of how many times you go. The majesty of the Rocky Mountains makes couples feel like the only two people in the world, …

Can’t-Miss Keystone Events this Winter

Summit County, Colorado, is a skier’s paradise. With unbeatable rental homes near five of the best ski resorts in Colorado, Summit County Mountain Retreats is paradise, too. One of those incredible mountain playgrounds is Keystone, where you can shred from sunup to sundown and never run out of terrain to explore. In addition to offering …

Opening Day 2019

The following dates are projections and thus are subject to change. Check with each resort to the most up-to-date information. Keystone Resort Saturday, October 12, 2019 (their earliest opening in 20 years!) Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Thursday, October 11, 2019 Loveland Saturday, October 19, 2019 Copper Mountain Resort Friday, November 8, 2019 Breckenridge Friday, November …

How to Get the Best Value During Winter

We all know the mountains are a prime winter destination. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating–there’s just so much to do and it’s all so much fun. This also means that winter is when vacation rental nightly rates are at their highest. But if you read on, we have some inside information on how you can …

Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, we wanted to take an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice many of our veterans willingly give so that we can peacefully enjoy living in this great country. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those that have died serving in the armed forces. Men and women have given their …