Friday, April 6, 2012

Five for Friday

We spent our spring break last week in Breckenridge, CO.  Some interesting stats:

1.  Base elevation 9600 ft and summit elevation 12998 ft - as sealevel dwellers from the midwest, we felt the altitude...

2.  Boasts having North America's highest chairlift, the 12,840-foot Imperial Express.

Imperial lift
3.  First major Colorado resort to open its slopes to snowboarding in 1984, and pioneered the first permanent half pipe.

4. Breckenridge contains more than 350 historic structures, making it the largest historic district in the state of Colorado.

Historic downtown
4. The local mantra goes, "We came for the winter and stayed for the summer." Summer activities include hiking, biking, boating, golf...we're looking forward to some fun in the summer.

Breck in the summer

Happy Friday!

Any fun plans for the weekend?

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  1. I felt the altitude for at least 4 days, will definitely take it easier at first next year. Weekend is all about family! No rest for the weary. :)

  2. Cool stats!

    I felt the altitude more this trip than any other. Maybe it's because I was more active than past trips.

  3. Hi Laima,
    My name is Jane and I'm with Dwellable.
    I was looking for blog posts about the Breckenridge Historic District to share on our site and I came across your post...If you're open to it, shoot me an email at jane(at)dwellable(dot)com.
    Hope to hear from you :)


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