Summit County Ski In and Ski Out

Breckenridge has a vast amount of activities and attractions that keep their residents busy all year round.

Welcome to Summit County Ski In and Ski Out

Summit County, Colorado lies right in the midst of the high peaks of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and ski country. It’s also west of the Continental Divide with mountains soaring above 14,000 feet. This ski region produces powdery white snow, and the summers are warm and pleasant. It’s only about an hour’s drive from Denver, and so residents’ enjoy the quiet of high-country living, but also enjoy the convenience of having metropolitan Denver close by.

The beautiful alpine ski country of Summit County has seven towns:

  • Blue River
  • Breckenridge
  • Dillon
  • Frisco
  • Montezuma
  • Silverthorne
  • Keystone

The Four Main Ski Resorts are:

  • Arapahoe Basin Ski Area near Dillon
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort near Frisco
  • Keystone Ski Resort near Dillon and Montezuma

Breckenridge, Colorado

The idyllic, rural town of Breckenridge sits amidst soaring snow-capped mountain peaks and is a 150 year old mining town. In the winter, skiing is the major draw at their world-renowned Breckenridge Ski Resort. Skiers love the Breck Connect, a high-speed gondola running from town to the ski area. Also Breckenridge has the Summit Stage which provides free transportation all over Summit County. This resort area has spas, dinner sleigh rides, dog sledding, snowmobiling, gondola rides, hot air balloon rides, ice skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and nordic skiing. Gorgeous flowers line Breckenridge’s Historic Main Street in the summer. Everyone enjoys hiking, biking, golfing, rafting, kayaking, and four-wheeling under summer skies.

Dining

Below are some of the most popular, unique, scenic, and interesting restaurants and pubs in Breckenridge.

  • Breckenridge Brewery
  • Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub
  • Modis: This restaurant is in the historic district and offers an eclectic menu surrounded by Victorian ambience.
  • Blue River Bistro
  • Briar Rose Restaurant & Bar: This quaint place sits atop a hill overlooking the town and serves grilled prime rib, steaks, wild game, and fresh seafood.
  • Red Orchid
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
  • Salt Creek
  • The Swiss Haven Restaurant
  • Giampietros
  • Rootstalk

Shopping

  • Breckenridge Sports – Beaver Run: Ski rentals, clothing, and accessories.
  • Goods: They have clothing accessories, furniture, shoes and gifts.
  • Canary in a Clothesmine: A lovely boutique.
  • Breckenridge Barkery: A specialty shop.

Attractions, Activities, and Things To Do

Breckenridge has a vast amount of activities and attractions that keep their residents busy all year round. The residents’ enjoy skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, cross-country skiing, rafting and kayaking, fishing and fly-fishing, horse-back riding, snowmobile tours, spa treatments, Apres ski, and many other activities as described below.

  • Art on a Whim
  • Breckenridge Art Gallery
  • Breckenridge Fine Art Gallery
  • Casarietti Studio
  • Barney Ford House Museum
  • Edwin Carter Museum
  • Summit Ski Museum
  • The Breckenridge Recreation Center

Parks

  • Carter Park and Pavilion: A picturesque park on Main Street, has a gas fireplace, picnic tables, tennis courts, and restrooms.
  • Kingdom Park: It has tennis courts, a basketball court, lighted skateboard park, two lighted softball fields, a soccer/rugby field, picnic tables, a playground, and restrooms.
  • Whitewater Kayak Park: It has fifteen water features.
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Overview for Summit County Ski In and Ski Out, CO

5,086 people live in Summit County Ski In and Ski Out, where the median age is 31.3 and the average individual income is $48,170. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,086

Total Population

31.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,170

Average individual Income

Around Summit County Ski In and Ski Out, CO

There's plenty to do around Summit County Ski In and Ski Out, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
42
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taspen's Breckenridge Dragonfly CBD, Christy Sports, and Slope Style.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.09 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.44 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Summit County Ski In and Ski Out, CO

Summit County Ski In and Ski Out has 1,746 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Summit County Ski In and Ski Out do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,086 people call Summit County Ski In and Ski Out home. The population density is 841.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,086

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31.3

Median Age

47.96 / 52.04%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,746

Total Households

2.83

Average Household Size

$48,170

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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