January 2023 Summit and Park County Community Insider

Happy New Year and welcome to the January 2023 Summit and Park County Community Insider. Winter is well underway and while the holiday break has come to a close there are still many local events to keep you entertained. Here’s a highlight reel of a few you might find interesting.

International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge


Every year in January, Breckenridge hosts the International Snow Sculpture Championships in the Riverwalk Center downtown. Gifted artists from all over gather to transform 20-ton blocks of snow into temporary works of art. 

The process begins well before any sculpting actually takes place. The week before “Sculpting Week” (January 23-Feb 1st), movers bring in the snow blocks that need time to settle under their own weight before the artists can get to work. We suggest planning a trip downtown during the evening and after the 26th. This is because the sculptures are especially magical with the LED light displays at night and you’ll have the opportunity to cast your vote for a favorite starting on January 26th. Voting closes on the 29th at noon. 

Keystone’s Winter Bluegrass Weekend

Celebrating its 11th year on January 27th and 28th, Keystone’s Winter Bluegrass Weekend brings acoustic roots and mountain culture to Warren Station for two nights. Each evening features a talented lineup of some of Colorado’s best string bands and culminates with headliners the Sweet Lillies on Friday and Andy Thorn & Friends on Saturday. Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite and the shows start at 7:30. Get your tickets by clicking here

Winter Zipline Tours

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Though it is typically a warm-weather activity, winter ziplining has been slowly increasing for some time in Summit and Park Counties. Maybe you’ve done a zipline course in the summer months, but don’t let that deter you from taking the plunge this winter. The views of the Continental Divide and blankets of snow across Summit County on this 6-line course is something to see. in Breckenridge! The tour sits on 2,000 acres and is guaranteed to give you a great experience. It features more than 50 historic gold mines, many of which are visible as you go through the course. 

Winter Zipline Tours are offered at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Complimentary transportation is offered from Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Dillon, Colorado on a limited basis.

The operation also offers a convenient shuttle for easy winter-time access from the base area to the top of the course. And don’t worry, getting from platform to platform is easy too!

Some Final Thoughts

As we reflect on the past twelve months we are incredibly grateful to call this beautiful area of Colorado home. We have been blessed to be able to serve clients in an industry that we love and a community that we care about. We hope that you’ve found this Summit and Park County Community Insider informative and hope to see you at some of these events. If you need buying or selling guidance or help in the Summit or Park County area please reach out! We will also continue to provide you with relevant and up-to-date information here on our blog. 

If you would like more information on how the Summit and Park County real estate market is doing, you can also sign up for our detailed monthly market report by clicking this link.

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Best Regards,

Scott & Anne Lindblom
Broker Associates
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
[email protected] 
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Scott: 970-485-4065
Anne: 608-345-2734