April 2014

Sallie Barber Mine

Know Before You Go: This scenic loop explores some of Summit County’s historic regions including Sallier Barber Mine, a well-preserved structure perched on a ridge above French Gulch. expect traffic on the lower French Gulch Road, which is surrounded mainly by private land for the first few mines. Please respect all “No Trespassing” signs. Most […]

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Three Forks of the Swan

Know Before You Go: Expect vehicle traffic on Tiger Road and some jeeps in the upper drainages. Private property (including many fragile mining structures) is common in the area. Respect all “No Trespassing” signs and view historic buildings from a distance. Parking: From Hwy 9 turn right onto Tiger Road ( by the Breckenridge Golf

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Gold Run Road

Know Before You Go: This area is usually the first to lose snow around Breckenridge and is often ridable by June. Large aspen groves also make this an excellent fall ride. Numerous side roads may make route finding a challenge and also provide some additional exploring. However, much of the land is private. To avoid

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