10th Sep, 2012

Breckenridge Colorado Homes for Fall Mountain Biking, Fishing, and Fun

Homes in Breckenridge Colorado are increasingly sought for year-round vacations – not just ski real estate. September 2012 pastimes in the great outdoors of real estate in Summit County include pumping up and soaring down the mountainside on a bicycle, catching big, fat fish, and enjoying the sunshine at Peak 8 Fun Park.

Consider Breckenridge CO real estate or a Breckenridge fractional at Grand Lodge on Peak 7 to help your family played together in the Colorado Rocky Mountains anytime of the year. The quaint mountain village features exclusive ski in ski out homes, Breckenridge condominiums within walking distance to Main Street, Breckenridge homes on golf courses, and Blue River CO horse properties.

Breckenridge CO Real EstateBreckenridge mountain bikers choose from a dozen trails on the resort or head out to hiking trails and mountain roads. Most resort trails are rated Blue or Black. A sampling of the trails include Swinger, a 3.4 mile trail on Peak 8 with both singletrack and mountain roads. Klinko Falls trail connects between Peak 7 and Peak 8. Edge Trail is a 0.4 mile singletrack on steep terrain with great views of the valley. Lehman Trail extends 3.2 miles of rolling cross country leading to the village at the base of Peak 9. Sawmill Creek follows the valley between Peak 8 and peak 9. It is 1.7 miles. For a steep singletrack, take Prospector Trail to the base of Peak 9.

Black trails include Game Trail with seven different bridges on singletrack, Dwight’s with banked corners and berms, Frosty’s Challenge with steep terrain leading to the Lehman Trail, and Wagon Trail, a 9-mile trail over steep and rocky terrain.

Breck Fun Park on Peak 8 is open one more weekend, September 14-16 and prices are slashed. Enjoy an all-day ticket with lots of fun activities for kids. There is the Gold Runner Coaster, Super Slide, Super Putt, Colorado Super Chair, Mineshaft Maze, Super Bungee Trampoline, Mountain By Park, Rockpile Climbing Wall, Pony Rides, and up Bounce House, and much more.

Let’s talk catching rainbow trout on the Blue River. During the fall, the cooler temperatures reduce the number of insects available as food sources for fish. Anglers wade into cooler waters with fewer crowds and more hungry fish. When the temperatures are high, fish are more lethargic and/or they hide themselves from the fishers.

During the fall, fish are eating familiar bugs so anglers simply need to make their insects behave like a real one to get a bite. Fishing is better earlier in the day, before the water temperatures get to the high 60s. Patience is still required, but it feels mighty good to be out fishing in the pristine natural habitat. Trout have grown longer and wider by now.

For information about buying real estate in our mountain villages, call Barrie Stimson, Breckenridge Realtor® at (970) 390-2560.

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