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The South Park Basin

 


 

 

South Park is a grassland flat within the basin formed by the Rocky Mountains' Mosquito and Park Mountain Ranges[1] within central Colorado. This high valley ranges in elevation from approximately 9,000 to 10,000 ft (3,000 m). It encompasses approximately 1,000 square miles (2,590 km² or 640,000 acres) around the headwaters of the South Platte River in Park County approximately 60 mi (100 km) southwest of Denver. It is the largest and southernmost of three similarly named high altitude basins in the Front Range of Colorado, the others being North Park and Middle Park. The largest town in the basin is Fairplay, with a population of 681.

 

Geologically, the valley is a wide faulted syncline of sedimentary

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HISTORY OF THE CLINE RANCH

 

The main ranch house was built in 1928 by the ranch owner, Foster Cline, Sr., a prominent Denver attorney. The ranch was owned by and associated with Cline and his family for about 80 years and while the house was primarily used as a residence for the ranch managers, Cline and his family reportedly stayed in the house occasionally and spent most of their time on the ranch, during summers, in a smaller cabin across Highway 285 from the main house on Tarryall Creek.

 

The Tarryall Ranch was apparently the name given to the property by Foster Cline, the owner of the ranch from the 1920s until his death in 1969 at age 89. The ranch is also known commonly as the Cline Ranch. The ranch reportedly was known as the

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Improve your Property for Short Term Rentals

 Vacation House

Short-term rentals are becoming more and more popular by the day. No matter where you are on the planet, chances are there is a Short-term rental listing near you. Over 2 million people stay in a property listed with Airbnb per night. Airbnb is a famous short-term rental service, and there are over 660,000 listings just in the US.

So how can you be a part of it? It’s easy to list your home as for a short-term rental, but it’s not as easy to attract potential guests and start generating a decent amount of cash from this activity. There are two ways you can improve your short-term guest traffic. One is to improve your listing techniques and SEO to make sure your ad attracts most traffic. Secondly, you

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The enjoyment of the great outdoors is one of the main reasons we recreate – “to get away from it all”!! Snowmobile access to trails provides the opportunity to explore and enjoy the great outdoors.

 

 PROPER CLOTHING

  •          Snowmobile riders may find themselves in harsh weather conditions. Today’s snowmobile clothing is excellent at providing warmth and preventing wind and moisture from chilling a rider. Do not cut corners when purchasing your riding gear because it is your best protection against the elements. Be sure to select garments that do not absorb moisture, robbing you of body heat.
  •          Wear a helmet when snowmobiling. It is your head’s best protection in case of an accident. It is also the best protection from wind and
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ABOUT THE ABOMINABLE WINTER ADVENTURE RUN:  http://www.abominablerun.com

It’s time to don your best flannel shirts, strap on those bib snow-pants and wear your best fuzzy hat!

Abominable events are not for those warm weather loving folks; we are all about celebrating everything winter has to offer.

Our winter adventure run will have your heart racing and not just because of the 10,000 foot altitude, this fun yet challenge course will have you climbing over and crawling through obstacles, running in deep snow through scenic woods and fields and sledding down steep inclines.

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New to the event this year is our first annual “Mountain Man” contest.  Can you grow the best mountain man beard and represent with the best matching flannel?

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December 7, 2019

The first weekend in December begins Breckenridge’s annual transformation into a sparkling holiday scene. Participate in the Race of the Santas, where hundreds of jolly look-alikes race down Main Street, watch as Santa uses his magic to light up the town for the winter season, and dress up the pups for the Holiday Dog Parade.

  • Race of the Santas down Main Street
  • Moose March kid’s race
  • Holiday Dog Parade
  • Lighting of Breckenridge
  • Meet Santa
  • Register for Race of the Santas

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Snowman Building Competition

 

3:45 p.m. - Holiday Dog Parade

 

4:20 p.m. - Moose March

 4:30 p.m. - Race of the Santas

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Every January, artists come to Breckenridge with cheese graters and wooden spoons in hand. This group of dedicated snow-lovers are some of the best professional sculptors and snow artists in the world. Hand-picked to spend 96 hours in a heated race, the 16 teams will work day and night to chip, carve and carefully sculpt the 12-foot-tall, 20-ton blocks of snow into an enormous, intricate masterpiece. Don't miss the International Snow Sculpture Championships January 21-30. http://bit.ly/2TOk7lP

 

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