Activities

WINTER

Summit County is a winter wonderland and a haven for skiing and snowboarding lovers. With so many ski resorts within a 30 miles radius, we have something for everyone. Enjoy a skiing vacation getaway of a lifetime in Summit County.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Keystone Resort There is 2,870 acres with which to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Keystone also has a wide range of lounges and restaurants to warm-up in after hitting the slopes.

  • Trails:
  • Lifts: 20
  • Night skiing and snowshoeing
  • Ice skating
  • Hockey and figure skating clinics
  • Gondola rides
  • Tubing
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 4 miles

    Arapahoe Basin Ski ResortAn average snowfall of 367 inches. You can enjoy phenomenal powder and new rails all the way into June.

  • Elevation: 13,050 feet
  • Trails: 69
  • Lifts: 5
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 11 miles

    Loveland Ski ResortThis stunning resort is in Georgetown. Start on top of the continental divide and race your way to the bottom. This resort offers phenomenal skiing for a reasonable price. Free parking.

  • Elevation: 13,010 feet
  • Acres: 1,365
  • Lifts: 9
  • Longest Run: 2 miles
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 12 miles

    Breckenridge Ski ResortThis resort is in a quaint 7 mile long 2 mile wide town in Summit County. From shopping to relaxing at a spa, Breckenridge is an exciting place. Enjoy 39 bars/clubs and over 100 restaurants.

  • Elevation: 12,998
  • Lifts: 27
  • Bowls: 722 acres
  • Trails: 146
  • Ski School
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 15 miles

    Copper Mountain Ski ResortFrom racing activities for children to seniors, to après ski hangouts and children activities, Copper Mountain will accommodate your every need.

  • Elevation: 12,313
  • Acres: 2,433
  • Lifts: 22
  • Trails: 125
  • Super Pipe: 430 feet long
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 15 miles

    Vail Ski ResortThis trendy town has an incredible night life with live music and exciting sports bars. Enjoy one of the many spas in town or the shopping. On a busy day at the resort there are only around 4 people per acre.

  • Acres: 5,289
  • Trails: 193
  • Lifts: 34
  • Longest Run: 4 miles
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 32 miles

    Beaver Creek Ski ResortA breathtaking town that enables fine-dining on the mountain, or a casual night out. Enjoy live Broadway performances or a jazz concert. Enjoy ice skating, exciting races, or sleigh rides.

  • Elevation: 11,440
  • Trails: 146
  • Lifts: 11
  • Acres: 1,625
  • Half Pipe: 1
  • Longest Run: 2 ¾ miles
  • * Distance from Chateau Claire: 41 miles
 
 

SUMMER

Spring, summer, and fall make for breathtaking scenery in Colorado. The smell of the mountain air is unforgettable. Enjoy biking, golfing, fishing, boating, hiking, climbing, tennis, and a large variety of other activities. Call us and we will help you plan your adventures.

Cycling

Keystone, Dillon, Frisco, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Vail are interconnected with a paved cycling and hiking trail….passing right outside your back door at Chateau Claire. Cycling goes from the end of ski season on through the fall Aspen color season.

Bike rentals and Trails
Summit County information
Summit County for seniors

Boating

A short walk from Chateau Claire, the Town of Dillon’s Marina has a web site that will help you plan more than your Summit County aquatic experience.

Dillon Marina

Golf

Enjoy a long drive on the course at 9,200 ft. altitude but a short drive from Chateau Claire to Keystone, Breckenridge, Silverthorne, Copper Mountain, Vail, Beaver Creek…and more!

Town of Dillon
Vail Golf
Breckenridge Golf
Eagles Nest Resort

Tennis

Outdoor tennis courts neighboring park by Chateau Claire.

Fishing

Enjoy lake fishing from the shore or in a boat in Dillon, with trout fishing in the Snake and Gold Medal Blue Rivers.

Equipment, training, guide service
Fly Fishing the Blue
Fly Fishing in Breckenridge
Fishing Report

Hiking and Rock Climbing

Hiking and rock climbing are minutes away. Let our Summit County Stage transport you your new outdoor adventure.

Red Mountain Rock Gym

Whitewater Rafting

Rafting trips are available on the Blue River in Summit County, Eagles Nest Wilderness Area and Vail.

Good Times Rafting
Wilderness Aware

BallooningColorado Rocky Ballooning