The Ten Mile Range is stunning mountain range near Breckenridge, CO. In the winter, spring and sometimes the fall as well, they are covered with beautiful white snow. However, once that snow melts it unveils a whole network of trails! Breckenridge rests at an elevation of 9,600ft which provides incredible access to tons of great trail heads. Take a look at some of these featured hikes near Breckenridge below!
Ten Mile Range: Breckenridge Ski Resort rests along the Ten Mile Range. While thousands of people flock to alongside these stunning peaks, in the summer outdoor enthusiasts’ attention shifts from skiing to hiking. Fortunately, you can traverse the whole Ten Mile Range in the summer! Starting at Mt. Royal in Frisco, then rapidly ascending to Mt. Victoria than on to Peak 1 where the real fun begins! This a strenuous hike and for hikers who are comfortable with exposure
Mohawk Lakes, located right outside of Breckenridge is 6.8 mile hike that winds through the forest before ascending a quick ridge line to where you come across two high alpine lakes. Boarded by steep granite peaks makes this a stunning backdrop for these crystal blue alpine lakes.
Another great hike in the Breckenridge area is right up on Boreas Mountain. Mirroring the Ten Mile Range is Boreas and Bald Mountain. Both mountains are above 13,000ft elevation. For those looking to hike above tree line, but not exert too much effort the Boreas Mountain trail is a great option. Just a 3 mile out and back, you hike above tree line and are awarded stunning views of the town and Breckenridge Ski Resort.
For information on other awesome hikes in the Breckenridge area visit alltrails.com. You can search by location and features you want to see while hiking, such as waterfalls, wildflowers, lakes, etc.
Breckenridge is home to some stunning peaks which allow us to play in the mountains year round! With skiing down the mountains we love, to hiking them, Breckenridge has adventure to be had no matter the season. If staying in the greater Breckenridge area, be sure to check out any of these featured hikes! After you have had enough fun on the mountains, be sure to hit the river and cool off with Breckenridge Whitewater and AVA Rafting.