Frisco Journals

High Country Getaway

A February 2003 trip to Frisco by Christisan

Quote: A brief escape from the Denver Metropolitan Area--gaining altitude and refining attitude--into the heights of the Rocky Mountains.

High Country Getaway

Overview

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Ascending from Denver via the I-70 corridor, opportunities for scenic, historical and gastronomic delights abound. In the winter, travelers should take a quick trip through Idaho Springs for "real" rootbeer and heavenly gourmet pizza. Be sure to spot the huge frozen waterfall and stop by the largest beadery in the region. Continuing to Georgetown, one passes the massive frozen lake AND does a double-take at the fisherman atop its thick icy crust --with their trucks! Further west, please ignore the call of the Silverthorne Factory Shoppes -- unless you just can't resist acquiring yet ANOTHER GAP pullover or picking up a replacement glass for your Coleman lamp at the outlet. Finally, just before Fri...Read More
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Wake up and look out the window -- you are in the crispest, most pristine climate. Drink your morning tea by the fire and eat a hot and hearty breakfast. Make it a healthy and satisfying bowl of oatmeal with fruit for the best carb combination for skiing energy. Leave Frisco for a short and beautiful trek to the ski area. As you approach, you'll get a panoramic view of the ski area--already a hive of activity. See those little brightly colored ants gliding down the slopes? The Copper Community is an early-rising hive of activity -- arrive early to get the best/closest parking AND the virgin groomed snow and powder. You'll meet people from all over the world who have travelled to enjoy this i...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 22, 2003

Copper Mountain Alpine Skiing and Boarding
Copper Mountain Ski Area
Frisco, Colorado

About the Writer

Christisan

Christisan
Arvada, Colorado