Uniquely Breckenridge

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Known throughout Summit County as one of Breckenridge’s most reputable snowboard and bike rental shops, Mountain Wave will be celebrating their 26th year in business. Their sister shop, Blue River Sports, will be celebrating their 37th year in business where they offer high quality ski rentals in Breckenridge. Mountain Wave and its owner John George are this month’s Uniquely Breckenridge feature.

Like so many others, John George came to Breckenridge 35 years ago from Missouri to enjoy all that the mountains have to offer. After high school John entered the Marine Corps and was a drill sergeant for two years before completing his college education and heading to the mountains. An avid skier, snowboarder, and mountain biker John worked at Blue River

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This month’s Uniquely Breckenridge features what will be one of the town’s newest small businesses to make its debut, and one we’re especially excited about in particular—Bhava Yoga. As the Sanskrit word for “well-being,” or “state of wellness,” that’s precisely what owner Jenni and the new yoga studio will encourage through all their offerings and classes, which will be individually designed by each instructor to be creative, innovative, and leave a specific feeling or “bhava” in both your mind and your body.

Before we dive more into what Bhava Yoga is all about, though, we first want to introduce the creative mind behind Breckenridge’s newest yoga studio: Jenni Frank.

Although a native of Kansas City, Jenni is definitely no stranger to

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This month’s Uniquely Breckenridge features photographer and gallery owner David Pfau. Owner of Breckenridge Photographics, David’s gallery is located in the heart of Breckenridge’s Main Street and just a short walk to the base of Breckenridge Mountain’s Quicksilver Chair.

David came to Breckenridge in 1987 after graduating from the Journalism school at the University of Colorado at Boulder. While David owned a home in Boulder, he frequently came to Breckenridge to shoot mountain landscapes and ended up renting a studio apartment so he could ski and mountain bike. It wasn’t until 1991 that David made Breckenridge his permanent home; he started his business, bought a home, and got his first Labrador Retriever who would soon become his muse.


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Chef Katy Pierson, owner and designer, of Sugar has been living in and loving the mountains since 2001.  A Minnesota native, Katy moved to Breckenridge from La Jolla California where she worked as a camp counselor.  Katy spent the next several years working at Clint’s, a local bakery/coffee shop in Breckenridge, which helped further ignite her passion for baking and lead her to find a culinary program to attend in California.

Katy, referring to herself as always being a crafty person, states her culinary passion sparked at a young age. “Throughout my childhood, my mom could always be counted on to have a rotation of seasonal-based Martha Stewart magazines on the coffee table to help inspire her evening and holiday meals.”   

In 2006, Katy

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Our favorite monthly feature, Uniquely Breckenridge spotlights local small business owners providing insight into why they love Breckenridge, how they chose to build their business here, and the integral role that they play in our small community. This month's Uniquely Breckenridge features Doug Bittinger and Cindy Reese of Mountain Outfitters.

Mountain Outfitters

A 32-year-long staple in Breckenridge, Mountain Outfitters is the place to go for backcountry gear, clothing, and in-depth knowledge of skiing, hiking, and climbing throughout Summit County.

Owners Cindy and Doug both channeled their previous corporate backgrounds to help shape the fundamentals of the business while their love of the mountains and outdoor recreation affirms Mountain Outfitters as the key

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Gre Decker, Decker Custom Homes

This month's Uniquely Breckenridge features custom home builder Greg Decker. Greg is the owner and operator at Decker Custom Homes and has been building distinctive homes in Summit County since 1994.

In 2004, Greg Decker went full steam ahead in launching his own custom building company. Starting his career in construction years before by working with a few other established companies in the area, Greg was able to learn a great deal and use the knowledge to create his own company.

Decker Custom Homes      Decker Custom Homes

Hailing from a small dairy farming community in upstate New York, in 1994 Greg ventured out and visited a college roommate here in Breckenridge solidifying his choice to move. While skiing may have brought Greg to Summit County, Greg shares

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South Ridge Seafood Grill 

South Ridge Seafood Grill is our Uniquely Breckenridge spotlight this month.  As the name suggests, seafood is the main event at this Breckenridge restaurant offering small plates of mussels and trout dip followed by entrees such as soft-shell crab BLT, grilled fish, and meat plates. Their new Main Street location in the La Cima Mall features a stylish nautical look with dark blue walls and white booths accented by assorted gold-framed mirrors.

Owner Paul Brenholt came to Breckenridge like so many others in search of convenient access to outdoor fun. Tired of working for someone else, a friend suggested looking for a restaurant in one of Colorado’s ski towns so that’s exactly what he did.

Since December 16th, 1998 the South Ridge Seafood Grill

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Uniquely Breckenridge: Breck Bike Guides

A new monthly feature, Uniquely Breckenridge spotlights a local small business owners providing insight into why they love Breckenridge, how they chose to build their business here, and the integral role that they play in our small community.

Breck Bike Guides Group Photo

When in Breckenridge there really is only one shop to get you ready for a ride - everything from gaining insight on how the local trails are riding to demoing the latest in bike trends and technology. Breck Bike Guides strives to be an non-intimidating shop with the goal providing a guiding service that gives people the experience of our incredible trails without the frustration of navigating them alone.

Nick & Sydney Truitt opened Breck Bike Guides in 2013, but

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Uniquely Breckenridge: The Crown Coffee in Breckenridge

A new monthly feature, Uniquely Breckenridge spotlights a local small business owners providing insight into why they love Breckenridge, how they chose to build their business here, and the integral role that they play in our small community.

Brett and Sara The Crown

Walk up the stairs off Main Street on any given day and you’ll find the Crown teeming with locals and tourists alike. A family sits in the corner drinking cider and playing a board game. Local freelancers type away on their computers. A couple is asking the barista for dinner recommendations. The atmosphere is homey and friendly, exactly what Breckenridge locals love to portray.

Brett and Sara Cox bought The Crown in May 2014 as an existing

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