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Gear Review-The Tahoe BackPack From Granite Rocx Outdoor Accessories
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received The Tahoe Backpack for free from Granite Rocx as coordinated by Deep Creek Public Relations in consideration for review publication.
Village at Breckenridge Resort – Breckenridge, CO From $99/night
On Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 9, a slew of intermediate blue trails zigzag down the mountain. At the mountain’s base lies The Village at Breckenridge Resort, which is within walking distance of the chairlifts and a half-block from the shops and restaurants on Main Street. The hotel is equipped with heated underground parking and a sports shop where you can rent equipment for spending a long day on the mountain.
In-room amenities: Studio and one-bedroom condos have full kitchens, along with fireplaces and balconies.
Enjoy apres-ski drinks and dinner at the Park Avenue Pub, which also serves lunch on weekends
Take a soak in the outdoor hot tub.
Breakfast skillets and coffee are available at The Maggie, an eatery that’s only open in the winter.
Breckenridge, Colorado: Former Mining Town Turned Ski Destination
Like many Colorado towns, Breckenridge first earned its spot on the map as a prosperous mining town in the mid-19th century. Breckenridge remained prosperous longer than many of its neighbors. It was here, in fact, that miners found the largest gold nugget ever to be unearthed in Colorado. The 13.5-pound behemoth, known as “Tom’s Baby,” is currently on display at the Colorado History Museum in Denver.
When the mines dried up, in came the ski resorts. Breckenridge Ski Resort, which opened in 1961, today encompasses five peaks and nearly 3,000 skiable acres. Thrill-seekers can ride North America’s highest elevation chairlift, the Imperial Express, to access the alpine bowls. Four terrain parks, each suited to a different skill level, offer snowboarders a chance to hone their skills.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a one-bedroom condo, standard king hotel room, standard double hotel room, or studio condo
Resort fee included
Dates into April
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
Cancellation policy: 31-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
Taxes: 11.68% tax added at purchase
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.
Indoor/outdoor pool and outdoor hot tub
Heated underground parking
Sports shop with equipment rental
36-LED Solar- and Crank-Power Camping Lantern. Free Returns. $22.99
- 36-LED Solar- and Crank-Power Camping Lantern
- 36 bright LED lights
- Charges via solar panel or hand-crank
- USB output port for charging mobile devices (cable not included)
- On/off switch
- Three light settings: low, medium, or high
- ABS plastic
- Solar power charging time: approximately six hours
- One minute of cranking provides approximately 20 minutes of light
- Carrying handle
- No batteries required
- Dimensions: 7″ height x 3.375″ diameter
In a Nutshell
Camping lantern with 36 super-bright LED bulbs and USB port for charging electronics does not require batteries; solar or hand-crank powered
The Fine Print
Doesn’t expire. Limit 3 per person, may buy 2 more as gifts. Free returns. Does not ship to AK/HI/Canada/Puerto Rico. Most orders are delivered within 12 business days from the purchase date. Does not ship to PO boxes. See return policy. Must pay applicable tax and provide name and shipping address at checkout, which will be shared to facilitate shipping. Goods sold by Groupon Goods. See the rules that apply to all deals.
Pentax WG-3 Tough Camera
Pentax WG-3 Tough Camera
Designed to work in the most challenging of conditions, this camera is waterproof up to 45 feet, crush-proof, dust-proof, cold-proof, and shock-proof from a drop of up to 6.5 feet. But just because it’s hardy doesn’t mean it skimps on the technical aspects: the 16-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor picks up even the dimmest of light, and a 4X optical zoom, 1080p HD video capacity, and a triple shake-reduction system ensure that every sledding trip down Mount Everest is captured in the clearest detail.
- Designed for outdoor adventures
- Crush-proof, unless a really cute smartphone walks by
- Waterproof up to 45 feet
- Shock-proof up to 6.5 feet
- Cold-proof to -14º Fahrenheit
- 16-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor
- 1080p HD video
- 3” high-resolution LCD screen with antireflection coating
- One-year warranty for parts and labor from Pentax