Summit County Homes in Summit County

    Summit County is located among the high peaks of the Colorado Rockies, immediately west of the Continental Divide. The elevation ranges from a low of 7,947 feet above sea level at Green Mountain Reservoir to 14,270 feet at Gray’s Peak. Summit County’s dry, high-alpine climate yields long, snowy winters that have attracted world-class ski resorts. They have pleasantly warm summers that are ideal for hiking, biking, fishing, backpacking, kayaking and other forms of recreation. Summit County is centrally located in Colorado, only an hour’s drive from the Denver metropolitan area via Interstate 70, the state’s main east-west transportation corridor.