Read More About This Sophisticated Fall Elopement at Boreas Pass

Fall Elopement at Boreas Pass–Dive into Payton and Jake’s enchanting fall elopement at Boreas Pass for a glimpse of this hidden gem and several other locations around Breckenridge, Colorado.

Whether you’re a local or planning a destination elopement, Boreas Pass near Breckenridge showcases that iconic Colorado fall charm we all adore. With its stunning aspen hues and panoramic Rocky Mountain vistas, Boreas Pass offers an ideal backdrop for your vows, blending adventure, privacy, and natural beauty.

While Boreas Pass sees its share of outdoor enthusiasts, fear not! Accessible by most vehicles, this dirt road offers just the right mix of rugged allure and accessibility. Just be sure to check road conditions from October to May to avoid surprises.

Get ready to explore Boreas Pass, Blue Lakes, and Sapphire Point on this magical fall day in Breckenridge.

Storytelling is all in the details for this Fall Boreas Pass Elopement

Eloping in the Colorado mountains does not always mean hiking boots and backpacks. Payton and Jake wanted to incorporate their own sophisticated twist by incorporating thoughtful and elevated details throughout their celebration.

A Private First Look On Boreas Pass

In an intimate wedding, the magic happens when you have the freedom to choose different locations throughout the day, shaping the experience just as you envision. For Payton and Jake, it was essential to set aside time before their ceremony for a private first look. After presenting various spots around Breckenridge, they decided on their perfect spot, Boreas Pass. Having a fall elopement at Boreas Pass is an incredible option. The aspens are turning golden and temperatures are still mild.

Fall Elopement Ceremony at Blue Lakes

Before we get into the ceremony and these photos at Blue Lakes near Breckenridge, Colorado it is important to note that ceremonies and commercial photography sessions are no longer permitted. In order to continue to allow elopements to occur in other area around Breckenridge it is important that we respect these rules. If you need help finding another inspiring location, be sure to hire a photographer who has a strong knowledge of the area and can help you find other incredible locations (hey, that’s me!).

Sunset at Sapphire Point

I did tell you that Payton and Jake made use of their time on their elopement day. The last and final stop on their tour before heading to their reception was to watch the sunset at Sapphire Point. Sapphire point is another popular area for elopements and intimate wedding in Colorado. If you are interested, you can reserve a 3 hour time slot for your intimate weddign or elopement here. The details that many will not tell you is that if privacy is important, this is not the spot for you. Even though you reserve it people can still walk up to the small view point during the reservation period.

Private Chef Dinner Reception In Breckenridge

One of the most delightful highlights of Payton and Jake’s fall elopement was their decision to hire a private chef for the reception dinner—a personal touch that truly elevated the experience. As a fellow foodie, I always appreciate when couples prioritize food on their wedding day. Upon our return from capturing the sunset, the chef had already set out a delectable assortment of hors d’oeuvres for the family to enjoy while the celebration continued. As dinner preparations were underway and plates were being plated, the family savored moments of camaraderie, indulging in games, s’mores by the campfire, and heartfelt toasts to the newly married couple.

Why you should choose to have your fall elopement at Boreas Pass

Breckenridge is a well loved spot for elopements and intimate weddings in Colorado. It’s perfect for both locals and couples seeking a mountain destination and adventure. With affordable and secluded ceremony venues, Breckenridge captures hearts effortlessly. But, it’s essential to choose a photographer who stays informed about photography and wedding permit regulations to uphold Breckenridge’s status as a elopement destination for years to come.

If a fall elopement at Boreas Pass is calling your name, keep in mind that peak aspen leaves typically grace the area from September 15 to October 1. These sought-after dates fill up fast, so don’t delay!

Reach out to secure your spot for a magical fall wedding experience. Learn more about me here, and if I seem like the ideal Boreas Pass elopement or intimate wedding photographer for you, don’t hesitate to inquire. I’m eager to connect with you and help bring your dream fall elopement to life!

“Leah cared just as much as if it were her wedding day. She let all of our photos be organically us.”

Payton H.

Florals- Diz’s Daisies | Hair- Weemala | Private Chef- The Happy Cuisiniere | Dress- Essence of Australia from Pure Bridal | Shoes- Pelino Sandals | Jewelry- Patterson Wholesale Jewelers | Suit- BarIII


Leah Black

Hi, I'm Leah Black, your trusted Colorado & destination wedding photographer. With over 7 years of experience, I specialize in capturing weddings and elopements, from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to global destinations. My photography is more than imagery—it's an artful reflection of your unique love story.

With an intuitive eye and dedication to authenticity, I approach each wedding in a way that  allows each image to have its own story that resonates deeply with your soul. Let's embark on this journey together, creating timeless memories for generations.

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