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Top photos of the 2018-19 Season

What a year, what a year. Statistically this has been Breck’s 2nd best snow year ever (over 440″!), but for me there has never been a better season. Having worked at Breck for 3 seasons now and being able to look at snow, events, guests, apres, and avy dog pets, this season is has been… Read More

Breck’s Spring Finale 2019

Ski and ride through Memorial Day Winter marches on at Breck. We’ve officially dubbed our extended season “Breck’s Spring Finale”! Snow or shine, beginning Monday, April 22 and aiming to run through Memorial Day, conditions dependent. Enjoy approximately 1,000 acres of terrain on Peaks 6, 7 and 8, in addition to on-mountain activations and entertainment every weekend… Read More

Try Something New: 5 Activities to Sample this Winter at Breck

It’s true, the snow has incredible this season! But if you’re looking for even more fun, there’s more to the mountain than skiing and snowboarding. Make time to experience these Breckenridge winter happenings and dig into snowy fun on the other side of the mountain. Here are five to try: The Gold Runner Alpine Coaster… Read More

Breckenridge Dining for all Diets

Breckenridge makes it easy to stick to your diet on vacation. Here’s where to go for vegan, vegetarian, keto and gluten-free dining. On the Mountain Old West hospitality and hearty, healthy options are alive and well at Pioneer Crossing at the top of Peak 7. Toss your skis on the rack outside and sidle up… Read More

Breck 2018-19 Season Extended!

Spring it On with Breck’s Extended Season! It’s official! You’ve heard it right… Breckenridge Ski Resort is extending this winter season, and future seasons, through Memorial Day! During the extended portion of the season this spring the resort plans to offer skiing and riding out of Peak 7, with access to primarily advanced- and expert-level… Read More

Spring Break ’19 in Breck

Spring is quickly approaching the Rocky Mountains and the record breaking snowfall this season means we’ll remaining open through May, for the first time since the mid-90s! You know that Colorado gets 300 days of sunshine each year, but did you also know March is traditionally Colorado’s snowiest month? The sun is shining. The soft… Read More

Early Season Recap

It truly was a November to remember. The past few seasons have gotten off to a slow start, but we found ourselves in a completely different place early in November. The snow started falling and hasn’t let up since. In the month of November alone we received over 100″!  There is always an anxiousness that… Read More

First Snow of 2018-19 Season!

The first snow has fallen in Breck! Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals (Psst book by Nov 1!), beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for… Read More

How to #WinAtWinter

How to #WinAtWinter Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals, beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for the rest of the season. Break out your… Read More

2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide

Breck is home to some of the best skiing and riding in the USA, with terrain and features for every skill level. get the most out of your ski vacation and make sure you’re ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way. Cover yourself from head to toe with our 2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide: Since 1877, Helly Hansen  has been… Read More

Breck’s High Alpine

Bird’s the Word – a Breck Blog with Tracy O’Brien Finding words to describe Breck’s High Alpine certainly isn’t easy. Being above the treeline is a unique experience that, in my opinion, has more to do with the emotions this area evokes than the skiable terrain it provides. With Peaks 6, 7 and 8 considered truly… Read More

Snowmaking 101

Snowmaking 101: Prepping for the 2018-19 Season Earlier this month I got the chance to spend time on-mountain with some of the Breck Snowmaking team and learned about all the work that goes into the process. Here at Breck, we utilize a few different types of snowguns – fan guns, sled guns, and tower guns…. Read More

Breck’s Avy Dogs : Meet Loki

    Meet Loki, a 9 year old sweetheart and canine member of Breck Ski Patrol. Loki’s human counterpart, Bob Nothnagle, told me, “She is a mixed breed and we don’t know for sure, but we always say Lab/Heeler/Pit mix.” Loki was adopted from Denver Dumb Friends League at six months old and began training… Read More

Breckenridge Traditions: Wake Up Breck!

Sometimes all it takes is a free cup of coffee to make someone’s day. That small gesture goes a long way, especially when delivered to a group of folks on the cusp of their busiest time of year. Which is why Nov. 8 will mark the 16th annual Wake Up Breck! where you can snag a… Read More

3 Lines You Can Skip at Breck

Pop quiz: would you rather spend the first hours of your Breckenridge vacation waiting in line for tickets, gear, or lifts? Or would you rather be on the slopes?  No one wants to waste time in line. And at Breck, you don’t need to. Here are three lines you can skip on your next Breck… Read More

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got to Breck

There are three things every skier wants to know when visiting a new resort: how to find the best terrain, where to park, and how to save money. At a destination as big and diverse as Breckenridge—five distinct peaks, 2,908 acres, 34 lifts—this insider knowledge goes even further. Set yourself up for success before your… Read More

Perks of Staying at Breckenridge Lodging

  When it comes to vacation lodging, it’s all about location. And amenities. And comforts. Breckenridge resort-owned properties take pride in providing this trifecta for guests and then taking it one step further with extra top-tier advantages. Treat your friends and family to the sweetest home away from home with these signature property perks. Stay… Read More

Family with skis

The Benefits to Booking Your Breckenridge Vacation Early

  Advanced planning is your key to saving tons of time and avoiding the hurry-up and wait once you arrive in Breckenridge. Alleviate unnecessary worry and ensure that your time here is spent enjoying every last drop of vacation, friends, family and snow with these Breckenridge pro vacation planning tips. Lock Down Lodging Before the… Read More

My Half-Day Epic Discovery Challenge

  I’m standing at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort on an early summer morning, staring up at enticing arrows pointing three different directions. GoldRunner Coaster this way. Snow Mountain that way. Straight ahead for the Alpine Slide. Today’s challenge is real: How do I pack a big-hitter Peak 8 summer adventure… Read More

Horseback riding in Breck

50 Things to do in Breck this Summer

Breckenridge is known for legendary winter activities — our slopes offer one of the best skiing experiences in the world — but, as the locals say, you’ll “come for the winter and stay for the summer.” Here are 50 things to do in Breck this summer — from a family-friendly day to an adrenaline-pumping biking… Read More