Couple Hiking in Summer at Breckenridge

How to dress for summer in Breck

High country summers are pretty epic — endless sunshine, greened-up mountainsides, bluebird skies, mild temps, flowing rivers, and that oh so sweet scent of pine needles warming in the sun. The kicker? Mother Nature’s fickle ways. Clouds roll in, an afternoon shower stops over, even the occasional summer snowflake has been known to come to… Read More

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … wait, it is a bird

From hummingbirds to hawks, Breck is home to many beautiful, feathered creatures. Now that spring and summer are upon us, mornings in Breckenridge are filled with the lovely melody of chirping birds. While most know Breck as a mountain playground for bipedal featherless creatures, the area is actually home to dozens of bird species. On… Read More

Activities at the Peak 8 Fun Park at Breckenridge, Colorado.

Welcome back, summer! Breck’s Fun Park opens June 12

Breckenridge Ski Resort will officially throw open the doors to summer on Friday, June 12 at 9:30am with the opening of its summer fun park at the base of Peak 8. The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park will welcome summer 2015 with new activities focused on Breck’s youngest guests at their new Kids’ Base Camp, as well as… Read More

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The Alpine SuperSlide: A Breckenridge summer must

The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park opens June 12 and the star of the show – well, one of the stars – is the Alpine SuperSlide. If you haven’t whipped down the mountain on this slick quarter-mile track, be sure to put it on your summer bucket list. Construction on the fiberglass-plexiglass Alpine SuperSlide was completed… Read More

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Top five reasons to love Breck’s off-season

Here in Breckenridge, we really have three seasons rather than four: Ski season, summer and mud season. The latter is aptly named, considering it is the time when trails become a mix of snow and dirt or a messy combination of the two. With the ski area closed and the wonderful summer sun, warmth and… Read More

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Gluten Free in Breck

Unless it’s a truck stop in the Midwest, most restaurants have at least something on their menu for the gluten and wheat intolerant. However, in Breckenridge, celiacs and the gluten-adverse need not dine solely on plain eggs or pick around their steak for bites that haven’t been touched by flour-infused sauce. Nearly every place in… Read More

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Thank you for an amazing season! [video]

It is with heavy hearts that we must once again bid farewell to winter, and Breckenridge’s slopes. The 2014-2015 ski season was jammed packed with snow, events, sun and happy people. Take a look at the above video for a refresher on just how much fun we had in the past year. The first snow… Read More

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A great storm for the last weekend of the season [video]

Just when you start to think, “I may be ready for winter to end”, Mother Nature reminds us why we love this season so much. While it was relatively dry the last week or so at Breckenridge, we reported 10 inches in 24 hours this morning with much more falling in the morning hours. As… Read More

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Gear to ski all spring

Bright sun, blue skies, soft snow. Spring skiing is all about color and comfort with a little temperature control mixed in. Here are my go-tos to stay stylish and dry in spring (pond skimming excepted, of course). Feet Nothing really changes for my feet in the spring. They’re buried in my boots and bathed in… Read More

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Peak 10 – The perfect day [video]

Breckenridge‘s five peaks offer a wide variety of terrain. There’s absolutely something for every skier and rider, whether it’s untouched powder, an immaculate park or endless corduroy. In the “Perfect Day” series, we will explore Breckenridge peak by peak, and ask some influential Breck figures why they appreciate their favorite hill. In this fourth installment,… Read More