Monthly Archives: March 2012

Julian Marley plays Breck's Spring Fever

Dance your way to Breck’s closing day

Boarders in bikinis, skiers hitting jumps in caped Duff Man costumes, cold beer and dancing in soft March snow highlighted the first weekend of live music at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Reggae legend Julian Marley packed the base of Peak 8 on Saturday, March 24; while New Orleans funk stars the Soul Rebels Brass Band took the stage on Sunday. And… Read More

Women skiers at Breckenridge

Breckenridge extends ski season

Bust out the bikinis and the sunscreen. Spring skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort just got a little bigger. Breck announced last week that they will keep Peak 8 lifts and terrain open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-22 and April 27-29, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. The resort was scheduled to close on April 15, but… Read More

Bar and drinks

Handcrafted Cocktails in Breckenridge

Let’s set the scene. Imagine that you are a bourbon loving gentleman that loves to snowboard. It is your birthday and your wife has planned the best surprise ever: a cocktail class taught by the famed mixologist James Lee in —wait for it– Breckenridge. This is what my friend and successful food blogger Whitney planned for her husband… Read More

Breckenridge scenic view

Six spring Breck deals

From $2 burger nights and cheap pints to free live music and the best lift ticket deals, here’s where to feast, drink, and play on a budget in Breckenridge this spring. Shopping discounts Part of Breckenridge’s Spring Fever celebration, local retailers will hold their annual Fever Reliever shopping event April 6–8. Shop Main and Ridge Street merchants with the Spring… Read More

One SKi Hill Place Peak 8 Winter

Lodging review: Breck’s One Ski Hill Place

Last year Breckenridge got its epicenter, and it’s located at the base of Peak 8. In a synergistic culmination of access, food, entertainment, and lodging, Peak 8 emerged as the resort’s hub, thanks to the grand opening of the luxurious One Ski Hill Place, a Rock Resort, the simultaneous tapping of kegs at the adjacent T-Bar,… Read More

Breck Mountain Ambassador with Ripperroo

A day in the life of a Mountain Ambassador

If you’ve been up to visit one of Vail Resort’s amazing ski hills you are sure to have come across a Guest Services Volunteer, or “Mountain Ambassador,” at least once or twice. These selfless volunteers are on the front lines of providing customer service, whether from greeting you with a granola bar on your way to the lift… Read More

Kristen Petitt Stewart on Opening Day at Breck

Insider Profile: Bringing the buzz to Breckenridge

Whether Skyping in for the morning newscast, throwing a birthday party for one of the Breckenridge 50 Wish winners, or skiing with a visiting journalist at Breckenridge, each day in the communications department at Breckenridge Ski Resort brings a unique adventure or opportunity for Kristen Pettit Stewart. As Breckenridge’s senior communications manager, Pettit Stewart handles media relations,… Read More

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Terrain park for the first time? Here´s a online lesson.

After traveling the entire world for snowboarding for many years, I can safely say that the Breckenridge and Keystone terrain parks are the best in the world. Especially now, with rising temperatures and softer snow, the spring is the best time to try something new in the park – whether that means to hit the first box of your… Read More

Spring Fever Breck

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Breckenridge’s Spring Fever Fest

Breckenridge Ski Resort is taking its spring festivities to a whole new level. Closing out Breck’s 50th anniversary ski season, the Spring Fever Festival features a month of parties, concerts, competitions and signature events taking place March 17 to the resort’s closing day, April 15. Follow these do’s and don’ts for an unforgettable spring at Breck. Do take time… Read More