Monthly Archives: January 2013

Breck Ski Patrol and dog.

Breck Safety Week starts off great

Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Ski Safety Week started out with a bang Jan. 19. While many skiers and riders hear about the Skier Responsibility Code — through signs and even cafeteria napkins — few truly give it a lot of thought. But this week, Breck focuses on it — and makes it a blast. The weekend featured free hot… Read More

Snow blocks in Breckenridge

Snow Stomping Week in photos

It’s Snow Stomping Week in Breck — which means we’re preparing for the International Snow Sculpture Championships which will take place Jan. 22-26. The Snow Sculptures will stay up as long as they can afterwards — but get here now to help stomp and check out the giant blocks of ice get molded into art.

Peak 10 First Tracks

First Tracks in photos

Skipping the lines at Breck can be a beautiful thing. No lines at all — and no tracks before you — is even better. Guests who book the First Tracks at Breck package have the opportunity to get on the slopes a full hour before it opens for the public on select dates. Below are… Read More

Breck Ski School

January is Learn to Ski Month

If you’re anything like the majority of Americans, your New Year’s resolutions are probably already fading into the background. Lose weight? Get lost! Drink less? Who’s watching? It’s not that you’re resolve is weak, per se. It’s that resolutions like that are no fun at all. But skiing is fun. And learning to ski is… Read More

Town of Breckenridge

An Aussie’s guide to Breckenridge

After spending the winter in Breckenridge for the last 6 years, I’ve discovered that it has far more to offer than just skiing and snowboarding. Australian cafe culture and our penchant for boutique shopping has made many of us a tad picky. This is not a problem if you’re visiting Breck. There are little gems to be… Read More

Skiing Powder at Breckenridge

What’s Spring like in Breck?

What’s spring like in Breckenridge? With unlimited parties, concerts, events, sunshine, powder, great people, and incredible skiing, it’s unlike anywhere else. Watch this to learn more.

Breck Spring Fever concert

How to plan the perfect Spring Break

When planning your Spring Break trip to Breckenridge, you’ll want everything to be as perfect as possible. Start with the basics, and develop a decent plan to make your spring ski vacation absolutely perfect. Here are the answers to the five most important questions you’ll have in planning your trip in the Colorado Rocky Mountains…. Read More

Ullr Fest bonfire

Ullr Fest Parade 2013 photos

The crown jewel of Ullr Fest — the parade — took place Thursday, January 10 on Main St. in Breck. With the world’s longest shot ski, a bonfire, fireworks, and more, Ullr Fest was the best ever in 50 years of being held.

Ullr Fest in Breck

Celebrating 50 years of Ullr Fest

If you’re reading this, you know who Ullr is (Norse god of snow, mascot of our beloved ski town) and you know that Breckenridge is ground zero for Ullr festivities. Ringing a bell? If not, then now is the time to educate yourself (OK, by “educate” I mean “party for a week in the mountains.”)… Read More

FactionSkis_park

International pro skiers take on Breck’s park and pipe

Breckenridge is home to a world-famous terrain park and halfpipe, having won awards and hosted the Dew Tour Mountain Championships for the past six years. So naturally, the best skiers and snowboarders from around the world come to Breckenridge to train before heading off to compete in international competitions. A handful of the Verbier-based Faction… Read More