Monthly Archives: February 2013

DoubleTree by Hilton Breck

Top 5 reasons to stay at the DoubleTree Hilton in Breck

Formerly the Great Divide Lodge, The DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge has undergone massive renovations to become one of the best places to stay in Breck.  I absolutely loved my stay there, and here’s why you would too. Update: The DoubleTree at Breck is now offering great rates on 3 or more night stays  with rooms starting… Read More

Leftover Salmon at Breck

What you need to know about Spring Fever

In the five decades since powering up the first bull wheel on Peak 8, Breckenridge has set a standard not just for high alpine skiing, but also for high country celebrations—the most notorious of which is Breckenridge’s Spring Fever. The excitement builds with opening day in November, rocks steady throughout the holidays, hits its stride… Read More

Group of skiers

How to plan a group trip to Breck

Planning for a group trip to Breck is a lot easier than it used to be.  When you visit Breckenridge.com, you’ll be pointed in the right direction for all the fun stuff to do, places to eat, and stores to shop.  When you book with Breckenridge.com, you’ll have access to group discounts for lodging, equipment… Read More

Top of Spruce

Run of the day at Breck: Spruce Feb. 27, 2013

Are you the type of skier or snowboarder who really enjoys the more challenging groomed runs? Do you like to carve fatty turns on steep, untouched corduroy? If you answered yes to either of the above questions, then today’s “Run of the day” is just what you are looking for. Spruce is located on Peak… Read More

Rapids jerseys revealed at Breck

Colorado Rapids unveil new jerseys at Breck

If you were skiing Breck on Tuesday Feb. 26 you may have seen random soccer balls flying across the slopes. Across the United States today, Major League Soccer teams held unveiling events of new jerseys for each MLS club as part of the “March To Soccer” program. These unveiling events are an effort to build… Read More

Nightlife in Breckenridge

The best Spring Break bars in Breck

In a town with over 70 liquor licenses, it is a hard task to narrow down the best Spring Break bars in Breckenridge. However, after some extensive research, here is a look at some of the best places to quench your thirst after a long day of spring skiing. T-Bar For the best in slopeside… Read More

Jake Black Camping

Closer- Camping without a cause

For the month of February, three friends, Chad Otterstrom, Colin Spencer, and photographer Jeff Brockmeyer have been caravan-ing around the northwest in search of elusive powder. And now two weeks into the trip things couldn’t have gone smoother. For the first two weeks we couch surfed, floor surfed, and powder surfed the great state of… Read More

Snow!

Five inches of new snow falls on Breck: Feb. 24, 2013

We have received five inches of new snow in the past 24 hours here at Breckenridge, which brings our seven day total to 22 inches. Things are looking really good out on the mountain. The trees are covered and the snow is deep. Be sure to check out the gallery and then get out there… Read More

Yoga

The best yoga poses for skiing fitness

Much like lifting weights, running and mountain biking, practicing yoga can help skiers achieve on-slope fitness. Leslie Ross, Meta Yoga Studios co-founder and former professional skier, took a moment to discuss the benefits of yoga for mountain enthusiasts. Ross, a telemarking national champion in alpine freeskiing, moved to Breckenridge when she was 22 years old…. Read More

Top of Colorado Superchair

Top five groomers on Peak 8

Do you enjoy keeping it mellow on the groomers while you are at Breckenridge? Maybe you like to hit the groomers every once in a while to break up the day between gnarly tree runs and park laps? Here is our list of the top five groomers on Peak 8. 5. Springmeier Springmeier is typically… Read More