Monthly Archives: February 2013

Great snow

Run of the day at Breck: Snow White Feb. 22, 2013

Today’s run of the day at Breck is Snow White. Snow White is hike-to access and is classified as a double black diamond and extreme terrain. You can access Snow White by hiking to the summit of Imperial Bowl right off of the lift. Then, make the traverse past Lake Chutes into the next bowl… Read More

Snowy Char

Five inches of new snow falls on Breck: Feb. 21, 2013

Breckenridge has received five inches of new snow overnight and is now 100 percent open. Be sure take a lap on Spruce today, because it’s in great shape. If you look toward skier’s right, you’ll find some of that fresh, ungroomed snow. Take a look at the photo gallery and be sure to check out… Read More

Silvia Mittermueller in Breck Parks

Why Breck? My top 5 reasons.

I remember reading about Breckenridge in snowboard magazines in Germany back in the day, and thinking that it was the weirdest name for a ski resort that I had ever heard of. Back then, I would have never thought that not only one day I’d make the long trip from Germany to Breck, but even… Read More

Looking up Claimjumper

Run of the day: Claimjumper Feb. 20, 2013

Do you enjoy skiing those wide-open cruisers with breathtaking views? Here at Breckenridge, we’ve got plenty. Today’s Run of the day is Claimjumper. Claimjumper is classified as a blue run on Peak 8. This groomer gives skiers and boarders the full experience as they carve turns down fresh corduroy and stop to take in the beautiful scenery…. Read More

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Breck-Fast with Colby

Just got back to town and got lucky. It snowed! A bunch! I had to get out to the trees for little pow pow. Got a little excited and skied pretty much as fast as I could. Wouldn’t recommend it in the trees, as you can see, but it was worth it. This was just… Read More

Throwback Throwdown

The history of snowboarding with Steve Link and Michael Troppman

Summit County has been home to snowboarding almost longer than anywhere else. With some of the first big competitions, new technology in gear, and many legends calling this place home, Breck and snowboarding go hand in hand. We sat down with legends Steve Link and Michael Troppman to chat about their history with the sport… Read More

Peaks 7 and 8

Run of the day at Breck: Duke’s Run Feb. 17, 2013

Do you ever look for that special run on the mountain that just seems to have it all? Look no further, because the Run of the day at Breckenridge Ski Resort is Duke’s Run on Peak 8. Access this run by either the Colorado SuperChair or the Rocky Mountain SuperChair. This advanced intermediate run has… Read More

Peak 8 base

Lots of snow and sunny skies at Breck: Feb. 16, 2013

Breckenridge is looking great right now with lots of snow and sunny skies. We have received 24 inches of snow this week and 14 of those inches fell in the last 48 hours. There is plenty of snow to go around. While this weekend will give us a break in the weather with bluebird skies,… Read More

10" of new snow at Breck

10″ new snow at Breck [VIDEO]

Cupid must have hit Ullr directly in the heart last night as he dumped 10 inches of new snow on the mountain (with 6″ of that falling overnight)! Get to Breck now for incredible conditions.  

10" of new snow at Breck

A weekend warrior’s guide to serenity on the slopes

Do you ever wonder where the more quiet areas of the mountain are during a busy holiday weekend? For many Weekend Warriors, getting to Breck provides them a chance to reconnect with the mountain. Here are the best  spots on the mountain to find peace, serenity, and the open runs you’re looking for. The most important… Read More