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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Snowboarding powder

10″ of new snow at Breck! Feb. 15, 2013

Cupid must have hit Ullr directly in the heart with an arrow because he dumped 10 inches of new snow on Breckenridge in 24 hours, 6 inches of which fell overnight. I got out there with two very lucky snowboarders to test the goods and show the world what a powder day at Breck really… Read More

BIg Mountain Camp at Breck

Specialty camps for kids and adults

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a little jibber looking to dial in some park tricks, Breckenridge Ski Resort offers a variety of specialty camps to improve your ski and snowboarding skills. Kids’ Camps From weekend-long camps to daily sessions throughout the season, get your kids excited about skiing and snowboarding through one of these… Read More

A couple at Breckenridge

The best Breck runs for Valentine’s Day

For some, Valentine’s Day is spent running from florist to greeting card store to a restaurant and more. For Breckenridge locals, we spend Valentine’s day on the slopes. Here’s why you should too: Black Diamonds are a girl’s best friend While most women across the country are hoping for roses, chocolates, and jewelry this Valentine’s… Read More

Breck sign

New snow falls on Breck: Feb. 10, 2013

5  inches of new snow has fallen on Breck in the past 24 hours and it certainly shows out there on the mountain. The groomers are in top notch condition and the tree skiing is great, so be sure to get out there and get some of that fresh stuff. Be on the lookout for… Read More

Mt. Baldy Sunrise 2/9/13

Run of the day at Breck:Crescendo Feb. 9, 2013

Today’s run of the day is Crescendo. Crescendo is a blue run that is littered with some moderately sized moguls, making it the perfect place for the intermediate bump skier. The 2 inches of fresh snow that fell last night has complemented this run very nicely. To access Crescendo, take a left off of the… Read More

Wedding on the Slopes Breckenridge

Top 10 reasons to have a destination wedding in Breck

Mountains are naturally romantic, and for some, the reasons might seem obvious, but to help others see the light, I’ve created what I think are the top 10 reasons to have a destination wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado. There are no rules anymore. You can plan your day the way you want it.  Want to create a modern… Read More

Shala on her wedding day

Breckenridge Wedding photos

Thinking of planning your perfect day in Breckenridge? It’s definitely not a bad decision. With incredible scenery, fresh mountain air, and luxury fit for a queen it can be the perfect spot for a wedding. Check out local wedding planner, Stacy Sanchez’s Top 10 reasons for a destination wedding in Breckenridge here.

Family with skis

The best way to rent skis

Picture this: you’ve finally sent that last report to your boss and bolted home to pack your bags for the annual Colorado ski trip. You unearth your gear from the depths of your garage only to find rusty edges on your skis and that thing in your ski boot is still making your big toe hurt like… Read More

Breckenridge Ski And Ride School Instructors

#SkiChat Q&A with Breck Ski and Ride School’s Kelly Coffey

Kelly Coffey, one of our intrepid instructors at the Breckenridge Ski and Ride School took a break from the slopes to answer a few questions on twitter about learning to ski and snowboard. @SkiChat: Today’s chat is going to be awesome because we have special guest,@kellyrcoffey! He’s a ski instructor at Breckenridge. Welcome! @breckenridgemtn: @SkiChat We’re here and… Read More

Looking at Mt. Baldy from Ore Bucket

A guide to Breck’s Ore Bucket run

Having spent the last five years skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort, three as a commuter from Boulder and two while living right here on Peak 8, I’ve certainly developed a few favorite runs on the mountain. Here is a guide to one of Breckenridge’s best secret stashes. You certainly won’t want to leave Breckenridge without… Read More