Monthly Archives: March 2013

Throwback Throwdown

Haller slays the Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown

The 2nd annual Throwback Throwdown presented by Mountain Dew was a Spring Fever success at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Retro gear, snurfers, OG’s and some of today’s top athletes all made an appearance. Christian Haller, an unexpected addition to the competition slayed first place with a total of 150 points. Matt Ladley finished in second and U.S…. Read More

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Keri Herman comes home

Its great being on the road and traveling around the world to ski, but it’s always the best coming home to Breckenridge. There are so many awesome places to go and people to see!  I just got back from Europe and to celebrate I met up with Breckenridge team riders Zack and Jake Black and… Read More

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Another beautiful morning at Breck Mar. 28, 2013

It’s another day of beautiful and sunny weather here at Breckenridge. The sunrise this morning was absolutely breathtaking and will set up for a great day of spring skiing and riding. The groomers have been working tirelessly to roll out the fresh corduroy, so be sure to get  out there and make some turns. The… Read More

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6 things to learn when skiing with a ranger

Winter recreation meets outdoor education when you go skiing with a Ranger at Breck. After meeting at the base of Peak 7, skiers and riders descend  a groomed intermediate run with a volunteer ranger from the Dillon Ranger District.  On select Fridays throughout the season, guests with a valid lift ticket (day or season pass)… Read More

Contest Bowl

Run of the day at Breck: Contest Bowl Mar. 27, 2013

Do you like to challenge yourself while skiing or snowboarding? If you are a skier or boarder who craves the steep runs, you’re going to love this. Today’s Run of the day at Breck is Contest Bowl. This double black diamond bowl, located on Peak 8, features three main runs called, King, Queen, and Joker…. Read More

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An inside look at the Breck Ascent Series

The Breckenridge Ascent Series is a unique and exciting set of uphill races that ascend the peaks of Breckenridge mountain: here is a look inside the five-race series. Due to the rising popularity of early morning skins and randonee racing, the Breckenridge Recreation department developed the Ascent Series four years ago. The season-long competition begins… Read More

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Run of the day at Breck: 4 O’Clock Run Mar. 26, 2013

What kind of skiing do you enjoy? Do you like those long cruisers with varrying difficulty? Today’s Run of the day at Breck has a little bit of everything. 4 O’Clock Run, located on Peak 8, is Breckenridge’s longest trail. Spanning three and a half miles long, this run is classified as a single black… Read More

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Five great tree runs at Breck

Do you love to cruise in the trees? Looking for some new glades to check out? This is your guide to five of the greatest tree runs at Breck. 5. Northstar Trees Northstar, ranked number seven on our Top 10 blue runs at Breck list, also has some great tree skiing. Just to the skier’s… Read More

Tons of snow

Six inches of snow falls on Breck Mar. 23, 2013

Six inches of new snow has fallen on Breckenridge overnight. Ullr has certainly been kind to us these last few days. We’ve received 14 inches in the past 48 hours and it is still dumping. Be sure to check out the gallery below and keep your eye on OpenSnow for the latest forecast for Breckenridge…. Read More

Racing at Breckenridge

Take on Lindsey Vonn with EpicMix Racing

The EpicMix Racing has finally given me a chance to see how I stack up against a pro, namely, Lindsey Vonn. The first ski race I remember watching on TV was the 1976 Olympic downhill, in which Franz Klammer won the gold medal. Four years later, at age 10, I had my first experience on skis and… Read More