Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck’s focus on the environment

Breckenridge Ski Resort is situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. From carpooling incentives to digging in the dirt in the summer to cut down on winter water use, Breckenridge is involved in a variety of ways to maintain the pristine environment in which it operates. Energy Efficiency Ski resorts do not strike many… Read More

Tali the Patrol Dog

Tali the Patrol dog tells all

Like most rescue professionals, ski patrollers ultimately collect great stories – about things they’ve seen and done, people they’ve encountered, close calls…  It doesn’t take long to build a quiver of anecdotes to entertain over a round of beers. Those stories always seem to come out. (The joke goes “How do you know a ski patroller? He’ll tell you.”)  For one… Read More

Breckenridge Gondola in the Summer

The Summer Fun Park [video]

Summer days are better spent at Breck! The Summer Fun Park opens for the season on June 14. Check out the activities we have available this summer! Favorites like the Gold Run Coaster, Alpine Superslide, SuperPutt Mini Golf, Mineshaft Maze, SuperBungie Trampoline, RockPile Climbing Wall, and 4×4 Tours are back! New this year: Off-Road Segway… Read More

Family skiing

Breckenridge from a mom’s perspective

Breckenridge is great for families. I should know. I grew up in Colorado and learned to ski at Breckenridge. My first turns were on Peak 8, and I spent formative years in both the town and on the hill. My summers were spent eating ice cream and tromping through the hiking trails on the ski… Read More

Family with skis

Enjoying the extended season with Helly Hansen

After more than a foot of snow fell after we closed, we just had to open back up. Helly Hansen was there talking with fans about the gear, the snow, and what “wicking” means.

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Emilia Wint’s season documented through Instagram

This will be an ongoing series detailing what I have been up to this season. Since the season started a couple months ago, the first posts will cover what I was up to until now. If you want a glimpse at the action before my monthly blog, follow me on Instagram and Twitter by @EmiliaWint!… Read More

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck introduces plans for Epic Discovery

Epic Discovery will come to Breckenridge soon, with ziplines, exploration zones, canopy tours, and more.  This program is designed to connect kids and families with the national forests in an active, fun and engaging way. Epic Discovery will encourage “learn through play” by featuring environmental, educational elements interspersed between new activities located in already developed areas of… Read More

Sunrise

Emilia Wint’s season as told through Instagram

The season is almost over and I’ve been around the world and back.   If you want a glimpse at the action, follow me on Instagram and on Twitter as @EmiliaWint! Pre-season This year, I took a bit of time off over the summer to spend time at home, and travel to Europe.  After I… Read More