Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gondola at sunrise

Breckenridge Traditions: Wake Up Breck!

Sometimes all it takes is a free cup of coffee to make someone’s day. That small gesture goes a long way, especially when delivered to a group of folks on the cusp of their busiest time of year. Which is why Nov. 7 will mark the 11th annual Wake Up Breck! where the resort passes out… Read More

Breckenridge Ski And Ride School Instructors

Four perfect days for the Powder Pack Leader

Here you are in Breckenridge with the family and you can’t wait to plant the same seed of nostalgia that you’ve grown yourself since you were a kid taking family ski vacations. Of course, there’s more to it than simply strapping on a pair of skis and getting on the lift. The building blocks of… Read More

FirstTracks at Breck

First Tracks Fridays offered to Breck Lodging Guests

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today the ski resort will offer a brand new exclusive opportunity for guests staying in official resort lodging properties this winter. Titled “First Tracks Fridays”, this program will allow guests staying at the official lodging properties of Breckenridge Ski Resort to access the mountain one hour before it opens to the… Read More

Ullr Costume Breckenridge

Top Breck-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Want to look scary, mountain chic, or indistinguishable? These Breckenridge-inspired Halloween costumes are perfect for a night out on the town. Check out the FIRC for ideas and for the perfect piece to complement any costume. 1. Retro skier: With bright colors, spandex, fanny packs, big hair and retro sunglasses, this classic costume is a… Read More

Skier in Terrain Park Breckenridge

Ski season fitness starts in the pre-season

The first day back on skis is always “good,” regardless of how fit you are. The feeling of being on skis satisfies a craving like chocolate after a hard day. But we don’t just want “good”; Breckenridge skiers want an experience of a lifetime. So how do you make a good first day on the… Read More

Peak 6 Opening Day Breckenridge

Opening week in Breckenridge – why six days are better than one

The snow’s been falling the past few days here in Breck and winter is knocking on our door.  You know what that means? Only a few weeks until the lifts start turning and Breck becomes the liveliest place in the mountains. Pretty much every ski resort out there has an opening day  – but no… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Planning your perfect Thanksgiving in Breck

There’s something to be said about spending a holiday in the mountains. Thanksgiving traditions sing a magical note, as giddy momentum for the newly unveiled ski season is electric and that stuffing and cranberry sauce somehow taste just a little sweeter. Here’s how to create a Breckenridge Thanksgiving to remember: Hit the slopes With a… Read More

Erik Shellman at the top of Peak 6

Inside the Creation of Peak 6, Part 3: Flying the Towers [video]

We’re busy putting the finishing touches on the lifts on Peak 6! In this third episode of our all-GoPro behind the scenes series, check out what Breck and Lietner-Poma have been up to on the newest terrain at Breck. Our team uses a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter to pour the concrete tower bases. With the bases… Read More

Ski Patrol Breckenridge

Top tips and advice for American skiing

Every season, Breckenridge is happy to welcome skiers and riders from around the globe.   Pacific Rim, South and Central America, the UK, Continental Europe… Ride the lift on the right day it’ll feel like a veritable UN mixer. For the born-and-bred American skier, much of what happens on the slopes seems innate.  Our international visitors,… Read More

Town of Breckenridge in the Winter

Top 7 new happenings at Breck this year

A new season means new adventures at Breck. Here is a look at the top new things happening this year around the town and at Breckenridge Resort. Peak 6 One of the “most notable ski area enhancements in the past decade,” argues Rob Katz, chairman and CEO of Vail Resorts. The Peak 6 expansion features… Read More