Monthly Archives: October 2013

Family on chairlift at breck

Checklist: How to plan a Breckenridge vacation

The countdown is on. Breckenridge Ski Resort opens Nov. 8 — just a month away! It’s time to set a date and live out that ski vacation that keeps playing in your head. Here’s a quick list to help you get organized: Know your audience Family vacation, college reunion trip, girls shred weekend: Who’s coming… Read More

Powder skiing in Breck

4 perfect days for a 5-star experience

You came for the skiing, but it’s the luxury perks that keep you coming back. Sure, hordes of college kids descend on Breckenridge each winter for their turn at the shot-ski. But, you, my friend, are no longer a college kid. You revel in the resort’s attention to detail and incredible amenities as well as… Read More

Peak 10 gets a dusting

Winter takes on Fall in October in Breck [video]

Every year, Fall and Winter battle it out in Breck. Crimson and gold leaves get covered in pure white October snow as our little mountain town preps for the upcoming ski season. Make sure to like Breck on Facebook to see more photos of the snowfall. Facebook.com/Breckenridge

Fall_in-Breckenridge

4 fall outings for the whole family

This writer, for one, will never understand why some folks call fall the “Off Season.” Sure, up here in Breckenridge it’s the time of year when a little too cold and wet to mountain bike and the slopes aren’t open yet, when the river’s too low to float and the puffy jackets start coming out… Read More

Erik Shellman at the top of Peak 6

Employee Spotlight: Erik Shellman

Anyone wondering how much outdoor activity Breck employees actually get in their free time need only take a glance at Erik Shellman’s photos. Since moving to Colorado last year after 20 years at Vail Resorts’ Northstar, the Lift Maintenance Director has furiously been committing to memory his new – and expanding – territory at Breck… Read More

Peak 6

Breck releases results of Peak 6 trail naming contest

The results are in, and the Breck Nation has awakened its sixth sense, as Breckenridge Ski Resort today unveiled the results from the resort’s Peak 6 public naming contest. These winning names will be used on actual trails at Peak 6, set to open this season at Breck as part of the biggest unveiling in… Read More