Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Snow farmers: The art of grooming Breck

It’s Saturday night and Breckenridge is gladly getting slammed with one of the season’s first big dumps. The temperature gauge reads 28 degrees and winds are whipping the outside of our red, German-made PistenBully snowcat. “We groom every green and every blue run every night,” grooming operations shift supervisor Randy Veeneman says. “We’re pretty proud… Read More

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3 tips for finding powder early season

Powder. We all love it, but it can be elusive this time of year and typically having patience and knowing the inside scoop is the only way to find it. Not this year. If you skied Breck this past weekend you may have found a foot or more of fresh snow as the resort received… Read More

Snow Angels!

Two storms for the weekend [video]

The conditions on Breck are amazing this weekend. We received seven inches last night, and a bunch more is said to be on it’s way. Crescendo and Callies Alley are holding the fresh snow nicely, and our grooming crew has done an amazing job with the ‘roy on the other trails.

Checking out the scene at Breck

Our first powder day this season! [photos]

Breckenridge got 7 inches of new snow overnight on November 16 — making for a very fluffy early season bluebird day. The resort will be opening more terrain as soon as they can given safety concerns, but stay tuned to their Facebook page for details. — Daniel Dunn  

Ski School Breckenridge

Breck’s Ski School buyer’s guide

A great ski school experience can lay the foundation for a lifelong love of the mountains, and at Breck, the instructors  take pride in fostering the next generation of skiers and snowboarders. A day in ski school can teach important new skills, build confidence and independence on the mountain, and lead to friendships that last… Read More

Breck is open!

Breck ski resort opens for historic season

The countdown is over and winter is officially underway as skiers and riders took to the slopes today as Breck opened for its 52nd season. While cheers and free Ski Hill Grill signature éclairs filled the base area, the resort also offered a tribute to United States military personnel as part of its opening ceremonies and… Read More

First chair at opening day at Breck

Breck opens for the 2013-2014 season [video]

The day has finally arrived. With 82 acres of terrain, a park full of features, and more free stuff than you could ever attempt to eat, Breck opened it’s 52nd season in style. We expect to open more terrain this weekend and the countdown is now on to Peak 6! Will you be joining us… Read More

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Breck opens tomorrow [video]

Kick off opening day with approximately 82 acres of terrain on Springmeier, Middle Four O’clock and Trygve’s for skiing and riding. The top of Park Lane will also be open with several features. The Colorado SuperChair, 5-Chair and Rip’s Ride will start turning for the public at 9:00 a.m. It’s going to be an amazing… Read More

Breck snow stake cam

Vail Resorts Announces New Live Look on Snow Reporting

With snow falling and Breck almost open, Vail Resorts today announced the launch of a live-look snow stake camera now available to the public for its four Colorado resorts. This marks the first time guests can see the resort’s snow stake for themselves, offering a transparent update on snowfall at any time. Starting this season,… Read More

Powder skiing in Breck

Four perfect days in Breck for pro’s, bro’s and others in the know

You know who you are. You’re the girl up before the sun, smartphone crowing with snow reports. You’re the guy who sleeps in his base layers for quick roll-out-n-go when there’s a foot of fresh powder forecast. You shamelessly take stock in the phrase “no friends on a powder day.” Sound familiar? Then these are… Read More