Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Get on the hill an hour early with First Tracks Fridays [video]

Breckenridge Ski Resort now offers 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 general public on Friday mornings… Read More

Powder Skiing on Chair 6

Powder! Dec. 29, 2013 Run of the Day: Snowbird [video]

Powder day! 5 light inches of snow fell at Breck last night. Chair 6 was incredible as you can see in this video. To get to Chair 6 simply head down Frosty’s Freeway on Peak 8. Frosty’s Freeway starts just skiers right of the Vista Haus. Chair 6 is expert terrain only.   –Michael Suleiman

Fireworks in Breckenridge, CO.

How to spend New Year’s Eve in Breckenridge, Colorado

Besides the cold weather at night, Breckenridge is one of the most exciting places to be on New Year’s Eve. Breck provides a ton of things to do on this wonderful holiday that can make welcoming in the new year very special. This year, the town has placed a big screen TV in the center… Read More

Ullr Fest in Breck

What you need to know about Ullr Fest in Breck

It’s that time again: the festival dedicated to Ullr, the “Patron Saint of Skiers,” will take over Breckenridge from Sunday, January 5, 2014 through Saturday, January 11, 2014. Who is Ullr and what is Ullr Fest? Ullr, pronounced “Eww – lurr,” according to Norse mythology, is the son of Sif and a stepson of Thor…. Read More

Skiing Freeway at Breck

Banks Gilberti: Who I am – Eight Seasons in Breck

Eight seasons. It’s mind numbing to think that it’s been eight winters living in Breckenridge. It absolutely flew by. I grew up in the small town of Hailey, Idaho. A cow-town to say the least but luckily graced with one bad-to-the-bone ski mountain. Colorado was always in my blood, though. I was born in Denver… Read More

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Inside the creation of Peak 6, Part 5: A Peak for Christmas [video]

Peak 6 opened today! Just a small extra present from Breck for the holidays. The Zendo Chair starting spinning at noon, and after some nice words from our amazing COO Pat Campbell the Kensho Superchair started shuttling skiers and riders to our newest terrain. Even Santa stopped by to rip some powder after a long… Read More

Breck Boxing Day

How to spend Boxing Day in Breck

Many of you may say, “What is Boxing Day?” In Britain, Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would receive gifts from their bosses or employers. Back then these gifts were known as a “Christmas box.” Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or public holiday that… Read More

Cody Cirillo at Breck

Balancing life, school, and professional skiing

I’m not your typical professional skier- there are many other facets to my life and balancing them all takes quite some effort. During the fall, I attend the University of Southern California (USC), in Los Angeles, where I am a Pre-Med student. I take a full amount of credits in order to fulfill my obligations… Read More

Silvia Injury

Injury and Competition – How I’m doing

I always felt like injuries were life’s way of teaching us to appreciate the little things. Walking. Carrying a cup of tea from point A to B. Sleeping without pain. Swimming. After 3 blown-out knees, I had learned that lesson well. But apparently not well enough. Or maybe it’s not a life lesson and I… Read More

Breck Christmas Skiing

What to do in Breckenridge this Christmas

Fresh snow and winter activities make Christmas in Breckenridge the most wonderful time of the year. Here is a look at the top things to do in Breckenridge during your stay this Christmas. Awaken your senses and explore Peak 6 Breckenridge’s most recent expansion opens up 543 acres of new terrain on Christmas Day. At… Read More