Monthly Archives: December 2013

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

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Ask Ripperoo: Slope Safety

Ripperoo, the official mascot of Breckenridge, loves to interact with guests of all ages.  You can ask Rip a question here , and maybe you’ll see your name in the Mailbag!  Otherwise, the questions will just get made up.  This week, Ripperoo fields questions about safety: Dear Ripperoo: I’m all for safety, but I’ve been… Read More

Skiing Breck

The perks of off-peak skiing

Soon the days will get longer and the snowfall totals fatter. It’s right around the corner — that precious post-holiday, pre-spring-break winter lull and one of the best times to plan a trip to Breckenridge Ski Resort. Four reasons off-peak skiing rules: Having the mountain to yourself Off-peak skiing means less crowding, next-to-nothing ticket window… Read More

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Breck Epic Team prepares for Sochi at the Dew Tour

Breck Epic Team athletes took advantage of the season’s first Olympic selection event being held in their hometown with a strong showing in last week’s Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships. Slopestyle has been added to the roster for this year’s Olympics, and Breck athletes made their presence known in the new discipline as the official… Read More

Family with gear at Breck

How to pack for your Christmas vacation in Breck

There are some people who complain incessantly about the stress of holiday travel. They bemoan the lines, the crowds, and the “inconveniences” of things like blizzards and ice storms that close airports, cancel flights, and render the roads virtual ice rinks. I am one of those people. And yet, I am also a skier, which… Read More

Slopestyle course at Dew Tour

Dew Tour pros talk slopestyle’s Olympic debut

Often dubbed “park rats” because of their tendency to spend the majority of their on-mountain time hiking terrain parks and honing new tricks off jumps and rails, slopestyle athletes can’t wait to showcase their talent – and grow their sport – on the world stage this February. “I’m so excited that they added slopestyle to… Read More

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That’s a wrap for the 2013 Dew Tour at Breck [video]

The last five days at Breck have been packed with non-stop action, as the 2013 winter Dew Tour comes to a close. There’s been predictable victories, and well as some crazy surprises. Hopefully you were able to catch some of the competition live at the mountain, or on NBC. A huge shout out to the… Read More

Anna Segal and Eric Willett on Peak 6

Epic Team Riders Anna Segal and Eric Willett explore Peak 6

Our Epic Team riders get some perks as part of the job in representing Breckenridge. When NBC calls you to come ski the brand new, yet-to-be-opened-terrain on Peak 6, you jump, so that’s exactly what Anna Segal and Eric Willett did. Watch as these pro athletes escaped competition of the Dew Tour for a moment to… Read More

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What Fans Can Expect at the Dew Tour Mountain Championships

The Dew Tour is back! Returning to Breck from December 12-15, the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships brings fans a first person view of the top athletes in snowboarding and freeski slopestyle and superpipe. Shaun White, Louie Vito, Elena Hight, Simon Dumont, Torin Yater-Wallace, Nick Goepper, Eric Willett and more are expected to bring their best… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Top 10 Shops in Breck

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: there are few things as subjective as top 10 lists—especially top 10 lists that have to do with shopping. One woman’s treasure might well be another woman’s trash. And yet. The shopping in Breck is almost as superlative as the skiing. Whether you’re peddling in high-end… Read More