Monthly Archives: January 2014

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How we open new terrain at Breck

You refresh the webpage with the anticipation of a kid on Christmas. “When will the extreme terrain on Peak 6 open?” you think to yourself as you search around for clues. Countless hours of work and preparation go into opening new terrain at any ski resort. The bottom line with opening new terrain, however, is safety. With… Read More

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International Snow Sculpture Championships [photos]

The International Snow Sculpture Championships are taking off here in Breck. The sculptures are now taking shape as competitors work hard to get them ready for viewing starting on January 26. The competition will run until February 2. If you are in the area be sure to stop by and take a look at these… Read More

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TenMile Flyer Zipline now open! [video]

Breck’s TenMile Flyer Zipline is now open for business! Reach speeds of up to 45 mph while sailing 50 feet in the air. For more information click here. –Michael Suleiman

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Breck’s avy dog teams recognized

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Flight for Life Colorado recognized 45 members of the Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment team today for their dedication to the state-wide rescue program.  Along with Breckenridge Ski Patrol, members from Keystone Ski Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC), Copper Mountain Resort, and the… Read More

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Breck Athletes heading to Sochi for the 2014 Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is almost upon us, and several members of the Breck Epic Pro Team are preparing to compete as part of the first-ever Olympic Slopestyle and Freeski teams. Bobby Brown, Keri Herman, James Woods, Anna Segal and Rebecca Torr are each set to represent their home country during the Winter… Read More

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Jan. 20, 2014 Run of the Day: Park Lane [Video]

Breck’s parks could not be any better right now. New features have been put in and the sun just keeps on shining. We took a few laps with some members of the University of Colorado Freestyle Ski Team in Park Lane for this run of the day. –Michael Suleiman

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Top 10 tips for skiing and snowboarding safely

This week kicks off Breck’s annual Safety Week. From January 19 to January 25, attend events around the mountain to learn the Skier Responsibility Code and have fun during your visit. Here are 10 tips to staying safe on the hill: 1. Know the Code. Brush up on the Skier and Snowboard Responsibility Code this… Read More

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Where do the groomers take you? [photos]

Everyone likes a great groomed run. From park skiers to mountain cruisers, a groomed run offers the feeling of ultimate control. Breck has received an incredible amount of snow this season and the base couldn’t be any better right now. With bluebird skies and sunny days, where will your groomed run take you? –Michael Suleiman

Eric Willett with GoPro

Tips for shooting with a GoPro

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  GoPro cameras are awesome! These action cameras are pretty much the simplest way to get photos and videos of yourself without having a personal photographer,… Read More

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Upper mountain after the storm 1.15.14 [video]

Breck’s recent snow has been amazing, but today we got to the experience the upper mountain terrain that was closed yesterday due to stormy conditions. After patrol gave the green light, skiers and riders were blessed with untouched powder on the T-bar, 6 Chair and Imperial terrain. The snow in contest bowl was absolutely incredible,… Read More