Monthly Archives: March 2014

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What life looks like for a pro woman skier

Emilia Wint is a member of the Breck Epic Team and writes about competitions, her travels, and other athletes for our blog here.  How I started Being a professional skier is something that I’ve aspired to since watching the Dew Tour at Breckenridge one of the first years it was held there. Seeing the girls… Read More

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Breck Guides – a customized experience

The new Breck Guides program at Breckenridge Ski Resort allows you to create a customized experience that will change the way you look at the mountain. Special guides are available to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to successfully traverse backcountry and advanced alpine environments. If you’ve ever wanted to find the best snow… Read More

Telemark skiing

Spotlight on Telemark Saturdays

Have you ever been riding the chair lift and seen people making turns on skis, but as they did, you noticed that their heels came up off the binding? That is called telemark skiing and it’s thrilling. Much like alpine skiing, the sport’s equipment has evolved, making it an exciting way to explore the mountains…. Read More

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Enjoy a park weekend at Spring Fever

Breck’s month-long Spring Fever Festival continues this weekend with two exciting events in Freeway and Park Lane Terrain Parks – the 5 ‘til 5 Terrain Park Happy Hour and the Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown. This Friday, March 28, the 5 Chair will keep running until 5 o’clock, allowing skiers and riders to access some extra… Read More

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GoPro Big Mountain Challenge [video]

They came, they scoped, they conquered. Yesterday Breckenridge had the inaugural GoPro Big Mountain Challenge. Young men and women from 12-18 years old came out to the IFSA sanctioned event and skied lines on Peak 6 that have likely never been hit. Huge double stage drops and spins off cliffs were some of the highlights… Read More

Hearthstone Best in Breck

Top 10 best restaurants in Breckenridge

Before you head out to Breckenridge Ski Resort, or after a long day on the slopes, fuel up with some of Breck’s finest fare. Below is a list of our ten favorite restaurants in Breckenridge: The Hearthstone A longtime local favorite, enjoy farm-to-table cuisine, naturally raised beef and game, fresh seafood and superior service in this… Read More

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Epic Mix race course run of the day: 3.20.14 [video]

If you haven’t gotten over to the Epic Mix race course, now is the time. For $6 you can race your friends, or against Lindsay Vonn’s time, and compete to earn medals. If you want to race more than once you can buy a ten pack for $50. There are many fun ways to enjoy… Read More

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Banks Gilberti’s guide to Peak 6

Banks Gilberti is a member of the Breck Epic Team. He talks about life in Breck, skiing, competing, and more here.  With the Peak 6 addition to Breckenridge this season we saw a massive expansion in terrain, and not just some casual cruiser trails, but 22 brand new black diamond and double black diamond trails. With… Read More

Peak 6 will open soon!

Where the Peak 6 trail names at Breck came from

Peak 6 at Breckenridge introduced nearly 550 acres and over three dozen new trails during the 2013-2014 season. Over 1,800 guests submitted trail names that “Awaken Their Sixth Sense” in a contest and 25 were chosen. What are the meanings behind some of these names? Beauty was a common theme but some names suggested spirituality,… Read More

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Winter is still in full swing at Breck [Photos]

Early mornings on the hill at Breckenridge can be gorgeous. This morning the sun was peaking through the clouds after a night of snowfall. Breck received 2 inches of snow in the past 24 hours setting up the snowpack for incredible spring conditions. –Michael Suleiman