Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Fifty things to do in Breckenridge this winter

Aaaaah, Breckenridge! How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Literally. Without further ado, I present, fifty things to do in Breckenridge in the winter, organized somewhat haphazardly. On the Mountain Ride the Imperial Express because how else will you get to 12,840 feet above sea level without breaking a sweat? Pioneer Peak… Read More

Ski Girls Rock!

Ski Girls Rock is an incredible new program tailored for the little princesses and warriors out there. Send your 7 to 14 year old off on this premium hands-on lesson inspired by four time Olympic gold medalist and World Alpine Ski Champion Lindsey Vonn. Ski Girls Rock is intended to offer groups of a maximum… Read More

The perfect Breckenridge bluebird day itinerary

When the weatherman predicts high pressure and plentiful sunshine, aside from lathering on the sunscreen and drinking plenty of water, here’s how to enjoy a perfect bluebird day at Breckenridge. Get out early: You can bet on a perfect bluebird day, especially if fresh snow has fallen in the past twenty-four hours, everyone from the… Read More

Plan your I-70 trip over MLK weekend

It’s no secret that MLK weekend is a popular time to enjoy the mountains, thanks to the great snow in January and an extra day off of work (if you’re lucky). If you’re thinking of heading up to Breck this weekend, take the time to do a little planning and avoid the traffic along I-70…. Read More

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Snow reporting at Breckenridge Ski Resort

You’ve been doing your snow dance and sacrificing skis to the bonfire in the name of Ullr, and now it’s snowing. In fact, it’s been snowing all evening and if it keeps up, you’re contemplating calling into work with a fever and a cough. But how will you know if that precious sick day is… Read More

Ullr Fest: The Ullympics

Tuesday night, Breck witnessed an incredible feat of athleticism for the annual Ullympics at Carter Park in downtown Breckenridge. Yes, you heard us correctly. The Ullympics, a series of unique Ullr-esque competitions to see who is the ultimate odd-winter sports champion. The evening kicked off at 7:00pm with team frying pan toss, where teams chuck household frying pans… Read More

Glen Gerberg Climate and Weather Summit

This week, Breckenridge Ski Resort is holding the Glen Gerberg Climate and Weather Summit, an annual conference for the nation’s top experts to gather and discuss issues such as the current state of our climate and climate change, as well as cover new topics and technologies that will come to shape the ways in which… Read More

Ullr Fest at Breck

Monday brought 5 inches of new snow to Breck, which comes in perfect time to celebrate our Norse god of the snow, Ullr. The week of Jan. 11-17, the Town of Breckenridge comes alive with week long festivities in honor of Ullr as a way to recognize and please him, and hope he smiles down… Read More

Change your Peak Time: your guide to I-70

For the past 30 years, snow sports enthusiasts have been able to enjoy the ease of traveling I-70 to reach their favorite ski resort destination. However, as more and more people make their way to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains each winter in search deep powder and bluebird sunny skies, even some of the best laid plans… Read More

Women’s Ski Programs at Breck

Ladies, it is time to take the mountain by storm! Introducing Her Mountain: a program dedicated to helping women get the most out of our mountain town in the best way we know how – by providing a welcoming, supportive, fun, and friendly place to improve skiing or snowboarding skills, meet new friends, and take the… Read More