Monthly Archives: October 2015

DoubleTree Appoints Aaron Boyd as Executive Chef at 9600 Kitchen

DoubleTree By Hilton at Breckenridge Appoints Aaron Boyd as Executive Chef at 9600 Kitchen Refreshed menu gives guests what they crave – fresh, flavorful food Breckenridge, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2015) – The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at Breckenridge is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Boyd to the position of Executive Chef at 9600… Read More

Ripperoo’s happy this morning [video]

Good Morning Breckenridge! And what a lovely morning it is. With a robust dusting of snow last night, the mountains were finally that perfect tinge of pure white, indicating to everyone that winter has finally arrived. As we saw just a few days back, no one is more excited about this than our snow-loving, ski-obsessed… Read More

Fresh snow in Breck as Opening Day approaches [Photos]

It’s been a snowy week in Breckenridge, and more is on the way as we get ready for Opening Day – November 13, 2015. The snow started late on October 21, and has been snowing on and off through the rest of the week. Take a look at some of our favorite photos of the snow… Read More

What’s new at Breck over the past five years

If it’s been a few years since you last vacationed in or visited Breckenridge, there have been a few exciting changes in the town and on the mountain. Here’s a look at what’s new and improved at Breck over the past five years. Getting here is easier. With newly widened Interstate I-70 and Colorado Highway… Read More

Snowboarder looking at contest bowl

Top five pieces of advice for first-timers at Breck

From preparing for thin air to free transportation, here’s your simple guide to your debut in Breck: We were all there at one point … rolling into Breckenridge for the first time. Like the rest of us who initially learned the lay of the land, you’ll probably love it so much you’ll either never want… Read More

Ski School Breckenridge

Ski and Snowboard School: The best way to learn the mountain

Ski season is almost here, which means it’s time for a little Breck 101. Today’s lesson: Learning the mountain. Whether this is your first year visiting Breckenridge Ski Resort, or you’ve been coming for several years, the expansive terrain across Breckenridge’s five peaks might have you scratching your head about the best warm-up run for… Read More

Family with skis

Top five things to do in Breck before Opening Day

At this point, we’re all grinding our teeth and bouncing with excitement as we countdown to Nov. 11 (drum roll …) Opening Day! Many people think of this time of year in Breckenridge as the calm before the storm. But truly, it’s one of the greatest times to be in town and no, the place… Read More

Preparing for Breck’s Opening Day [Video]

Every year, it seems like Opening Day at Breckenridge will never come! Many hours have been spent day-dreaming of your favorite powder runs from last year. Even though it’s approaching fast, there’s still a bit of time until you get to strap in and hit the slopes. Your patience can be quickly tested (just like Ripperoo’s… Read More

Snowboarding Tech this Season

With the season quickly approaching, it’s time to check out the latest and greatest in snowboarding tech. In the last few years snowboard technology has improved, making it more conducive for beginners to learn and for more advanced riders to shred up the mountain and terrain parks. Here are a couple things to look out… Read More

Powder skiing at Breck!

Top 10 Powder Skis

At the end of last season, I picked up a pair of Marker Griffon bindings with 120-mm brakes, figuring they’d motivate me to invest in a pair of fatties this year. Not that I need a lot of motivation to go skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Like most skiers, I drool over early season buyer’s… Read More