Monthly Archives: December 2015

Top five ways to spend New Years in Breckenridge

The Big Apple isn’t the only place that knows how to celebrate. The scene in the middle of Breck Main Street at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31 is akin to that of New York City’s Time Square … only scaled down by a couple million notches and with much better scenery. Still, whistles are blowing,… Read More

Mid-week conditions at Peak 8 [video]

What a week it’s been at Breckenridge ski resort! We received 2 inches of the fluffy white stuff over the past 24 hours, making for nearly a foot in the last two days! We were itching to get on the mountain this morning, and I am no exception.I checked the conditions on Upper 4 O’clock… Read More

Rental family gear

Why it pays to rent ski and snowboard equipment

When I was a teenager, I got my first set of skis, boots, and poles. Finally, the gear I’d long coveted was mine, and mine alone. No more schlepping to the ski shop, shoving my feet into stinky boots, and hoping that the distracted shop tech was giving me gear that worked for my skill… Read More

9 inches in 24 hours opens new terrain [video]

With just a one day hiatus, the weather is back and blowing in that beautiful white powder. This morning Breckians awoke to 9 inches on the snow stake, and a powder day ahead. While we opened with the same lifts and trails that have been open the previous week, we are excited to announce that… Read More

Holiday fun hits Breckenridge

  The holiday season in Breckenridge is off to a glittering start! The town tree is lit, fresh snow is here, and many are donning their holiday sweaters around town. Staying in Breckenridge over Christmas is a treat in itself, as you wont be at a loss for things to do, no matter what you… Read More

Breck welcomes 9 more inches of snow [video]

Mother Nature and Ullr delivered, and we couldn’t be more excited! 9 inches of fresh powder fell in Breckenridge over the last 24 hours. This recent snowfall makes for 21 inches in the past week, with lots of powder to be had this morning on Peak 8. I checked out the terrain on Northstar this… Read More

Christmas in Breckenridge, what to expect

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and you’re here in the mountains. Here’s a guide to spending Christmas in Breckenridge. Dining Out This holiday season, relax and treat yourself to a gourmet dinner at one of the many fine-dining establishments in Breckenridge.  Be sure to schedule a reservation, as many restaurants book up… Read More

Benefits of a lesson during the holidays

Taking a lesson from a Ski and Snowboard School Pro is a great way to improve your skiing or riding ability, no matter how many years you’ve been hitting the slopes. There’s always something to work on, whether it’s having the confidence to point your skis into the fall line on steeps, making quicker turns… Read More

Winter wonderland: 10 inches of snow in the last 24 hours [video]

With 10 inches of snow is the last 24 hours and one foot of snow in the last 2 days, terrain conditions at Breckenridge Ski Resort are great if you like cruising in lots of white stuff! I took a run down Northstar this morning, and the terrain did not disappoint. The fluffy white snow… Read More

The storm is here – skiing Peak 8

Snow, snow, and more snow! Breckenridge Ski Resort received 2 inches of the white stuff over night and into this morning, and it’s not stopping at that. There’s an upwards of 8 inches of snow forecasted for today, with another 1 – 3 inches slated for tonight. There’s tons of soft snow over packed powder… Read More