Monthly Archives: January 2016

Ullr Fest

Ullr Festival preview: what to expect

The 53rd annual Breckenridge Ullr Festival kicks off this winter on January 13th-16th. Here’s a preview of what to expect. My first Ullr Festival experience was ten years ago. It involved beer and a bunch of half-naked men running down Main Street in sub-zero temps with Viking hats on as the sun set over Breckenridge…. Read More

Buy Online. Skip the line – with EpicDay tickets [video]

Back for its second season, EpicDay Lift Tickets and the EpicDay Express Lane provide our guests the lowest available lift ticket price and most convenient way to access our resorts. Ripperoo is a huge fan, as can be seen in this video where he goes head-to-head with his new rival Blizzard to see who can… Read More

Sunny slopes from Vista Haus [video]

I checked the conditions from Vista Haus this morning, and I was welcomed with sunny skies and relatively warm temperatures with little to no wind – a very pleasant blue bird day!Don’t forget to pack the sunscreen and the shades, as there is no shortage of sun today! Well, before the clouds (predictably) roll in… Read More

Top 3 Reasons to Take a Lesson After the Holidays

With the winter season’s major holidays behind us, life at Breckenridge Ski Resort is about to chill out for a bit. This is the perfect time to sign up for a lesson with the Breckenridge Ski Resort Ski and Snowboard School. Lessons aren’t just for beginners – from first-timers to folks who haven’t been on… Read More

Top 10 beginner runs at Breck

Top 10 beginner runs at Breck

Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 2,908 acres of terrain is busted out into green (beginner), blue (intermediate) and black (advanced) trails. If you’re just getting your ski legs, want to take it easy or skiing with the kiddos, Breck boasts some of the best learning terrain anywhere. In fact, 11 percent of the resort is rated green…. Read More

Run of the day: Claimjumper [video]

<Sunny skies, highs in the mid-30’s and over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain make for a great first Sunday of 2016! There’s tons of new terrain, as Whale’s Tale and Peak 7 Bowl opened yesterday. Today, I took a groomer run down Claimjumper to check the snow conditions.Claimjumper is a really great run for cruising… Read More

Whale’s Tale and Peak 7 Bowl are now open

There’s some new terrain in town, and if you’re an expert skier – listen up: Whale’s Tail and Peak 7 Bowl are now open! If you’re looking for some fun, double black diamond terrain, Whale’s Tale and Peak 7 Bowl are the place to be. If you’re anything like us, your New Year’s resolution may… Read More