Conditions from Peak 9’s Gold King

 

Mild conditions and partly sunny skies made their way to Breckenridge Ski Resort for a spectacular Saturday on the mountain. I made it to the Gold King run on Peak 9 for an afternoon run. The snow was soft and buttery which is perfect for making turns down Gold King’s view-laden terrain. I felt like I was the only one on the mountain as I continued down the run, IMG_4718passing the Upper Peak 8 Transfer to Crosscut.

The views off this run are particularly amazing, as you can see the historic downtown as well as a good part of the Ten Mile range. I had to stop and take in the views (and snap some photos, of course) and then continue down this Peak 9 treasure.

An added plus of this run: it’s just below the Overlook, so you can grab lunch (have you tried theIMG_4721 turkey pot pie?) and then continue your epic day exploring Breck’s five peaks. What’s better than a delicious lunch,  great views and smooth turns down Breck’s slopes? Sounds like a great Saturday to me.

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