Monthly Archives: December 2016

Terrain Update: New Years Resolutions

What are your resolutions for 2017? Here are a few on mountain ideas, to get 2017 off to a good start. Do as much hike to terrain as possible! Much of the hike to terrain opened this week, now is time to start scouting out the best lines for those future powder days, plus there is nothing greater… Read More

Breck New Year’s Traditions

2016 is coming to a close and Breckenridge is bustling with excitement for a new year. Everyone has their own ritual, superstition or celebration to ring in a fresh year and hopefully ensure good fortune. Let’s take a look at some of Breck’s traditions: With 2017 right around the corner many people like to contemplate… Read More

An ode to Peak 9 … the perfect pitch

  Peak 9 is a sanctuary in many ways. For experts, it offers easy access to some of Breckenridge’s steepest, most challenging terrain (E Chair) and hiking access to pristine, untouched turns through glades in The Back 9. For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels, it always feels like there is enough space on… Read More

Every time seeing Breck feels like the first time

I was a sleepy little kid full of donuts and chocolate milk – breakfast on the road in the car after the early morning Denver departure when I first set eyes on Breckenridge. I was pulling on my skin-tight navy blue, bell-bottomed ski pants as we rolled into town and even more than the storybook… Read More

Unwrapping New Terrain! All 5 Peaks Open!

Hi Brent here with your Breck terrain update! Did you see the video? All five peaks are open as of December 23rd, 2016. Not only did all the peaks open but we had a fresh three inches over night to add to the terrain opening!   On Wednesday December 21st the highest chair lift in North America,… Read More

A December to remember

The last time I lived in Breckenridge was Winter 2012/2013. I don’t recall it being an exceptional snow year, but I remember having fun exploring Breckenridge Ski Resort with friends and getting to know some of the untracked powder spots to chase on a midweek powder day because that’s what locals do. My career as… Read More

Breckenrige Terrain Updates with Benji Farrow

Dec. 21, 2016 Update The Imperial SuperChair, North America’s highest chairlift began spinning today. Sitting at 12,480 ft above sea level, Imperial now lets skiers and boarders go from the top to bottom of Peak 8. Last week was amazing! We were hit by a storm which dropped off 35″ of snow in just over 7… Read More

Terrain Update and How to Make First Tracks

Hey Brent here to let you know we have had a great week of snow and this means more terrain is now open.  December 15th saw the T-Bar open and December 16th Peak 7 and 6-Chair opened. Thanks to the foot of fresh snow that fell on Wednesday, December 14th, Breck is now at 99… Read More

Dew Tour Recap and Terrain Updates

Hi, Brent here with some information regarding terrain and the first day of the Dew Tour. Dew Tour Recap What an experience the Dew tour is, we had some amazing competitions go down on Friday! In the Dew Tour’s first ever Adaptive Competition Mike Shea and Bibian Mentel took the top honors on the banked… Read More

Keep the snow coming!

*12/7/16 Update – We received an additional 6″ of snow last night! That makes our 48 hour total 11″! We have 13 trails and 281 acres of terrain open. Make sure to bundle up, today could be the coldest of the week. After a brief hiatus, the snow is back.  Monday morning the snow began falling… Read More