Activities

Activities in Breck

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Interview with the sculpting team

Behind the scenes: Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships The 26th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships get underway this week with teams from around the globe ready to transform 22-ton frozen blocks into intricate works of art. Team USA-Colorado/Breckenridge captain Keith Martin shares 5 carving truths: Solid flake foundation Even though it’s called a snow… Read More

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

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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

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Advanced lessons: Break through to the next level

It’s easy to hone your skills over the years and settle into a groomer-ripping comfort zone. So many skiers and riders plateau at the intermediate level. Don’t get stuck in that rut. Breckenridge Ski & Snowboard School General Manager Mike Hafer gives us the rundown on how to take your turns to the next level. What… Read More

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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

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

Christmas in town

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

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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

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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