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Activities in Breck

Hike-to terrain, a Breck Rite of Passage

Hike-to Terrain, A Breck Rite of Passage By Ebeth Miller Want to get higher than the highest chairlift in North America, post pics that will make your friends jealous, and truly earn your beer at the end of the day? Then it’s time to hit Breck’s signature hike-to terrain, and find challenging runs that are… Read More

27th International Snow Sculpture Championships

Three Weeks of Snow Sculptures by Ebeth Miller When you think of snow in Breckenridge, you think of skiing, right? Well, it’s time to check out the 27th Annual International Snow Sculpture Championships and change your perception of snow forever! Fifteen teams from as far as Turkey, Germany, Finland, Mongolia, China, and India are hand… Read More

Conditions Update: January Recap and Looking Ahead to February

 January Review Needless to say it has been a good January at Breck. After receiving more than seven feet of snow, we are top to bottom from peaks to parks 100% open. The biggest powder day of January was the 10th, when we woke and saw 17 inches on the snow stake. There were also more than… Read More

Women’s Ski Week is coming up!

Women’s Ski Week February 11 – February 19, 2017   Women’s week is fast approaching and if you have never attended, now is the time. We have some great things lined up for you, Women’s Camp, Women and Wine, First Tracks, Yoga and lodging deals are just a few.  Life gets busy but make the time,… Read More

Girls in the Terrain Park

After receiving so much snow in the past couple weeks, the sun is making an attempt to come back out and it’s time to get back in the park. A few friends and I got together to check out Park Lane and Lower Freeway. Riding in the park with my friends is truly one of… Read More

Ullr Fest Survival Guide

Celebrating its 54th year, Ullr Fest is one of Breck’s trademark events – a truly community-oriented celebration in which you can always scan the mob of 12,000 partiers and recognize a couple dozen of them under their horned helmets. Wether plunging into the ice-encrusted Maggie Pond, burning an old pair of skis in the massive… Read More

Pioneer Crossing: Breck’s Newest On-Mountain Dining

In my four decades as a skier, I’ve evolved. I used to wolf down frozen energy bars on the lifts (why would I possibly take a break to eat when there is so much skiing to do?). Now, I stop for lunch. Inside. With a desire for good food. Because here’s the truth: eating is important…. Read More

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