Activities

Activities in Breck

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What to do in Breck during February.

  Ahhh, February, perhaps the best month in winter. By now, the days are getting longer, but the snow still falls in spades. There’s no holiday crush. The on-mountain snow coverage is ideal. In other words: there’s no better place to be than Breckenridge. And should you find yourself looking for activities beyond riding lifts… Read More

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Top 10 advanced runs and bowls at Breck

Looking for some heart-thumping steeps and deeps, trees and big fat beautiful bowls? Breckenridge Ski Resort’s black diamond and double black diamond trails comprise 58 percent of the five-peak resort’s terrain. Here are 10 local adrenaline-fix faves: Beyond Bowl – Peak 6 Take the Kensho SuperChair to Peak 6 and carry your skis or board… Read More

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Breck makes volunteering epic

Think about the benefits your job offers you – health insurance, a retirement plan, vacation time… but what if you wanted to take a whole work week to volunteer for an organization in your local community? If you worked for Vail Resorts full-time, you would have the opportunity to do so and get paid for… Read More

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Terrain-Based Learning at Breckenridge

I learned to ski in 1985, when at age 10, and I remember vividly the fear of falling. Feeling like a deer on ice, I tried to follow my instructor’s tips and figure out this thing called “snow plow.” It took quite a while. Fortunately today’s beginners—especially those at Breckenridge—don’t have to endure the same arduous… Read More

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Fresh snow, beautiful sun in January [video]

It was another glorious day here at Breckenridge, with six fresh inches reported this morning, plus sunshine and blue skies to compliment. Given all the recent storms, Breckenridge’s snow totals now stand at 36 inches in the past seven days, and there truly isn’t a spot on the mountain that isn’t skiing at it’s very… Read More

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Top 10 Tips for Skiing as a Family

When my sons were born, in 2010 and 2012, respectively, my husband and I had no doubt ours would be a skiing family. Skiing was how we met, and our relationship thrived and grew in the mountains and on the slopes. So we started our kids young. They’re still young, but the many days we’ve… Read More

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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

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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