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Our “Epic Promise” to our communities: Energy education

As mountain enthusiasts, we all understand the draw of the great outdoors – there’s nothing quite like a day on the slopes with your friends and family, breathing in the fresh alpine air and taking in the gorgeous mountain vistas and endless seas of pine forest. For me, being in Breck is a constant reminder… Read More

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Breck’s Colorado SuperChair gets an upgrade

New lift towers arrived via helicopter to Breckenridge Ski Resort today for a significant upgrade to the resort’s Colorado SuperChair – set to open Nov. 7, 2014 in conjunction with Breck’s opening day. On the heels of launching Peak 6 last season, the ski industry’s most significant terrain expansion in the last decade, Breck is… Read More

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Breck and Keystone announce Spring operating hours for remainder of season

With Breckenridge and Keystone Ski Resorts having seen more than 20” of snowfall in the last seven days, providing some of the best snow conditions in Colorado, more than 6,000 acres of combined terrain is expected to be available for skiers and riders until Keystone’s closing day, April 20. Terrain for all ability levels will… Read More

2014 Throwback Throwdown

Benji Farrow, Michelle Zeller take top spots at Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown

A star-studded field of snowboard legends and current pros showed up today for the third annual Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Current Pros Benji Farrow and Michelle Zeller took the overall top spots in the men’s and women’s divisions, while legends Chad Otterstrom, Ross Powers and Todd Franzen won Raddest Old Dude,… Read More

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Breck Ski Resort sponsors a new community center Juniors’ Room

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced a significant donation to the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center and South Branch Library in appreciation for the local community’s involvement in the resort’s Peak 6 project, which opened this ski season. During a small reception Wednesday, Blaise Carrig, President of Vail Resorts’ mountain division, and Pat Campbell, EVP and COO… Read More

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Breck’s avy dog teams recognized

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Flight for Life Colorado recognized 45 members of the Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment team today for their dedication to the state-wide rescue program.  Along with Breckenridge Ski Patrol, members from Keystone Ski Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC), Copper Mountain Resort, and the… Read More

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Breck launches terrain, lifts alerts on Twitter

For a long time we’ve heard from our fans that they’d like to know when we’re opening new terrain, or when lifts may close early, or when parking lots are full and for a long time we’ve heard them but didn’t have a great solution to get that information out there. Then it hit us… Read More

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Peak 9 opens Saturday

Breckenridge Ski Resort will open Peak 9 this coming Saturday, Nov. 23. Skiers can expect  full base area services, including ski & ride school and on-mountain dining at Ten Mile Station and The Maggie. Trail openings include Silverthorne,King’s Way via the Quicksilver SuperChair, as well as Crosscut, and lower Sawmill via the Snowflake lift. The Peak 8… Read More

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Snow farmers: The art of grooming Breck

It’s Saturday night and Breckenridge is gladly getting slammed with one of the season’s first big dumps. The temperature gauge reads 28 degrees and winds are whipping the outside of our red, German-made PistenBully snowcat. “We groom every green and every blue run every night,” grooming operations shift supervisor Randy Veeneman says. “We’re pretty proud… Read More

Breck is open!

Breck ski resort opens for historic season

The countdown is over and winter is officially underway as skiers and riders took to the slopes today as Breck opened for its 52nd season. While cheers and free Ski Hill Grill signature éclairs filled the base area, the resort also offered a tribute to United States military personnel as part of its opening ceremonies and… Read More