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Chairlift at Breck

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

Breck snow stake cam

Vail Resorts Announces New Live Look on Snow Reporting

With snow falling and Breck almost open, Vail Resorts today announced the launch of a live-look snow stake camera now available to the public for its four Colorado resorts. This marks the first time guests can see the resort’s snow stake for themselves, offering a transparent update on snowfall at any time. Starting this season,… Read More

Opening day at Breck

Breck opens this Friday!

Peak 8 will be the first of five peaks to open at Breckenridge Ski Resort for the 2013/14 season on this Friday, November 8. Breckenridge will kick off opening day with approximately 82 acres of terrain on Springmeier, Middle Four O’clock and Trygve’s for skiing and riding. The top of Park Lane will also be… Read More

FirstTracks at Breck

First Tracks Fridays offered to Breck Lodging Guests

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today the ski resort will offer a brand new exclusive opportunity for guests staying in official resort lodging properties this winter. Titled “First Tracks Fridays”, this program will allow guests staying at the official lodging properties of Breckenridge Ski Resort to access the mountain one hour before it opens to the… Read More

Erik Shellman at the top of Peak 6

Inside the Creation of Peak 6, Part 3: Flying the Towers [video]

We’re busy putting the finishing touches on the lifts on Peak 6! In this third episode of our all-GoPro behind the scenes series, check out what Breck and Lietner-Poma have been up to on the newest terrain at Breck. Our team uses a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter to pour the concrete tower bases. With the bases… Read More