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First Snow of the 2013/14 Season [video]

Who said anything about fall? Winter is back with an impressive start. The peaks around Breckenridge are covered with the white stuff, and its starting to look like that time again… #wintercountdown. Ripperroo is getting a jump start on the season by training a new recruit, Indigo, at the Falcon SuperChair on Peak 10.

Les 3 Vallees on Epic Pass

Les 3 Vallées added to the Epic Pass

Vail Resorts announced today an epic partnership with the largest ski area in the world, Les 3 Vallées, home to the legendary mountain resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle, France. The Epic Season Pass now features five free days of skiing and riding in Les 3… Read More

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Name a trail on Peak 6

 Breckenridge Ski Resort is asking for help to name the trails on Peak 6. Until September 13, 2013 members of the public can submit trail names for the new peak through an app accessed on the Breckenridge Facebook page. If the name is selected it may appear on the map and land you a spot in… Read More

VR employees school drive

Vail Resorts employees collecting supplies for Summit County youth

Vail Resorts Echo and the Summit County Employee Giving Council have teamed with the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) for a school supply drive for the 2013-14 school year. This Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4, Summit County Vail Resorts employees will be collecting supplies with the help of a Colorado Mountain Express van at… Read More

Peak 6

Peak 6 terrain project underway in Breckenridge

 Vail Resorts, Inc.  has started construction of 543 acres of new terrain in the Peak 6 area of Breckenridge Ski Resort. The Peak 6 project will include 400 acres of lift-served terrain and 143 acres of hike-to terrain. Breckenridge Ski Resort expects to open the new terrain in the 2013-2014 ski season, including adding a… Read More

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck’s focus on the environment

Breckenridge Ski Resort is situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. From carpooling incentives to digging in the dirt in the summer to cut down on winter water use, Breckenridge is involved in a variety of ways to maintain the pristine environment in which it operates. Energy Efficiency Ski resorts do not strike many… Read More

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck introduces plans for Epic Discovery

Epic Discovery will come to Breckenridge soon, with ziplines, exploration zones, canopy tours, and more.  This program is designed to connect kids and families with the national forests in an active, fun and engaging way. Epic Discovery will encourage “learn through play” by featuring environmental, educational elements interspersed between new activities located in already developed areas of… Read More

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Breck extends the season!

Thanks to TONS of new snow from Ullr, the Norse God of Snow, as well as a few very persistent Facebook fans, Breckenridge has decided to extend the season one additional weekend. We’ve received 16″ of new snow since Sunday afternoon and it’s supposed to keep coming down — so get to Breck this weekend!… Read More

Peak 6 will open soon!

Breck’s ’12/’13 season highlights

It’s not over until it’s over. So proved Breckenridge once again when a late spring storm dumped more than 8 inches of new snow two days before closing day. Consider it Mother Nature’s way of reminding all of us that she’s in charge, and that winter isn’t going to slink off into a corner. Not that it ever… Read More

Mountain Travel Symposium

Breck to host 2014 Mountain Travel Symposium

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today, in conjunction with the Breckenridge Resort Chamber and the Town of Breckenridge, that Breck has been selected to host the 2014 Mountain Travel Symposium next season, set to take place April 10-16, 2014. Mountain Travel Symposium is the largest gathering of mountain travel professionals, including ski resorts and property management… Read More