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Events at Breckenridge

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Ski girls rock at Breck during Women’s Ski Week, Feb. 14-22

Black diamonds can be a girl’s best friend in Breck – black diamond runs that is – especially during the ski area’s inaugural Women’s Ski Week, Feb. 14-22, 2015. Women’s Ski Week at Breckenridge Ski Resort will highlight the resort’s offerings just for women to help moms, sisters, daughters and girlfriends get the most out… Read More

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Bringing snow to life – Breck’s Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships

Breckenridge will host the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships January 27–31. Celebrating 25 years, the friendly, frosty competition draws teams from around the world to carve 12-foot-tall, 20-ton blocks of snow into self-standing masterpieces in just 65 hours. The kicker: no power tools are allowed. Among the 16 teams from 10 countries, a local crew will… Read More

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Fifty things to do in Breckenridge this winter

Aaaaah, Breckenridge! How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Literally. Without further ado, I present, fifty things to do in Breckenridge in the winter, organized somewhat haphazardly. On the Mountain Ride the Imperial Express because how else will you get to 12,840 feet above sea level without breaking a sweat? Pioneer Peak… Read More

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Ullr Fest: The Ullympics

Tuesday night, Breck witnessed an incredible feat of athleticism for the annual Ullympics at Carter Park in downtown Breckenridge. Yes, you heard us correctly. The Ullympics, a series of unique Ullr-esque competitions to see who is the ultimate odd-winter sports champion. The evening kicked off at 7:00pm with team frying pan toss, where teams chuck household frying pans… Read More

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Glen Gerberg Climate and Weather Summit

This week, Breckenridge Ski Resort is holding the Glen Gerberg Climate and Weather Summit, an annual conference for the nation’s top experts to gather and discuss issues such as the current state of our climate and climate change, as well as cover new topics and technologies that will come to shape the ways in which… Read More

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Ullr Fest at Breck

Monday brought 5 inches of new snow to Breck, which comes in perfect time to celebrate our Norse god of the snow, Ullr. The week of Jan. 11-17, the Town of Breckenridge comes alive with week long festivities in honor of Ullr as a way to recognize and please him, and hope he smiles down… Read More

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Ullr: The man, the myth, the snow god legend

January in Breckenridge ushers in the peak of ski season and, naturally, a time of reflection and thanks aimed at our beautiful surroundings. All of this fresh New Year glory — and the deep-rooted reflex to yearn for more snow — are encompassed in Breck’s most anticipated winter event, Ullr Fest Jan. 11–17. Steeped in… Read More

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Photographer James Balog and CU Prof. Dr. James White showcase arctic research, photos

Breckenridge Ski Resort and GoBreck.com invite the public to join an engaging and fascinating evening of discussion with Dr. James White, Director of University of Colorado’s Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research and James Balog, an award-winning photographer, explorer and founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, Wednesday, Jan. 14 from 6-7 p.m. in the Columbine… Read More

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Seven safe ways to lose your tween in Breck

No matter how cool your teenager/preteen is, luckily he or she will have no trouble leaving the attitude at home while skiing and snowboarding. But for the sanity of the whole family, it’s also a big relief to have some off-the-mountain options for your child of a tricky age. Sorry, reform school doesn’t take kids… Read More

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Breckenridge Ski Patrol Avalanche Education Series

On Monday, Dec. 29, Breckenridge Ski Patrol held their second meeting in their avalanche education series. These meetings are held about once per month in the Ten Mile Room at the conference center in the Village at the base of Peak 9. The event is free and comes with a plethora of incredible perks. To… Read More