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Gear you need for breckenridge

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The ultimate gear guide

Breckenridge Ski Resort averages over 300 inches of snow each season. Combine that great snowfall with Breck’s five unique peaks, amazing weather, and great town environment – and it quickly becomes clear that it is important to bring the right gear to make the most of your trip. Wondering if your gear will hold up to… Read More

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The Epic Mountain Gear store in Frisco

Frisco’s Epic Mountain Gear store is Summit County’s newest high-end retailer for anything you need to get outdoors in the mountains. Epic Mountain Gear opened its doors to the public on Nov. 26, 2014, the day before Thanksgiving. They are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 8pm. Epic Mountain Gear carries tons of… Read More

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Need gear? Get it all in one place at Breck Sports

First thing, first. If you’re flying into Breckenridge for a ski vacation, considering the steep fees for checking bags, not to mention the pain of lugging bulky, heavy gear around, it might be better to leave your skis or boards behind and just rent. Or, if you have dinosaur equipment and faded outerwear, it might… Read More

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Caring for your skis and snowboards

Hopefully you’ve already pulled your ski and snowboard gear out of a long summer hibernation. It’s now time to start thinking about tuning up your gear and getting ready for the season. As with tools and instruments, taking good preventative care of your ski and snowboard gear may help prolong your time enjoying it. Keep… Read More

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Wearable ski tech: 3 things to bring

The ubiquity of smartphones means that almost everyone these days is carrying powerful computing technology in their pocket. On the mountain this amounts to having a vertical feet tracking, trail mapping, video-taking device already at your disposal. When you’re planning to ski, I recommend bringing these four accessories so you can take the capabilities of… Read More

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Gear you need to mountain bike in Breck

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  Mountain biking has become one of my favorite activities to do here in Breckenridge during the summer. I started to really get into mountain biking… Read More

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Eric Willett’s favorite snowboard accessories

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  My favorite snowboard accessory is my GoPro, which has many other accessories in itself. To be specific, I currently film with a GoPro Hero 3… Read More

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How to pack for your Christmas vacation in Breck

There are some people who complain incessantly about the stress of holiday travel. They bemoan the lines, the crowds, and the “inconveniences” of things like blizzards and ice storms that close airports, cancel flights, and render the roads virtual ice rinks. I am one of those people. And yet, I am also a skier, which… Read More

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Breck’s Ski School buyer’s guide

A great ski school experience can lay the foundation for a lifelong love of the mountains, and at Breck, the instructors  take pride in fostering the next generation of skiers and snowboarders. A day in ski school can teach important new skills, build confidence and independence on the mountain, and lead to friendships that last… Read More

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4 perfect days for First Timers

Welcome to Breckenridge, arguably the most beautiful and easily one of the most historic ski towns in the United States. Also, at 9,600 feet, it is one of the highest. Even though you can expect a lot of sunshine, even in the heart of winter (don’t forget your sunscreen!), it’s cold, so bring your warm… Read More