Lifestyle

Lifestyle in Breckenridge

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Local Spotlight – Murdoch the dog

In the Local Spotlight series, we take a look at the people that make up Breckenridge. We explore both how the town has shaped their lives, and how they have contributed to the atmosphere of the town. Working in collaboration with GoBreck, “Who the Breck are you?” is the town of Breck’s contribution to the… Read More

Guided hiking on Peak 8 at Breckenridge Resort, Colorado.

Best Breckenridge hikes for kids

Summer hikes around Breckenridge are the stuff family vacations are made of. Brilliant bluebird skies shine down on renewed green aspen and pine next to rolling creeks and rivers with temps hovering around 74 — that’s the stuff. Show the kiddos an awesome time on the trail with these easygoing local hikes: Burro Trail This… Read More

Couple Hiking in Summer at Breckenridge

How to dress for summer in Breck

High country summers are pretty epic — endless sunshine, greened-up mountainsides, bluebird skies, mild temps, flowing rivers, and that oh so sweet scent of pine needles warming in the sun. The kicker? Mother Nature’s fickle ways. Clouds roll in, an afternoon shower stops over, even the occasional summer snowflake has been known to come to… Read More

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … wait, it is a bird

From hummingbirds to hawks, Breck is home to many beautiful, feathered creatures. Now that spring and summer are upon us, mornings in Breckenridge are filled with the lovely melody of chirping birds. While most know Breck as a mountain playground for bipedal featherless creatures, the area is actually home to dozens of bird species. On… Read More

Valentine's Day Starlight Dinner

Gluten Free in Breck

Unless it’s a truck stop in the Midwest, most restaurants have at least something on their menu for the gluten and wheat intolerant. However, in Breckenridge, celiacs and the gluten-adverse need not dine solely on plain eggs or pick around their steak for bites that haven’t been touched by flour-infused sauce. Nearly every place in… Read More

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Gear to ski all spring

Bright sun, blue skies, soft snow. Spring skiing is all about color and comfort with a little temperature control mixed in. Here are my go-tos to stay stylish and dry in spring (pond skimming excepted, of course). Feet Nothing really changes for my feet in the spring. They’re buried in my boots and bathed in… Read More

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Peak 10 – The perfect day [video]

Breckenridge‘s five peaks offer a wide variety of terrain. There’s absolutely something for every skier and rider, whether it’s untouched powder, an immaculate park or endless corduroy. In the “Perfect Day” series, we will explore Breckenridge peak by peak, and ask some influential Breck figures why they appreciate their favorite hill. In this fourth installment,… Read More

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The 2015 GoPro Big Mountain Challenge

Last year, Breckenridge and GoPro introduced the GoPro Big Mountain Challenge. This years it’s back, and its bigger and badder. This IFSA sanctioned event take place on the Six Senses terrain on Peak 6, Breck’s newest terrain. With steep lines, tight chutes, and big cliff drops, this youth freestyle event will test some of the… Read More

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Georgia winter vs our winter [video]

Do you live in or around the state of Georgia? Well then you may be familiar with the scenes in the first half of this video. Georgia’s winters are typically peaches, but when snow does come to the south, it’s not pretty. Doesn’t winter seem better in a Colorado state of mind? We mean, if you… Read More

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Peak 6 – The perfect day [video]

Breckenridge‘s five peaks offer a wide variety of terrain. There’s absolutely something for every skier and rider, whether it’s untouched powder, an immaculate park or endless corduroy. In the “Perfect Day” series, we will explore Breckenridge peak by peak, and ask some influential Breck figures why they appreciate their favorite hill. In this third installment,… Read More