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Plan your Breckenridge Family Reunion

My extended family always has the best intentions of planning a reunion to somewhere beautiful (ahem, Breckenridge) where we can all bunk up in a big house and reconnect over a few days. And yet, despite all the “YES! Let’s make it happen” talk, we’re now going on a decade-plus of reunion-free summers. Here’s why:… Read More

Breck Golf Cart Dog Sledding in Summer

GO, DOG, GO! Summer dog sledding in Breck

There are dogs, and then there are sled dogs. The latter are breeds unto themselves: hearty, strong, lean. They’re team players and loyal, governed by a pack hierarchy and bred for the thing they love most: running. But you knew that. You probably even knew you could take a dog sled tour in Breckenridge in… Read More

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A Mother’s Day tribute to my mountain-loving mama

Editors Note: Morgan Bast is currently a senior marketing manager at Breckenridge ski resort and wrote this blog while working for Buzz.snow.com, the former official blog of Vail Resorts. Nothing much has changed since this blog originally appeared — Morgan still loves the mountains and moved to Breck in 2011. Learn more about her here. … Read More

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Sally’s first lesson with the BOEC

Editor’s Note: Sally Francklyn is a former online editor of SKI and Skiing Magazine as well as the former blog editor of Vail Resorts. On March 24, 2012 Sally fell while skiing in the backcountry of Jackson, Wyo. and is now inspiring others with her story of surviving a traumatic brain injury. Watch her story here.  Two years later, she’s getting back on skis… Read More

Spring in Breck

What not to miss in Breck this month

Breckenridge is the place to be during the month of April. What’s better than sunny weather, slushy snow in the parks and great music? Breck will be showcasing numerous bands during the month of April, as well as keeping their park chair open until 5:00 p.m. on Fridays. On top of all of the great activities and… Read More

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Sally Francklyn returns to skiing with the BOEC

Editor’s Note: Sally Francklyn is a former online editor of SKI and Skiing Magazine as well as the former blog editor of Vail Resorts. On March 24, 2012 Sally fell while skiing in the backcountry of Jackson, Wyo. and is now inspiring others with her story of surviving a traumatic brain injury. Watch her story here.  Two years later,… Read More

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Best apps for snowboarding

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 app for snowboarding is Instagram. Instagram is known for making something look a lot cooler than it really is. However, since snowboarding is… Read More

Breckenridge Mountain Tours

Breck Guides – a customized experience

The new Breck Guides program at Breckenridge Ski Resort allows you to create a customized experience that will change the way you look at the mountain. Special guides are available to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to successfully traverse backcountry and advanced alpine environments. If you’ve ever wanted to find the best snow… Read More

Nightlife in Breckenridge

Best Spring Break nightlife spots

You came to Breckenridge for the world-class skiing and riding, but the town’s bar scene has some of the best nightlife options around. And let’s face it, those bar tables won’t dance on themselves. Whether you want to dance ‘til you drop or casually sip martinis while listening to live jazz, here’s a roundup of… Read More

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Snow strength – how to improve your workout routine and prevent injuries

Snowboarding and skiing both demand physical fitness, especially if you choose to push yourself in the park by doing new tricks off of jumps and rails. Strength and coordination are obviously important assets to possess when it comes to trick execution, but they are even more important when it comes to crashing without injury and… Read More