Lifestyle

Lifestyle in Breckenridge

Breckenridge Family Lifestyle 2011/2012

Breck’s best runs for families

Perhaps you’ve heard, but Breckenridge Ski Resort will open Peak 6 in a few weeks.  With that expansion, the resort will have over 2900 acres and 187 trails to explore across five mountains.  For the family who has to wrangle kids from the car to the rental shop to the ticket office to the lift,… Read More

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Town of Breckenridge implements new plastic bag policy

In an effort to help the environment by decreasing plastic bag usage by our visitors and locals, the Town of Breckenridge just launched a new policy where every plastic bag sold in town will cost $0.10. If you’re in the grocery store or at your favorite boutique, expect to be charged $0.10 for each bag… Read More

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Hartford Ski Spectacular: New abilities born

Alana Nichols was at first hesitant to get back on the mountain in a mono-ski. Not because she was fearful following her life-changing snowboarding injury two years earlier that left her paralyzed from the waist down, but simply because she thought it might fall short of her expectations. “I wasn’t afraid,” the 30-year-old says. “It… Read More

Town of Breckenridge in the Winter

Know before you go: new marijuana regulations in Breck

Breckenridge is known worldwide for the welcoming character of its residents, the signature aspects of the ski resort, and its historic town. Millions of visitors flock to Breck from around the globe each year, and feel part of Breck Nation — arriving as visitors but always leaving as locals. Many visitors, however,  might be confused… Read More

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Four perfect days in Breck for the Après Skier

Sometimes, it’s hard not to feel sorry for those adrenaline-addled powder hounds. You know the type: they’re frothing at the mouth when the forecast calls for more than five inches of fresh. Sure, you understand the appeal—after all, you did ski lap after lap of untracked on your last trip to Les Trois Vallées in… Read More

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Living the highlife in Breck

In case you had the impression that the most luxurious ski vacations can only be found over the pass in Vail or Beaver Creek, think again. In recent years especially, Breckenridge has become home to some of the world’s most well-appointed options not only for downhill terrain but also for dining, lodging, shopping and general… Read More

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Breckenridge Traditions: Wake Up Breck!

Sometimes all it takes is a free cup of coffee to make someone’s day. That small gesture goes a long way, especially when delivered to a group of folks on the cusp of their busiest time of year. Which is why Nov. 7 will mark the 11th annual Wake Up Breck! where the resort passes out… Read More

Breckenridge Ski And Ride School Instructors

Four perfect days for the Powder Pack Leader

Here you are in Breckenridge with the family and you can’t wait to plant the same seed of nostalgia that you’ve grown yourself since you were a kid taking family ski vacations. Of course, there’s more to it than simply strapping on a pair of skis and getting on the lift. The building blocks of… Read More

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Ski season fitness starts in the pre-season

The first day back on skis is always “good,” regardless of how fit you are. The feeling of being on skis satisfies a craving like chocolate after a hard day. But we don’t just want “good”; Breckenridge skiers want an experience of a lifetime. So how do you make a good first day on the… Read More