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Advanced lessons: Break through to the next level

It’s easy to hone your skills over the years and settle into a groomer-ripping comfort zone. So many skiers and riders plateau at the intermediate level. Don’t get stuck in that rut. Breckenridge Ski & Snowboard School General Manager Mike Hafer gives us the rundown on how to take your turns to the next level. What… Read More

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Top five ways to spend New Years in Breckenridge

The Big Apple isn’t the only place that knows how to celebrate. The scene in the middle of Breck Main Street at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31 is akin to that of New York City’s Time Square … only scaled down by a couple million notches and with much better scenery. Still, whistles are blowing,… Read More

Rental family gear

Why it pays to rent ski and snowboard equipment

When I was a teenager, I got my first set of skis, boots, and poles. Finally, the gear I’d long coveted was mine, and mine alone. No more schlepping to the ski shop, shoving my feet into stinky boots, and hoping that the distracted shop tech was giving me gear that worked for my skill… Read More

Christmas in town

Holiday fun hits Breckenridge

  The holiday season in Breckenridge is off to a glittering start! The town tree is lit, fresh snow is here, and many are donning their holiday sweaters around town. Staying in Breckenridge over Christmas is a treat in itself, as you wont be at a loss for things to do, no matter what you… Read More

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Benefits of a lesson during the holidays

Taking a lesson from a Ski and Snowboard School Pro is a great way to improve your skiing or riding ability, no matter how many years you’ve been hitting the slopes. There’s always something to work on, whether it’s having the confidence to point your skis into the fall line on steeps, making quicker turns… Read More

EpicMix Time

Introducing EpicMix Time

Introducing EpicMix™ Time, an expansion of its ski and snowboard app giving guests access to real-time lift line wait times, is now available for update or download for iPhone and Android operating systems. Guests at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone can now use lift line wait time data to better navigate the mountain and make… Read More

Snow Reporter Peak 7

Run of the day featuring Peak 7 [video]

Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 7 is one of those places you can feel like you’re the only one on the mountain. With its recent opening, I had to go check out the terrain. I headed toward the Pioneer run from the Independence SuperChair, and for a while, I was the only one in sight. Conditions… Read More

Dew Tour at Breck

Top Athletes land at Dew Tour

It might be early in the season, but the competition is more stacked than it’s ever been for the eighth Dew Tour in Breckenridge. Olympic and X Games medalists along with Dew Tour champs eager to defend their titles pull out jaw-dropping tricks in snowboard and freeski superpipe and slopestyle contests Thursday through Sunday. The most… Read More

Hartford Ski Spectacular

Paralympic dreams at the Hartford Ski Spectacular [video]

Eric Byerly likes hanging out with his friends, playing video games and alpine skiing. You could say he’s just like any other 17 year-old, but that would be selling him short. Eric Byerly has accomplished more than most could hope to do in a lifetime. Eric suffered a debilitating spinal cord injury – one doctors… Read More

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Holiday cheer lights up downtown Breckenridge [video]

It’s that time of year again! Downtown Breckenridge becomes a holiday haven with lots of fun activities and events. Hundreds of locals and visitors alike came to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season in downtown Breckenridge. The evening started out with The Race of the Santas, a fundraiser run down Main Street in Breckenridge…. Read More