Lifestyle

Lifestyle in Breckenridge

EricWillett in China

Eric Willett’s top travel tips

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.  To me, traveling is just as fun as snowboarding. I love everything about it — hanging out in airports, flying, and getting to… Read More

Skiing Freeway at Breck

Banks Gilberti: Who I am – Eight Seasons in Breck

Eight seasons. It’s mind numbing to think that it’s been eight winters living in Breckenridge. It absolutely flew by. I grew up in the small town of Hailey, Idaho. A cow-town to say the least but luckily graced with one bad-to-the-bone ski mountain. Colorado was always in my blood, though. I was born in Denver… Read More

Cody Cirillo at Breck

Balancing life, school, and professional skiing

I’m not your typical professional skier- there are many other facets to my life and balancing them all takes quite some effort. During the fall, I attend the University of Southern California (USC), in Los Angeles, where I am a Pre-Med student. I take a full amount of credits in order to fulfill my obligations… Read More

Silvia Injury

Injury and Competition – How I’m doing

I always felt like injuries were life’s way of teaching us to appreciate the little things. Walking. Carrying a cup of tea from point A to B. Sleeping without pain. Swimming. After 3 blown-out knees, I had learned that lesson well. But apparently not well enough. Or maybe it’s not a life lesson and I… Read More

Breck Christmas Skiing

What to do in Breckenridge this Christmas

Fresh snow and winter activities make Christmas in Breckenridge the most wonderful time of the year. Here is a look at the top things to do in Breckenridge during your stay this Christmas. Awaken your senses and explore Peak 6 Breckenridge’s most recent expansion opens up 543 acres of new terrain on Christmas Day. At… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Top 10 Shops in Breck

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: there are few things as subjective as top 10 lists—especially top 10 lists that have to do with shopping. One woman’s treasure might well be another woman’s trash. And yet. The shopping in Breck is almost as superlative as the skiing. Whether you’re peddling in high-end… Read More

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

plastic bag policy

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