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Lifestyle in Breckenridge

Breckenridge Family Lifestyle 2011/2012

Top 10 Tips for Skiing as a Family

When my sons were born, in 2010 and 2012, respectively, my husband and I had no doubt ours would be a skiing family. Skiing was how we met, and our relationship thrived and grew in the mountains and on the slopes. So we started our kids young. They’re still young, but the many days we’ve… Read More

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Ullr brings powder to the North Bowl [video]

Well, its seems the Ullr Festivities really do work there magic. We received seven inches of powder in 24 hours, 5-6 of which fell overnight. Skiers and riders lined up early after being awoken by the sounds of ski patrol blasts getting the mountain ready for the day, and were treated to some excellent snow… Read More

Interview with the sculpting team

Behind the scenes: Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships The 26th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships get underway this week with teams from around the globe ready to transform 22-ton frozen blocks into intricate works of art. Team USA-Colorado/Breckenridge captain Keith Martin shares 5 carving truths: Solid flake foundation Even though it’s called a snow… Read More

Ullr Fest

Ullr Festival preview: what to expect

The 53rd annual Breckenridge Ullr Festival kicks off this winter on January 13th-16th. Here’s a preview of what to expect. My first Ullr Festival experience was ten years ago. It involved beer and a bunch of half-naked men running down Main Street in sub-zero temps with Viking hats on as the sun set over Breckenridge…. Read More

Buy Online. Skip the line – with EpicDay tickets [video]

Back for its second season, EpicDay Lift Tickets and the EpicDay Express Lane provide our guests the lowest available lift ticket price and most convenient way to access our resorts. Ripperoo is a huge fan, as can be seen in this video where he goes head-to-head with his new rival Blizzard to see who can… Read More

Top 3 Reasons to Take a Lesson After the Holidays

With the winter season’s major holidays behind us, life at Breckenridge Ski Resort is about to chill out for a bit. This is the perfect time to sign up for a lesson with the Breckenridge Ski Resort Ski and Snowboard School. Lessons aren’t just for beginners – from first-timers to folks who haven’t been on… Read More

Hot cocoa, Mr. and Mrs. Claus delight at Peak 8 [video]

As the holidays are a time of giving, the presents just keep coming at Breckenridge Ski Resort – even after yesterday’s flash toy gifting. Today, resort hosts surprised skiers and snowboarders with complementary cups of hot cocoa, right on the snow at the base of Peak 8! To sweeten the surprise, Santa and Mrs. Claus… Read More

Santa’s holiday surprise met with cheer [video]

Christmas came early at Breckenridge Ski Resort, as our Santa Claus showered our guests with gifts galore. What’s in the bag, you may be wondering? Only the best treats for exploring the mountain: a handful of Go Pros and Epic Mix goggle wipes. Could it be true?Best of all, Mother Nature and Ullr pitched in… Read More

Breckenridge Mountain Tours

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

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