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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 Chocolate Surprise

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

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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

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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