Safety

Breck’s Wildlife Springing Into Action

Be aware of how to handle yourself around Breck’s animals Spring is a fragile time for local wildlife, and respecting trail closures and wilderness area regulations is crucial, not just for the welfare of the wildlife but for your own back, too. Breckenridge is home to an eclectic array of wildlife, ranging from black bear… Read More

Tali the Patrol dog tests her talents

Did you know your pup’s nose has about 220 million olfactory receptors? These receptors (compared to about six million in humans) are in charge of detecting odor molecules. When they pick up the smelly molecules, they’re analyzed by part of your furry friend’s brain that is, proportionally speaking, 40 times greater than ours. Ski Patrol… Read More

i70 mountain travel tips

With the season nearly here, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to get to the powder paradise of Breckenridge. As most of you already know, traveling on i70 during the winter is never an easy task. This year there are new traffic laws regarding traction and tire requirements. Here are helpful tips… Read More

Breckenridge Ski Patrol Avalanche Education Series

On Monday, Dec. 29, Breckenridge Ski Patrol held their second meeting in their avalanche education series. These meetings are held about once per month in the Ten Mile Room at the conference center in the Village at the base of Peak 9. The event is free and comes with a plethora of incredible perks. To… Read More

Family run of the week: Claimjumper

Family fun and learning has found its home on Peak 7. When Peak 8 gets the crowds, and Springmeier and Four O’ Clock start to get inundated with people, sometimes it is nice to have a spot to take your family where the run is open from tree line to tree line and stands as… Read More

Your top 5 ways to have a fun and safe holiday week at Breck

As everyone is getting ready for Christmas next week, we caught up with Ski Patrol member, Will Barrett, to get his take on how to get the most out of your holiday vacation to Breck. This is Will’s list of the top five ways to make sure you and your family have a fun and… Read More