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Mike Hafer explains Groomers

Tips Up! Fine tune your skills on the groomers [video]

Do you love skiing the groomers? We do too, but we know there’s always room for improvement. Also, getting really comfortable on the groomers is the best way to advance your skiing. Lucky for us, Mike Hafer with the Breckenridge Ski and Snowboard School is here to help. He gives some straightforward advice to making… Read More

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Why take Ski School lessons on a powder day

    Skiing or riding in waist-deep, untracked powder is one of the best feelings in the world. A combination of high altitude and cool conditions make Colorado powder days some of the best around. To make the most of your time in the deep stuff, take a lesson from Ski and Ride school; here’s… Read More

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Terrain-Based Learning at Breckenridge

I learned to ski in 1985, when at age 10, and I remember vividly the fear of falling. Feeling like a deer on ice, I tried to follow my instructor’s tips and figure out this thing called “snow plow.” It took quite a while. Fortunately today’s beginners—especially those at Breckenridge—don’t have to endure the same arduous… Read More

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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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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

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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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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

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What I learned at Ski School

If you’re anything like me, you probably haven’t taken ski lessons since you were legally required to wear a car seat while driving to the mountain with mom and dad. Well, that’s all changed for me now, after taking ski lessons as an adult here at Breckenridge Ski Resort. You can now call me a… Read More

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Skiers: 5 things to know about linking turns

It’s that flow. You know, that graceful shushing down the mountain that seasoned skiers live for. And, when you’re just learning how to sync it all up, it’s that exhilarating ah-ha moment – one that’s especially zen on a powder day. Are you looking to start linking turns and finding your flow? Breckenridge Ski &… Read More