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3 Lines You Can Skip at Breck

Pop quiz: would you rather spend the first hours of your Breckenridge vacation waiting in line for tickets, gear, or lifts? Or would you rather be on the slopes?  No one wants to waste time in line. And at Breck, you don’t need to. Here are three lines you can skip on your next Breck… Read More

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got to Breck

There are three things every skier wants to know when visiting a new resort: how to find the best terrain, where to park, and how to save money. At a destination as big and diverse as Breckenridge—five distinct peaks, 2,908 acres, 34 lifts—this insider knowledge goes even further. Set yourself up for success before your… Read More

Family with skis

The Benefits to Booking Your Breckenridge Vacation Early

  Advanced planning is your key to saving tons of time and avoiding the hurry-up and wait once you arrive in Breckenridge. Alleviate unnecessary worry and ensure that your time here is spent enjoying every last drop of vacation, friends, family and snow with these Breckenridge pro vacation planning tips. Lock Down Lodging Before the… Read More

Meet The Breck Guides

Patti Banks Patti always knew she wasn’t meant to work indoors. She got her start as a raft guide, then took a life-changing Outdoor Leadership Training Seminar that taught her backcountry leadership. Read more about Patti.         Matt Belleville Matt has been on the slopes since he was in-utero. He went from… Read More

Breck Guide: Taylor Gordon

One of the most unique aspects of the Breck Guides program is the opportunity to go behind the scenes into the world of ski patrol and to learn about risk mitigation on the mountain. Who better to be your guide and to teach about risk mitigation than Taylor Gordon, a man who has flown (and… Read More

Breck Guide: Steve Edberg

Steve Edberg lived the van life long before #vanlife was cool. In the late ‘80s, after a chance encounter and life-changing ski day with the legend and ski industry pioneer, Junior Bounous, Steve left his home state of Arizona to pursue a career in the sport. He found himself balancing a life between states and… Read More

Breck Guide: Jenn Losch

There’s a popular saying in skiing, “there are no friends on a powder day.” As one of the friendliest people on the mountain, Jenn Losch respectfully disagrees. Characterized by her fellow guides as a “fireball,” a “character,” a “good talker,” someone who’s never known an awkward silence, and a “ripping skier,” Jenn has spent most… Read More

Breck Guide: Patrick Guilbert

If a passion for skiing were contagious, you’d probably catch it from this guy. Patrick Guilbert speaks about skiing and the mountains with an authentic reverence in his voice that’s almost palpable. A blue-collar boy from New England, he spent his winters earning turns and teaching ski racing at Wildcat in New Hampshire. His path… Read More

Breck Guide: Kevin “Spag” Eddy

Imagine it is the Spring of 1992 in Lake Tahoe, and in an extraordinary feat, 11 feet of snow just fell in seven days. You find yourself to be one of a handful people who has made it to Kirkwood, just as the storm breaks and the resort reopens. The other skiers there just happen… Read More

Breck Guide: Randy Brooks

“The Greatest Of All Time,” a “Mastermind,” the “Godfather of skiing and teaching,” the “complete package,” “nothing rattles Randy.” These may sound like film reviews, but it’s just what people say when they know Randy Brooks. The esteem in which the Breck Guides hold him is unmistakable, and he has been a true mentor to… Read More