Ski School

Ski and Ride School at Breckenridge

More to a private lesson than you think.

You, some of your closest friends, a personal mountain guide and no lines. Sound like a good time? Consider taking a private lesson with the Breckenridge Ski & Snowboard School. You can up your skills while discovering new zones and secret stashes at Breck. You’ll be accompanied by a Breck Pro during your lesson who… Read More

Breck’s Ski & Snowboard School

Breck’s Ski and Ride School   It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an expert there is always something new to learn and work on. Have you been eyeing the upper mountain but don’t think you are ready? Maybe you have been sitting and watching from the base and want to learn for… Read More

An ode to Peak 9 … the perfect pitch

  Peak 9 is a sanctuary in many ways. For experts, it offers easy access to some of Breckenridge’s steepest, most challenging terrain (E Chair) and hiking access to pristine, untouched turns through glades in The Back 9. For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels, it always feels like there is enough space on… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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