Sustainability

Soul of the Summit: The Summit Foundation

It’s no secret that Breckenridge Ski Resort is one of North America’s best ski resorts, but did you also know that the resort is a major charitable donor? It’s true! This season, Vail Resorts launched EpicPromise, its program focused on fostering community and environmental sustainability. But even though EpicPromise is new, Breck has a long… Read More

Environment and adventure: Breckenridge Film Festival is Sept. 18–21

Impressive cinematic resumes and brilliant outdoor and environmental documentaries, along with comedies and a touch of drama, are on tap for the Breckenridge Film Festival Sept. 18–21. The four-day fest unfolds with 66 films — one third revolving around environmental or outdoor themes — and screenings that transport audiences to Venezuela’s remote Mount Roraima, Alaskan… Read More

Our “Epic Promise” to our communities: Energy education

As mountain enthusiasts, we all understand the draw of the great outdoors – there’s nothing quite like a day on the slopes with your friends and family, breathing in the fresh alpine air and taking in the gorgeous mountain vistas and endless seas of pine forest. For me, being in Breck is a constant reminder… Read More

Breckenridge scenic view

Breck Ski Resort sponsors a new community center Juniors’ Room

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced a significant donation to the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center and South Branch Library in appreciation for the local community’s involvement in the resort’s Peak 6 project, which opened this ski season. During a small reception Wednesday, Blaise Carrig, President of Vail Resorts’ mountain division, and Pat Campbell, EVP and COO… Read More

VR employees school drive

Vail Resorts employees collecting supplies for Summit County youth

Vail Resorts Echo and the Summit County Employee Giving Council have teamed with the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) for a school supply drive for the 2013-14 school year. This Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4, Summit County Vail Resorts employees will be collecting supplies with the help of a Colorado Mountain Express van at… Read More

Hiking at Breckenridge

Breck’s focus on the environment

Breckenridge Ski Resort is situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. From carpooling incentives to digging in the dirt in the summer to cut down on winter water use, Breckenridge is involved in a variety of ways to maintain the pristine environment in which it operates. Energy Efficiency Ski resorts do not strike many… Read More