Terrain

Breckenridge terrain

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Spring snow this morning [video]

Just a little bit of fresh, spring snow to make the morning bright! Breckenridge received seven inches of unprecedented snow last night to top off a record breaking month of skiing and riding. Overall, Breck has received 94 inches of snow in March, and it’s easy to see why no one is thinking of warmer weather… Read More

Black diamond groomers

Breck’s Black Diamond Groomers

Breck’s Black Diamond Groomers Think diamonds are just for girls? Not at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Here, the diamonds are black, and they’re for absolutely everyone who wants a challenge. With over 50 percent of the resort’s trails made up of single and double black diamond runs, Breck is a paradise for lovers of expert terrain…. Read More

Peak 8's Spruce run.

Morning conditions from Peak 8’s spruce

  This morning at Breckenridge Ski Resort was one for the books. The sunrise sprawled over Breck with vibrant colors, setting the scene for the weekend ahead. I can’t think of a better way to start the weekend than by getting some fresh turns in on the mountain –  after a good cup of coffee, of… Read More

Claimjumper

Claimjumper morning conditions

Today started off with a glorious sunrise, waking up the mountain with orange and red bursts of colorful sky. Breck’s talented grooming team took a snapshot this morning from the base of the T bar.  I ventured a bit further towards Peak 7 to the Claimjumper run to check the conditions. The wind was calm… Read More

Gold King View

Conditions from Peak 9’s Gold King

  Mild conditions and partly sunny skies made their way to Breckenridge Ski Resort for a spectacular Saturday on the mountain. I made it to the Gold King run on Peak 9 for an afternoon run. The snow was soft and buttery which is perfect for making turns down Gold King’s view-laden terrain. I felt… Read More

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President’s Day brings the powder

President’s Day at Breckenridge Ski Resort brought 10 inches of fresh snow in the last 24 hours, and it is still coming down. Check out my run on Northstar on Peak 8. The conditions were excellent with light, fluffy powder. We’re expecting even more snow on the mountain this afternoon and tonight for a wonderful… Read More

Rock jump on Peak 6

Top 10 advanced runs and bowls at Breck

Looking for some heart-thumping steeps and deeps, trees and big fat beautiful bowls? Breckenridge Ski Resort’s black diamond and double black diamond trails comprise 58 percent of the five-peak resort’s terrain. Here are 10 local adrenaline-fix faves: Beyond Bowl – Peak 6 Take the Kensho SuperChair to Peak 6 and carry your skis or board… Read More

Red Rover Groomer

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

Spruce Powder Run Go Pro

Ullr delivers 7 inches of new snow [video]

Breckenridge called and Ullr delivered: 7 inches of the fluffy stuff fell in the last 24 hours, with even more falling this morning and afternoon. We headed up Spruce to get an early run in and tackle some of that untouched powder. Buttery turns on the fresh powder made this run extra fun. If you’re… Read More