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Nov 26 - 12" and Peak 9 opens

Breck opens new terrain and Peak 9 access this weekend

Breckenridge Ski Resort is set to open additional terrain and chairlifts this week thanks to Mother Nature’s snowfall and continued ideal snowmaking conditions. Starting today, the Rocky Mountain SuperChair on Peak 8 will operate providing easy access to Claimjumper and Northstar trails. Peak 9 officially opens Nov. 21 when the Quicksilver SuperChair, Snowflake, and Peak8… Read More

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6 inches for the first week of the season [video]

Snow Alert! Get your snow gear ready! As we wrap up another successful opening weekend here at Breck, Ullr decided to dump 6 inches in 24 hours, 2 of which fell overnight. This morning we awoke to a resort in the clouds, and snow still continues to fall. If you thought the conditions were good… Read More

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Behind the scenes: Snowmaking at Breck

It’s equal parts art and science. A balance that Breckenridge Ski Resort has been fine tuning since it fired up its first snow gun in 1982. With the ski resort opening in just a few weeks, snowmaking manager Brett Gray and his team of 33 (three shifts of 11 ladies and gents) are diligently working… Read More

Ski School Breckenridge

Ski and Snowboard School: The best way to learn the mountain

Ski season is almost here, which means it’s time for a little Breck 101. Today’s lesson: Learning the mountain. Whether this is your first year visiting Breckenridge Ski Resort, or you’ve been coming for several years, the expansive terrain across Breckenridge’s five peaks might have you scratching your head about the best warm-up run for… Read More

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Run of the Day: The Snowflake Loop [video]

For today’s Run of the Day, we explore one of Breck’s hidden nook trails. Ski between houses, over bridges, and ride through the shaky mouse trap! Skiing Breck as a kid growing up, I always found enjoyment in skiing the odd, off the beaten path trails. Of these, skiing down Snowflake and riding one of… Read More

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Breck is still open top to bottom!

As of March 31st, Breck is open from top to bottom! And we plan to stay that way throughout the remainder of the season. Historically, March is one of Colorado’s snowiest months, and come this time of year, we consistently have much more snow than most mountain resorts across the nation. In a season where much… Read More

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Afternoon Powder at Breck! [video]

Surprise skiers and riders! Winter is not over yet! As we enter into the last days of March, mother nature decided to reward those loyal skiers and snowboarders with some mid-week powder turns. As of 2pm, 5 inches of snow had already fallen throughout the day, bringing our three-day snow total to just shy of… Read More

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Introducing Epic Mix Guide [video]

So, you have just bought your lift ticket for the day and are riding your first chair up in the morning; now where do you go? While it may often be fun to explore new places and find the goods all on your own, it is often helpful to go with someone who has been… Read More

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Saint Patrick’s Day on Gold King!

This morning we heard scattered reports of a little green man skiing down Gold King on Peak 9 carrying with him what appeared to be a pot of gold. We figured that if there was ever a day to see a leprechaun on skis at Breck, it would be on Saint Patrick’s Day. Naturally, with… Read More

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Run of the Day: Mineshaft [video]

The snow just will not stop falling here in Breck. Over the last week, we have gotten a consistent accumulation of three to four inches of fresh snow almost every day, and today was no different. Skiers and riders woke up early Sunday morning to a fresh 4 inches of snow on the ground, but… Read More