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Pass Holder Appreciation 2019

Hey Pass Holders – it’s that’s time of the season again! Pass Holder Appreciation Week is Feb 3 – 9, 2019 What’s even better than being appreciated? We’re holding this event series from Feb 3 – 9, a time where skies are blue, snow falls in abundance and the most terrain will be available. Valid passes… Read More

Hike-to Terrain: Peak 9

When I moved here in 1995, Peak 9 was the place to be – that’s where the snowboard park was and the gondola hadn’t been installed yet.  Without a gondola, the easiest access to the mountain was the base of Peak 9.  One spot on Peak 9 keeps me coming back, E-Chair.  E-chair offers inbounds hike-to… Read More

Early Season Recap

It truly was a November to remember. The past few seasons have gotten off to a slow start, but we found ourselves in a completely different place early in November. The snow started falling and hasn’t let up since. In the month of November alone we received over 100″!  There is always an anxiousness that… Read More

First Snow of 2018-19 Season!

The first snow has fallen in Breck! Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals (Psst book by Nov 1!), beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for… Read More

How to #WinAtWinter

How to #WinAtWinter Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals, beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for the rest of the season. Break out your… Read More

2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide

Breck is home to some of the best skiing and riding in the USA, with terrain and features for every skill level. get the most out of your ski vacation and make sure you’re ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way. Cover yourself from head to toe with our 2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide: Since 1877, Helly Hansen  has been… Read More

Breck’s High Alpine

Bird’s the Word – a Breck Blog with Tracy O’Brien Finding words to describe Breck’s High Alpine certainly isn’t easy. Being above the treeline is a unique experience that, in my opinion, has more to do with the emotions this area evokes than the skiable terrain it provides. With Peaks 6, 7 and 8 considered truly… Read More

Snowmaking 101

Snowmaking 101: Prepping for the 2018-19 Season Earlier this month I got the chance to spend time on-mountain with some of the Breck Snowmaking team and learned about all the work that goes into the process. Here at Breck, we utilize a few different types of snowguns – fan guns, sled guns, and tower guns…. Read More

Breck’s Avy Dogs : Meet Loki

    Meet Loki, a 9 year old sweetheart and canine member of Breck Ski Patrol. Loki’s human counterpart, Bob Nothnagle, told me, “She is a mixed breed and we don’t know for sure, but we always say Lab/Heeler/Pit mix.” Loki was adopted from Denver Dumb Friends League at six months old and began training… 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