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Family Activities for a Snowy Day in Breckenridge

For many, there’s only one thing to do on a snowy day in Breckenridge: Ride the lifts and shred until the powder’s gone. But that doesn’t always work for families. For one, skiing deep, fresh snow can be tiring. For another, skiing powder’s tough. Here are additional activities for the entire family: Splash and Climb… Read More

A Guide to Downtown Breckenridge

One of the beautiful things that sets Breckenridge apart from other ski resort towns is its gripping blend of old and new. We have a cutting-edge arts scene, fantastic shopping and dining and plush spas and lodging—all nudged up against painstakingly preserved historic buildings and an active riverside recreation path set off by postcard mountain… Read More

New Year, Same Epic Celebrations: NYE in Breck

As the year nears its end, the Town of Breckenridge is bustling with holiday cheer and excitement to ring in the New Year. It’s a time of celebration and this world-class destination sure knows how to throw a party. Let’s take a gander at how the locals spread joy with some of their most fun… Read More

Breckenridge Arts District – A new way to experience the mountains

Nice view of Peak 8 from the Breckenridge Arts District. Photo: Elizabeth Miller   I moved to Breckenridge from the D.C. area. Like most mountain town residents, I came here for the skiing and was thrilled to live in this outdoorsy community. But I was worried that I would miss the arts and culture I… Read More

The Seasons Are Changing

As February nears it’s end, spring draws ever closer. Just because spring is on the way there is no reason to worry. Looking back at historical data for snowfall, spring is typically when some of the deepest of the year hits Breck. As we move forward into spring, keep your fingers crossed for those deep powder days.

Meet the Artist Behind Breck’s Trail Map

You know that amazingly precise, highly detailed winter trail map? It didn’t come from a machine. By Shauna Farnell Open Breck’s trail map and as an avid skier or snowboarder, you probably already view it as a deeply meaningful piece of art. But take a close look at this winter’s map. Seriously. Go to the “Mountain”… Read More

27th International Snow Sculpture Championships

Three Weeks of Snow Sculptures by Ebeth Miller When you think of snow in Breckenridge, you think of skiing, right? Well, it’s time to check out the 27th Annual International Snow Sculpture Championships and change your perception of snow forever! Fifteen teams from as far as Turkey, Germany, Finland, Mongolia, China, and India are hand… Read More

First snowfall of the 2016/17 season

Aug 24 2016 – Most of us are in full denial. We’ve enjoyed a beautiful warm Summer full of camping, floating, biking and hiking. As the temps have gotten colder in the mornings we’ve thrown on another layer and thought that it was a quick cold spell and that an Indian Summer was in the… Read More

Seize the Season: Fall in Breckenridge

There’s a certain energy in the air when autumn comes around. Breckenridge starts buzzing with ski season’s swelling anticipation and a bittersweet happiness dings with every golden leaf that hits the ground.   But while it’s here, fall is nothing short of glorious. Here are our top tips to seize the season: Explore Autumn foliage… Read More