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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

Hikes with the best views around Breck

As they say “people come for the winters and stay for the summers.” Once it is full blow summer in Breck and there are just a few patches of snow left at the top of the peaks it’s time to go for epic hikes! Here are our some of our favorite hikes around Breck with… Read More

Peak 9 is open

The story behind trail names at Breckenridge

You may have noticed that many of Breckenridge’s 187 trails have odd names (Devil’s Crotch anybody? We’re not gonna touch on that one). Unsurprisingly, most of them date back to the area’s mining history, founders and famous historical figures. Let’s look at a few … Peak 8 When Breckenridge Ski Resort was born in 1961,… Read More