Travel tips

Travel tips for Breckenridge

Family with gear at Breck

How to pack for your Christmas vacation in Breck

There are some people who complain incessantly about the stress of holiday travel. They bemoan the lines, the crowds, and the “inconveniences” of things like blizzards and ice storms that close airports, cancel flights, and render the roads virtual ice rinks. I am one of those people. And yet, I am also a skier, which… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Top 10 Shops in Breck

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: there are few things as subjective as top 10 lists—especially top 10 lists that have to do with shopping. One woman’s treasure might well be another woman’s trash. And yet. The shopping in Breck is almost as superlative as the skiing. Whether you’re peddling in high-end… Read More

Peak 6

Top 10 Breck EpicMix pins

Think you can ski 1,000,000 vertical feet this season? Maybe you’ve skied every Breckenridge peak today? Whether you’re here for the weekend or visiting for Spring Break, challenge yourself and explore the mountain by earning the top EpicMix Pins. From vertical feet to number of days skied, share your Breck adventures and achievements on social… Read More

Breckenridge Family Lifestyle 2011/2012

Breck’s best runs for families

Perhaps you’ve heard, but Breckenridge Ski Resort will open Peak 6 in a few weeks.  With that expansion, the resort will have over 2900 acres and 187 trails to explore across five mountains.  For the family who has to wrangle kids from the car to the rental shop to the ticket office to the lift,… Read More

plastic bag policy

Town of Breckenridge implements new plastic bag policy

In an effort to help the environment by decreasing plastic bag usage by our visitors and locals, the Town of Breckenridge just launched a new policy where every plastic bag sold in town will cost $0.10. If you’re in the grocery store or at your favorite boutique, expect to be charged $0.10 for each bag… Read More

Ullr Fest Breckenridge

Breck’s best winter events

Here for Christmas or Spring Break? Here is a look at some of the best events happening in Breck during your stay. After Thanksgiving, check out the Dew Tour. From Dec. 12-15, visit the base of Peak 8 to watch some of the best skiers and boarders around the world compete in the Dew Tour…. Read More

back country hiking Breck Guides

Breck Guides are your cheat sheet to Breck

Have you ever wondered where to find the best snow and how to make the most out of your day at Breckenridge?  Have you ever thought about following a hiking trail at the top of the lift?  Have you ever wanted to learn about how to safely travel in the back country or high alpine… Read More

Chairlift at Breck

Breck launches terrain, lifts alerts on Twitter

For a long time we’ve heard from our fans that they’d like to know when we’re opening new terrain, or when lifts may close early, or when parking lots are full and for a long time we’ve heard them but didn’t have a great solution to get that information out there. Then it hit us… Read More

chair lift over groomed run

Tips for improving your technique on groomers

Everyone knows that to be a good skier, one must master the groomers. But how? Let’s get down to basics. At the most basic level, skiing is just about getting snow to slide on our skis. Remember that whole “for every action there’s and equal and opposite reaction” thing that your high school physics teacher… Read More