Travel tips

Travel tips for Breckenridge

Ski Safely with Helmets

Top 10 tips for skiing and snowboarding safely

This week kicks off Breck’s annual Safety Week. From January 19 to January 25, attend events around the mountain to learn the Skier Responsibility Code and have fun during your visit. Here are 10 tips to staying safe on the hill: 1. Know the Code. Brush up on the Skier and Snowboard Responsibility Code this… Read More

5 Peaks in Breckenridge, CO.

What you need to know about Breckenridge’s Five Peaks

You know that allegory about the three blind men describing an elephant? One is at the head and insists an elephant is all trunk; the other is at the elephant’s middle and describes the animal’s skin, thick and tough, and the third is at the tail—for him, the elephant is a whispy thing. Breckenridge can… Read More

Ripperoo at Breck

Ask Ripperoo: January 2014 Slope Safety Month

Ripperoo, the official mascot of Breckenridge, loves to interact with guests of all ages.  You can ask Rip a question here, and maybe you’ll see your name in the Mailbag!  Otherwise, the questions will just get made up.  This week, Ripperoo fields questions about safety: Dear Ripperoo: I learned so much about safety from your last… Read More

EricWillett in China

Eric Willett’s top travel tips

A member of the Breck Epic Team, Eric Willett accounts his journeys as a professional athlete here. To read more from Eric, search his name in the top right, or click here.  To me, traveling is just as fun as snowboarding. I love everything about it — hanging out in airports, flying, and getting to… Read More

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Ask Ripperoo: Slope Safety

Ripperoo, the official mascot of Breckenridge, loves to interact with guests of all ages.  You can ask Rip a question here , and maybe you’ll see your name in the Mailbag!  Otherwise, the questions will just get made up.  This week, Ripperoo fields questions about safety: Dear Ripperoo: I’m all for safety, but I’ve been… Read More

Skiing Breck

The perks of off-peak skiing

Soon the days will get longer and the snowfall totals fatter. It’s right around the corner — that precious post-holiday, pre-spring-break winter lull and one of the best times to plan a trip to Breckenridge Ski Resort. Four reasons off-peak skiing rules: Having the mountain to yourself Off-peak skiing means less crowding, next-to-nothing ticket window… Read More

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