Breckenridge Family Lifestyle 2011/2012

Top 10 Tips for Skiing as a Family

When my sons were born, in 2010 and 2012, respectively, my husband and I had no doubt ours would be a skiing family. Skiing was how we met, and our relationship thrived and grew in the mountains and on the slopes. So we started our kids young. They’re still young, but the many days we’ve… Read More

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Ullr brings powder to the North Bowl [video]

Well, its seems the Ullr Festivities really do work there magic. We received seven inches of powder in 24 hours, 5-6 of which fell overnight. Skiers and riders lined up early after being awoken by the sounds of ski patrol blasts getting the mountain ready for the day, and were treated to some excellent snow… Read More

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Ullr delivers 7 inches of new snow [video]

Breckenridge called and Ullr delivered: 7 inches of the fluffy stuff fell in the last 24 hours, with even more falling this morning and afternoon. We headed up Spruce to get an early run in and tackle some of that untouched powder. Buttery turns on the fresh powder made this run extra fun. If you’re… Read More

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Interview with the sculpting team

Behind the scenes: Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships The 26th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships get underway this week with teams from around the globe ready to transform 22-ton frozen blocks into intricate works of art. Team USA-Colorado/Breckenridge captain Keith Martin shares 5 carving truths: Solid flake foundation Even though it’s called a snow… Read More

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Ullr Festival preview: what to expect

The 53rd annual Breckenridge Ullr Festival kicks off this winter on January 13th-16th. Here’s a preview of what to expect. My first Ullr Festival experience was ten years ago. It involved beer and a bunch of half-naked men running down Main Street in sub-zero temps with Viking hats on as the sun set over Breckenridge…. Read More

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Buy Online. Skip the line – with EpicDay tickets [video]

Back for its second season, EpicDay Lift Tickets and the EpicDay Express Lane provide our guests the lowest available lift ticket price and most convenient way to access our resorts. Ripperoo is a huge fan, as can be seen in this video where he goes head-to-head with his new rival Blizzard to see who can… Read More

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Sunny slopes from Vista Haus [video]

I checked the conditions from Vista Haus this morning, and I was welcomed with sunny skies and relatively warm temperatures with little to no wind – a very pleasant blue bird day!Don’t forget to pack the sunscreen and the shades, as there is no shortage of sun today! Well, before the clouds (predictably) roll in… Read More

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Top 3 Reasons to Take a Lesson After the Holidays

With the winter season’s major holidays behind us, life at Breckenridge Ski Resort is about to chill out for a bit. This is the perfect time to sign up for a lesson with the Breckenridge Ski Resort Ski and Snowboard School. Lessons aren’t just for beginners – from first-timers to folks who haven’t been on… Read More

Top 10 beginner runs at Breck

Top 10 beginner runs at Breck

Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 2,908 acres of terrain is busted out into green (beginner), blue (intermediate) and black (advanced) trails. If you’re just getting your ski legs, want to take it easy or skiing with the kiddos, Breck boasts some of the best learning terrain anywhere. In fact, 11 percent of the resort is rated green…. Read More

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Run of the day: Claimjumper [video]

<Sunny skies, highs in the mid-30’s and over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain make for a great first Sunday of 2016! There’s tons of new terrain, as Whale’s Tale and Peak 7 Bowl opened yesterday. Today, I took a groomer run down Claimjumper to check the snow conditions.Claimjumper is a really great run for cruising… Read More