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US Team Training days at Breck

There are only a few locations around the world that can host the perfect combination of world-class terrain and world-class talent, and Breckenridge is at the forefront of that movement. Every winter, athletes from around the world make the seasonal migration to Breckenridge, Colorado, where they spend between two and six months here to train… Read More

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Breck’s must-photograph spots

In town or on the mountain, capturing jaw-dropping Breckenridge vistas is pretty much point-n-click. Mother Nature handles the rest. Here are a few mandatory frame-worthy shots: Ski There Top of T-Bar Hop on the two-person T-Bar lift to the crux of Peak 7 and Peak 8 for amazing alpine panoramas. Ski left and pause to… Read More

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Photographer James Balog and CU Prof. Dr. James White showcase arctic research, photos

Breckenridge Ski Resort and GoBreck.com invite the public to join an engaging and fascinating evening of discussion with Dr. James White, Director of University of Colorado’s Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research and James Balog, an award-winning photographer, explorer and founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, Wednesday, Jan. 14 from 6-7 p.m. in the Columbine… Read More

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Live and let ride: 30 years of snowboarding at Breck

It was 1985. Snowboards were shorter, slimmer, pointed and made of wood. Wide neon headbands sat where helmets now reside and saggy :”steezy” swagger was a glimmer in the nylon one-piece snowsuit’s eye. Highback bindings were in infant stages and the first magazine about snowboarding, Absolutely Radical (later renamed International Snowboard Magazine), was fresh off… Read More

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Maggie’s Pub Club

You have just had a long hard day ripping groomers, lapping the park, or hiking lines off Imperial and Kensho SuperChairs, and what better way to wrap up an epic day than with an epic après ski experience at The Maggie restaurant at the base of Peak 9? Join the club and be a part… Read More

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Gold Runner Alpine Coaster

Attention all thrill seekers! Looking for a fun new way to get your adrenaline really going? The Gold Runner alpine Coaster is a great new way to find excitement on the hill, all while giving your legs a break from the slopes. Located at the base of Peak 8, between Breck’s brand new TenMile Flyer… Read More

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Seven safe ways to lose your tween in Breck

No matter how cool your teenager/preteen is, luckily he or she will have no trouble leaving the attitude at home while skiing and snowboarding. But for the sanity of the whole family, it’s also a big relief to have some off-the-mountain options for your child of a tricky age. Sorry, reform school doesn’t take kids… Read More

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Breck Nightlife Guide

So you have made it through the New Year, and maybe your New Year’s resolution is going to hate you for it, but lets face it. It is Saturday night again, and you have just had an amazing day out on the slopes with all your friends, so it is time once again to kick… Read More

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Employee Spotlight: Tracy Bartels, Breck’s Health and Safety Manager

Vitals Name: Tracy Bartels Job: Health and Safety Manager Age: 49 Family: Married with 2 kids, ages 21 and 24 Education: B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Missouri Resume: Started with the Breckenridge Ski and Ride School in 2000. Spent 11 years working the children’s ski school. Q: What brought you to Summit? A: My family decided… Read More

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Peak 8 – The perfect day [video]

Breckenridge‘s five peaks offer a wide variety of terrain. There’s absolutely something for every skier and rider, whether it’s untouched powder, an immaculate park or endless corduroy. In the “Perfect Day” series, we will explore Breckenridge peak by peak, and ask some influential Breck figures why they appreciate their favorite hill. The first video in our… Read More