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Spring Break in Breck

Depending on where you live, spring break lands on any given week throughout the month of March. Because families with small children and high schoolers, as well as college goers, know that Breck is a hot spot, you can expect a steady flow of spring breakers throughout March. If the sun is shining (and it… Read More

A First Timer’s Guide to Breckenridge

Want the full on Breckenridge experience? Attack it with an open-armed, no-agenda mindset, embracing the town, the mountain and that free-living, adventurous Summit County spirit. Start with these tried-and-true local favorites. For the Downhillers Breckenridge Ski Resort covers five massive peaks. That’s 187 trails across 2,908 acres. It’s a lot to take in. Begin with… Read More

Most Romantic Spots in Breck

Breck is home to some world class skiing, mountain biking, and all around high adrenaline adventuring; however, Breck also hosts some pretty romantic spots to get all lovey-dovey. The air might be thin at this high altitude, but there is definitely lots of love in the air. Here are some of our favorite spots and… Read More

Best Breckenridge Budget Restaurants and Dining Deals

There’s something deeply satisfying about finding a new favorite culinary stash spot that aligns with your bank account, especially in a ski town. Thankfully, Breckenridge is loaded with fantastic breakfast, lunch and happy hour deals. They just require a little hungry, budget-minded digging. Breakfast Daylight Doughnuts opens at 6 a.m., typically to a few diehards… Read More

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Breck’s Best Winter Events

Breckenridge is known for its festive lineup of winter events. Here are the must-hit parties, big-name competitions and snow-filled celebrations. Each December, visit the base of Peak 8 for Dew Tour, when some of the best skiers and boarders from around the globe compete in high-flying competitions. This Olympic-qualifying event showcases gravity-defying slopestyle and halfpipe… Read More

Breckenridge – how to ski more, see more in just one day

We all wish we could spend endless time in the mountains but sometimes you only have one day to ski, play and fit in all of your favorite activities. If this is your case or if you are just a mountain go-getter, read on for tips to get ski more, see more and have the… Read More

Don’t Wait for Morning: Things to do on a Snowy Night in Breck

Snowy nights in Breckenridge are a dream come true. The town is bustling with celebration and each magical flake adds more excitement for the powder day in the morning. But why wait until the morning to enjoy it? There is plenty of fun to be had playing in Breck and the surrounding area, especially on… Read More

Family Activities for a Snowy Day

For many, there’s only one thing to do on a snowy day in Breckenridge: Ride the lifts and shred until the powder’s gone. But there’s even more to do in Breck as a family.  Here are additional activities the entire family will love to do together: Glide Ice skating at the Stephen C. West Arena is… Read More

A Guide to Downtown Breckenridge

One of the beautiful things that sets Breckenridge apart from other ski resort towns is its gripping blend of old and new. We have a cutting-edge arts scene, fantastic shopping and dining and plush spas and lodging—all nudged up against painstakingly preserved historic buildings and an active riverside recreation path set off by postcard mountain… Read More

Explore Breck’s High Alpine

One of my absolute favorite things about Breckenridge is the high alpine terrain. There is nothing more breathtaking then cresting the tree-line, seeing the immense beauty of the peaks and the endless views expand before your eyes. Those moments of complete reverence hold a very special place in my heart and having the ability to… Read More

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

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The 2017/2018 Breck Gear Guide

Breckenridge Ski Resort is home to some of the best skiing and riding in the USA, with terrain and features for every skill level and everyone in the family. If you want to get the most out of your ski vacation, be sure that you have everything you need to enjoy a day on the slopes. Make… Read More

Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint by 2030

VAIL RESORTS MAKES AN EPIC PROMISE – COMMITS TO ZERO NET OPERATING FOOTPRINT BY 2030 OUR EPIC PROMISE FOR A ZERO NET OPERATING FOOTPRINT BY 2030 Everything we do at Vail Resorts is driven by the spectacular natural environments where our employees, guests and communities live, work and play. The environment – and our stakeholders’… Read More

Unlimited Summer Fun with Breck’s Adventure Pass

By Ebeth Miller My four-year-old son Jarle (pronounced Yarley) has spent a lot of time on Peak 8 at Breck Ski Resort, as he learned to ski over the last couple of seasons. So when I told him that we were heading up to the mountain on Friday, he furrowed his brow and asked with… Read More

A new era: 8 ways Peak 8 is changing summer

By Lisa Blake Formerly known as the Breck Fun Park, Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 8 Base Camp debuts June 9 as the first portion of the revamped resort to open this summer. It’s all a part of the jaw-dropping Epic Discovery unveiling, a project many years in the works that introduces guests to interactive exploration… Read More

Unwrapping New Terrain! All 5 Peaks Open!

Hi Brent here with your Breck terrain update! Did you see the video? All five peaks are open as of December 23rd, 2016. Not only did all the peaks open but we had a fresh three inches over night to add to the terrain opening!   On Wednesday December 21st the highest chair lift in North America,… Read More

Breckenrige Terrain Updates with Benji Farrow

Dec. 21, 2016 Update The Imperial SuperChair, North America’s highest chairlift began spinning today. Sitting at 12,480 ft above sea level, Imperial now lets skiers and boarders go from the top to bottom of Peak 8. Last week was amazing! We were hit by a storm which dropped off 35″ of snow in just over 7… Read More

Opening day brings a warm welcome

You never know what opening day is like until you get there; heading up BreckConnect Gondola today brought back all those emotions that have been stored away for the summer. Putting on gear and getting back into my winter routine is my favorite time of year. My name is Sam and this is my ninth… Read More

Opening Day Update

Nov. 15, 2016 With favorable overnight temperatures and a successful two weeks of snowmaking in Summit County, Keystone and Breckenridge Ski Resorts are excited to welcome the beginning of the 2016-2017 winter season on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 respectively. Vail Mountain, originally slated to open Friday, Nov. 18, has set a new… Read More

Opening Day’s almost here

We have less than 60 days until we kick off the 2016/17 winter season here at Breck! Of course we can’t begin the season without Opening Day. If you love winter as much as we do, Opening Day holds a special place in your heart and presents a certain feeling every year: The air is… Read More