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Early Season Recap

It truly was a November to remember. The past few seasons have gotten off to a slow start, but we found ourselves in a completely different place early in November. The snow started falling and hasn’t let up since. In the month of November alone we received over 100″!  There is always an anxiousness that… Read More

First Snow of 2018-19 Season!

The first snow has fallen in Breck! Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals (Psst book by Nov 1!), beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for… Read More

How to #WinAtWinter

How to #WinAtWinter Temperatures are dropping and spirits are rising. Winning at winter is getting an early start to the season. Take advantage of this time of year. Score stellar lodging deals, beat the traffic to the mountain, and get your ski and ride legs ready for the rest of the season. Break out your… Read More

2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide

Breck is home to some of the best skiing and riding in the USA, with terrain and features for every skill level. get the most out of your ski vacation and make sure you’re ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way. Cover yourself from head to toe with our 2018/2019 Breck Winter Gear Guide: Since 1877, Helly Hansen  has been… Read More

Breck’s High Alpine

Bird’s the Word – a Breck Blog with Tracy O’Brien Finding words to describe Breck’s High Alpine certainly isn’t easy. Being above the treeline is a unique experience that, in my opinion, has more to do with the emotions this area evokes than the skiable terrain it provides. With Peaks 6, 7 and 8 considered truly… Read More

Snowmaking 101

Snowmaking 101: Prepping for the 2018-19 Season Earlier this month I got the chance to spend time on-mountain with some of the Breck Snowmaking team and learned about all the work that goes into the process. Here at Breck, we utilize a few different types of snowguns – fan guns, sled guns, and tower guns…. Read More

Breck’s Avy Dogs : Meet Loki

    Meet Loki, a 9 year old sweetheart and canine member of Breck Ski Patrol. Loki’s human counterpart, Bob Nothnagle, told me, “She is a mixed breed and we don’t know for sure, but we always say Lab/Heeler/Pit mix.” Loki was adopted from Denver Dumb Friends League at six months old and began training… Read More

Breckenridge Traditions: Wake Up Breck!

Sometimes all it takes is a free cup of coffee to make someone’s day. That small gesture goes a long way, especially when delivered to a group of folks on the cusp of their busiest time of year. Which is why Nov. 8 will mark the 16th annual Wake Up Breck! where you can snag a… Read More

3 Lines You Can Skip at Breck

Pop quiz: would you rather spend the first hours of your Breckenridge vacation waiting in line for tickets, gear, or lifts? Or would you rather be on the slopes?  No one wants to waste time in line. And at Breck, you don’t need to. Here are three lines you can skip on your next Breck… Read More

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got to Breck

There are three things every skier wants to know when visiting a new resort: how to find the best terrain, where to park, and how to save money. At a destination as big and diverse as Breckenridge—five distinct peaks, 2,908 acres, 34 lifts—this insider knowledge goes even further. Set yourself up for success before your… Read More

Perks of Staying at Breckenridge Lodging

  When it comes to vacation lodging, it’s all about location. And amenities. And comforts. Breckenridge resort-owned properties take pride in providing this trifecta for guests and then taking it one step further with extra top-tier advantages. Treat your friends and family to the sweetest home away from home with these signature property perks. Stay… Read More

Family with skis

The Benefits to Booking Your Breckenridge Vacation Early

  Advanced planning is your key to saving tons of time and avoiding the hurry-up and wait once you arrive in Breckenridge. Alleviate unnecessary worry and ensure that your time here is spent enjoying every last drop of vacation, friends, family and snow with these Breckenridge pro vacation planning tips. Lock Down Lodging Before the… Read More

My Half-Day Epic Discovery Challenge

  I’m standing at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort on an early summer morning, staring up at enticing arrows pointing three different directions. GoldRunner Coaster this way. Snow Mountain that way. Straight ahead for the Alpine Slide. Today’s challenge is real: How do I pack a big-hitter Peak 8 summer adventure… Read More

Horseback riding in Breck

50 Things to do in Breck this Summer

Breckenridge is known for legendary winter activities — our slopes offer one of the best skiing experiences in the world — but, as the locals say, you’ll “come for the winter and stay for the summer.” Here are 50 things to do in Breck this summer — from a family-friendly day to an adrenaline-pumping biking… 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 Breckenridge 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

Couple Hiking in Summer at Breckenridge

How to dress for summer in Breck

High country summers are pretty epic — endless sunshine, greened-up mountainsides, bluebird skies, mild temps, flowing rivers, and that oh so sweet scent of pine needles warming in the sun. The kicker? Mother Nature’s fickle ways. Clouds roll in, an afternoon shower stops over, even the occasional summer snowflake has been known to come to… Read More

Summer Camp at Breck

Summer Day Camp returns to Breck

The Breckenridge Summer Day Camp returns this summer from June 7 – Aug 29, 2018. The day camp, the only one of its kind to take place on the mountain at Breck, features a curriculum that focuses on science, nature, crafts and more, while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. The Breck Summer Day Camp is… Read More

Summer Gear Guide 2018

Summer Gear Guide 2018 Weather in the mountains is notorious for being inconsistent and shifting unexpectedly. So when you can’t choose the conditions, choose like a pro.   Helly Hansen Since 1877, Helly Hansen has been on the forefront of innovative products.  With product built in tandem with our outdoor professionals that can’t choose their… Read More

Thanks for a great 2017-2018 season

Thanks to all of our guests, friends, family, and employees for and incredible 2017-18 season at Breck!   Here are a few of our favorite memories from the season. Shoutout to Joseph Large, Andrew MaGuire, Rory Gallagher, Clayton Trombley, Noah Wallace, and Luke Freleigh for capturing some of these moments.     We can’t wait… Read More

2017-2018 Winter Season is coming to a close

It’s not quite over but we want to say thank you to all our guests, friends, family, and employees for a great winter! Here’s the scoop on the rest of the season.               LIFTS & TERRAIN: Beginning Monday, April 16, for the final week of the season Breckenridge will… Read More