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Peak 10 tomorrow, Breck is fully open [video]

Peak 10 opens tomorrow morning, marking the last of Breck’s five peaks to open for the season. Peak 10 will offer creamy groomed runs, as well as fresh powder off the north side of the summit, on trails like Spitfire, Corsair and everyone’s favorite, The Burn. The Breck video team spent most of their day… Read More

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Breck to celebrate Ullr Fest Jan. 11 – 17

Powder hounds, unite! The mountain community of Breckenridge, Colo. celebrates the new year Jan. 11-17 with Ullr Fest, a week-long winter festival honoring Ullr, the Norse god of snow. More than 12,000 Ullr enthusiasts will gather for the iconic Main Street parade (don’t forget the Viking helmet!) and other events such as Breck’s Got Talent,… Read More

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Peak 6 is open!

Time to awaken your sixth sense Breckenridge; Peak 6 is now open for the season! Breck received 12 inches of new snow this week, and with that snow not only comes better snow for everyone to ski, but more terrain for the powder hounds to play on. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Breck’s incredible ski patrol… Read More

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New snow at Breck

It is just ten days before Christmas, and the early Christmas presents just keep on coming! After a week of beautiful weather for the 2014 Dew Tour Championships, the snow has started to fall again, and it is welcomed with open arms. After two consecutive days of snow, Breck received six inches of fresh snow… Read More

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Why you should take a woman-specific camp this winter

What do you get when you gather a group of women in one of the most beautiful ski resorts on earth, pair them with an expert (woman) instructor, and let them loose for three days? A lot of laughter, many, many words of encouragement, and measurable improvement as each woman hones her technique and builds… Read More

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Dew Tour comes to an end, congrats to the champs [video]

The 2014 Dew Tour at Breck has come to a close, and what a non-stop thrill ride it has been. The last four days have been filled with amazing performances from male and female athletes in both Superpipe and Slopestyle events. The competitors put it all on the line, with olympic and x-game veterans going… Read More

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Powder day at Breck

Powder day alert at Breck! As we wrap up another successful Dew Tour, Ullr has been kind enough to bless us with some new snow just in time for the holidays. The snow started falling late last night and deposited six inches of the fresh stuff onto our snow stake by 5am. While the men’s… Read More

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Breckenridge’s hidden gems

On powder days or busy weekends, ditch the crowds for first tracks and explore some of Breckenridge’s hidden gems. Skiers often pass by Boreas, heading to its neighboring runs. But this lower mountain area of Peak 8 offers up playful moguls, steep pitches and gladed runs. While you wait for the upper mountain to open,… Read More

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The science of snowmaking

We all thank Ullr, the Norse god of snow, when he blesses our mountains with fresh, sparkly powder falling from the skies, but we owe most of our early season turns to the science of snowmaking. Snowmaking is what allows ski areas like Breckenridge Ski Resort to open before we get our first major snowfalls… Read More

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Dew Tour interview: Zack Black and Brett Esser

With the first day of the annual 2014 Dew Tour competition wrapping up at Breck, we caught up with snowboard slopestyle and super pipe athletes Zack Black and Brett Esser to pick their brains on what they thought of this year’s competition layout and vibe. Heres what they had to say: Nick: So first off, give… Read More