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Monthly Archives: November 2014

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The best Breckenridge lodging options for families

Where you stay when you’re on a ski vacation with your family is the most important choice you’ll make. Seriously. If you’ve got kids too young for ski school and don’t want to put them in nursery every day, you want a ski-in, ski-out place so you and your spouse can easily swap kid duty… Read More

Dog in Fresh snow in Breckenridge

Breck will open more terrain for Thanksgiving

As the snow keeps falling (a foot in the last 24 hours and nearly three feet in the last seven days!), terrain continues to open at Breckenridge Ski Resort, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend. Beaver Run SuperChair and Mercury Chair are now open for the season on Peak 9, along with some of Breck’s… Read More

Nov 26 - 12" and Peak 9 opens

Peak 9 opens with 12 inches of fresh snow

Thanks to the amazing snow over the past week, Breckenridge Ski Resort was able to open Peak 9 for the 2014-15 season! We woke up this morning to 12 new inches of fresh snow in the last 24 hours, bringing our 7-day total to 33 inches. Breck has already received 210% of its average snow total at… Read More

8 inches overnight makes for a powder day – Nov 23, 2014 [video]

Powder Day at Breckenridge! This morning saw lots of smiling faces as the lifts began turning at the base of Peak 8. After receiving eight inches of snow overnight, the sun peeked out, and the powder hounds were out to get after their share of the fresh snow. Throughout the day, snow clouds battling the… Read More

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Private lessons at Breckenridge

Whether it’s your first day out on the slopes or you’re looking to tackle steep, high-alpine terrain, a private lesson at Breckenridge Ski Resort will provide you with the skills and confidence to take your skiing or boarding to a new level. Private lessons are offered year-round by professional ski instructors to guests aged two… Read More

Breck opens new terrain – Nov 21, 2014

Thanks to recent storms which dropped temperatures for snowmaking and left behind generous amounts of early-season snowfall, Breckenridge Ski Resort will expand its operating footprint to over 520 acres of skiable terrain accessed via eight lifts and select learning carpets by Saturday, November 22. Among the new terrain, the resort plans to open runs across Peaks… Read More

Need gear? Get it all in one place at Breck Sports

First thing, first. If you’re flying into Breckenridge for a ski vacation, considering the steep fees for checking bags, not to mention the pain of lugging bulky, heavy gear around, it might be better to leave your skis or boards behind and just rent. Or, if you have dinosaur equipment and faded outerwear, it might… Read More

20 inches of snow for opening weekend [video]

In a stunning display, the norse snow god Ullr blessed Breckenridge with 20 inches of snow over it’s opening weekend. In total, Breck has received 53 inches in the last seven days, setting up some great terrain for the start of the season. On opening day, Peak 8 offered Springmeier, Upper 4 O’Clock Run, and… Read More

Breck Guides

The best ski lessons for women

Until recently, I thought of all-women sports instruction as the purview of the “You go, girl!” set—a little too cheerful and (I feared) light on the actual instruction. How wrong I was. It took taking an all-women’s extreme skiing camp last year to realize that the support, the enthusiasm, and, yes, the tips and techniques… Read More

Spotlight on: Overlook on Peak 9 — Breck’s newest restaurant

After a bluebird morning of skiing 7 inches of fresh powder, you’re smiling but need a boost to keep charging. You’re hankering for something warm and delicious to fuel your burning quads and keep lapping until last chair. Stop by the all-new Overlook Restaurant at Peak 9 for an energizing meal and breathtaking views. Located at… Read More