Base Elevation: 9,600 feet / 2,926 meters
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet / 3,963 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,398 feet / 1,036 meters
Total Ski/Ride Terrain: 2,908 acres / 1,177 hectares
Operating Since December 16, 1961
Groomed Daily: 600 acres / 241 hectares (29 percent of total terrain)
Bowls: 1,061 acres / 429 hectares (35 percent of total terrain)
Terrain Parks: 25 acres / 10 hectares
Snowmaking: 600 acres / 243 hectares
Number of Trails: 187
Longest Trail: Four O’Clock – 3.5 miles / 5.6 kilometers
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With 2908 acres of skiing and snowboarding spanning five peaks, it’s no wonder Breckenridge Ski Resort is a top skiing destination. And with its base sitting at 10,000ft, it’s also one of the best spots for spring skiing too. Breckenridge boasts one of the longest ski seasons in the US, opening early November, staying open until mid-to-late April. April is one of the best time to visit Bre...
Breckenridge Ski Resort is a world-renowned winter destination for skiers and riders, but it wasn't always that way. Breckenridge's humbling beginnings make its transformation into the mecca that is today all the more interesting. Learn about the Breckenridge Ski Resort History:...
It's 5 a.m. And, that's when you hear it. The metallic scraping of the snow plow barreling down the street. It's the sweetest wake-up call for skiers and snowboarders. Your heart starts pumping and you instinctively reach for your phone to check the snow report in the hopes that Ullr. Boom. Mother Nature delivered the goods. It's a powder day....
Let’s be honest. You don’t come to Breckenridge in the winter to twiddle your thumbs. You come for the snow-covered mountains to slide, glide or float through it. With five peaks of skiing and snowboarding from Peak 6 to Peak 10, there’s a wide variety of Breckenridge Ski Trails for skiers and riders of all levels. To help you make the best of your time whether that means cruising down a gr...
Bumps are to skiing what cake is to birthdays: they're the part that makes you smile and wish for more! Luckily, you don’t need to wait for a birthday to learn to ski bumps, a.k.a moguls. If your skiing has advanced to the point where you’d like to venture beyond groomed trails, bumps are for you. And to help shorten your learning curve, Breckenridge Ski & Ride School has both classes and...
Warning: A Breckenridge hut trip can be addictive! The sense of accomplishment from travelling under your own power through the wintry woods with everything you need strapped on your back could be reward enough. And yet the best part comes when you arrive at a cozy cabin that is outfitted for your comfort; you know you made it safely and now it’s time to enjoy quality time with friends and fam...
Summer is all about Epic Discovery. Explore the mountain with a variety of activities that highlight the stunningly beautiful and rich environment. Soar up the Colorado Scenic Chair for a bird’s eye view of three of Colorado’s famous 14ers. Cruise through the White River National Forest by zipline and suspended bridge walk on the Expedition Zipline Tour. Explore the environment and history of Breckenridge through the Alpine Loop hiking trail. Whether you have an hour or a full day, craft your day your way with a pass, add on a zipline tour, or just enjoy a scenic chairlift ride!
Mountain biking lessons are now available at Breckenridge Resort. Whether you’re new to the sport or regularly rip up the singletrack around Colorado, Breckenridge offers experiences perfect for anyone. Breckenridge offers beginner and intermediate mountain bike lessons daily. Choose from 11 blue and black mountain-bike specific trails on the resort or head out on the hiking trails or mountain roads.