With an awesome 155 trails spanned over 2 358 acres of land, Breckenridge Ski Resort is the largest ski are in Summit County. This impressive ski resort features a variety of terrain, ski trails for most levels of skiers and great terrain parks. Combine this with the nearby town of Breckenridge and you’ll find a thriving nightlife, extreme skiing competitions and an interesting history to keep you entertained on non-skiing days.
Breckenridge’s key to success is the four peaks which make up the Breckenridge Ski Area. Peak 7 is for intermediate level skiers and it features a number of groomed runs as well as a bowl. Peak 8 has the impressive Freeway Terrain Park which hosts a number of competitions each year. Next door you will find Park Lane, an intermediate park, as well as Trygve’s, a beginner park with everything the beginner could ever want. Peak 9 is a beginner and intermediate slope where you will find a variety of trails and another great terrain park. Peak 10 is for advanced skiers and snowboarders only and features blue-black runs like the Crystal, Doublejack and Centennial.
Breckenridge offers great alpine skiing and snowboarding conditions and features 23 km of cross-country skiing and a pass and shuttle service to the neighbouring Keystone Resort. The Freeway Terrain Park has one of the best superpipes in North America while the Gold King Terrain Park is a great place to go if you have a lot to improve. The mountain has a summit elevation of 12 998 ft and a vertical drop of 4 337 ft. Its longest run is 18 480 ft and it enjoys 305 inches of annual snowfall. There are 30 lifts available to help you reach the top of the runs quickly and easily and 25% of the runs feature snowmaking machines to ensure that there is always something to ride. The runs are rated as follows: 15% beginner, 33% intermediate, 52% advanced. This means that even if you’re a top-notch skier, you will still be able to bring family and friends for a great skiing holiday.
When you’re done skiing for the day, you might also try your hand at snowmobiling, ice-skating or dogsledding. Historic tours and live theatre performances are two more great options. Once the sun sets you can spend your hours dancing in a raging nightclub, relaxing in an oxygen lounge or enjoying a drink at one of the great bars. There are a number of great restaurants to choose from and a handful of cosy bistros.
Breckenridge also has plenty to offer in the summer months such as the Peak 8 Fun Park, hiking, golfing, jeep tours, biking, skateboarding, horseback riding, paddling, fly fishing, white water rafting and hot air balloon rides, to name just a few. They also make for a great wedding location. Clearly Breckenridge Ski Resort offers an unbeatable variety and value. Book now and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.