Breckenridge, Colorado – A Winter Paradise. Nothing beats winter in the Rockies! That’s why Breckenridge is a destination for snow-lovers from all over the world. The first powder day of the season is always memorable, no matter how many times you have experienced it. Breckenridge is home to one of the most popular ski resorts in the U.S. and a wide range of other winter activities, which is why it draws thousands of skier and snowboarders each year. There is always an adventure around the corner, even when you don’t feel like hitting the slopes.
Skiing Breckenridge Mountain has become an annual event for many winter sports enthusiasts. There is something about the mountain the keeps people coming back. Some claim it is the 12,998 foot summit at the top of the Imperial Express Chair Lift, others say it is the variety of terrain available, and others prefer the 600 acres of groomed corduroy runs. But whatever your skiing preference, there is skiing for every level of experience in Breckenridge. With the hub of activity at the base of Peak 8, guests are able to explore 4 different peaks of Breckenridge through their 31 chair lifts and 155 trails. The terrain typically gets more difficult as you head south, with more green runs on Peak 8, more blue runs on Peak 9, and more black runs on Peak 10. For the more difficult and hike-to terrain, head to the top of the Imperial Express lift, which..Read More.
Spend a day away from the ski slopes and take it to the snowmobile trails of Summit County. Explore the trails around Breckenridge on your guided or unguided tour, or conquer the mountainous terrain of Vail Pass on your one or two person snowmobile. Longer tours typically include lunch, and most tours include hot beverages to keep you warm while you are out exploring. Speak with a Destination Specialist to find what tour is right for you!..Read More.
Head over to the Breckenridge Nordic Center and explore Peak 7 & 8 on your cross country skis or snowshoes. Providing trails that are groomed daily, the Nordic Center provides guests with equipment rentals and lessons to get beginners started, and offer miles of trails that wind through the wildnerss of Breckenridge. There are warming huts on specific trails, and Kathy's Viewpoint Cabin even has a sauna in it! Quite different than alpine skiing, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing B32 is a great way to mix up your vacation and get a fresh perspective on the terrain of Breckenridge...Read More.
Pay a visit to the Stephen C. West Ice Arena in Breckenridge for year round ice skating on 2 NHL sized ice rinks. Participate in public ice skating sessions or rent a hockey stick and hit the puck around for a change of pace on your vacation to Breckenridge. Guests may also venture to Breckenridge's outdoor ice rink, located at the Breckenridge Golf Club, for a family skate or romantic date. Whatever your skill level, spending some time on the ice is a great activity for families, groups and couples alike...Read More.