Breckenridge Ski Resort
Epic Skiing, Boarding, Playing at Breckenridge Ski Resort!
#16 – 2014 Best Ski Resorts in the West, Ski Magazine
Opening Day at Breckenridge Ski Resort is scheduled for November 13, 2015.
Breckenridge Ski Resort is a classic winter playground. It's five interconnected peaks serve up 2,908 acres of 187 trails, groomed runs, terrain parks, and 1,061 acres of bowls! Breckenridge is a hot spot for terrain park lovers—so much so that Breckenridge now hosts the annual Dew Tour Competition! Enjoy the wide variety of terrain that will keep all ski/snowboard ability levels happy and loving the sport! Also try out the new Gold Run Roller Coaster!
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The Ski Resort's Different Peaks
Area: Peak 6
The Peak 6 expansion at Breckenridge Ski Resort opened during the 2013/2014 season, introducing 23 new runs and 5 new alpine bowls across 543 skiable acres, including 400 acres of lift-served terrain and 143 acres of hike-to terrain. A new 6-person high-speed chair and a fixed-grip 4-person chair grant access to the lift-served terrain.
Formerly backcountry accessible only to expert and extreme athletes, the expanded Peak 6 area includes intermediate blue-rated terrain that allows average skiers and boarders to experience high-alpine skiing and riding above the treeline. Breckenridge Ski Resort plans to announce the date for Opening Day on Peak 6 early in the winter season.
Area: Peak 10
Peak 10 at the Breckenridge ski resort encompasses long mogul runs, perfectly groomed corduroy and amazing tree skiing. You are sure to have amazing views of the Upper Blue Valley while cruising through the trees in The Burn. Drop down on the south side of Peak 10 for some great steeps and hidden powder stashes throughout Mustang.
Area: Peak 9
The lower portions of Peak 9 at the Breckenridge ski resort are home to some of Summit County's friendliest terrain. The Quicksilver lift accesses perfectly manicured green runs and makes Peak 9 a beginner zone with the perfect place for youngsters and beginners alike. Access for difficult terrain with Beaver Run lift that takes you to the top of Peak 9. From here you can drop into one of the local favorites Devil's Crotch and Mine Shaft. These two steep runs are often covered in moguls. Once you reach the bottom, make sure you hop on the E-chair for another round of steep bumpy terrain at the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Don't forget to check out The Windows located just off the E-chair for some tight tree runs.
Area: Peak 8
Peak 8 now has the highest chairlift in North America. With an elevation of 12,840 above sea level, the New Imperial Express Superchair accesses some of Colorado's steepest terrain. The east facing chutes and great snow combine for a chest thumping experience. Possibilities atop the Imperial Express Superchair are endless. You can cruise down the Imperial Bowl, or drop off the other side to Whale's Tail. Either way, you're sure to find great snow with amazing view.
Attention thrill seekers! The Brand New Gold Run Rollercoaster is here! Race, turn, fly down 2,500 feet on this elevated roller coaster track that takes you through the forest and over ski runs! The Gold Run Rollercoaster is at the base of Peak 8 and can easily be accessed by the Breck Connect gondola! And its open all year round!
Area: Peak 7
The Peak 7 terrain was introduced in the winter of 2004/2005 and added great cruisers and wide open runs to Breckenridge Ski Resort's repertoire. Typically less crowded, the Peak 7 area is the perfect compliment to some of Breckenridge's steeper terrain on Peaks 8 & 10. A lot of locals ride the T-bar to the top of Peak 8 and then make the long run all the way to the bottom of the Independence Superchair. Peak 7 is the perfect place to lay down some arching turns.
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