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Breckenridge Ski Resort has closed for the 19/20 ski season

Vail Resorts announced today that all of its North American resorts and retail stores will remain closed for the 2019-20 winter ski season amidst the continued challenges associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision follows the Company’s previously announced closure of its resorts from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 22. The Company will consider reopening Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia in late April/early May, dependent on the situation with COVID-19 as well as weather conditions.

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Winter at Breckenridge Ski Resort

What would the perfect mountain town be without its mountain? Boasting 5 peaks, 2,908 skiable acres, 187 trails, four terrain parks and the tallest chairlift in North America, Breckenridge Ski Resort offers unforgettable skiing and riding for all ability levels. Considered by many to be one of the best ski resorts in Colorado, Breckenridge combines unique character with unmatched terrain and impeccable service to stand out from the rest.

Aerial shot of a sunset over Breckenridge Ski Resort, one of the best ski resorts in Colorado.
Aerial shot of Breckenridge in the winter.

Why Ski Breckenridge?

We could talk about how Breckenridge annually receives one of the highest snow totals in Colorado, or about the fact that it claims the highest operating chairlift in North America, but the biggest reason Breckenridge Ski Resorts stands above the rest of the ski resorts in Colorado is because of its character. Situated among some of the tallest peaks in the Rockies, Breckenridge provides a unique skiing experience that overwhelms with its beauty. Additionally, the warm and welcoming nature of the people you’ll meet at Breckenridge will have you leave feeling like you made new friends. Breckenridge Ski Resort truly has something to offer for every age and ability, and we proudly proclaim it above (both literally and figuratively) any of the other ski resorts in Colorado.

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Mountain Stats

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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    Summer at Breckenridge Ski Resort

    A mom and child on the Alpine Coaster at Breck
    Epic Discovery is home to an Alpine Coaster, rock climbing, mini golf and more!

    Epic Discovery

    Summer is all about Epic Discovery at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Explore the mountain with a variety of activities that highlight the stunningly beautiful and rich environment. Soar up the scenic Colorado 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

    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.

    Horseback Riding

    Situated between Peaks 9 and 10 is the Breckenridge Stables. Breckenridge Stables offers breathtaking trail rides for people of all ages. Be prepared to experience rivers, beaver ponds, and stunning panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains while on this hour and a half long tour.

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