Breckenridge

Breckenridge’s top luxury accommodations 

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Ski.com offers skiers and snowboarders in pursuit of a high-end ski vacation to Breckenridge a huge selection of sumptuous ski hotels, vacation homes, condos, chalets and lodges for your next luxury ski vacation. If you are looking to experience the famed slopes of Breckenridge with all the comforts, anticipatory service and amenities of a world-class […]

New uphilling policies at North American ski resorts 

By Morgan Tilton More snow resorts are permitting pre-chairlift crowds to ski uphill—does that sound bizarre? Uphilling—also called “skinning”—is cross-country travel on skis or a splitboard with the goal of climbing up and going down (Note: ski touring is traversing outside of ski area boundaries). The activity has long been a part of European ski […]

The most popular ski vacations of 2017 

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain destinations cheaper for certain citizens, companies buy new resorts, a new multi-resort pass is offered, or some other new, cool feature or trail is added, etc. All these factors affect skier visits to particular destinations […]

Top 2017 spring events at North American ski resorts 

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Winter isn’t over, yet, but our second-favorite season is just around the corner. Soon, it will be time to slather on the Zinka, break out the retro ski gear and celebrate spring! From your hometown hill to top-ten destinations, all ski resorts host spring-skiing celebrations. We know you’re a discerning bunch, so we compiled a list […]

September snow at ski resorts across the West 

Sept. 1 was the first day of meteorological autumn, and we are already feeling the weather cool down and seeing a delicate dusting of our beloved mountain peaks. A series of autumn storms swept across the Western U.S. earlier this week. According to Meteorologist Joel Gratz of OpenSnow, snow levels dropped to 10,000-11,000 feet because the showers fell […]

October snow in Colorado 

October snow at Breckenridge

In September, we saw measurable snowfall in Canada and resorts across the Western U.S. This week, temperatures dropped in Colorado, and many of our favorite ski resorts started to look a lot closer to winter than summer. October snow in Colorado is not uncommon. In fact, some locals speculate we’re still in an Indian Summer weather […]

Trip report: Breckenridge sweepstakes winner 

Imperial Express at Breckenridge

Editorial note: This blog post is part of a series showcasing our sweepstakes winners’ experiences on their grand prize ski trips. If you’re wondering if real skiers win our trip giveaways, here’s your answer!  In February 2015, we were on a quest to cure winter blues! We asked you to tell us what was ailing […]

Gallery: the best of Breckenridge 

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Boasting 1.6 million skier and snowboard visits last season, Breckenridge is one of North America’s most popular ski resorts for several good reasons. Breckenridge delivers a variety of high-level experiences for skiers and snowboarders who enjoy high-alpine bowl skiing, world-class terrain parks and pristine groomers; for history buffs who enjoy Breckenridge’s mining-era charm; and for party-goers who […]

Common winter ailments and their Breckenridge cures 

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It might be frigid, damp and gray back home, but Colorado receives about 300 days of sunshine annually, so the chances are good that you will have glorious weather while skiing or snowboarding at Breckenridge, especially in March and April. The resort’s high elevation combined with the fact that March is typically Colorado’s snowiest month […]

Ski.com’s quest to cure winter blues: Spring Break in Breckenridge 

While our quest to cure winter blues continues as long as there are lifts spinning, this sweepstakes is now over. We’re very pleased to announce a lucky skier who was randomly drawn to win a Spring Break ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado! Brad D. of Washington D.C. told us his winter ailment was, “Vertical feet deficiency…condition […]

2013-2014 Ski Season Recap 

13-14 Ski Season Recap

It’s bittersweet to post this 2013-2014 ski season recap, but most of the northern hemisphere’s resorts have stopped turning their lifts and are preparing for summer adventures and festival season. There are a few places where you can still ski, like Snowbird (open until May 26), Mammoth (open until May 26), Banff and Lake Louise […]

The scary side of Ski Country… 

For as long as I can remember, Halloween has been one of my favorite holidays. Growing up, one of the best parts was our tradition of visiting a local fine-dining restaurant located in an old lumber baron’s home built in 1885. But we didn’t go there for the food. We went there to celebrate its […]