Skiing for Seniors – All Downhill After 50!

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Skiing for Seniors Turning the big five oh used to be terrifying; now, folks who are “over the hill” use their time to flock to the biggest hills that they can find. When the generation that helped to shape today’s ski industry first hit the slopes skis were only planks Continue Reading

Santa Clause is Coming for the Lighting of Breckenridge

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The Lighting of Breckenridge Come one, come all, Christmas is on its way to Breckenridge, Colorado! The first weekend in December is always a festive occasion. As we can all imagine, being Santa Clause is a full-time job that takes quite a bit of commitment and cheer. In order to Continue Reading

Breckenridge Hosts Snow Sculpture Championships

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Snow Sculpture Championships Coloradans consider winter to be our most precious season and we love to celebrate all that comes with it. This winter Breckenridge, Colorado will celebrate its 26th year as the host city for the famous Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. Snow artists from around the world will compete Continue Reading

Breckenridge Lodging Specials: Leave the Stress at Home & Enjoy the Holidays in Breck!

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Village at Breckenridge Resort: True Ski-in/Ski-out located directly on the Peak 9 Base Area. The Village at Breckenridge is conveniently located less than one block from the premiere shopping, dining, and drinking that Downtown Breckenridge has to offer. Guests who are looking to stay right inside the heart of all year-round Continue Reading

Skiing Tips For Beginners

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It is time to state the obvious: We love to ski and we want you to be passionate about it, too! Many of us here at Ski Colorado are CO natives who have been skiing for our whole lives and we are eager to share our knowledge with you. Even though we may Continue Reading

Top 10 Winter Activities in Breckenridge

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It is no secret that Breckenridge, Colorado is a winter town. With the season upon us, it is time to start planning your fun winter activities! Take a look at the top 10 activities and challenge yourself to try them all! Visit us at Ski Colorado for more information about Breck winter Continue Reading

Grab Your Skis! Breckenridge Opening Day is Near!

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Over the course of the last few weeks, Breckenridge has seen a handful of small snow showers. On the morning of October 22, however, the Norse Snow Gods finally blessed the town with our first significant snow of the 2015/2016 winter season. As the large, fluffy snowflakes blanketed Main Street, Continue Reading

Hiking in Breckenridge: Huron Peak

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Ski season may be right around the corner, but climbing season is not over and hiking in Breckenridge is still at its prime! Located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area of the San Isabel National Forest, Huron Peak predominately sits in the western corner of the Sawatch Range. Huron Peak Continue Reading

Return of the Super El Niño

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The weather gurus have spoken: An incredibly strong El Niño is brewing over the Pacific Ocean.  Caused by the periodic warming of surface waters in the Pacific Ocean and the changing wind patterns along the equator, El Niño storms impact the atmosphere and, therefore, the plant’s climate.  Although El Niño Continue Reading

Why Locals Love October in Breckenridge

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It is October in the Rocky Mountains once again. The leaves have changed, mornings are fresh yet chilly, and all of Breckenridge is quiet. But, just because we are in the off-season does not mean that the mountains are off-limits until ski season. In fact, locals worship the month of October Continue Reading