Breckenridge Colorado

Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 186 reviews

Trails

Beginner
11%
Intermediate
31%
Advanced / Expert
58%
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Overview

The Good 

  • Highest lift in North America at 12,840 ft for some big mountain shredding
  • Bustling historic mining town with a laid-back vibe
  • Party town reputation - they got après ski down packed
  • Wide range of lodgings from modest to luxury to suit all budgets
  • Award-winning terrain parks (some of the best in the world!)

The Bad

  • Epic wind chill so wrap up warm
  • High elevation means top lifts can close for days
  • Slopes can get crowded, ugh!
  • Snow can be blow-packed into a crusty shell
  • High altitude can cause altitude sickness

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Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 186 reviews

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DHDarwin H.
intermediate snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 28, 2017
I was at Breck on Feb 2017 - PROS: The Gondola makes access to the mountain extremly easy, the lifts were not crowed nor the runs (all were open), staff treatment was very friendly, beautiful views of the mountains and changing from peak to peak makes it so fun. Con: $the lift... More
MMatthew
expert snowboarder
Average!

2.9 / 5

Nov 26, 2017
Lived in Breckenridge for over ten years ! This place will always be home no matter where I live love the town and the hill is a blast tons of secret spots ! Please help me ride this season... More
WRWilliam R.
intermediate skier
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
I loved my stay at Breckinridge Resort. The staff was friendly and inviting. The slopes were groomed to perfection and I could not have asked for a better skiing experience. ... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
The only way Breckenridge can disappoint is the crowds. Other than that, they have world class operations and know how to manage every aspect of the mountain. Expansive area with lots of variety for terrain. Some great hiking for technical terrain and powder, good trees to avoid... More
CCColin C.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
Breckinridge has a vast array of trails to accommodate any level of skier. The bowls are easily accessible after a short hike, and the lifts provide quick access to both sides of the mountain. SKI BRECKINRIDGE!... More
JLJason L.
intermediate snowboarder
Average!

2.9 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
Despite there not being a lot of snowfall the resort did a good job managing crowds & progressively opening more terrain as Thanksgiving approached. All the runs were well maintained & mountain staff were very attentive/helpful. Food at ski hill grill was ok but kinda pricey.... More
JAJoe A.
beginner skier
Average!

3.4 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
Fantastic resort with many options for anyone from advanced to beginners like myself and my wife. We both learned last year at another resort and came to Brek to see what all the hub bub was about.... well now we know. It's a fantastic area for everyone, with friendly folks,... More
TNTaylor N.
intermediate snowboarder
Superb!

4.8 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
I absolutely love this resort my family goes every year around Christmas time for a ski trip and won't be able to afford to go this year with them. I'm hoping i will get a chance to win this ticket. ... More
CVCaleb V.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
The ability to access the mountain basically from town is very convenient, I would even go as far as saying it is the most hastle free mountain I've been to when attempting to be first on the lift... More
BKBrian K.
intermediate snowboarder
Good!

3.8 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Best resort in Colorado, best long wide runs. It sucks that it cost money to park ar the base though. Keystone is way better in that aspect. Yes I’m a cheapscape... More

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1
High Speed Sixes
5
High Speed Quads
6
Quad Chair
1
Triple Chair
1
Double Chairs
6
Surface Lifts
15

Elevation

Base
9,600 feet
Summit
12,997 feet
Vertical drop
3,397 feet

Terrain

Total runs
187
Terrain Parks
4
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
2,908 acres
Snowmaking Area
600 acres
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