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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NJNicholas J.
expert skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Breckenridge is my favorite ski resort right now. With 5 peaks to choose from, I'm still discovering new terrain! With such a wide variety of mountain options here, including hike in ski terrain, I almost never ski the same run more than once.... More
SSSherwin S.
beginner skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Although I'm a beginner I really had a good time here! would definitely recommend checking it out. The mountains, the snow, the people, and the facilities were great. It should be at the top of your list of places to go skiing... More
LHLubos H.
expert skier
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Quality of skiing depends on amount of snow, really crowded on big powder Day's. Some lifts need upgrade. Also upper mountain opens late when it's snow's. Some very good terrain to ski if it's open on not crowded days. ... More
GCGlenn C.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
I was there last February for the first time in the past 10 years and I was not disappointed. The drive from the airport was easy, our lodge was within walking distance to the gondola and upon returning there was a back country trail right to the lodge. Renting skis in town was... More
ZJZach J.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Breck has some of the best open trails to ride for boarders. I’m not crazy about terrain parks as a boarder, but I love the wide blue blacks that offer plenty of room to maneuver around. ... More
FAFrancis A.
expert skier
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
I used to live in vail area 23 years ago and wanted to go back with my family , we all fell in love with the mountains and town of Breckenridge. It makes a great family atmosphere and wanting to relocate. The town. The snow and the people and also accessbility to get around... More
JBJeff B.
expert skier
Average!

3.2 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
Great ski area and town, getting little over priced, pateol little slow to open, also need trash at top of each lift,,people disrespectful, family orientated and has challenging terrain, love Breckenridge ... More
RWRichard W.
advanced skier
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
What a great mountain and town! You can find whatever you are seeking here, whatever level you might be. The diversity across the mountains is phenomenal. The resort is easy to get to from Denver and the Apres Ski is great. Only down sides are the crowds and sometimes the... More
TDTawnya D.
intermediate skier
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
Absolutely beautiful, love the village. Snow is light and fluffy. The staff is helpful, and friendly. So many places to dine, and enjoy walking through the village. Lots of entertainment , love the ice sculptures, and fire show.... More
EErin
advanced skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
My husband and I love Breckenridge. There are so many ski-in/ski-out options at Breckenridge. You don't even need a rental car because the town has everything you need - lodging, grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, free buses to neighboring town. There is even a shuttle you... 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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