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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JJoan
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 26, 2010
Had a wonderful experience skiing there; the area is beautiful and I appreciate ski-in/ski-out facilities.
CCynthia
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 24, 2010
There is something on every mountain that is either fun or just plain challenging. There is enough variety that you don't get bored. If one mountains conditions are not what you are looking for, you can move to the next peak.
BBonnie
Very Good!

4 / 5

Jul 03, 2010
nice town, nice people, nice accomodations, good transportation. fun place for the family. lots of room to ski
EEric
Average!

3 / 5

May 25, 2010
Younger crowd than Aspen but still fun none the less.
BBarbara
Very Good!

4 / 5

Mar 28, 2010
It's a great place for novice and advance skiers and snowboarders. The bunny slopes and other activities keep the beginner busy while the steep slopes and moguls challenge the more experienced. It provides variety for winter sports enthusiasts and their families. It's my favorite... More
DDavid
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 30, 2009
The runs are long and the resort has several different runs for the different levels of skiing ability.
TTom
Superb!

5 / 5

Feb 10, 2009
Breck still retains it's Colorado charm, while giving myself and my family diversity with many types and degrees of difficulty on the hill.
AAnthony
Superb!

5 / 5

Jan 06, 2009
Lots of various runs. There were so many trails, it never seemed crowded and I went during the Holiday season.
SShelley
Average!

3 / 5

Dec 03, 2008
Enjoyed their ski school but was a little crowded
EEsther
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 03, 2008
It was close to a ski mountain. Unfortunately there was no snow that year!

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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