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    Winter at Breckenridge Ski Resort

    When you book a Breckenridge ski vacation with Ski.com, you’re signing up for a trip to one of the best Colorado ski resorts, let alone resorts in North America. “Breck” (as the Summit County locals call it) is the perfect blend of everything you could ever want out of a Rocky Mountain ski vacation: world class skiing for all levels of skiers, riders, a hopping nightlife scene, a wide range of lodging options, great restaurants, a lively base area with an abundance of winter activities, and of course, downtown Breckenridge, whose historic main street is as picturesque as the surrounding Ten Mile Range. Just an hour from the Denver International Airport, Breckenridge Ski Resort is one of the easiest to access ski areas in all North America.

    What is the best month to ski Breckenridge?

    Ski.com can help you book a vacation to Breckenridge ski resort for any time of year. Typically, it is in early November when you’ll see the resort open. Then skiers and riders can enjoy the slopes until mid-to-late May, with the best conditions and deepest snowpack averages in the mid-winter months December through February. Other winter activities at the resort are scenic tours by snow cat or horse-drawn sleigh rides, fat biking and sledding. Choosing the best month to visit depends on your availability and what you’re looking to do when there, but Ski.com can help you prioritize trip activities and take your budget into consideration for finding the perfect time to visit.


    in downtown Breck or at one of the slopeside accommodations at Breckenridge ski resort.


    at a top elevation of 12,987’ on Peak 8, the highest lift accessible terrain in the United States.


    by flying into The Denver International Airport


    the annual snow sculpture championships or the wildly eclectic, Ullr Fest, two unique experiences that set Breckenridge ski resort apart from other Colorado ski resorts.


    the winter activities on the mountain by day and historic Main Street by night.


    local fare and strong pours from one of Breck’s many restaurants and breweries.


    yourself to a unique shopping experience and Colorado ski boutiques.


    winter activities at Breckenridge ski resort like cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, ice skating and snow tubing.

    Skiing Breckenridge

    With more than 2,908 acres of skiing and riding terrain for all levels, a handful of world-renowned terrain parks and half pipes, and a state-of-the-art ski and snowboard school, it's easy to understand why Breckenridge is one of the most popular ski resorts in Colorado. Beginner skiers can comfortably learn to ski at the base of Peak 8 and 9, while intermediates have their pick of pristine groomed runs at Breckenridge, as well as intermediate bowls from the new Peak 6 terrain. Expert skiers can ski challenging lines off of the summit of Peak, or get air on one of Breckenridge’s five world-class terrain parks. The terrain options for every skier are limitless on a Breckenridge ski vacation.

    Breckenridge Terrain Parks

    The half pipes and terrain parks in Breckenridge are world-renowned as being some of the best places to practice freestyle tricks and hit jumps. Some of the most decorated X Games athletes in history—like Bobby Brown, Simon Dumont, and Keri Herman—call Breckenridge home because of its first-rate terrain parks. It’s common to see professional skiers and snowboarders training in one of the five Breckenridge terrain parks.

    Can a beginner ski at Breckenridge?

    Breckenridge ski resort has something for everyone, including beginner skiers, riders or those who are on skis or snowboards for the very first time. There are plenty of beginner runs and easy-to-ride magic carpets and chairlifts throughout the resort open for those who are learning how to ski or snowboard. The bottom areas of Peak 8 and Peak 9 are the main Breckenridge ski resort beginner skiing zones. This Colorado ski resort also offers a variety of lessons to skiers and riders so they can gain confidence out on the mountain. Ski.com can help you bundle your lift tickets with lessons from the resort as well as lodging, rentals and anything else you may need to make first ski experience go swimmingly.

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    Breckenridge Ski Packages

    If you can just see yourself carving up fresh snow down Peak 6's new bowls, soaring through the air on Breckenridge's Unbound Terrain Park, or flying down the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster, make it all come true this winter by planning a Breckenridge ski trip. Our Mountain Travel Experts are here to help make the process as easy as possible. Book your entire Breckenridge ski vacation package today.

    Is Breckenridge Expensive?

    There are a variety of properties at the Breckenridge Ski Resort to choose from, from reliable 2-3 star hotels to ski-in, ski-out condos that are directly on the slopes. Ski.com is here to help work with your budget to find you the best place to stay when spending time at the resort. Your Colorado ski experience will be a memorable one for skiers and riders, thanks to our assistance. As far as Colorado ski resorts go, Breckenridge Ski Resort is one of the best for families, with winter activities galore and plenty of terrain to choose from.



    *based on the average of all overall experience ratings given in traveler reviews.