"The Perfect Mountain Town"
Breckenridge is a picturesque mountain town with boutique shops, bars, restaurants & coffee shops lining historic Main Street. Everything in Breckenridge is close by, with many of the ski runs coming right down into town & great free buses making it very easy to get around. The addition of Peak 6 has increased the size of Breckenridge ski resort significantly & now offers more skiing for each ability level.
Breckenridge ski resort has some of the best runs for learners anywhere. Skiers & snowboarders will find many beginner pistes just off Chair number 7 on Peak 8, including part of the 3.5 mile Four O' Clock run, which is the longest run in Breckenridge ski resort.
Intermediate skiers & riders love Peak 7 at Breckenridge ski resort. Peak 7 has 7 blue runs with fantastic cruisy terrain, which you get to via the Independence Super Chair 6 pack. Claimjumper is one of the local's favourite blue runs, located on Peak 8 plus Northstar and Crescendo are also very popular. Two fast SuperChairs on Peak 9 give easy access to over 10 intermediate pistes, so you can take the lift up and ski down on Peak 9 run after run. The newest peak 6 has wonderful wide open powder bowls, plus gladed runs through the beautiful scenery, ideal for intermediate skiers & riders.
Duke's Run on Peak 8 at Breckenridge ski resort has both bumps & groomed runs, so you can alternate if your legs get tired after those tricky bumps. You can take the T-Bar to get to Pika, Ptarmigan, White Crown & Forget-Me-Not and enjoy wide-open bowls with amazing mountain views. Peerless on Peak 9 can really teach you how to ski the moguls, while those who are already confident on bumps will love the runs off 6-Chair, especially if there's some deep powder. Take the Falcon SuperChair on Breckenridge ski resorts' Peak 10 to get to advanced intermediate groomed runs, steep & deep mogul runs, & the legendary tree runs of The Burn. You can also try some of the trees on peak 6, starting with the wider glades, progressing to the tighter stands of trees.
Peak 7 at Breckenridge ski resort offers incredible, steep terrain above treeline with a 45-degree pitch. On Peak 8 in Breckenridge ski resort, the experienced skiers and snowboarders will experience brilliant alpine views from Horseshoe Bowl (with lift access) or Imperial Bowl at 12,998 ft via the new highest lift in North America the Imperial superchair. If you don't mind working for your runs, you can hike to Lake Chutes for a 55 degree pitch (extreme double black terrain), between 10 & 80 feet of cornice, rocks to jump & of course, fresh tracks. If skiing in the trees is your thing, Peak 9 has some fabulous tree skiing. The Windows is a relatively simple hike (usually between 10 to 20 minutes depending on how fast you go) - get to it from the Patrol Hut at the top of Peak 9. The South Side of Peak 10 offers you large moguls, hidden kickers and glades of trees. Then there's the newer peak 6 with hikeable ridgeline leading to chutes, steeps & technical terrain.