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Breckenridge, Colorado

Country Colorado, US
Nearest airport Denver (108 miles)
Resort height / Vertical rise 9600ft / 3398ft
Acres / Km of Piste 600 acres
No of trails / No of lifts 139 / 29
Hard / Moderate / Easy 43 / 53 / 33
Annual snowfall / reliability? 290" / very good
Resort Website
www.breckenridge.com/
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Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge, Colorado


Description

The town of Breckenridge was born out of the 1870s gold-rush, and there's still some old-west style atmosphere. It's much built up now of course, with all the amenities, services, and great apres-ski you'd expect in a thriving modern ski-resort.

The resort is at the base of 4 high mountains, known as Peaks 8, 9, 10, and 7. The ski slopes are amongst the highest in North America, so the snow record is consistently good. The ski-ing is an intermediates dream, with a vast array of exciting runs. Experts will also find lots to do. The new off-piste terrain on Peak 7 is totally gripping. For snowboarders wishing to practice their acrobatics, there's a park and half-pipe.

The town of 'Breck' has plenty of entertainment both day and night. Take the quaint old trolley bus, and admire the historic buildings built during the gold-rush.

Why in 100 Best?

An attractive resort, with a fast and efficient lift system, plus almost-guaranteed super snow conditions.

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At A Glance
Snow Reliability
Ski-In Ski Out
Stay in Village at Mtn
Stay nr Mtn
Suitable for Learners
Tree/Glade Skiing
Chute/Bowl Skiing
Suitable for Families
Apres Ski
Expensive

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