Dating back 130 years, Breckenridge has maintained its “Old West” charm of the gold mining era, combining the amenities of a first rate ski resort. The town is attractive, full of character and has a lively, fun atmosphere plus an unbelievable ski area. The area gives you access to the magnificent "Four Great Mountains" peaks on the lift pass, giving you some of the finest skiing on the highest area in Colorado. Plus you can have a ski away day in Keystone and Beaver Creek. The resort rates 5 stars for all grades of skier and boarder. Breckenridge is the very essence of skiing the American way. The colourful main street is great for apres ski and there are a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants Even non-skiers are sure to have a great time in Breckenridge.

Activities

Sleigh rides, Dog sledding, snowmobiling / skidooing, cross-country skiing, floodlit skiing, winter walking paths, snowshoe walking, outdoor ice skatings,indoor ice skating, swimming pool with spa, leisure centre, climbing wall, racquet ball, indoor tennis.

Eating out

There's a phenomenal range of over 120 restaurants in Breckenridge, and all are really well priced. The standard is high and you will be able to find everything from typical US food to fine dining.

Other amenities

Ice hockey matches, factory shopping at Silverthorne (15 miles away).

  • Transfer time: Denver 2 hrs
  • Currency: US Dollar

Suitability

  • Beginners: 5
  • Intermediates: 5
  • Advanced: 5
  • Snowboarding: 5

Resort statistics

  • Resort height: 2926m
  • Ski range: 2926-3963m
  • Total kilometres of piste: 2908 Acres
  • Number of runs: Easy 23, Intermediate 102, Difficult 64
  • Number of lifts: Gondolas 1, Chairlifts 18, Drag lifts 4 (magic carpets 10)

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