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Breckenridge Ski Resort. Season 2014/2015

 ski resort in breckenridge coloradoBreckenridge Ski Resort is one of the most popular ski destinations in Colorado. Set in an old mining town, the world-class Ski Resort combines a historic and contemporary feel. It offers visitors some of the best skiing and riding terrain in Colorado. Plus, Breckenridge provides easy access to Summit County's three other ski areas, as well as Vail Resort, making it a great place to stay and experience a genuine Colorado town.

Breckenridge Opening Day November 9, 2014- April 25, 2015 (Weather permitting)

Ski Resort in Breckenridge receives an average of 300 inches of snow annually. Because the base begins at 9,600 feet, the resort enjoys a six-month ski season. It currently boasts the Imperial Express SuperChair, the highest chairlift in North America, reaching amazing bowl skiing topping out at 12,840 feet. The summit elevation of Ski Resort soars at 12,998 feet.

BSki Resort has been open since December 1961. It offers 2,358 acres of skiing and riding, with the longest run, Four O'Clock, being 3.5 miles. The slopes rise a tremendous 3,398 vertical feet. The area is made up of 15% beginner, 33% intermediate and 52% expert or advanced terrain. Twenty-nine lifts deliver guests to 155 trails. The mountain is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Breckenridge features four peaks to explore. The summit of Peak 7 offers expert bowl skiing above treeline, accessible mostly through hiking off of the T-bar. Below the bowl, Peak 7's runs consist of wide, mostly groomed intermediate terrain, which the Independence SuperChair sweeps guests to.

Peak 8 is one of the main base areas, which the BreckConnect gondola goes to. Take the Rocky Mountain SuperChair to expert and intermediate runs, or take the Imperial Express Superchair to intermediate and beginner cruisers. Above the chairlifts, the T-bar escorts skiers and snowboarders up to Horseshoe Bowl, a wide-open bowl filled with glorious powder after a snowstorm. Chair 6 ascends to the other side of Horseshoe Bowl, where expert tree and bump runs await.

Peak 9 makes up the other main base area. Its two high-speed quads whisk guests up to mostly intermediate terrain. Above the lifts, hikeable terrain awaits adventurous spirits looking for challenging chutes through the trees.Read more


Breckenridge Facts

CLIMATE: (Temperatures in Fahrenheit)
- Winter Temperatures: 28 degrees daytime / 15 degrees night time
- Summer Temperatures: 70-80 degrees daytime / 50 degrees night time
- Average Breckenridge ski season days of sunshine per year: 300

- Breckenridge: 4,575
- Summit County: 28,296

- 7 miles long 2 miles wide
- 5.3 square miles
- 2,200 developed acres
- 1,100 undeveloped acres (30 percent town-owned land
has been set aside for open space) 95 percent build out
- 41 acres of town-owned parks

Restaurants and Bars: 76
- Shops/Boutiques: 203
- Liquor Stores: 5
- Grocery/Convenience Stores: 5
- Historic District: 249 Structures
- Hotels/Inns/Bed & Breakfasts: 501
- Number of pillows: 20,002
- Condo units: 2,583
- Condo beds: 5,000
- Hotel units/bedrooms: 436
- Hotel beds: 800

Dentists: 5
- Medical clinics: 5
- Pharmacies: 1
- Golf courses (public): 1
- Skating rinks (public): 1 year-round / 3 winter
- Tennis court facilities: (public) 2 indoor / 12 outdoor (summer)
- Museums, art galleries: 18
- Library: 1
- Fitness facilities (public): 2
- Ball fields: 3
- Soccer fields: 2
- Public Parking Lots: 13

Base Elevations
9,600 ft (2,962 m)
Summit Elevation
12,998 ft (3,962 m)
Vertical Rise
3,398 ft (1,036 m)
Skiable Area
2,358 acres (893 hectares)
Trails 155
14% beginner
31% intermediate
55% advanced/expert
Total Lifts: 29
Uphill Capacity/Hour
40,680 people
Average Snowfall
300 inches (7 m)
565 Acres
Total Skier/Snowboarder Visits:
2007-2008: 1,630,000
2006-2007: 1,650,000
2005-2006: 1,620,000
2004-2005: 1,471,000
2003-2004: 1,402,000
2002-2003: 1,425,000
The Destination
Bars & Restaurants: 79
Bed Base: 25,000 pillows
Retail Shops: 180



  • 2,358 acres of inbounds terrain
  • 150 new acres. Breckenridge ski season dates
  • 147 trails (which is actually a completely meaningless statistic because you can basically ski everything you see inside the marked boundaries)
  • Base/town elevation of 9,600 feet
  • Summit elevation 12,998 feet (Peak 8)
  • 300+ inches of average annual snowfall
  • 37,880 persons per hour lift capacity
  • The highest lift serviced terrain in the lower 48 (the Imperial Express Super Quad)
  • 18 lifts in total (including a new gondola this season that whisks guest from town up to the Base of Peak 8)
  • An Eastern exposure means skiing in the Sunshine

Breckenridge will be opening on for 2014 - 2015 ski season

Breckenridge Closing Day 2014

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