Breckenridge Mountain Resort in Winter

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Winter Activities & Services

Winter time in Breckenridge is magical. Enter a dream world covered in a blanket of snow and spend your days making turns on your favorite run, ice skating at the outdoor skating rink, or warming up with a hot cocoa in a café downtown. There is much to do in Breckenridge in winter and although it is a skiing mecca, not all who visit the area spend their days on the slopes. Enjoy a dinner sleigh ride, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, hut trips or sledding in downtown Breckenridge.

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The Breckenridge Ski Resort has a fantastic ski and snowboard school. Enjoy a wide variety of beginner and intermediate terrain, making the mountain a great place to learn. Every morning at 10am, free mountain tours are offered at the base of Peak 8 and Peak 9. Tours are open to intermediate skiers and snowboarders and are a great way to get to know the terrain and many trails. You will most likely find yourself along the ski area's longest trail, 3.5 miles, accurately called "Four O'Clock." You will find many other activities at the base of Breckenridge ski area. Look for an outdoor skating rink at Breckenridge Village open until 10pm and great for the whole family. For the fast and furious, a 900 foot NASTAR course is located by Union Road on Peak 9. There are also trails at the base of the resort for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Check in at the resort for more information on services like child care and the nine different mountain restaurants.

Depending on when you come to visit Breckenridge in the winter you may be able to enjoy one of the many winter events. Early December experience the largest winter sports event for people with disabilities, called Hartford Ski Spectacular. Mid December brings the US Snowboard Grand Prix and celebrate the New Year with a torchlight parade. Early January celebrate the Ullr Fest, acknowledging the Norse God of snow. Watch snow sculptors compete at the end of January and in early April, the Spring Massive Festival is not to be missed. Enjoy this two week non-stop event with concerts, films, competitions, races, nightly gatherings, and a parade. Come to Breckenridge in the winter and see all that it has to offer.

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