No matter what the season, there’s always something going on at Breck. With multiple peaks spanning almost three-thousand acres and an average annual snowfall of 350 inches, skiers and riders find great conditions to play in.
Breckenridge has 187 trails, so there are plenty of options for all levels of skiers. Breck is also home to North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express.
Not a skier or snowboarder? You can spend your day snowmobiling, dogsledding or visiting the nearby Country Boy Gold Mine.
As the snow melts, Breckenridge Ski Resort kicks into busy summertime gear. The Summer Fun Park offers activities for all ages including ziplining, mountain biking, hiking tours, off road Segway tours, and mini golf. Thrill seekers will head straight for the Gold Runner Coaster. Its’ 2,500 feet of coaster track that twists and turns through the forest is open year round.
Breckenridge is about two hours west of the Denver International Airport. The drive from the Colorado Springs Airport is a little further, about 2.5 hours. Base elevation at Breckenridge is 9,600 feet, which can cause altitude sickness for some. If you are susceptible to altitude sickness, talk to your doctor before your trip.