Breckenridge Ski Resort

Breckenridge Ski Resort Quick Info

Projected Opening Date: Nov. 11, 2016
Projected Closing Date: April 23, 2017
Base Elevation: 9,600 feet
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet
Groomed Daily: 600 acres
Snowmaking: 600 acres
Total Skiable Terrain: 2,908 acres
Longest Run: Four O'Clock - 3.5 miles
34 total lifts
4 high-speed, 6-passenger SuperChairs
6 high-speed quad lifts
1 triple lift, 6 double lifts
1 eight-passenger gondola
4 surface lifts
11 carpet lifts
Imperial Express, North America's highest chair lift

Breckenridge Skiing

Located near the oldest and largest town in Summit County, Breckenridge Ski Resort has been named one of the top five ski locations in the world by the BBC, and ranked annually among the top 10 resorts by SKI magazine. Those wanting to be close to the slopes and make the most out of their time have a variety of ski in ski out, slopeside and other accommodations close to the slopes.

Skiers rave about the massive, yet accessible resort, with ski runs that practically bump into town. Breckenridge Ski Resort spans 2,908 acres across 187 trails, with something to offer all abilities and interests. Beginner and intermediate trails are groomed nightly, offering endless skiing every day. Ride the Imperial Express, North America’s highest chairlift, to the high alpine bowls for unforgettable open powder fields and spacious groomers. 

For the intermediate to advanced skier, Peak 10, the southernmost part of Breckenridge, offers up difficult terrain that will teste your mettle. If you are looking for intermediate runs, Peak 9 is your best choice, though it does offer a significant number of beginner runs on the lower portion of the mountain. Peak 8 offers intermediate and advanced runs, and can be accessed from the Colorado SuperChair, Rocky Mountain SuperChair, and the Peak 8 Super Connect.