Breckenridge Ski Resort has five great mountains and receives an average of 300+ inches of snow annually. Because the base begins at 9,600 feet, the resort enjoys a ski season that lasts for six months. There are over 2,900 acres of skiing and riding, with the longest ski run, Four O'Clock, being 3.5 miles. The slopes here rise 3,398 vertical feet.
Opening Day: November 8, 2013
Closing Day: April 20, 2014
Base Elevation: 9,600 feet / 2,926 meters
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet / 3,963 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,398 feet / 1,036 meters
Lifts: 33 Total
Lift Capacity: 42,880 people per hour
Operating Since: December 16, 1961
Total Ski/Ride Terrain: 2908 acres / 1177 hectares
Groomed Daily: 600 acres / 241 hectares (29% of total terrain)
Bowls: 1061 acres / 429 hectares
Terrain Parks: 25 acres / 10 hectares
Snowmaking: 600 acres / 243 hectares
Number of Trails: 187
Longest Trail: Four O'Clock - 3.5 miles / 5.6 kilometers
Currently, there are 33 lifts that carry guests to 187trails. One lift, the Imperial Express SuperChair, is the highest chairlift in North America, reaching amazing bowl skiing and topping out at 12,840 feet.
The Breckenridge ski area features five main peaks that are all interconnected by chairlifts. There are runs for all abilities and levels of expertise at Breckenridge. New for 2013/14 ski season is the long anticipated opening of Peak 6. Awaken your sixth sense with intermediate and advance skiing on this whole new peak!
Peak 9 is home to the Breckenridge Ski Resort's primary base area, with several apres ski locations within close proximity. The lower slopes offer better terrain for beginners while the upper slopes offer bumps, jumps and chutes for expert skiiers.
On Peak 10 you'll find the most consistently steep terrain and long mogul runs.
Professionally trained ski instructors are widely available for both private or group lessons. Contact our concierge if you would like help setting up a lesson.