With five huge peaks spanning 2,908 acres, Breckenridge skiing has something for all abilities and interests. Peak 10 offers steep runs and challenging moguls. Peak 9 is best for beginners. Situated in the heart of the resort, Peak 8 is packed with trails for all levels. Intermediate skiers will feel at home on Peak 7’s blue runs, while those seeking an above-tree line experience will get their thrills on Peak 6. Every beginner and intermediate trail is groomed nightly so you can enjoy endless turns throughout your day. Or, ride North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express, up to the high alpine bowls for unforgettable views and steeps. If you’re looking for terrain parks, Breckenridge has four—one for every skill level.
As the largest historic district in Colorado, you can be sure the history of Breckenridge is rich and colorful. Check out Breck’s timeline to discover places, events, and characters that have made this the perfect mountain town.
1599 County Rd 3, Breckenridge, CO 80424
+1 (970) 453-5000
Dates of Season:
Opening day November 13th
Open 7 days a week:
November 13, 2015 - April 24, 2016.
9:00am to 4:00pm (early/late season)
8:30am to 4:00pm
Trails & Terrain:
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: 34 Total
- 4 high-speed 6-passenger SuperChairs
- 6 high-speed quad lifts
- 1 Fixed Quad
- 1 triple lift
- 6 double lifts
- 1 8-passenger gondola
- 4 surface lifts
- 11 carpet lifts
Lift Capacity: 46,800 people per hour (with surface and carpets)
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
Snowfall & Temperatures:
Average Snowfall: 353 inches or 889 centimeters
January low: 0
January high: 31
HOW TO GET THERE:
Directions to Breckenridge
From Denver International Airport (DEN):
Breckenridge is 104 miles (166km) from Denver International Airport. Take Interstate 70 west to exit 203. Continue south on HWY 9 to Breckenridge.
From Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE):
Breckenridge is approximately 63 miles (102km) from Eagle Airport. Take Interstate 70 east to Frisco (exit 203). Turn right onto HWY 9 and go south 9 miles to Breckenridge.
From Colorado Springs Airport (COS):
Breckenridge is 110 miles (178km) from Colorado Springs Airport. Take HWY 24 west. At Hartsel, take HWY 9 north approximately 33 miles to Breckenridge.
The Free Ride shuttle offers routes through Breckenridge connecting the resort’s base areas and free parking lots. The shuttle also runs the perimeter of town, stops at the Ice Rink, City Market, Recreation Center, Village and Four O’ Clock Roads, Columbine and Broken Lance Drive and Peak 9. Check out the Free Ride Shuttle Map or call (970) 547-3140 for more information. Learn More
TRAVELING TO NEARBY TOWNS AND RESORTS:
FREE In-County Transportation - Summit Stage
The Summit Stage connects Breckenridge with the neighboring resorts of Keystone and Copper Mountain as well as the towns of Silverthorne, Frisco and Dillon. This free service runs continually from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM year-round. For schedules and more information, visit summitstage.com or call (970) 668-0999.
Colorado Mountain Express’ Airport convenient shuttle service is available from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge. With the most frequent departures, professional drivers, and complimentary Wi-Fi onboard, you’ll arrive to your destination relaxed. CME also runs shuttles between Downtown Denver and Breckenridge during summer and winter months. Shuttles pick up and drop off at Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center and will bring you to your Breckenridge lodging for $39. For more information on shuttle services, visit Colorado Mountain Express
Private SUVs and charter vans are also available to the airport or for hourly rentals around town.
Colorado Mountain Express provides Resort guests personalized travel services with privately chauffeured four-wheel drive SUVs and executive vans. Providing ground transportation and charter services throughout Colorado.
- Hertz requires that each customer and additional driver meet the Hertz minimum age requirement of 25 years of age. Drivers 21-24 can pay an additional fee at the Hertz counter.
- A valid driver’s license is required for all operators of the vehicle. Driver’s licenses accepted in the US are:
- Any license issued by any US state, territory or possession.
- A license issued by a Canadian province
- International Driver’s Permits are only valid if presented with the original local license. An International Driver’s Permit it not acceptable by itself.
- For information on additional drivers, disabled drivers, child seat requirements, insurance or any other questions, please contact the rental company directly:
- Hertz direct at 1-800-654-3011 or www.hertz.com.