A Complete Guide To Breckenridge In The Spring

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 15, 2014 5:31 pm

Spring in Breckenridge, Colorado is here and it is blooming with things to do on and off the slopes, while savoring every last day of skiing.

Breckenridge Ski Resort is home to North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express at 12,840 feet – makes for outstanding snow conditions and one of the longest seasons in North America. Celebrate with the month-long Spring Fever festival (March 22 through April 27), which includes a concert series, mountaineering events, a beer fest, Easter activities and more.

Breckenridge was also featured as one of The Ski Channel’s Top 10 Spring Ski Destinations!

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Glade skiing in Breck / Photo: Carl Scofield / GoBreck

Breckenridge extended the ski season by one additional week, from Monday, April 21 through Sunday, April 27, due to a deep snow pack and terrific conditions that can be expected at this elevation (9,600 feet in town, 12,840 feet at the top of Imperial chair) in the spring. In January, Breckenridge was the snowiest resort in the U.S. and has received more than 34 feet of snow so far this season.

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All smiles Spring skiing / Photo: Liam Doran / GoBreck

In yet another unprecedented snow shower, Breck received 15 inches of fresh powder in 24 hours recently this April. When the mountain opened, the sun was shinning and many headed to the hike-to terrain above the Kensho lift. Check out the latest edit by Breck with 15 inches in 24 hours, the crew heads straight to Sixth Senses, watch below.

Video by Breckenridge Ski Resort

Peak 6 is open! This season, the resort added 543 acres – 400 acres of lift-served terrain and 143 acres of hike-to terrain – via Peak 6. Representing a 23 percent increase in the resort’s skiable acres, the expansion features high-alpine, intermediate bowl skiing, a rare find in North America. Locals have long been looking forward to the hike-to terrain, which accesses new chutes with major backcountry feel.

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Not a cloud in the sky / Photo: Liam Doran / GoBreck

Also make sure to check out some of the Spring deals in Breck:

If you are ready to put those skis away and bring out the wheels, Breckenridge has the perfect trails to go explore. Take a lap through the backcountry bike trails with Breckenridge Pro Rider, Kevin Soller, through B-Line to Carter Park Switchback. Breck has over 100 miles of backcountry trails! Watch below.

Video by Breck Resort Chamber.

Check out pro freeskier Aspen Spora shred Breck’s park to pieces in his Spring 2014 Breck park edit below. Sunny skies with Breck’s park set to perfection, doesn’t get much better.

Video by The Ski Channel

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Magical Scraps kids / Photo: Liam Doran / GoBreck

Get connected with Breckenridge and tag your photos on social media with #GoBreck and #BreckBecause and show them why you chose and love Breckenridge!

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