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Breckenridge Ski Resort

(Photo: Carl Scofield)

(Photo: Carl Scofield)

With five huge peaks, 2,908 acres, four terrain parks, a 22-foot Superpipe, 11 bowls, the highest chairlift in North America, family-friendly terrain and a world-class ski school, all situated above an authentic, hip mountain town with awe-inspiring views, there are good reasons why “Breck” is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Western Hemisphere.

Season dates and hours

Nov. 18, 2016 to April 23, 2017; hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during early season. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during regular season.

Area (acres)

2,908 acres

What family-friendly amenities does your resort offer? 

Besides downhill skiing and snowboarding, visitors can enjoy Dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice Skating, Fat Biking (with snow tires), snowmobiling, ghost tours around historic main street, open-air sleigh to four-course dinner on the mountain (Starlight Dinners), Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, Ullr Fest, Budweiser International Snow Sculptor competition, Winter Alpine Coaster on the mountain, snowshoe tours, Kids’ Mountain Top Museum and more.

Adult lift ticket prices?

 *138+. Epic Pass is the best way to save money. Epic Day Lift Tickets can be purchased in advance and save money as well and time in line. If purchased 7 days in advance, the hard cards with your tickets loaded onto them can be sent via mail to your house – otherwise you only have to go to the Express Epic Day Lift Ticket window at the resort once, grab the hard card and all your days will be loaded onto it. Buying 7 days in advance saves money.

Child lift ticket prices and at what age kids ski free?

 *$90+. Epic Pass is the best way to save money. Epic Day Lift Tickets can be purchased in advance and save money as well and time in line. If purchased 7 days in advance, the hard cards with your tickets loaded onto them can be sent via mail to your house – otherwise you only have to go to the Express Epic Day Lift Ticket window at the resort once, grab the hard card and all your days will be loaded onto it. Buying 7 days in advance saves money.

Is there on-site childcare and if so, what is the starting cost?

Yes! On-site childcare is $128 a day/advanced reservation, $138 a day/outside of 48 hours or $37 an hour.

What is the starting cost of ski/ride school? 

Starting at $199. 

Where can families go for deals on lift tickets/lodging or special promotions?

www.breckenridge.com/deals offers great lift and lodging deals that will save families, friends and couples.

What area (off-mountain) activities would appeal to families for their winter vacation?

Enjoying the amazing town of Breckenridge with shopping, dining, activities and other off-mountain activities like events, dog sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, BreckCreate (shows, classes, workshops, galleries, tours and more), ghost tours on and around Main Street, Gold Mine tours (including snowshoe accessed ones), a vibrant nightlife and more in this historic, authentic and hip mountain town.

Distance from Denver

80 miles

1599 County Rd #3, Breckenridge, CO 80424
1-800-789-SNOW (7669)
www.breckenridge.com

*Note: Information and prices are subject to change and most resorts offer discounted rates if you purchase online seven days in advance. Many resorts do not publish a set lift ticket price. When compiling our list, we used the date January 9, 2017 as our base to compare prices.