January 2015

There are 3 blog entries for January 2015.

1. Explore the new terrain on Peak 6.  It is 543 acres of powder enjoyment

2. Get your Groove on during Spring Break Massive.  Plan your spring break trip now and enjoy some of the best spring skiing in the Rocky Mountains.  After a day of skiing, relax and listen to music at the base of Peak 8.

3. Starlight Mountain Dinner by taking a snow cat ride to Ten Mile Station.  There you can enjoy a prix fixe meal that is delicious!

4. If skiing is not your thing or if your legs need a little break from the slopes, then take a ride down the mountain in the Gold Runner Alpine Roller Coaster.

5. Want to wonder through the woods?  Then enjoy a day at the Breckenridge Nordic Center, enjoying the 32 kilometers of cross-country ski trails or 15 kilometers

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The 25th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture has returned to Breckenridge!  Today started stomping week, when the 12 foot by 12 foot, 20 ton blocks of snow start to take shape in the Riverwalk parking lot.  The blocks take shape a week before the competitors arrive so the snow has time to settle.   Budwieser International snow sculptures

Teams from all over the world will be descending on Breckenridge next week as they begin carving the blocks of snow by hand.  Following is a schedule for the week.

January 19th- January 23rd: Stomping Week, when the 20 ton blocks of snow are created

January 27th- January 31st: The sculptors begin transforming the blocks of snow into gravity defying piece that will be sure to amaze you!  The competition officially begins at 11:00 a.m. on

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Celebrating its 52nd year, come celebrate the snow next week at the annual Ullr Fest.  January 11th through the 17th, the town of Breckenridge turns upside down and the party begins.  Don’t be surprised to see people walking around town with Viking horns.  It is a week full of fun and free events. 

Ullr is the Norse winter god.  He loved the cold and would travel across the country on his skis or skates.  He was so good on his skis that no one could ever keep up with him.  Each winter, he would cover the country with snow to protect himself while he would enjoy hunting.  The sky would be streaked, leaving brilliant stars in his path, known to create some of the best powder days.  After years of travel, Breckenridge became a great place for Ullr to

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