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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Breckenridge Ski Resort is 100 percent open for the season! Today, the last of the peaks, Peak 10, was open to the season, making it official that all of the terrain is now open. On December 16th, the famous Peak 6 opened for the season with some of the best powder throughout the resort. Access some the additional 543 skiable acres via the Zendo and Kensho Superchair. Catch your breath, the top elevation is 12,300 feet above sea level. The Breckenridge Ski Resort also kicked off today the new opening lift time of 8:30 a.m. giving you the opportunity to ski more and access to the powder first thing in the morning.

The snow should be in top shape for skiing over winter break. In the last week, the Breckenridge Ski Resort has reported 19 inches of…

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How did it get to be December already?  The ski season is in full swing after a rocky start.  Breckenridge Ski Resort has reported 20 inches of snow in the last seven days and they are opening new terrain daily.  Let’s just keep dancing to Ullr for a really snowy winter!

With the entire ski season ahead of us, now is a great time to get settled into your own Breckenridge home.  It is never too late to start creating memorable family traditions.  As of December 1st, 2014, there are currently over 350 active listings available.   Even though inventory continues to remain low compared to years past, there is a place that you and your family can call home.  Take a minute and search the entire MLS here.  And if you have any questions about Breckenridge or…

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Breckenridge Ski Resort was unable to open last Friday due to Mother Nature's warmer temperatures and drier fall.  Snowmaking efforts were slowed until this last week when the weather took a turn.  The temperatures are much cooler and snow has started to fall.  Breckenridge will be officially opening this Friday, November 14th!  So get your skis and snowboarders ready for a great kick off to the ski season!

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Mother Nature has not been very friendly to the Breckenridge ski resorts this fall.  Going into the 2014/2015 ski season, there has been little snow that has blanketed the ground.  The temperatures have also not been favorable, with temperatures higher than normal.  The Breckenridge ski season was suppose to kickoff on Halloween, but because of the warmer temperatures, snowmaking operations have been limited.  This Friday, November 7th, the ski season will start with a bang when three ski resorts start their lifts.  Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and Keystone having been preparing for opening day, by making snow, with the help of the help of Mother Nature and the last storm.  According to Laura Parquette, Keystone’s spokeswomen, “The last week has…

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Breckenridge investment homeEveryone knows Breckenridge is a beautiful place to live, but for those seeking an investment property, Breckenridge real estate is a prime choice. Some buyers never use their homes, but engage the services of a property management company and rent them out as permanent or vacation rentals. Others, enjoy the perfect ski or summer getaway, that pays for itself by renting it when it's free.

Both alternatives work well, depending on your needs, but it's important that you choose a Breckenridge home that has the qualities that best serve as an ideal rental property. Things to consider include:

Location, Location, Location

When seeking Breckenridge investment real estate that's suitable for rental income potential, location should be a key factor. The…

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With the ski season on everyone’s mind, now is a great time to think about booking your trip to Breckenridge this winter.  The occupancy and revenue among the ski resorts set record-breaking numbers this summer and is boosting the winter bookings as well.

DestiMetrics, is a Denver-based organization that follows 19 mountain resorts in six western states.  DestiMestrics may not reflect the entire mountain destination travel industry, but is analyzes data from about 290 property management companies, that manage about 27,500 rooms across Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming.  They have announced that as of September 30, 2014, the bookings for the upcoming ski season, November through March, show a total of 7.4 percent gain in occupancy…

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With the busiest selling season behind us, the real estate market in Summit County and Breckenridge has remained stable. The Breckenridge residential market was down almost 3 percent, year-to-date, compared to 2013.  The Summit County market outperformed 2013 by almost 4 percent.  Below is a snapshot of the year-to-date sales, through September 2014.

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