December 2013

Found 8 blog entries for December 2013.

10.Visit the local butcher shop and pay $100 to sit in a walk-in freezer. 

9. Go to the nearest hockey rink and walk across the ice 20 times carrying your ski boots, two pairs of skis, accessory bag and poles and pretend you’re looking for your car. 

8. For ski boot simulation at home, put a pebble in your street shoes and tighten a c-clamp around your toes. 

7. Buy a pair of gloves and immediately throw one away 

6. Go to a McDonald’s and insist on paying $11.50 for a hamburger. Be sure to wait in the longest line. 

5. Clip a lift ticket to the zipper of your jacket and ride a motorcycle fast enough to make the ticket lacerate your face. 

4. Drive slowly anywhere as long as it’s in a snowstorm following an 18 wheeler. 

3. Fill a blender

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The holidays are in full swing. Breckenridge has been transformed into a winter wonderland. The streets glisten with lights and the snow covered peaks shine in the moonlight. It is a great place to create wonderful family memories. Breckenridge is busy for the next several months. Here are some highlighted events that you don’t want to miss!


Ring in the New Year mountain-style. Gather on Main Street to see a spectacular fireworks show and the Torch Light Parade down the slopes at the Breckenridge Ski Resort.

After ringing in the New Year, be sure to attend the annual celebration of the Norse god of snow, Ullr Fest. It is a week when the Town of Breckenridge is turned upside down and the party culminates with the Ullr Parade on Main Street. Ullr

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Breckenridge Ski Resort has officially announced the opening date of Peak 6 in Breckenridge.  At noon, on Christmas Day, the lifts will be open to the public!  Over the last decade, this represents one of the largest and famous ski expansions in North America.  This is the first expansion at the Breckenridge Ski Resort since Peak 7 was opened in 2002.

With the opening of Peak 6, two new chairlifts will start running as well- the Zendo Chair and Kensho SuperChair.  Both lifts will let skiers and snowboarders access the high alpine terrain.  The new 400 acres will feature above tree line terrain, with intermediate and expert trails.  Along with the terrain that the Breckenridge Ski Resort will open, will be 138 hike-to acres.  The skiable acreage at the

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The Breckenridge real estate market has seen a stellar year so far.  Through November month end, the residential market is outperforming last year by 21%.  This is an improvement from prior years.  In 2013, the Breckenridge market has already surpassed the year-end total for 2012.  Great signs that the real estate is continuing to make a comeback.  

Breckenridge Annual Sales

Breckenridge single family homes sales have also outperformed the 2012 sales.  In 2012, there were at total of 241 single family homes sold.  At the end of November 2013, there were 243 Breckenridge single family homes sold.  Single family homes are on track to outperform last year!  The average sales price of single family homes has taken a hit since last year.  If you are in the market to purchase a

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Are you into challenging yourself this ski season? Maybe you want to ski all the black diamonds at the Breckenridge Ski Resort this season. Or, maybe you want to ski a record number of days. No matter why you are hitting the slopes in Breckenridge this year, the Breckenridge Ski Resort probably has an EpicMix pin for the occasion. Share your quest and triumphs with friends on social media.

Breckenridge Ski Resort offers the EpicMix pin program. The top ten EpicMix pins of the 2013-2014 are:

1. Brecken In: This is an EpicMix pin earned for your first day skiing at Breckenridge.

2. Black Belt: Have a goal to ski all the black diamond terrain in Breckenridge this ski season? If you visit the Falcon, E Chair, 6 Chair, Imperial, T-Bar, and Kensho,

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'Tis the season!

Tonight, come out and brave the cold for the Race of the Santas and Reindeer and the annual Breckenridge tree lighting.  At 4:30, over 100 holiday enthusiasts will be dressed up as Santa.  For kids under 12, you can register and get a free set of reindeer antlers and race along with Santa.  Santa and his reindeer will race down historic Main Street, Breckenridge.  It is a great event for the entire family.  At the finish line, warm-up with some cookies and hot chocolate at the Red, White, and Blue Fire Department.  Then watch the Bernese Mountain Dogs lead Santa back to the Blue River Plaza to watch the annual tree lighting. The lights will turn on around 5:30 p.m.  After the tree lighting, bring the kids across the street, to the

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Last night, Breckenridge Ski Resort reported one inch of new snow. Since the snow has continued to blanket the mountain, this week, ski patrol gave the ok to open up the Horseshoe Bowl and North Bowl. Since the conditions are in the skiers favor, the T-Bar is now open for the season!

This week, the weather outlook is looking positive. The Rocky Mountains are preparing for a large snowstorm that could drop as much as 18 inches by Friday. Currently, the skies are cloudy and snowflakes are starting to fall from the sky. If you are still waiting to get in your first powder day, this weekend might be a good chance. Check back to get regular ski condition updates.

I hope to see you on the mountain for some fresh tracks.

Source: Breckenridge Ski Resort Blog

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This week, the slopes of the Breckenridge Ski Resort will host some amazing athletes.  Some of these athletes never thought that they would be able to ski or snowboard.  Now, they are getting that chance.  The Hartford Ski Spectacular is on of the largest winter sports festivals for those with disabilities.  From December 2nd through December 8th, the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC), Breckenridge Ski Resort and the Town of Breckenridge will help make these dreams a reality.  Over 800 participants will be taking to the slopes to learn how to ski and snowboard.  Among the participants of Ski Spec, are men and women who have returned back from combat with a permanent disability.  With the partnership with Warfighter Sports, these men and women

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