Since 1961, Breckenridge, Colorado has been recognized for its world class skiing. With 28 lifts and 2,358 acres of renowned runs and ski terrain, a novice/beginner skier can have just as much fun on the mountain as an expert.
The Breckenridge ski resort is split into four different mountains simply named Peak 7, Peak 8, Peak 9 and Peak 10. Navigating from peak to peak is easy and trouble-free. Breckenridge has a total of 155 trails and 722 acres of bowl terrain!
- Lift Capacity – 37, 880 people per hour
- 1 gondola
- 7 high-speed quad lifts
- 2 high-speed 6 passenger SuperChairs
- 1 triple lift
- 6 double lifts
- 4 surface lifts
- 8 carpet lifts
600 acres are groomed daily.
Breckenridge recently introduced the Highest Ski Lift in North America, The Imperial Express Lift, reaching a record 12,840 feet. The Imperial Express SuperChair will access 400 acres of famed advanced and expert terrain. Also the Imperial Express Lift will have access to advanced-intermediate terrain previously only accessible via hiking. This lift will provide panoramic vistas of the Ten Mile Range.
- Easiest 14%:
Breckenridge offers some of the best beginner’s terrain in the world. Skiers and riders will find many beginner trails located off Chair 7 on Peak 8. This also includes a section of the 3.5 mile Four O’ Clock run, the longest trail at Breckenridge. Also in this terrain skiers and riders will find the Quicksilver Super 6 and A lifts on Peak 9.
- More Difficult 31%:
An intermediate’s delight, Peak 7 is home to seven more difficult runs, accessed by a six-passenger high speed SuperChair. Arguably the local’s favorite, Claimjumper is located on Peak 8 in addition to Crescendo and Northstar. Peak 9 offers two high-speed SuperChairs that access more than ten intermediate trails for all your skiing and riding needs!
- Most Difficult 19%:
Duke’s Run on Peak 8 offers a combination of both bumps and groomed terrain. Take the T-Bar up to Pika, Ptarmigan, White Crown and Forget-Me-Not for wide-open bowls and stunning views. Opening December 2005 the Imperial Lift will take you to places you never imagined accessing without a hike! Peerless located on Peak 9 is a great place to learn how to master the bumps, especially on a powder day. A quick ride up the Falcon SuperChair on Peak 10 carries riders and skiers to three advanced intermediate groomers, steep mogul runs, and the celebrated glades of The Burn.
- Expert 36%:
Peak 7 offers vast steep terrain without the trees at a 45-degree pitch. The New Imperial Lift on Peak 8 will excite the experienced skier and rider. One can enjoy amazing alpine views from atop the Horseshoe Bowl or Imperial Bowl at 12,998 feet. Once a hike, the Lake Chutes and Windows are accessible by the New Imperial Lift. Lake Chutes rides for a 55 degree pitch (extreme terrain), between 10 and 80 feet of cornice, rocks to jump and of course, fresh tracks. Peak 9 features world class tree skiing. The South Side of Peak 10 hosts fat bumps, hidden kickers and glades for the extreme explorer.
To view the Breckenridge trail map please click here.