If you are looking
or a ski vacation getaway Breckenridge, Colorado is what is on the menu.
are located about 1hr 45min from Denver International Airport. Breckenridge
itself is only 5.3 square miles with a permanent population of 3100.
Despite it's relatively small size Breckenridge
accommodes 1,468,518 skier visits in 2002 second only to Vail. At 9,600
feet in elevation Breckenridge
a high-alpine climate. The average annual snowfall is in excess of 250"
and the average winter daytime temperature is 28 degrees F. Breckenridge
has 2043 skiable acres, 139 trails, and 25 Chairlifts, making it very
easy to get around the Breckenridge
It does not matter
if you Ski or Snowboard you can purchase Breckenridge
Ski Packages at
an affordable rate. The Breckenridge
Ski Package sits
in the mountains flanking the town. Skiing is superb and varied on four
peaks with 139 trails connected by 25 ski lifts. Breckenridge was the
first major resort to offer snowboarding (in 1985): Today, boarders
will find two terrain parks. Freeway Terrain Park, the more advanced
of the two, is home to a superpipe.