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Breckenridge to Open Peak 9 With Full Skier Services by Thanksgiving Weekend

Breckenridge to Open Peak 9 With Full Skier Services by Thanksgiving Weekend

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. –Nov. 24, 2009 – The Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today its plan for skier services and expanded terrain for Thanksgiving weekend. Peak 9 will be open with full base area services, including on-mountain dinning at Ten Mile Station and the Maggie. Peak 9’s opening will also include Ski & Ride school terrain off of the Quicksilver Super6 chair, and access to 121 acres on Peak 9.

Guests staying on Peak 9 will have access to Peak 8 terrain via Quicksilver Super6 chair and the Peak 8 SuperConnect. Skiers and riders will be able to ski back to Peak 9 via the Crosscut and Sawmill trails.  

Thanks to a remarkable effort by the Breckenridge snowmaking teams and help from Mother Nature, Breckenridge Ski Resort will also have expanded skiing on Peak 8, with the Snow Flake lift joining the Colorado SuperChair, Rocky Mountain SuperChair, Rip’s Ride and Chair 5, already open on Peak 8 (Please note the SnowFlake lift is for access only). 

This weekend’s expanded terrain openings on Peak 8 and Peak 9 will bring the total acreage of skiable terrain to 302 acres for Thanksgiving weekend.

Visit for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deal, event details and more or call 970-453-5000.

Breckenridge Ski Resort asks that skiers and riders observe all posted signs and warnings, especially during the early season. Closed trails may contain hazards due to early snow coverage. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons.



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