Breckenridge Ski Resort Fast Facts
Dates and Hours
2020-2021 Ski Season: Nov. 12, 2021 - Memorial Day, May 30, 2022
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during early season.

Base Elevation: 9,600 ft.
Summit Elevation: 12,998 ft.
Vertical Rise: 3,398 ft.

Avg. Annual Snowfall: 355 inches
Acres Snowmaking: 617 acres

Total Skiable Acres: 2,908 acres

Trail Classification
34% Expert
24% Advanced
31% Intermediate
11% Beginner
Conventional Trails: 187                                                                        
Bowls: 1,061 acres
Longest Run: Four O'Clock at 3.5 miles/5.6 km
Terrain Parks: 4
Superpipe: 1

Total number of lifts: 35
  • 1 Gondola (8-passenger)
  • 5 high-speed 6-passenger SuperChairs
  • 6 high-speed quad chairs 
  • 1 fixed-grip Quad (Zendo)
  • 1 triple lift
  • 6 double lifts
  • 4 Surface Lifts
  • 11 Conveyors (carpets)

Fun Facts 

  • 60 – the number of years Breck has been open for skiing and riding! The resort first opened on Dec. 16, 1961 and is celebrating #60yearsofBreck this winter. 
  • 35 – the number of total chairlifts on the mountain now with the addition of the brand-new, Freedom SuperChair on Peak 7.
  • 5 – the number of peaks that make up Breckenridge Ski Resort. Breck’s Five Peaks experience spans across the Ten Mile Range and includes Peaks 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
  • 12,840 – the number of feet in elevation you reach when riding the highest chairlift in North America, the Imperial Express.
  • 40 – the percentage of Breck's skiable terrain that is above treeline - Hello, High Alpine! 


Getting Here 
Breckenridge sits two hours west of Denver International Airport (DEN) and 2.5 hours northwest of the Colorado Springs Airport (COS). From Denver, visitors drive 98 miles (159 km) west via I-70, then take exit 203 (Highway 9) south nine miles to Breckenridge. From Colorado Springs, visitors drive 110 miles (178 km) west through South Park and over Hoosier Pass, or via I-25 to C-470 to I-70. 


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