Skiing In Breckenridge Resort
Like ski resorts in Lake Tahoe, Breckenridge ski resort attracted lots of gold prospectors in the Wild West days of the past. Nevertheless, unlike in Lake Tahoe, genuine gold was found in the Breckenridge, Summit County. Today, instead of gold prospectors, these ski resorts are attracting skiers on getaway holidays from all over North America and even some Europe and Asia too.
Breckenridge ski resort made skiing history as the first resort in Colorado to permit snowboarders and was the very first ski resort on the planet to install a high-speed detachable quad chair lift.
Breckenridge ski resort lies in the north central of the Colorado range in the heart of the Rocky Mountains some 80 miles west of Denver on Colorado State Highway 9. It is less than 20 miles from Summit County’s other ski resorts such as the Beaver Creek, Keystone and the Arapahoe Basin and has to do with 35 miles from Vail to the west. All the ‘Vail Ski Resorts’ are connected by an interchangeable lift ticket which can make your snowboarding holidays there a lot more convenient.
There are ample accommodations and cottages in Breckenridge ski resort. Skiers can select from bed and breakfast accommodations to hotels, apartments, service apartment or condos, personal houses as well as chalet houses.
Almost one third of the cottages there are ski-in, ski-out type. The very best way to enquire or book a lodging is with the Breckenridge Resort Chambers or the BRC. The BRC system holds more than 90 percent of the lodging beds there. Do your reservations early specifically throughout peak skiing season to assure you of a lodging.
For the upscale luxury cottages, attempt The Town at Breckenridge with its health club centers, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, hot tubs, steam/sauna and exercise fitness centers. The town surrounds the Peak 9 base location and is located beside the Quicksilver Super-Six chair.
Another outstanding leading end lodging is the Terrific Divide Lodge. The Great Divide Lodge’s owners, Vail Resorts sunk in $4million into remodeling visitors spaces, lobby and pool area. The best part of remaining here is that it is just 50 yards from the skiing slopes. A lot for convenience isn’t it?
For the spending plan conscious skiers, the Breckenridge Mountain Lodge provides a log cabin outside with warm hospitality for under $100 a night. The Breckenridge Mountain Lodge lies at the south end of Main Street and it is just a few minutes from the ski lifts and rentals.
There are likewise other budget accommodations such as Ski Town Accommodations can squeeze 6 people into a two room condominium hence expenses can be shown your snowboarding friends.
We will talk about the ski tracks and snowboarding surface in Breckenridge ski resort in the next article.