"Great Skiing Area" Top 5 Page for this destination Breckenridge by MarvintheMartian

Breckenridge Travel Guide: 92 reviews and 145 photos

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Breckenridge is about 2 hours from Denver Int. Airport. It's a great town with easy access to a large ski area.

This view is of the base of Peak 8. There are about 5 lifts at the bottom leading to different areas of the mountain.

Altogether there are 4 peaks to ski in Breakenridge - Peak 7 up to Peak 10. More details in my tips...

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great skiing area, good town, generally friendly.
  • Cons:High altitude may send you loopy for a few days!
  • In a nutshell:Well worth it for the skiing!
  • Last visit to Breckenridge: Feb 2005
  • Intro Written Feb 19, 2005
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  • jcbreck's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2007 at 3:06 PM

    As of today (April 25, 2007) - this restaurant is under new ownership. The same folks who own Downstairs at Eric's just bought it. You should start seeing improvements very soon!

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2005 at 11:36 AM

    Good to see that Breck was not up to its old nickname - Breck-in-Wind - when you were there ;-] Next visit, stop by the Backcountry Brewpub in Frisco for a better dining experience;-\

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2005 at 1:51 PM

    Beautiful pictures - I really miss the combination of snow and sunshine living here in Seattle!

  • May 21, 2005 at 8:34 PM

    I completely agree. The Horseshoe II is one of the worst restaurants I have been to. Definately the worst restaurant I ate at while I was living in Breckenridge. There are so many better places in town.

  • hanaflower's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2005 at 11:46 AM

    Hey Martin, I think you were mad before the altitude! love Hannah

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Feb 26, 2005 at 11:49 AM

    Looks so gorgeous Martin! Great to see you have settled in so well. Shame about your meal though. Have a great weekend (~_~)

  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2005 at 12:22 PM

    Looks like you had a fun ski trip!! Great page!

  • MrsBrown's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2005 at 1:04 PM

    Great pics as ever Martin and interesting report. I see you have decided it is always wise to get a hat!

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