Breckenridge Terrain Update: Peak 7 to Open This Weekend

02 December 2015
  • Independence SuperChair, Peak 7 base area open Friday
  • Lighting of Breckenridge Festivities kick off the holiday season in town

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – Dec. 2, 2015 – Breckenridge Ski Resort is pleased to announce another round of terrain openings, just in time for the weekend. Peak 7 and the Independence SuperChair will open for the season on Friday, Dec. 4, with access to six trails on 74 acres, along with all base area services. Peak 7 – home to Sevens Restaurant tickets sales and equipment rentals at Breck Sports – is easily accessible via the BreckConnect Gondola from the Town of Breckenridge.
Let it Snow!
The snow continues to fall at a steady pace in Breck, which has received nearly a foot of new snow in the past week, half that coming in the past 48 hours. Season-to-date, Breck has received more than five and a half feet of snow, 137 percent of average. Watch Breckenridge’s live snow stake cam to see the snow pile up throughout the season or visit for the latest terrain updates, snow reports and more.
Breckenridge Ski Resort requires all skiers and riders to observe all posted signs and warnings. Closed trails may contain hazards due to limited natural snow coverage and snowmaking operations. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons.
The Lighting of Breckenridge
The first weekend in December, the Town of Breckenridge “officially” transforms into the holiday scene for which it’s famous on Dec. 5 with the Lighting of Breckenridge and Race of the Santas, when runners and walkers don Santa suits to benefit Adopt an Angel. Stop by the Handmade Holiday Market Dec. 4-6 in the Breckenridge Arts District for hand-crafted gifts made by local artisans. Events continue all month with the Fat Bike Open, the Winter Dew Tour, BreckCreate holiday art workshops, New Year’s Eve parties, and more. Learn more at
Book by Dec. 14 and Save up to 40% on Lodging
Missed Cyber Monday?  Don’t worry; Breck’s still got the perfect lodging deal guaranteed to bring some holiday cheer to all skiers and snowboarders.  Choose from an in-town condo, a slopeside retreat or anything in between! This deal is only available until December 14 and spots are filling up quickly. Get your family the perfect gift at the perfect rate this season!  Book now at
EpicDay Lift Tickets Offer the Ultimate Convenience and Savings up to 25%
Vail Resorts is making it more convenient and affordable for skiers and snowboarders to purchase daily lift tickets to Breckenridge and its other iconic mountain resorts. EpicDay Lift Tickets offers advance or up-to-the-minute lift ticket purchases through an easy-to-use online and mobile site, When purchased in advance, lift tickets can be picked up at a designated EpicDay Express Ticket Pick-Up lane at each resort. Once the ticket is picked up, guests can keep their ticket and load it with more days online, avoiding a return trip to the ticket window. EpicDay Lift Tickets rewards advanced planning, even if the purchase is made while walking up to the resort, with the lowest price guaranteed and less time spent in the ticket line

Stay Connected
Visit for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and the lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed. Stay connected all year long at, watch official resort videos at and follow @Breckenridgemtn on Instagram and Twitter.
Media Note
For the latest snow photos and broll, please visit and credit ‘Breckenridge Ski Resort’. More information is also available at
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is



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