Breckenridge Resort in Colorado
Sitzmark Travel offers Lodging from Ski-in/ski out homes to condos just steps to main street. We have property on Peak 9, Peak 8, Peak 7, and Peak 6. Enjoy everything that Breckenridge has to offer. The night life, restaurants and shops in along the Breckenridge’s iconic main street. Sitzmark also offers discount lift tickets, lessons, and ski rentals through out the resort. Breckenridge also has many activities from the new rollercoaster on the resort (open Summer and Winter), to tubing and sledding in Carter Park, plus much, much more.
Breckenridge: 5 Peaks to Explore
- Peak 6 is located just North of existing Peak 7 terrain.
- Features a total of 543 acres.
- 400 acres of lift-served terrain and 143 acres.
- 23% increase in the resort’s ski-able acreage.
- 3 bowls, 2 of which are intermediate-rated terrain.
- In addition to above-treeline terrain, also 10 new trails.
- Expert bowl skiing above the treeline.
- Intermediate Skiing at its best.
- Gently rolling terrain that winds through the forest.
- Numerous blue trails.
- The lower Peak 8 has multiple beginner trails, as well as many intermediate trails mixed with some advanced runs.
- The home to some of the premier terrain parks in the country.
- The back bowls, and upper part of Peak 8, are composed of advanced, expert terrain, and expert chutes.
- The lower part of Peak 9 is a beginner learning slope.
- The upper part of Peak 9 are intermediate blue runs.
- The north side of Peak 9 are the North Chutes, double black-rated chutes.
- Peak 10 is an advanced riders-only peak.
- The only trails down from the top are blacks and double blacks.
The conception of building a ski resort in Breckenridge began during the late 1950s, when Bill Rounds of the Porter and Rounds Lumber Company became interested in bringing skiing to the valley. The Peak 8 Ski Area (as it was first known) opened on December 16, 1961 with one Heron double chair and a midway unloading station in addition to one short learners T-bar.
Breckenridge Ski Lifts
Lifts: 31 Total
2 high-speed 6-passenger SuperChairs, 7 high-speed quad lifts, 1 triple lift, 6 double lifts, 1 – 8-passenger gondola, 5 surface lifts, 9 carpet lifts
Lift Capacity: 37,880 people per hour
Breckenridge Mountain Characteristics
|Base Elevation||9,600 feet / 2,926 meters|
|Summit Elevation||12,998 feet / 3,963 meters|
|Vertical Rise||3,398 feet / 1,036 meters|
|Total Ski/Ride Terrain||2358 acres / 954 hectares|
|Terrain Parks||25 acres / 10 hectares|
|Groomed Daily||600 acres / 241 hectares (29% of total terrain)|
|Bowls||772 acres / 312 hectares|
|Snowmaking||565 acres / 228 hectares|
|Number of Trails||155|
|Longest Trail||Four O'Clock - 3.5 miles / 5.6 kilometers|