Located near the oldest and largest town in Summit County, Breckenridge Ski Resort has been named one of the top five ski locations in the world by the BBC, and ranked annually among the top 10 resorts by SKI magazine. Those wanting to be close to the slopes and make the most out of their time have a variety of ski in ski out and other accommodations close to the slopes.
Located about eight miles west of Vail, Colorado, Beaver Creek has successfully combined unique and unsurpassed hospitality and service with a twist of European village atmosphere. The design of the resort and downtown village originated from Switzerland and Cortina in Italy.
Beaver Creek Ski Resort takes the slogan "not exactly roughing it" seriously. Many movie stars, politicians and wealthy socialites have private homes spanning the mountains of Beaver Creek. But even with the pristine lodging and service, Beaver Creek is one of the few resorts which manages to also cater to the family-friendly market as well. Named “The consummate kid-friendly resort” by Ski Magazine, Beaver Creek tries to accommodate everyone who wished to have a wonderful ski vacation, without any hassle.
As such, Beaver Creek Ski Resort offers a great variety of ski and snowboard terrain. With long mogul runs to steep diamond slopes, the diversity appeals to every ability level. Beaver Creek is also famous for its elevators that transport you to the ski lifts, and the fresh cookies at the end of the day as you leave the resort.
Beaver Creek grooms 20 hours a day, seven days a week. 776 groomed acres of trails and terrain make most visitors stay for extended vacations. Host of the World Ski Championships as well as three time champions of the ‘Battle of the Ski Schools” competition, the resort has a lot to boast about. Beaver Creek also prides itself in being eco-friendly, with 100% of its power coming from wind farms.
Beaver Creek has 150 ski trails and 24 lifts. Beaver Creek's terrain is 19% beginner, 43% intermediate, and 38% advanced. With over 1800 acres of great skiing, Beaver Creek also offers two bowls, four terrain parks, and a half pipe. To top that off, Beaver Creek has special ski programs for families, children, adult skiers, adaptive skiers, and nordic skiers.