Breckenridge Ski Resort Prepares for 2013-14 Ski Season With Week-Long Celebrations

Breckenridge gondolaBreckenridge Ski Resort will host a week-long series of celebrations leading up to the start of the 2013-14 ski season. This year, Breck opens for their 52nd season for skiing and riding on Nov. 8, 2013, and starting Nov. 1, Breck will host a series of promotions for Opening Day.
This year’s Breck opening week event schedule includes:
Six Days of Sixes Scavenger Hunt – This year is the Inaugural Season of the new Peak 6 expansion, and Breck is hosting a scavenger hunt across the Front Range. Breck will hide six large wooden carvings in the shape of the new Peak 6 logo in six different Colorado counties, and the first guests who locate them will win the chance to ride First Chair of the season at Breck. Guests have from Nov. 2 through Nov. 7 to try and find them. Instagram users can visit Breck’s official feed (@breckenridgemtn) for clues as to where the sculptures are hidden.

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“Wake Up Breck” Annual Event – On Nov. 7, Breck will host the resort’s annual promotion, with Breckenridge Ski Resort management on hand to give out free coffee and exclusive commemorative Breck mugs throughout Breckenridge at local coffee shops. The giveaway begins at 7 a.m. while supplies last. This year, Town of Breckenridge staff will also be there distributing the town’s new free reusable shopping bags. Find the list of participating coffee shops at
Opening Day Festivities – Guests are invited to head to Peak 8 early on Nov. 8 to celebrate the resort’s 52nd annual Opening Day. The first several hundred guests in attendance will get to partake in free breakfast items, including Bavarian cream stuffed nutella éclairs, courtesy of the Ski Hill Grill, Nature Valley Soft Baked Oatmeal Squares, complimentary coffee provided by Starbucks, and other prizes courtesy of Breck’s official partners. Additional festivities will include a special tribute to honor U.S. service men and women as part of Veterans’ Weekend. Visit
Parking Info 2013-14 – Gondola Parking Lots will be $5 during the week (Monday-Thursday), $12 on weekends (Friday-Sunday) and during Peak days; the Beaver Run Parking Lot will be $15 daily and $20 on Peak days. Free parking is always available in Breck’s Airport Road parking lots. Drive up all season long with four or more people in a vehicle for a $5 discount on parking at the Gondola Lots and Beaver Run Lot.
Peak 6 Inaugural Season – This year will be the inaugural season for the opening of Breck’s newest peak, Peak 6.  The new terrain will be opened based on snowfall and more specific dates will be released as the season progresses.

Book Breck Trip and Save – Travelers who book their trip to Breck by Nov. 15 can take advantage of these discounts to stay any time this season:

  • Stay 1-3 nights: get 15 percent off
  • Stay 4-6 nights: get 20 percent off
  • Stay 7 nights or more: get 25 percent off