Breck Announces Series of Events for Opening Week Celebration

October 15th, 2013 by

Breckenridge Ski Resort is counting down the days until Opening Day, Nov. 8, and in order to get the masses properly stoked, the resort is throwing down for a week-long series of events designed to generate excitement and get everyone ready to hit the slopes!

 

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Photo courtesy of @breckenridgemtn / Instagram

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Oct. 14, 2013 — Breckenridge Ski Resort today announced 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 Friday, November 8, 2013, and starting Nov. 1, Breck will host a series of promotions designed to generate excitement, culminating with Opening Day.

THIS YEAR’S BRECK OPENING WEEK EVENT SCHEDULE:

SIX DAYS OF SIXES SCAVENGER HUNT
With this year being the Inaugural Season of the new Peak 6 expansion, Breck is inviting the public be part of the excitement by 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! The public has from Sat. Nov. 2 through Thurs. Nov. 7 to try and find them. Keep an eye on Breck’s official Instagram feed (@breckenridgemtn) for clues as to where the sculptures are hidden and clue into your Sixth Sense to try and track down where the prizes are located!

“WAKE UP BRECK” ANNUAL EVENT
On Thursday, Nov. 7, Breck will host the resort’s annual “Wake up Breck” 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 7:00 a.m. and only continues while supplies last! This year, Town of Breckenridge staff will also be on hand distributing the town’s new free reusable shopping bags. Find the list of participating coffee shops at Breckenridge.com/Wake-Up-Breck.

OPENING DAY FESTIVITIES
Guests are invited to head to Peak 8 early on Friday, 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 United States service men and women as part of Veterans’ Weekend. For the full Breck Opening Day schedule, and updates on what terrain will be open, as well as to purchase the lowest-priced lift tickets guaranteed, visit Breckenridge.com.

2013/14 PARKING INFO
Breck’s Gondola Parking Lots will be $5 during the week (Mon-Thurs), $12 on weekends (Fri-Sun) 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. Carpool and Save! 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 opening of Peak 6 represents the largest ski area terrain expansion in the past decade, and the first at Breckenridge since the Peak 7 expansion in 2002. The new terrain will be opened based on snowfall and more specific dates will be released as the season progresses.

BOOK YOUR BRECK TRIP & SAVE
Breck rewards the early birds: book your trip to Breck by Nov. 15 (just seven short days after the resort opens) and guests can take advantage of these discounts to stay any time this season:

Stay 1-3 nights: Get 15% off
Stay 4-6 nights: get 20% off
Stay 7 nights or more: get 25% off
Choose from a number of properties, from an in-town condo or townhome to a slopeside hotel room, to a chalet in the mountains. With 543 additional acres of terrain to ski, two more chairlifts to ride, and unprecedented views of the TenMile Range, this is the year to get to Breck. Visit www.Breckenridge.com to take advantage of this deal today; it’s only available for a limited time.

For full details on all the events taking place during Breck Opening Week, visit www.Breckenridge.com.

2013/14 WINTER SEASON PASSES
Vail Resorts’ season pass lineup offers the best value for the 2013-2014 winter season. All current prices on Vail Resorts season passes are guaranteed for a limited time only. For more information about the 2013-2014 season pass line-up or to purchase a pass online, visit www.epicpass.com.

STAY CONNECTED
Visit Breckenridge.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and the lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed. Stay connected all season long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or follow @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.

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