Monday, February 27, 2012

Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces Bud Light Concert Series Lineup for Spring Fever

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today the band lineup for this year’s Bud Light Concert Series in conjunction with Breck’sSpring Fever Festival. Spring is right around the corner in the high country and Breck will be the place to be all spring long.
The Bud Light Concert Series brings the party to Breck with six total days of big-name acts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on the mountain at the base of Peak 8. Reggae master Julian Marley, kicks off the month-long concert series on March 24 and the series concludes with the legendary Rusted Root on April 15.
All concerts will be FREE to the public and will take place on a specially-constructed stage on the mountain facing One Ski Hill Place, a RockResort, at the base of Peak 8, from 2-5 p.m. on each concert date.
FULL LINEUP FOR 2012 SRING FEVER BUD LIGHT CONCERT SERIES:
Sat. March 24th – Julian Marley - Son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Julian is a Grammy award nominated, roots-reggae musician, singer-songwriter, producer and humanitarian. In the same tradition as his father, Julian "Ju Ju" Marley is a devout Rastafarian whose music is inspired by life and spirituality.
Sun. March 25th – Soul Rebels Brass Band - This eightpiece New Orleans-style brass band built a career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and drums in the partylike atmosphere of a dance club.
Sat. March 31st – Leftover Salmon – This jam band from Boulder, Colorado infuse their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls "Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass", and have become a favorite within the jam band scene.
Sun. April 1st – Donavon Frankenreiter – This American musician and surfer has made his name through his laid back, relaxing, yet upbeat tunes, conjuring up images of the oceans and waves, best known for hit single “Free”.
Sat. April 14th – Toots and the Maytals – Toots & The Maytals are one of the most well-known ska and reggae acts in history. Considered legends in their genre, their Jamaican sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock.
Sun. April 15th – Rusted Root – Frequently featured in Hollywood film soundtracks, they are known for their unique fusion of acoustic, rock, world and other styles of music, with a strong percussion section that draws from African, Latin American, Native American, and Indian influences.
Spring Fever events continued to be added in town and on the mountain throughout the festival; for the full schedule of Spring Fever events, visitwww.BreckSpringFever.com.
Breck Spring Fever is presented by Cadillac. The weekend concert series is presented by Bud Light, and associate partners for the event are Helly HansenSobe LifeWaterand Maui Jim.
Breck Spring Fever’s official lodging partners are The Doubletree by Hilton Breckenridge and The Village at Breckenridge. Save your spot in the midst of all the Spring Fever action with this official Spring Fever lodging offer of only $119 a night!  Both properties provide easy access to 31 lifts serving over 150 trails and are both steps away from Historic Breckenridge Main Street. Book your Spring Fever trip today at www.BreckSpringFever.com!
Visit Breckenridge.com for additional terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, events and more or call (970) 453-5000. Stay connected all season long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 50th Anniversary Season, including the “50 Wishes” campaign at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Breckenridge celebrates with a Mardi Gras Parade

Today, Breckenridge celebrated with a Mardi Gras Parade on Main Street!

Parade


Beck Moore collecting beads

Boys from the office enjoying the parade

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Beautiful day for a classic ski!

It was a beautiful morning for a classic cross-country ski up Miner's Creek in Frisco!















Classic ski with Patti and Rose
















Miner's Creek




Friday, February 10, 2012

New Snow, Terrain, and Exciting Events Highlight the Weekend at Keystone Resort

Keystone Resort received another inch of fresh snow overnight Thursday, bringing the resort’s two-day total to 5”, and 8” for the week. The new snow has allowed the resort to open additional terrain, including Erikson Bowl. Keystone is now boasting 2791 acres of available terrain, including 91% of the resort’s hike-to terrain. For the most experienced and adventurous skiers and riders, the resort’s Keystone Adventure Tours is open, granting guests accessed to untouched terrain and an unforgettable cat skiing experience.

The new snow will also provide great conditions for this weekend’s Burton Mountain Festival event. Friday through Sunday, virtually the entire 2012 Burton hardgoods line will be on tap at the Mountain House base area for riders to test at no charge. Saturday and Sunday, Keystone’s A51 Terrain Park will be the place to be, with $7000 up for grabs in a Burton pro-test event featuring rail jam and slopestyle contests. As part of the Burton Pro-Test, amateur riders can also win four wildcard spots to compete in the US Open pre-qualifiers, and all Pro-Test events are 4Star TTR World Snowboard Tour events. Event registration is just $10 and will take place at the Mountain House.

The youngest rippers won’t be left out of the Mountain Festival events, with a Burton Riglet park available Saturday and Sunday in the Mountain House Discovery area. Burton will provide free equipment demos, with snowboards, boots and bindings sized for children as young as three. Kids will also be able to try out Burton's revolutionary Riglet Reel, a specially designed attachment for the nose of youth snowboards that makes learning easier than ever. Certified snowboard instructors will help kids learn to ride on mini features including boxes, ramps and rails.

For the 21-and over crowd, Warren Station’s Vodka on the Rockies event, Saturday February 11th, is the perfect way to end a great day on the slopes. Featuring flavored vodka varieties from Three Olives Vodka, the event will include tasting, pairings, mixers and live music. A photo booth, DJ, and shot luge will keep the party going all night. Tickets are available at Keystoneresort.com or day-of at Warren Station in Keystone’s River Run Village.

With fresh snow once again calling skiers and riders to the mountain, Keystone has introduced Keystone Unlocked, giving fans of Keystone Resort on Facebook the key to VIP treatment. By “sharing” with friends, fans will be able to “unlock” amazing offers from special lodging rates to two-for-one tickets for many of February’s most popular events—including this weekend’s Vodka on the Rockies! For exclusive lodging discounts, two-for-one event tickets and resort credits, be sure to “like” Keystone Resort on Facebook!

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @keystonemtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces Schedule for Annual Spring Fever Festival

Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today the schedule of events planned for this year’s Breck “Spring Fever” month-long festival, which will feature a series of events taking place from March 17 to closing day, April 15, 2012, both on the mountain and in town.

Spring Fever, presented by Cadillac, will take place throughout Breck as the town and mountain welcome visitors to one of the best times of the year for skiing and riding. Spring in Breck is widely known for having the best snow in Colorado, along with sunny bluebird days, special events, and great deals for guests from around the world. There’s no better way to send off the season than with Breck’s Spring Fever festival.

“We’re very excited to announce this year’s lineup of Spring Fever festivities,” said Kieran Cain, Breck’s director of marketing. “Last year’s inaugural season of the festival set the bar high for providing the best spring party in the Rocky Mountains for our guests, and we’re looking forward to taking our month-long celebration to an entirely new level this year to coincide with this historic Breck 50th Anniversary Season.”

Breckenridge Ski Resort launched Spring Fever last year to celebrate and embrace the biological change which occurs in humans as the seasons switch from winter to spring. Wikipedia defines spring fever as: “A term applied to several sets of physical and psychological symptoms associated with the arrival of spring, and an increase in energy and vitality.”

The Bud Light Live Concert Series brings the party to Breck with 6 total days of big-name acts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on a specially-constructed stage at the base of Peak 8. 2012 music lineup with be announced soon; last year’s acts included Ozomatli, The Wailers, moe., DeVotchKa and the Flobots.

Spring Fever 2012 Signature Events will include:
- A town-wide St. Patrick’s Day celebration
-5 till 5 Terrain Park Happy Hour Thursday nights off of the 5 Chair lift
-The inaugural “Then & Now” Halfpipe Competition
-The “Breck Ascent Series” uphill races on Wednesday nights
-Park and Pipe Breck Ski and Ride School Camps
-Ripperoo’s Mascot Olympics
-The Breck 5 Peaks Mountaineering Race, North America’s longest ski mountaineering race
-The KSMT Spring Beer Festival
-The 16th Annual Imperial Challenge bike & ski race
-Easter Egg Hunts & Easter weekend activities on the mountain
-Many more events for guests of all ages.
*Schedule of events is subject to change

Events continued to be added in town and on the mountain throughout Spring Fever; for the full schedule of Spring Fever events, visit http://www.breckspringfever.com/.

Breck Spring Fever is presented by Cadillac. The weekend concert series is presented by Bud Light, and associate partners for the event are Helly Hansen, Sobe LifeWater and Maui Jim.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Breckenridge Ski Resort Article in Denver Post Today

Please click on the link below for today's article in The Denver Post on the Breckenridge Ski Resort:

http://www.denverpost.com/sports/ci_19896319

Summit Nordic School Race

Yesterday, Gold Run Nordic Center hosted High School and Middle School nordic skate races with schools throughout the state of Colorado.  The Summit boys and girls took first place in all the events!

Thursday, February 2, 2012