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Breckenridge Ski Resort Extends Season

Posted by Breckenridge Associates Real Estate on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 4:17pm.

Spring Fever wraps up this coming weekend with two awesome bands performing live at the base of Peak 8 on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15. Toots and the Maytals take the stage Saturday and Rusted Root performs Sunday. Concerts are from 2-5pm and are free. Additionally, Breckenridge Ski Resort is extending the ski season through April. The resort will be open for skiing and riding โ€“ Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-22 and April 27-29.

Winter Season Operation, 2011-2012
2011 - 2012 Winter Season: November 11, 2011 - April 15, 2012 
Extended season: April 20-22 and April 27-29, 2012

Base Area Lifts Open:   8AM - 4PM
Gondola Open:    8:00AM - 5PM
Gold Runner Coaster Open:    11AM - 4PM
*Hours subject to change

On-Mountain Chair Lift Hours / Uphill Access
Breckenridge uphill access policy for the 2011-2012 season
Base Elevation: 9,600 feet / 2,926 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,398 feet / 1,036 meters

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

Operating Since: December 16, 1961
Total Ski/Ride Terrain: 2358 acres / 954 hectares 
Groomed Daily: 600 acres / 241 hectares (29% of total terrain) 
Bowls: 772 acres / 312 hectares
Terrain Parks: 25 acres / 10 hectares
Snowmaking: 565 acres / 228 hectares
Number of Trails: 155
Longest Trail: Four O'Clock - 3.5 miles / 5.6 kilometers
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet / 3,963 meters

Lifts up on the mountain will open at varying times daily based on weather, avalanche control and other conditions. For the latest on-mountain lift opening times, refer to base area signage. For questions about operating times, lift and run information, or any other mountain operations questions, please call the Breckenridge main number at 970.453.5000.

Anyone accessing the mountain before or after normal hours of operation must call the winch cat operations hotline: 970.547.5627 to find out where the winch cat operations are taking place.

For more information visit Breckenridge.com.

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