Breckenridge Ski Resort Jobs, Employment & Info
Breckenridge Ski Resort, or just Breckenridge or Breck, is a ski resort located in Summit County, Colorado near the town of Breckenridge. The resort is owned and operated by Vail Resorts which also operates three other resorts in the state (Vail, Beaver Creek, and Keystone) and Heavenly Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe.
Breckenridge has been the most popular ski resort in North America for the past few years. In the 2006-2007, it boasted an astounding 1.65 million skier visits. Breckenridge is also highly favored among out-of-state and international travelers.
Peak 10 is the southernmost part of Breckenridge, servicing mainly difficult and a substantial amount of intermediate terrain. Peak 9 services mostly intermediate terrain, with a significant number of beginner runs on the lower part of the mountain, though it can also access expert runs such as Devil's crotch and the Windows hike to terrain that leads down to E-chair on the north side of Peak 9. Peak 8 is accessed from the Colorado SuperChair, Rocky Mountain SuperChair and the Peak 8 SuperConnect. The lower part of Peak 8 accesses mostly intermediate runs with some advanced runs. The back bowl on Peak 8 can be accessed via 6 chair or the T-Bar, both can be used to access the Imperial Express lift and the northernmost (Peak 7) and westernmost bowls (Lake Chutes), which include some very difficult terrain with slopes up to 55 degrees. The lower part of Peak 7 can also accessed from the Independence SuperChair which accesses intermediate terrain.
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