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TASTE OF THE BACKCOUNTRY - BRECKENRIDGE COLORADO

As the largest historic district in Colorado, Breckenridge is rich in history and full of stories, legends and characters. What started as a gold-rush base camp in the 1850s is now a charming mountain town.

 

Conveniently located just a few hours from Denver International Airport, Breck is the perfect mountain destination for a quick getaway adventure.

Begin with groomed terrain at the resort and ending with an epic ski experience in the backcountry. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A private guide will show you around the resort area, a great way to learn the mountain and warm up for the adventures ahead. 

  • Learn backcountry safety basics, including how to use avalanche beacons and safely select routing.

  • Head into the backcountry for two thrilling days skiing in the remote wilderness.

ITINERARY

DAY 1

WELCOME TO COLORADO

Arrive and transfer to your accommodations for check in. Tonight, organize rental gear if needed. 

DAY 2

RESORT AREA SKIING

Today, you guide will show you around Breckenridge Resort, where you will discover plenty of terrain that is exhilarating for any ability level. A day is here is great way to warm up your legs ahead of your upcoming ski adventures. Tonight over Apres, sit down with your guide to review the plan for the next 2 days, check weather and review gear.

DAY 3

BACKCOUNTRY BASICS 

This morning, your guide will pick you up and together head out to the back country. The majority of this morning, you’ll be learning about backcountry gear, including avalanche beacons, and how to use it all. After a picnic lunch, set off on your first skin, going slowly to make sure everyone is comfortable. End with a few, hard earned powder turns before heading back to your condo.

DAY 4

BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOUR 

Today, head out with your guide to a new spot (exact location will depend on weather and snow conditions), review safety and skills learned yesterday, then get after some powder turns! 

Enjoy the solitude and take in the view of the valley as you make your way up and down the mountainside. Break for another picnic lunch mid day.

 

This evening, a chef will prepare dinner for you in you condo or house. Enjoy fresh, simple local ingredients combined into a delicious refuel after your day in the mountains.

Day 5

TRAVEL HOME