How does an area with 300 days of sunshine and average winter temperatures of 28 degrees get 350 inches of snowfall annually? You have to be on good terms with Ullr, of course! As the story goes, Ullr, the Norse God of snow loves Breckenridge.
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This December 11th – 14th, the Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge Ski Resort to celebrate its 10th anniversary with the Mountain Championships! This will be the seventh straight year this tour has come to Breck for four days of freeski and snowboard competition.
Here in Breckenridge, the first weekend in December brings a transformation, turning downtown into a glistening holiday panorama. Along with a bustling shopping scene and ever-popular outdoor winter activities, a pair of special Breckenridge holiday events will highlight the season.
The Breckenridge, Colorado area offers several options for beautiful fall color sightseeing for all modes of transportation – by car, on foot, by bicycle, or even on horseback. Whatever your preferred method of travel, Breckenridge provides a host of ways to experience the gorgeous colors of the changing aspen forests!
Historically, the last week in April and the first week in May are the slowest weeks of the year in Breckenridge. With the ski season behind us, many seasonal workers moving on, and others taking that well-deserved vacation, many businesses even close down until town picks up again around Memorial Day.