1. Breckenridge, Colorado from World's 50 Best Ski Resorts

World's 50 Best Ski Resorts

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1. Breckenridge, Colorado

This resort is valued for its variety of terrains suitable for every level skier. The mountain has five interconnected peaks providing a chance to ski anything from steep runs and difficult bumps to groomed trails for beginners. Many people’s favorites are the alpine coaster and alpine slides. The resort is known for being very family-friendly. It has ski and snowboarding schools that offer lessons, women’s programs, guides, camps and other special deals. The wide open runs and the resort’s 2,358 acres of terrain across four mountains bring thousands of people every season. The place has a lot of history. Breckenridge was the first ski resort in the state to allow snowboarding and it hosted the World Snowboard Championships in 1986.


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