Breckenridge (Colorado)

Breckenridge is a ski resort and town at the northern tip of the south central region of Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains of the United States of America. It is the prototype of the Western Slope resort cities that have developed following the explosive growth of the ski industry in Colorado.

Get in

By air

International and Domestic flights arrive at Denver International Airport (DEN) 104 miles (166 km) to the east. Domestic and local flights come into the closer Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), 63 miles (102 km), and Colorado Springs Airport (COS) 110 miles (178 km).

Numerous bus and shuttles are available from Denver International Airport.

By car

Breckenridge is located off Highway 9.

From Denver and areas East, take Interstate 70 west to exit 203. Continue south on HWY 9 to Breckenridge.

From Vail and areas West, take Interstate 70 east to exit 203. Continue south on HWY 9 to Breckenridge.

From Fairplay and areas South, take HWY 9 north over Hoosier Pass to Breckenridge.

Get around



Snowboarding near Imperial Peak at Breckenridge Ski Resort



Equipment Rental

There are many places in Breckenridge where you can rent all kinds ski and snowboard equipment. Just walking down Main street you will pass many. Your accommodation may also offer equipment or have discounts at certain stores.

Ski rental stores in Breckenridge include

If you are not arriving by car it is often easier to rent your gear close to your hotel or even better close to the lifts as most offer over night storage. This save you the hassle of lugging your skis back to your accommodation each day.

You can also book your ski or snowboard rental online which may save you some money and less time in the rental store. There are a number of companies in Breckenridge that offer this service; including





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