Mountain Stats & Info near Breckenridge

The north central Rocky Mountains' Tenmile Range just west of the Continental Divide near Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado's Summit County, has consistently been rated among the top five ski locations in the world. The area hosts a number of races and competitions featuring well known names in the snowboarding and skiing arena, including the annual Winter Dew Tour.

The Tenmile Range features over a dozen peaks, with its highest elevation topping out at 14,265 feet. Four adjacent peaks, appropriately named Peaks 7 through 10, distinguish the Breckenridge ski area, attracting over 1.6 million skiers from around the globe to its more than 2,300 acres of skiable terrain, with 600 acres groomed daily.

In total, the four Breckenridge Peaks offer 31 lifts servicing up to 37,880 people per hour, featuring two high speed SuperChairs and seven quad lifts, as well as one triple lift, six double lifts, fourteen surface and carpet lifts, and one 8-passenger gondola. With five terrain parks encompassing 25 acres, two half-pipes, 772 acres of bowls, and 155 groomed and backcountry trails, the Breckenridge Peaks cater to a variety of novice, intermediate, and advanced skiers.

The northernmost peak, Peak 7, offers expert bowl skiing at the Peak 7 Summit Bowl, as well as nine difficult trails with slopes up to 55 degrees. Peak 7 is served by the T-Bar, SuperChair, and BreckConnect Gondola, the latter being just a seven and a half minute ride from the transportation center located in downtown Breckenridge.

Just to the south, Peak 8 serves skiers and boarders of all levels, with an equal number of both easy and expert opportunities. Trygve's Park, Park Lane Terrain Park, Freeway Park, Freeway Pipe, and the Imperial Bowl offer a mix of intermediate and advanced runs. Peak 8 also boasts the highest lift in North America. At 12,840 feet, the Imperial Express SuperChair offers access to some of the best terrain in the area.

Peak 9 features 35 trails rated easy to advanced, as well as two terrain parks, all located below tree line. From backcountry trails in the high alpine area, to learning trails below, Peak 9 offers the most diversity of the four Breckenridge Peaks.

With its exceptionally steep slopes, backcountry trails, and basins, Peak 10 caters to advanced and expert skiers. This southernmost peak rises to 13,633 feet, the highest of the four Breckenridge Peaks.