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Opens:Open with 22Km's on Lower & Upper trails, groomed
Closes:Mid-April or after Easter annually.
(depends on snow)
Breckenridge Nordic is a Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center located at 1200 Ski Hill Road. Groomed Trails for Skiing & Snowshoeing are Open with 22Km's Classic Set Track and Skate Lanes.
Trails for Nordic Skiing are in good Early Season shape with 14Km's Teaching/Training Loops & 8Km's on the Upper Trail system on Peak 7, near Destination Huts. The Snowshoe Trails are mapped and marked, take a Self-Guided Adventure or hire one our our local experienced Interpretive Guides for a memorable outing.
We have begun the construction of the "Oh, Be Joyful" New Nordic Log Lodge (New Address: 9 Grandview Drive) and we are hoping for a January 1st, 2014 Grand Opening...come see us!
The current Nordic Chalet is open based on an Advanced Appointment reservation for ski/snowshoe rentals, retail sales, wax and repair services.
Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Rentals and Retail Shop are OPEN with Discounted Ski Packages.
We hope to see you and meet those of you who have never experienced the great groomed, mapped and marked Nordic Trails in Summit County, Colorado.
Thank you! Gene & Therese Dayton
MORE: Breckenridge Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center has the longest ski season with trails above 9,800 to 10,600 feet along the Ten Mile Range in beautiful Summit County, Colorado.
Open, and grooming natural and man made snow soon for great Nordic skiing.
We do have a good base for Snowshoeing, Classic Track and Freestyle Skate terrain.
Partnering with the Town of Frisco and the Town of Breckenridge groomed Nordic Center's, a one day Trail Pass or Multi-day Punch Pass and/or Season Pass is good at all three areas.
Ski & Snowshoe equipment rental gear may be exchanged for no additional cost, so you may try Two great winter sports for the price of One.
Join us for several Ski Lesson and Snowshoe Adventure sessions offered daily and some evenings on the pristine USDA, Forest Service permitted White River National Forest trails on Peak 7 in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Ski the beauty of the Town of Breckenridge's "Protective Management Area" in Cucumber Gulch Preserve along the Beaver Meadows Trail and participate in the Nordic Nature Series - Interpretive Snowshoe and Hiking Adventures.
The Breckenridge Nordic Center offers New, Demo and Used Nordic ski equipment and Snowshoes at discounted prices for sale and for rent all season long. New and Demo ski equipment is available for rent and a "Try Before You Buy" program. All ski gear is priced at below suggested retail "Local's Our Price", so you will find the right equipment to meet your needs everyday of the ski season. We provide a full service ski retail, wax and repair shop staffed with professionals who love the sport and want to share it with you.
Visit the authentic Victorian mining Town of Breckenridge, nestled between the magnificent Ten Mile Range and Continental Divide, this is a perfectly quaint place to cross-country ski and snowshoe.
Ask Us About our Annual Learn to Ski Free & Winter Trails Days. Ski/Snowshoe Rentals are complimentary, when you purchase an $8.00 Trail Pass, register in advance with a credit card deposit of $20.00 per person, by telephone or online at e-mail: BestNordicSki@gmail.com, and take the FREE Intro Learn to Classic Ski Group Lesson at 1 pm. Snowshoe trails are open for a Self-Guided adventure, same deal applies with purchase of Trail pass, free rentals, and confirmed advanced reservation on a credit card. Reservations will be based on a first come first serve basis and a Confirmation Number will be issued per person attending. Space is limited, so make your online reservation today, everyone will be accommodated on a schedule that works for them. Appropriate for children and adults who want to get started Nordic Skiing/Snowshoeing today. Various Offers are GOOD at the Breckenridge Nordic & Frisco Nordic Center's in January Annually.
Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing 1/2 mile above downtown Breckenridge along the Free Ski & Ride Shuttle route that stops right at our front door. Just ask the driver to stop at the Breckenridge Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center, at 1200 Ski Hill Road in Breckenridge. When fully open we offer 30Km of groomed classic and skate Cross Country Skiing & 18Km Scenic Nature single track Snowshoe Trails wind in and through old growth spruce forests, and open Beaver Meadows.
Breckenridge Nordic has a Shock Hill Olympian's Skier Bridge and two Nordic skier tunnels for a continuous looped trail system. We have a newly expanded cross-country skiing trail system on Peaks 6 & 7 in the White River National Forest. We manage and groom trails on almost 1,400 acres, under permit by the USDA, Forest Service. We feature "Kathy's Viewpoint" cabin with a sauna, and lunch table, and the "Hallelujah Hut". Both are destination warming huts that are heated and open all day, everyday for your enjoyment. Find the new Cabana outhouse at the Hallelujah Hut this season.
The Breckenridge Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center is a cool place to visit, because we are at higher elevation in the Rocky Mountains, 9,800 feet and upwards toward timberline in the USDA - White River National Forest that we manage on a Ski Area Term Forest Service permit, and we get awesome early snowfall. We opened this year on Oct 19th, 2013. It even snows here on the 4th of July, and winter snows stay long into the lovely Spring skiing months of April and May. Great times to ski tour and take back country treks. If you are looking for beauty, peacefulness, a sauna in the woods, or to find the best ever destination hut in a wilderness wildlife area then look no farther, visit us in Breckenridge today. This is the Dayton family owned and operated groomed Breckenridge Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center's 45th winter season operating, in the Town of Breckenridge. in Summit County, CO. We are passionate about serving you, gliding on snow, teaching people of all ages to enjoy cross country skiing for a lifetime, playing with kid's and creating snow play parks, sledding hills and building igloos just for the fun of it. We are open every day of the winter season, including all weekends and holiday's. We have a full service retail shop to meet all your Nordic needs. We wax, repair and base prep skis. We rent skis, snowshoes, kick sled's and child pulk sleds for all ages from infant and toddler's to those who are wise and mature. We host events, offer special group discounted rates, and lead Guided Adventures every single day and some Evenings by reservation. We do what we love and we are waiting to meet you your friends and family on-snow for a vacation your will remember for a lifetime. Bring your camera because this place is a Winter Wonderland you will want to capture on film and keep forever. Let us know how we can best serve you this winter, make your confirmed Nordic Ski Lesson reservations by phone, email or online at our website www.BreckenridgeNordic.com. Nordic Ski Lessons are offered 4 times daily at 9 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2 pm and late afternoons and evenings if that works best for you. Come see what everyone is raving about, the Best Nordic Ski of your life at email: BestNordicSki@gmail.com, or find us online at www.BreckenridgeNordic.com.
We would like to speak with you directly, answer questions you might have About Us, and help you fast on your way to the right tracks...the tracks at the Breckenridge Nordic Center are groomed daily with state-of the-art grooming machinery like the Mercedes Gold diesel engines on the "Piston Bully 100" snowcats with the lowest emissions on the market today, together with 4 Stroke powered Snowmobiles provide a corduroy trail surface and well defined tracks. Our Center's have trails for all ability levels that meander through the Old Growth Spruce forests, Mining Flumes, and along Beaver meadows. Whether your new to Classic Track skiing or are an elite competitor looking for fantastic Freestyle Skate lanes...we have something for everyone in the entire family. Trails traverse the Cucumber Gulch Preserve and Beaver Meadows, sneak through Old Growth Spruce forests, enchant the young in heart with a magical Foxy Loxy loop, travel along Historic Mining roads, across ponds and creeks and pass by historic old log structures. Customize a ski outing with your group, host a Private Party with us, including skiing and snowshoeing adventures, Ask about our Learn to Ski Free Programs and Seasonal Ski Promotions, Winter Trails and Ski Fest offerings with complimentary Intro to Skiing and Guided Snowshoe Lessons with the purchase of half priced rentals. Ask about our discounted Multi-day Punch Passes: Trail Pass, Rental and Lesson packages sold in 3, 6 & 10 punch packs that are fully Transferable and good from one year of the date of purchase. Improve your skiing technique through our Professional Instruction Ski School. Join us for moonlight skiing and Interpretive Snowshoe Adventures. Children are welcome here! Disabled ski equipment, programs and events are hosted here. We love people and we are joyful about performing our jobs everyday of the year. If we don't have something you want or need from our Nordic Retail Shop then we will find it and give you a Special "Our Price" discount. Ask about our Upgrade Program for ski equipment, we will grow with your children, so they have what fits them now as they grow through the years. "Try Before You Buy" is the best policy with ski equipment to make sure it fits and you love it. Your never stuck with it. If you buy it after renting that day... then we will deduct your rental fee for the day from our lowest discounted price. We can't wait to meet you, so call 970-453-6855 or stop by 1200 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424 and make your advanced reservations for fun in the sun under the Ten Mile Mountain Range with views of the Continental Divide. Historic and destination huts are a great place to rest, relax and enjoy a cabin in the woods for the day. Find animal tracks in the snow after a new snowfall, learn about flora and fauna, wildlife habitat and species, geology, mining history and more on our Guided Interpretive Adventures for 1 1/4, 2 1/4, 3 1/4 or full day outings. Cross Country skiing is the best way to get in shape and enjoy the fresh air of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. If you can walk then we can teach you how to glide on snow efficiently. If you have trouble walking or with your balance then we have ski aids and work with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center in town to provide adaptive ski equipment to meet your needs. Child pulk sleds and sit-sleds are available at a nominal charge.
We hope to see you soon!
Our Family Style Customer Service, Full Retail Shop, Wax & Repair Shop and Nordic Rental services.
Visit the Hallelujah Hut on Peak 7, read the history of the 18X18 hand built log structure formerly called the Retort House.
All ability level skiing is Now Open with Skate and Classic trails, and Snowshoe Trails are in great shape. Find intermediate to challenging expert terrain on Peaks 6 & 7 on the New Nordic World trail system open now!
Facilities & Amenities:
Skier lodge with wood burning fired stoves in lounges, Josie's Cabin, Kathy's Viewpoint warming hut and sauna, the Hallelujah Hut lunch destination. Ski Lesson & Snowshoe Adventures four times daily and Evening Snowshoe 2 hour Adventures with advanced reservations, ice skating and telemark ski slopes nearby, kid's gear, Women's clinics, Instructor Rendevous clinics each Nov., jumping off point for B.C. skiing on Forest Service trails.
Ice skating 1/2 mile away with indoor and outdoor Hockey and Open Skate figure skating, some dog trails for skiing on Peaks 6 & 7, and self guided snowshoe trails for dogs on a leash.
Homemade hearty soups and Chili served on weekends, Holiday's and by request. Bring your own or enjoy our outside grill, with homemade soup, brats, hotdogs and hamburgers served on weekends and some mid-week days, and our always open snack bar. Inside lounges, out-of-doors picnic tables and trailside benches are for your enjoyment.
Breckebeiner 60K - Ski-A-Thon, March 22nd, 2014 offers Individual and Team Fund-raising event to benefit the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center...(12K, 30K and 60K ski-a-thon and snowshoe events). Use our automatic Events Calendar. Check out: BreckenridgeNordic.com for scheduled dates or
e-mail: BestNordicSki@gmail.com or
Call: 970-453-6855 You may begin skiing your Ski-A-Thon distance/goal and keeping track of cumulative Km's starting on March 24th - the 31st.
In Season Trail Passes are required for all Nordic Ski/Snowshoe Trails: $20 for Adults (18-59) and $15 for Seniors (60-69) and Youth (7-17), Over 70+ pay $5, and 6 and under Ski Free.
Lessons & More
Lessons are offered by Advanced Reservation, at 9 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2 pm daily. Ask about a Guided Snowshoe Adventure by day and on some evenings and moonlit nights.
Still offering groomed cross country ski trails and mapped and marked snowshoe scenic Nature trails.
Private Parties and Group discounted gatherings.
Directions:I-70 to Exit 203 Frisco/Breckenridge, travel 10 miles South on Colorado Hwy 9 to Breckenridge, stay on Hwy 9 as you yield right onto Park Avenue, go under the Gondola and at the second stoplight, Park Avenue/Hwy 9 and Ski Hill Road, yield right onto Ski Hill Road. Travel 1/2 mile up Ski Hill Road, past the Shock Hill Bridge (we ski and snowshoe on top of this bridge) and take your second right into our FREE private driveway and Nordic parking. See the Breckenridge Nordic Chalet at the trailhead and gateway to great skiing.