Breckenridge Ski Resort, one of our favorite local mountains and one of the most visited ski resorts in North America, is planning an expansion for the 2013-2014-ski season. Breckenridge plans to open up Peak 6 that is currently only skiable to those with special permits. The 550-acre expansion is said to increase Breckenridge’s skiable acreage by 23 % and open up more intermediate to expert terrain.

Quick facts about the expansion

–          2 new lifts will access terrain on Peak 6

–          7 below tree line trails (about 68 acres)

–          339 acres of intermediate, advanced-intermediate, and expert skiing

–          143 acres of hiking terrain

We all know Breckenridge can get EXTREMELY crowded at times and make for a slow and boring day on the mountain. Many people believe that the expansion to Peak 6 will help spread out people on the mountain and decrease the crowds, while others believe that it will only bring more people into Breck.

What do you think??

Share your thoughts with us about the peak 6 expansion!!

Check out the article about the expansion @ http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20121218/NEWS/121219814

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