Attracting over 1.5 million skiers and boarders each winter season, Breckenridge is a top American ski resort. With skiing spread across four mountains, known as Peaks 7, 8, 9 and 10, each suits a different type of skier. Owned by Vail, a joint lift pass is available to access Arapahoe Basin, Vail, Keystone and Beaver Creek. The most popular ski resort in the USA for Brit skiers, Breckenridge is lively, colourful and vibrant. The highest ski resort in Colorado, the snow-sure slopes are a fantastic choice for skiing holidays the other side of the Atlantic!
Skiing in Jackson Hole
The reputation of skiing here is heavily associated with expert level pistes. Despite this, learners have their own Beginner Centre which boasts highly-rated teaching, ski hire and ticketing set-up. There are about 30 runs for the intermediate skier or snowboarder, ample for a week-long holiday. Jackson Hole really shines as an advanced skiers’ and snowboarders’ resort; the serious enthusiasts can charge down the mountain until their heart’s content! The most famous tracks are the Corbet’s Couloir and Everest. Sometimes closed for being unskiable, Eclipse Ski recommends taking great caution when skiing down, as even the most gifted skiers have incurred serious injury here. If you fancy a spot of heli-skiing, there are 5 mountain ranges (yes 5!) that you can drop onto from resort.
Snowboarding in Jackson Hole
With much of the best terrain here being black trails, Jackson Hole appeals to boarders looking for a buzz. Amongst these there are plenty of marked out pistes and back country trails, The Green River Bowl or Cody Bowl proving to be popular for freeriding. The terrain parks are down from Thunder Chair and Apres Vous Chair. There is a great snowboarding school here, including half-pipe training.
Accommodation in Jackson Hole
Hotels and log cabins (which are all in keeping with the western cowboy authenticity) are available for ski packages to Jackson Hole. There is an abundance of choice for apres bars and restaurants. With charming touches such as sleigh rides to Solitude Cabin, Jackson Hole is appealing for family skiing holidays. Groups looking to party all-American style will adore signature bars Mangy Moose, Stagecoach and the Rancher. Why not check our skiing holidays for Jackson Hole today!