And this is what it's all about. There are a few fitness freaks who hike for the heart rate rush, but most of us do the hikes at Breck for this. The pleasure of going down some uncrowded slopes, hopefully with a foot of fresh powder beneath our toes. Being in the alpine zone, with steeper terrain, and fresh snow, is one of the best feelings in the world, and one you'll be telling your friends about for a long time.

Get Ready for Ski Season in Summer

NOTE: This article originally appeared on the Breckenridge Ski Resort blog. We're posting it here with permission from Breck Ski Resort. The best time to start training for ski season is when the snow isn’t...
Breckenridge is in the spotlight again for the 10th anniversary of the Dew Tour Mountain Championships. Photo by Nate Nieto

Dew’ing it Right at the Dew Tour

The Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge for its 10th Anniversary. Three local Breck photographers - Joseph Large, Nate Nieto and Anna Stonehouse - took to the slopes to capture the action. Check it out in perso...