(Last Updated On: February 9, 2017)

Breckenridge’s high mountain location makes for outstanding spring conditions and one of the longest ski and ride seasons in North America. Chicago photographer Kyle Buckland (find him on Instagram @kbucklandphoto) captured one of spring’s greatest perks — POWDER — in April 2016. Twenty two inches of snow fell over the weekend. Click on a photo to view the gallery or scroll down and click to play the videos.