Empire Burger

Catching a bite at Empire Burger

It’s snowing in Breckenridge, Colorado, and I’m in the mood to go out…and I’m hungry. After 14 years as a Ski Instructor I now can finally afford some of the simple luxuries in life, like taking my girlfriend o...

New biz on the block: The Warming Hut

People around here get pretty excited when a new business comes to Breckenridge, and when rumors began swirling that the renovation of the historic O.K. Gaymon House was because it was being turned into a resta...

Don’t whine about it…. Wine about it

It’s beginning to feel like there is a lot to whine about this time of year. Its tax season, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there is a serious lack of snow for all the powder hounds out there. ...

Breckenridge on a Budget – Part 1

Everyone loves a ski vacation, but with today’s economy, stretching the almighty dollar has become more important than ever before.  And who doesn’t love a good deal, right?  Not to worry, there are a lot of wa...

Learning to fish… so to speak

You know the old Chinese Proverb, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”  Here’s why I brought it up: Imagine if the person you originally taught to...

Say hello to Fat-ypus skis

Although they are terms you always hear within the ski industry, it’s hard not to drop words like ‘progression’ and ‘innovative’ when you begin talking about Breckenridge-based company Fat-ypus skis. Before ...

Imperial Express SuperChair is open!!

We’ve been so patient. I mean, really patient waiting longingly for more of the high alpine terrain to open at Breckenridge Ski Resort this season and now the wait is finally over. Yesterday, the fine folks ov...
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Keep them smiling even without the snow

Let's take a minute to be honest with ourselves; the snow isn't anything to write home about this year. We were downright spoiled last year with more powder days than most of us could keep up with and now a lot...
Ullr Fest parade in Breckenridge, Colorado

Ullr Parade 2012 rocks Main Street

Each year, the Town of Breckenridge pays homage to the mythical Norse god of snow, Ullr.  During the annual week-long “Ullr-Fest”, locals and visitors alike partake in a variety of fun and whacky events, all de...