On belay: climbing at the Breckenridge Recreation Center. Photo by Joe Kusumoto, courtesy Breckenridge Recreation Center

On Belay at the Breck Rec Center

Have you ever wanted to try rock climbing but didn't know where to start? Head over to the Breckenridge Recreation Center, where you can go on belay in a safe learning environment. Kids and adults can learn the...
Actress Patty Mintz Figel, recent recipient of a Westword Best Of acting award, portrays Joan Didion’s journey through grief in the Backstage production of "The Year of Magical Thinking." Photo courtesy Backstage Theatre

Big Drama at Breckenridge’s Backstage Theatre

By Holley Adcock I admit it was with some trepidation that I went to see the play of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking at Breckenridge’s Backstage Theatre. I knew it would be an excellent production, ...
Snow globe float in the Breckenridge, Colo. Ullr Fest parade / photo by Carl Scofield

Ullr Fest Parade: Photos

At the heart of it, Ullr Fest is a town-wide snow dance. The week-long event is Breckenridge's annual tribute to the Norse god of snow, and it culminates with a notorious Main Street parade. See CURRENT ULLR FE...
Team Ecuador: Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

Snow Sculpture 2013: Ecuador

Team Ecuador will compete in the 2013 International Snow Sculpture Championships with the piece Fossils, which (according to the team statement) is intended to express “the beginning, the process and the end pu...

Keep our mountain beautiful!

There is no denying that the Breckenridge Ski Resort really takes a beating during the winter months. Between thousands of visiting skiers and riders, blowing winds and drifting snow it’s easy to see how trash ...