skier in goggles standing on a snow covered mountain

Closing Day is Near but Summer is Just Ahead in Breckenridge

The official closing day of ski season in Breckenridge this year is April 22, and it’s time to say goodbye to another awesome winter season at Lodge by The Blue.

Here is some important information on closings courtesy of

Beginning Monday, April 16…

For the final week of the season, Breckenridge will offer approximately 1,000 acres of skiing and riding for all ability levels. The majority of open terrain will be located on Peak 8 and accessed by the following lifts:

BreckConnect Gondola

Quicksilver SuperChair

Peak 8 SuperConnect

Colorado SuperChair

Rocky Mountain SuperChair

Imperial Express SuperChair



Rip’s Ride

Terrain on Peaks 6, 7, 9 (except the Silverthorne trail and Lower Sawmill) and 10 will be closed for the season.

The Overlook, TenMile Station and Pioneer Crossing buildings will be closed for the season.

The Vista Haus, The Maggie, Sevens, Ski Hill Grill and TBar will remain open for food and beverage service through closing day (Sunday, April 22).

Goodbye Winter, Hello Summer!

The warmer season offers just as much to do in Breck! Here are some things we’re looking forward to.

Closing Day and Breck Plunge – April 22

Celebrate the end to an amazing 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. The Breck Plunge pond skim event will help close out the season with a splash. Join the fun at the base of Peak 8 with live music, food, drinks and great people.

Interactive art for all ages at WAVE: Light + Water + Sound this summer. Photo courtesy of Breck Create

WAVE: Light + Water + Sound – May 31-June 3, 2018

Breckenridge Creative Arts is pleased to announce the return of WAVE: Light + Water + Sound, an exhibition of cutting-edge works of contemporary public art featuring illuminated sculptures, projections and digital art on the riverfront.

Gold Panning Championships – June 16-17, 2018

The Gold Prospectors of Colorado are heading back to Breckenridge this summer for the annual Gold Panning Championships. Learn to pan for gold and take part in the 2018 Championships.

Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival – July 7, 2018

For more than 10 years, the Breckenridge Summer Beer Fest has brought an incredible music lineup, along with dozens of brewers, to celebrate in the Summit County sunshine. Tickets sell out fast, so get them now!

Will you join us at Lodge by The Blue for a beautiful Rocky Mountain summer?

What are your favorite summer activities in Breckenridge?

Victoria Hoffman

A native of New Jersey, Victoria isn't entirely sure how she ended up in Kansas City, but has enjoyed writing, editing, creating, communicating and marketing for high-profile accounts throughout the city ever since. In her spare time, Victoria is an actress (and active) with local community and city theatre.