Breckenridge Big Mountain; photo credit: Andrew Maguire/ Breckenridge Resort

Breckenridge Resort Tops 300-Inch Snow Benchmark

Got powder? Breckenridge Ski Resort does.

On Monday, Breckenridge Ski Resort became the first in the state of Colorado to reach 300 inches of snowfall this season. Skiers and snowboarders everywhere look forward to the much-anticipated milestone as a sign of really great skiing.

Breckenridge topped the milestone with 311 inches of snowfall as of Monday evening. The Resort has over 2,900 acres of skiing across 187 trails and is ranked as the sixth-largest resort in the U.S.

However, with Colorado’s record warm temps in 2019, then record snow this February, several resorts were in the running for the snowfall achievement.

Here are a few other Colorado resorts following close behind:

  • Steamboat Springs Resort: 307 total inches
  • Winter Park Resort: 286 total inches
  • Vail Resort: 256 total inches

Breckenridge Resort’s snowfall sat at 318 inches at the time this article was written. 

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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.