Beaver Creek Ski Resort + Breckenridge and Copper Mountain, Colorado (NASA, International Space Station Science, 10/24/08)
Beaver Creek Ski resort attracts a number of skiers from all over the world every year. The place is just a heaven for skiers willing to ski in the Colorado Rockies. With 149 ski trails, 25 lifts, and three separate villages located on the Rocky Mountains, Beaver Creek Ski resort, Colorado is the most preferred destination of every type of skiers from professionals to experts and learners alike.
If you are planning to take your next ski vacation in Beaver creek Colorado, this article will provide you with some information about the basic mountain facilities and services. Beaver Creek Ski resort is in the west two hours from the Denver International Airport. The resort is itself made of three distinct on-mountain villages, namely, Beaver Creek Village, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead. The resort is run by Vail Resorts.
Ski Beaver Creek is the only place in the U.S that regularly hosts men’s World Cup. It has the famous World Cup downhill course. Besides World Cup, many other adventure events are organized every year in this part of The U.S. Due to this, Beaver Creek Ski, Resort witnesses a huge inflow of tourists, skiers, and athletes every year.
Beaver Creek is also one of the most sought after destinations for learning skiing. It contains the highest beginner tracks on the slopes. There are bunny slopes and moderate slopes for beginners. For professional and experienced skiers, there are challenging trails too. Beginners can find world class schools, institutes, and trainers to learn skiing in Beaver Creek Ski Resort.
The place offers you on-site snowmobile rentals for both guided and unguided expeditions. The fun never ends at Ski Beaver Creek, even in the summer and fall seasons; you can enjoy the horse riding in the Cache National Forest and go for a short drive to the nearby Red Rocks Amphitheatre located in Denver. So, Ski Beaver Creek rentals offers you favorable environment to enjoy so many outdoor games in the summer season.
When you enter Beaver creek, Colorado the beautiful world of snow, rocks, valleys, and unending sky, you should not forget to leave your all stress behind. In the sheer splendor of this region, you will feel yourself mesmerized by the mystical beauty of the Colorado Rockies. So, enjoy and have fun as much as you can. Once you come to this place you will be fascinated to visit it again and again. So,
Another great thing about Beaver Creek lodging is that there are so many accommodation options with world class facilities all close together. So, you have plenty of options during your stay in Beaver Creek. You can select from Beaver Creek hotels to Beaver Creek home rentals, Beaver Creek condos, beaver creek apartments, Beaver Creek lodges, and Beaver Creek resorts. Ski Beaver Creek rentals offer you a complete range of lodging options from a luxury to economical condos. You can select as per your set budget and preferences. Plus, these all lodging options are in the center of convenience and well connected with the heated pathways and elevators. A number of Part Hyatt Beaver Creek cafés and spas are also located around Beaver Creek condos in the Market Square area. These condos are economical also with all modern facilities and services.
With so many exciting features, Beaver Creek Ski, Resort offers you an unforgettable holiday experience.
Roops and Melody skiing at WISP Ski Resort in Deep Creek, Maryland for our winter vacation Jan 2014
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Breckenridge and Copper Mountain, Colorado (NASA, International Space Station Science, 10/24/08)
Image by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Breckenridge and Copper Mountain ski slopes, Colorado are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 18 crewmember on the International Space Station. Located in a section of the Rocky Mountains which extend through central Colorado, Tenmile Range and Copper Mountain provide the ideal location and landscape for popular winter sports. In this view, the Breckenridge and Copper Mountain ski areas are clearly visible as the snow covered ski runs stand out among the surrounding darker forest. Tenmile Range has mountain peaks that are named Peaks 1 through Peaks 10. The Breckenridge ski area use Peaks 7 through Peaks 10 which range from 12,631 feet (3,850 meters) to 13,615 feet (4,150 meters) high. Tenmile Canyon is a north northeast-trending fault-controlled valley running nearly 3,000 feet (914.4 meters) deep that serves as the boundaries for Tenmile Creek running through the center of the photo. The snow-covered peaks clearly delineate the tree line at an elevation of around 11,000 feet (3,350 meters). In the winter, this area’s annual average snowfall ranges between 284 inches (7.21 meters) at Copper Mountain to 300 inches (7.62 meters) a year at Breckenridge. Before recreation became the main industry, miners were attracted to the area in the mid-1800’s following discoveries of gold, silver, lead, and zinc. The towns of Breckenridge and Wheeler Junction (at the base of Copper Mountain ski area) were born out of the surge to settle the West during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush. While this image records snow on the peaks of Tenmile Range, the months of October and November 2008 saw little accumulation of snow pack in the area of Breckenridge. The situation changed in early December 2008 however, when more snow fell in eight days than in the preceding two months. The late, but significant, snowfall boosted the snow pack back to expected levels for this time of year.
Image credit: NASA
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