Ski Industry News

Breckenridge to Add Larger Superpipe

by Brandon Quinn | September 13, 2010


(Photo courtesy of Couloir Photography)

Breckenridge announced this morning that they’re overhauling the Freeway Terrain Park on Peak 8 for the 2010-2011 season and adding a 22-foot Superpipe built to Olympic specifications. Kristen Petit, a spokesperson for Breckenridge announced, “This hasn’t exactly been the best-kept secret, but I’m thrilled to be making the official announcement. The new pipe is big news for Breckenridge.”

Last year two Colorado resorts added 22 foot pipes: Copper Mountain and Buttermilk. Breckenridge Team Rider Bobby Brown stated, “Having a 22-foot pipe in Summit County all season will elevate the sport as well as my own progression. It will put Breckenridge miles ahead of any other resort.”

Build Your Own Ski Vacation Quote

More from the Blog

How to Stay in Ski Shape This Summer

We're all thinking about summer. But that shouldn't mean all this progress you made this season should fall to the wayside. In the winter, one of the great things about skiing consistently is the level of competence you can build in a relatively short amount of time....

How to get the most out of Spring Skiing

That time is upon us friends, when the dreaded thaw happens, and the inevitable lurks on the horizon. We can count on some late-season storms, but the prime window for powder skiing decreases drastically when the sun becomes more of a factor. As the snowpack slowly...