Breckenridge Nordic Center is open from 9am until 4pm each day in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is located between the Continental Divide and Tenmile Range providing opportunities for cross country skiing. It is only one mile from downtown and the shuttle route is complementary. There are also a number of opportunities for lessons available at the Breckenridge Nordic Ski Center.
Lessons at the center can be obtained for groups or be private or semi-private. There are no lessons available for children ages nine and under by themselves however for a charge of $24 they can receive lessons when accompanied by an adult. Group lessons for those aged ten to seventeen are $24, private or semi-private lessons are $36. Those ages eighteen and older receive group lessons for $36; private or semi-private lessons for adults are $47.
Group Lessons at the Breckenridge Nordic Center are from one hour to 1 1/4 hours; the private lessons are 1 1/4 hours in length. Reservations are required for the lessons and trail passes are included in the costs. The lessons range from beginner to advanced skill levels and can be obtained seven days a week. There is a class to teach techniques to those at a beginner and intermediate level at 2pm.
The freestyle or classic private or semi-private technique lessons at Breckenridge Nordic Center are available at 9am, 10:30am, noon and 2pm. Instruction can either be a half day or a whole day. Available space and advance reservations will determine the lessons. There are also special group instructions and rates available by reservation at the Breckenridge Center. There is a $20 non-refundable deposit per person payable by credit card. Reservations are taken twelve to twenty-four hours in advance and can be changed for up to a year.
Breckenridge Nordic Ski Center offers private snowshoe tours that start between nine in the morning and three in the afternoon. Lessons last three and one half hours; they can be private or semi-private. Private lessons for adults include one or two people and have a minimum charge of $141.00. Three or more people is a semi-private lesson and the charge is $47 each person. Child sled rental for children ages six and below is $15 each person.
The private snow shoe tours at Breckenridge Nordic Center include a trail pass and walk-ins may join if space if available. There are reservations required and the same stipulations apply to all lessons. There are night tours available as well. Those that require equipment can find a number of choices for rental at the center. Rentals include books, skis and other basic equipment that depends on your preference and needs.
There are trail fees and season passes for the Breckenridge Nordic Center. The costs vary depending on the package purchased and most are tailored to suit individual needs. With the wide variety of options made available to guests the Breckenridge Nordic Ski Center is ideal no matter what level of ski is possessed. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the center directly.