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Geography and Climate
The Breckenridge alpine skiing region is located on four interconnected peaks. The height of the Rocky Mountains here approaches 4 km above sea level. In this Colorado town there are only 3 parallel streets, the population is 1200 people. But, thanks to the large number of hotels, he can accept up to 25 thousands of tourists. The resort is part of the Vail Resorts unified ski area.
At 108 km from Breckenridge is Eagle Airport, and the way from it will take about 1.5 hours by car. The distance to Denver is 170 km, you will cover it in 2, 5 hours by car. The resort areas closest to the city are located in Vejle (60 km or 50 minutes) and in Beaver Creek (80 km or 1 hour in way). A free shuttle bus will help you get from Breckenridge to Keystone.
It snows very early, the ski season starts in November and closes only in April. The quality of the snow is high, outwardly it resembles powder, providing an even cover of the ski slopes. For year, about 7.5 meters of precipitation falls. The average January temperature is -5 ° С. The number of sunny days reaches 300.
Breckenridge local time: GMT -7 (-10 hours to Moscow).
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