Activities

Breckenridge is an authentic mining town full of history, character with hundreds of places to shop, dine and people watch. On the mountain, you’ll find impeccable grooming, North America’s highest chairlift and terrain for every skill level. As one of the first resorts to allow snowboarding, Breckenridge is home to four terrain parks and three half-pipes that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Cucumber Patch is situated adjacent to the ski area in a secluded 188 acre nature preserve overlooking the town of Breckenridge. It is conveniently located just off Ski Hill Road in the prestigious Shock Hill Subdivision. The gondola access is a few minutes walk from your front door whisking you to the slopes in a matter of minutes.

  • Town of Breckenridge – 1.22 kilometers or .76 miles to the center of town from the front door.
  • Breckenridge Ski Area – The Breck-Connect Gondola provides access to all of Breckenridge’s world class Ski Area’s 2,358 acres of pure snow bliss! The gondola services the base of Peak 7 and Peak 8.
    • Terrain:
      Expert/Advanced: 55%
      Intermediate: 31%
      Beginner: 14%
    • Overview:
      Vertical Rise: 3,398 ft.
      Total Skiable Acres: 2,358 acres
      Average Annual Snowfall: 300 in.
      Number of Lifts: 30
      Number of Trails: 155
      Longest Run: 3.5 miles (Four O’Clock)
    • Other stats:
      Open Date: Nov-11-2010
      Close Date: April-24-2011
      Base: 9,600 ft.
      Summit: 12,998 ft.
      Snowiest Month: December
      Number of Parks/Pipes: 4 Parks/3 Pipes
  • Breckenridge Golf Club – Jack Nicklaus designed the quintessential 27-hole golf course that provides views of spectacular vistas while enjoying the ultimate golf experience. Golf Digest rates it a 4 ½ star facility and one of their top “Upscale Places to Play.” It is just 8 kilometers or 5.14 miles from your doorstep.
  • Shopping – The town of Breckenridge offers of 200 shops and over 70 bars and restaurants.
  • Snowmobile Tours and Rentals – There are several tour companies in the Breckenridge area that over an adventurous escape into the Colorado Rockies.
  • Fly fishing – The best in the world!
  • Horseback Riding – Several local ranches date back to the 1800’s and offer exploration of thousands of mountain acres by horseback
  • Whitewater Rafting – Enjoy the experience of a lifetime on some of Colorado’s most spectacular rivers.
  • And, don’t forget – Right out your back door is our very own 188 acre nature preserve with endless Nordic trails for the cross-country skiers in your group. It’s not uncommon to see a deer or a family of foxes strolling by your private deck.

Our Favorite Restaurants

Breckenridge Brewery

Blue River Bistro

Ember

Kenosha Steakhouse

Modis

Relish

Salt Creek Steakhouse

Steak & Rib

Fatty’s Pizzeria & Pasta

Le Petit Paris (161 Adams Ave)

Taddeo’s Ristorante Italiano

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Skiing

Snow Conditions

Breckenridge Ski Area

Sports

Snowmobiling

Biking

Rafting

Tours

Horseback Riding