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First time in Breckenridge.

Boca Raton, Florida
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First time in Breckenridge.

Hi,

I am visiting Breckenridge in feb for a week or so. I am looking forward to do skiing (beginners level :P). Can somebody please suggest me what all places would be worth visiting around that time? and also if there is any extra prep required (This will be my first trip in snow area)?....

Thanx.

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1. Re: First time in Breckenridge.

Here are some websites with info on visiting the area...

tripadvisor.com/GoListDetail-i21445-Summit_C…

www.GoBreck.com

www.Breckenridge.com

www.Colorado.com

Buying a lift/lesson combo is the way to go. Buy in advance to save $.

You can rent ski clothing if you don't want to buy. Search the travel forums using the search bar just above your post for tons of information on clothing, lessons, lodging, activities.

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2. Re: First time in Breckenridge.

Be warned. You will sleeping at 9600 feet. Do not be surprised if you suffer because of the altitude.

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3. Re: First time in Breckenridge.

Drink lots of water for a few days prior to arrival, and once you get to town. Take it easy your first couple of days. Avoid alcohol for a few days too. The stores sell herbal remedy treatments - don't know if they actually help, but they certainly don't hurt! We usually take the Altitude Adjustment capsules, available almost everywhere. Reserve lessons in advance online. Dress in layers. Wear sunscreen.

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