Apr. 28, 2021 By Nicole
Epic Discovery Season Dates: Friday, June 18 through Sunday, Sept. 12
Peak 8 Basecamp at Epic Discovery
Opening on Friday, June 18, the Peak 8 Basecamp offers signature and family-friendly summer activities, located at the base of Peak 8 and easily accessed by the free BreckConnect Gondola from town:
Alpine Camp at Epic Discovery
Once weather and conditions permit, we will also open Alpine Camp, located just steps off the top of the Colorado SuperChair and the heart of Epic Discovery’s newest activities and adventures at Breck:
Getting Here Breckenridge sits two hours west of Denver International Airport (DEN) and 2.5 hours northwest of the Colorado Springs Airport (COS). From Denver, visitors drive 98 miles (159 km) west via I-70, then take exit 203 (Highway 9) south nine miles to Breckenridge. From Colorado Springs, visitors drive 110 miles (178 km) west through South Park and over Hoosier Pass, or via I-25 to C-470 to I-70.
Climate: Average Summer Temperatures: 70 degrees daytime, 50 degrees nighttime
Safety: Health and safety remains our top priority. At our resorts this summer, we will be operating according to local public health orders and following their guidance as it relates to face coverings. We encourage everyone to follow CDC guidelines as the pandemic continues to evolve. Local public health information: https://summitcountyco.gov/1348/Visitor-Resources
High Altitude Preparedness The elevation can affect people in different ways. Visitors should be mindful of the effects of altitude and make sure to always wear sunscreen, drink plenty of water and limit the consumption of alcohol and caffeine. If symptoms such as headache, nausea, lethargy or shortness of breath persist, visitors should seek immediate medical attention.