Breckenridge Ski Resort Peak 6 Project
Environmental Review Process


Project Information

The White River National Forest Supervisor, Scott Fitzwilliams, signed a Record of Decision (ROD) on August 15, 2012, approving Alternative 2 (the Proposed Action) which was analyzed in detail in the Breckenridge Ski Resort Peak 6 Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). The Selected Alternative includes approximately 550 acres of lift-served and hike-to skiing, two new chairlifts, a ski patrol/warming hut and a restroom facility. In addition, a Forest Plan Amendment to the 2002 Forest Plan Canada Lynx Standard ALL S1 is included as a component of this approval. Conservation Measures and Project Design Criteria were developed and will be required in conjunction with implementation of the Selected Alternative. Specific components of the Selected Alternative are detailed in the ROD.

Project News

Announcements and news items about this project that are taking place.

  • The Forest Supervisor has approved Alternative 2 (the Proposed Action). Project materials are available on this website.

  • The decision was appealed, and the Appeal Deciding Officer upheld the Forest Supervisor's decision.

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Project Status
NEPA Process Complete. Record of Decision approved Alternative 2 - the Proposed Action - on August 15, 2012.
Learn more about this Project

Breckenridge Ski Resort (BSR) is located on the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest. The BSR proposal includes the Peak 6 lift and terrain that would increase overall resort terrain acreage by 550 acres. After the proposal was scoped for public input in 2008, the Forest Service developed an alternative that would address the purpose and need and increase overall terrain acreage by 326 acres. The Draft EIS analyzed and disclosed the effects of the alternatives. The Final EIS analyzes and discloses the effects of the alternatives, including more detail and clarifications when necessary. The Response to Comments document addresses comments received on the Draft EIS. The Record of Decision was signed on August 15, 2012, by the Forest Supervisor approving Alternative 2 - the Proposed Action.

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Contact Information
Joe Foreman, Winter Sports Administrator
Dillon Ranger District
PO Box 620
Silverthorne, CO 80498
(970) 262-3443
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