By Matt Kroschel

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Despite six inches of snow this week falling in Breckenridge, some people are anxious about the lack of early season deep snow.

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The below-average conditions though don’t seem to be impacting the number of people visiting the winter destination.

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“Breckenridge occupancy for the month of December  is up four percent,” tourism office spokeswoman Austyn Dineen said.

Hotels are busy.

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And Breckenridge tourism officials aren’t worried. Even though they will admit everyone around here is eager for the big snows to come.

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“Breckenridge is now at a level that we are seeing bookings six months in advance while we still see those powder seekers that will optic those numbers during the winter season we had a 20 percent uptick in bookings in November for November through April,” Dineen added.

At Breckenridge resort Sunday, new trails on Peak 7 were opened and they are working on Peak 10 to hopefully get more terrain open by Christmas.

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Matt Kroschel covers news throughout Colorado working from the CBS4 Mountain Newsroom. Send story ideas to and connect with him on Twitter @Matt_Kroschel.