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I've recently searched and found some great resources to help with your skiing options for locations.
Map of Ski resorts (by Ski Central) - you can find your perfect slope and where it is on this map. This is helpful especially if you are new to the area and don't know where all the resorts are. On the landing page you'll find the location map. Click on one of the "mountain" icons and you will get a brief description of the mountain, it's difficulty and the mountain's stats like vertical, lifts, trails, snow condition, Click on the "more" and you get a full report on the condition including Base depth, surface conditions, weather, grooming, and hours the slope will be open. This page also shows the price of accommodations nearby the resort.
Colorado Ski Country USA - This site offers a membership with a card and options to get discounts for a bunch of different ski resorts (about 20) and discounts for your kids too! It offers the same information as the ski map above but in a simpler format. This is mainly for members but you can use the information to plan your trip without the membership. Discounts are only available for members.
Top 5 Ski resorts for beginners: This video is great for those who have beginners and are looking for something fun, easy and will make the most of your day on the slope. (by SRG Skiing)
Slope Rankings: Countdown to the best slope in Colorado by PeakRankings.
⛷️ Arapaho Basin ⛷️
Arapahoe Basin is one of the classic “must ski” destinations that brings back a sense of ski history. These days it is mostly known for having a great party culture in the spring and staying open usually into June, as well as being the first resort to open in North America most years.
⛷️ ASPEN/SNOWMASS ⛷️
Larger than our three other mountains combined, Snowmass offers burly steeps, inviting glades, and endless bumps, jumps, and groomers. You'll be challenged to ski it all in a week—or a full season.
Beaver Creek Mountain is renowned for its stunning beauty and welcoming atmosphere, providing access to every level of skier. You'll delight in the meticulously groomed corduroy runs as you explore over 2,000 acres of terrain and dip into each of the three distinct base areas.
Boasting 5 peaks, 2,908 skiable acres, 187 trails, four terrain parks and the tallest chairlift in North America, Breckenridge Ski Resort offers unforgettable skiing and riding for all ability levels.
🚡 CRESTED BUTTE 🚡
Located off the beaten path, Crested Butte is known for some of the best lift-served extreme terrain and mountain biking in the nation. Home to quirky costume events and our friendly vibe, Crested Butte is a place you want to add to your bucket list.
🚡 COOPER 🚡
Unlike most other ski resorts, Cooper doesn't believe in over-grooming trails, which results in hard packed conditions. Cooper avoids over-working the snow, meaning a softer, smooth surface.
🚡 COPPER MOUNTAIN 🚡
Copper Mountain is a unique resort with terrain that is naturally divided into beginner, intermediate, and expert areas, each located on different parts of the mountain and each generally served by its own lifts.
☃️ ECHO ☃️
Echo mountain offers an experience that is close, affordable, and kick-butt!
So come on up, try new things, and fall (a lot). We'll be right there, cheering you on.
☃️ ELDORA ☃️
Eldora boasts Colorado's best snowmaking system. Coverage is 100% of groomed terrain, more than any other resort in Colorado! The base area of Eldora has an elevation of 9,200 feet above sea level. Top elevation is 10,600 feet.
🐧 GRANDBY RANCH 🐧
Granby Ranch features nearly 1,000 feet of vertical and over 400 acres of skiable terrain for all ability levels across two mountains and 42 snowy trails. The East Mountain is perfect for beginners and intermediates and is accessed by two high speed quad chairlifts.
🎿 HESPERUS SKI AREA 🎿
Just minutes from downtown Durango—11 miles west on Highway 160—Hesperus Ski Area offers 26 trails on 60 skiable acres, with 150 inches of annual snowfall. The double chair, recently named Big Horn, takes skiers and riders up to the 8,888′ summit offering over 700 feet of vertical descent.
A small terrain park features some jumps and rails. One double chair lift serves the ski area. There isn't much vertical, but the tickets are very affordable. If you're an advanced skier or rider, head over to nearby Silverton Mountain for some of the most serious skiing in Colorado.
Skiers and riders of all levels can tear it up across Keystone's 3,148 skiable acres, three distinct mountain peaks, 20 lifts, and 128 runs. Keystone's base elevation of 9,280 feet, its 3,128 feet of vertical rise, and peak elevation of 12,408 feet offer plenty of powder and exhilarating runs.
🏂 LOVELAND SKI AREA 🏂
Loveland boasts 1,800 acres of remarkable terrain, FREE snowcat skiing along the Continental Divide, an innovative lesson program and more snow than any Front Range or Summit County resort. Loveland is home for those that simply want to ski or ride.
🏔️ MONARCH 🏔️
Monarch Mountain is an authentic Colorado ski resort with high elevations, abundant snowfall, gorgeous scenery and excellent terrain. The ski area is situated high along the Continental Divide in the Sawatch Range within the San Isabel National Forest near the towns of Salida, Buena Vista and Gunnison.
⛷️ POWDERHORN ⛷️
Nestled on the edge of the Grand Mesa, just 35 miles from Grand Junction, Powderhorn has exceptional views and skiing with a friendly personal atmosphere. In its unique location, where the desert meets the mountain, you'll find red cliffs, canyon country and vineyards less than an hour away from the snowy slopes.
⛷️ PURGATORY ⛷️
Located in the rugged San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado, Purgatory Resort is only 25 miles north of historic downtown Durango. Carved by glaciers thousands of years ago, Purgatory offers a unique blend of steep tree skiing trails and wide-open cruisers with stunning views.
🐧 SILVERTON MOUNTAIN 🐧
Silverton Mountain is a unique mountain experience. There is one chairlift that takes you into a high alpine environment surrounded by amazing ski lines in every direction. The terrain is entirely for advanced and expert skiers and boarders who enjoy adventure.
🐧 STEAMBOAT 🐧
Steamboat Ski Resort is a premier ski destination famous for its Champagne Powder®. The mountain is also known for its unique aspen glades, offering up some of the best tree skiing in North America.
🐧 SUNLIGHT 🐧
Sunlight gives you a full day of skiing for about half the cost of the mega resorts. You'll park for free, walk to the lifts, and never stand in line. Without the big crowds, our powder lasts for days.
☃️ TELLURIDE ☃️
The Telluride Ski Resort is recognized internationally as a premier ski and snowboard destination. Telluride's terrain is legendary and has always been revered as the best of Colorado. The region receives on average more than 300 inches of snow annually and offers more than 2,000 skiable acres for all ability levels.
Vail is arguably one of the most well-known ski areas in the world, and the main reason for that is its sheer size. Boasting 5,289 acres of skiable terrain, 7 back bowls (3,017 acres) and Blue Sky Basin (645 acres), Vail mountain offers something for every ability level.
🏔️ WINTERPARK 🏔️
With over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, Winter Park Resort offers an unforgettable experience for any kind of adventurer, whether you're just here to take in the views, or looking to really get your adrenaline pumping. And don't think that things slow down once the snow melts!
Wolf Creek is known for the excellent in-bounds backcountry experience along with abundant snowfall and powder days. Untouched powder is easy to find in our hike-to terrain areas. Skiers and boarders have a variety of hikes to get them to Wolf Creek's legendary chutes, glades, bowls and ridges.