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Colorado Ski Resorts

Colorado Ski Resorts

Colorado has some of the world’s best skiing and snowboarding. Heavy snowfall and towering mountains make Colorado ski resorts the perfect place for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Colorado has a wide variety of terrain, and many resorts have 2,000-4,000 vertical feet!

The following table compares Colorado ski resorts’ various sizes, runs, lifts, and snowfall:

Name Nearest city Skiable area (acres) Runs Lifts Snowfall (in/year)
Arapahoe Basin (Article) Keystone 960 109 8 350
Aspen Highlands Aspen 1010 118 5 300
Aspen Mountain Aspen 673 76 8 300
Beaver Creek Avon 1825 149 17 330
Breckenridge Breckenridge 2926 187 34 360
Buttermilk Aspen 435 44 9 200
Copper Mountain Copper Mountain 2490 140+ 23 305
Crested Butte Crested Butte 1125 121 15 300
Echo Mountain Evergreen 75 13 3 275
Eldora Nederland 680 53 12 300
Hesperus Hesperus 80 13 2 150
Howelsen Steamboat Springs ? 17 1 ?
Kendall Silverton 35 11 1 200
Keystone Keystone 3087 127 20 235
Loveland Silverthorne 1800 94 11 422
Monarch Salida 800 54 5 375
Powderhorn Grand Junction 1600 37 4 250
Purgatory Durango 1525 94 11 260
Silverton Mountain Silverton 1819 ? 1 460
Ski Cooper Leadville 400 26 4 250
Ski Granby Ranch Granby 406 35 6 220
Snowmass Aspen 3128 88 21 300
Steamboat Steamboat Springs 2965 165 16 349
Sunlight Glenwood Springs 470 67 4 252
Telluride Telluride 2000 148 18 309
Vail Vail 5289 193 34 370
Winter Park Winter Park 3081 143 26 365
Wolf Creek Pagosa Springs 1600 77 7 480

 

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