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COLORADO SKI COUNTRY USA®

WINTER GUIDE


E X P E R I E N C E COLOR A D O Why plan your winter ski vacation to Colorado? With 21 unique resorts, abundant annual snowfall, and over 300 days of sunshine, it is obvious why Colorado is one of the world’s top winter destinations. The resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA truly offer a Mountain for Everyone. Whether you want a world-class resort complete with lavish amenities and luxury-galore, or the authentic Colorado experience found off the beaten path, Colorado has the perfect mountain for you.

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BR A GGING R IGH T S

300 300”/762 cm 29,985 ac/ 12,134 ha 8,963’/2,732 m 11,398’/3,474 m 2,435’/742 m 1,803 219 49

DAYS OF SUNSHINE AVERAGE SNOWFALL TOTAL SKIABLE AREA AVERAGE BASE ELEVATION AVERAGE PEAK ELEVATION AVERAGE VERTICAL RISE

Overall Trail Ratings BEGINNER

16% I N T E R M E D I AT E

38%

TOTAL TRAILS

A D VA N C E D

TOTAL LIFTS

46%

TERRAIN PARKS

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ALL PHOTOGRAPHY & CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE RESORTS OF COLORADO SKI COUNTRY USA.

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COLORADO SKI COUNTRY SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

SKI Pristine powder

Corduroy groomers

Tree skiing & riding

Night skiing

Nine snowcat operations

Two heli-ski operations

PLAY Other Activities in Colorado Ski Country

Tubing Snowshoeing Ice skating Cross-country & skate skiing Dinner sleigh rides Snowmobile tours

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STAY Your holiday time is valuable. Colorado Ski Country resorts offer easy access, Western hospitality, and affordable prices to help you make the most of your vacation dollar. Come stay with us today!


THE PEAK OF LUXURY In Colorado, the delight doesn’t stop at the slopes. Boasting top-notch service, a bustling après-ski scene and a host of opulent hotels, spas and cultural attractions, Colorado Ski Country is truly a luxury destination.

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Free of paid parking, free of crowds, free of lift lines, free of hassles. With down-to-earth prices, the Colorado Gems offer instant access to world-class terrain. The Gems are perfect for those seeking the authentic Colorado skiing or snowboarding experience.

E X PL OR E T HE COL OR A DO GEMS A R A PA HOE B A S IN • C OOP E R • E L DOR A • L O V E L A ND • MON A R C H P O W DE R HOR N • S K I GR A NB Y R A NC H • S UNL IGH T MOUN TA IN The Gems Card provides either TWO 2-FOR-1 LIFT TICKETS or TWO 30% OFF LIFT TICKETS at each of the EIGHT COLORADO GEMS RESORTS. Use your Gems Card for either two bogos, two 30% discounts, or one of each deal at all eight Gems resorts.

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COME FOR THE WINTER . STAY FOR THE SUM MER . Experience the other side of mountain life. Summer activities include:

Hiking & Camping

Whitewater Rafting

Fishing

Wine & Beer Tastings

Golfing

Mountain & Road Biking

Food & Music Festivals

Zip Lines & Canopy Tours


WHY C OLORADO? THE NUMBERS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES! SKIABLE AREA (acres/ hectares)

NUMBER OF TRAILS

NUMBER OF LIFTS

960 ac 388 ha

109

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10,780’/ 13,050’ 3,286 m/3,978 m

A R A PA H O E B A S IN . C O M

Aspen Highlands

1,040 ac 421 ha

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8,040’/ 12,392’ 2,451 m/3,777 m

ASPENSNOWMASS.COM

Aspen Mountain

675 ac 273 ha

76

8

7,945’/ 11,212’ 2,422 m/3,417 m

ASPENSNOWMASS.COM

Buttermilk

470 ac 190 ha

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7,870’/ 9,900’ 2,399 m/3,018 m

ASPENSNOWMASS.COM

400 ac 162 ha

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10,500’/11,700’ 3,200 m/3,566 m

SKICOOPER.COM

2,465 ac 998 ha

140

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9,703’/ 12,313’ 2,957m/3,753 m

COPPERCOLORADO.COM

1,547 ac 626 ha

121

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9,375’/ 12,437’ 2,858 m/3,791 m

SKICB.COM

680 ac 275 ha

53

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9,200’/ 10,800’ 2,804 m/3,292 m

ELDORA.COM

50 ac 20 ha

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6,696’/7,136’ 2,041 m/2,175 m

S T E A M B O AT S P R IN G S . N E T

1,800 ac 728 ha

93

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10,800’/13,010’ 3,292 m/3,965 m

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SKI COUNTRY RESORTS

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BASE/PEAK ELEVATION (feet/meters)

RESORT WEBSITE


SKI COUNTRY RESORTS

Snowmass

THE MOST SNOW IN COLORADO

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SKIABLE AREA (acres/ hectares)

NUMBER OF TRAILS

NUMBER OF LIFTS

800 ac 324 ha

54

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10,790’/ 11,952’ 3,289 m/3,643 m

S K IM O N A R C H . C O M

1,600 ac 647 ha

63

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8,200’/ 9,850’ 2,499 m/3,002 m

POWDERHORN.COM

1,525 ac 617 ha

92

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8,793’/10,822’ 2,680 m/3,299 m

P U R G AT O R Y R E S O R T. C O M

1,819 ac 736 ha

69

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10,400’/13,487’ 3,170 m/4,111 m

S ILV E R T O N M O U N TA IN . C O M

406 ac 164 ha

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8,202’/9,202’ 2,500 m/2,805 m

GRANBYRANCH.COM

3,332 ac 1,348 ha

94

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8,104’/12,510’ 2,470 m/3,813 m

ASPENSNOWMASS.COM

2,965 ac 1,200 ha

165

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6,900’/10,568’ 2,103 m/3,221 m

S T E A M B O AT. C O M

680 ac 275 ha

67

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7,885’/9,895’ 2,403 m/3,016 m

SUNLIGHTMTN.COM

2,000 ac 809 ha

127

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8,725’/13,150’ 2,659 m /4,008 m

T E L L U R ID E S K IR E S O R T. C O M

3,081 ac 1,247 ha

143

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9,000’/12,060’ 2,743 m/3,676 m

W IN T E R PA R K R E S O R T. C O M

1,600 ac 647 ha

77

9

10,300’/11,904’ 3,139 m/3,628 m

WOLFCREEKSKI.COM

BASE/PEAK ELEVATION (feet/meters)

RESORT WEBSITE


REGIONAL FLIGHTS INTO COLORADO SKI COUNTRY

STEAMBOAT/HAYDEN (HDN) STEAMBOAT

MONTROSE (MTJ) CRESTED BUTTE/TELLURIDE

TELLURIDE (TEX) TELLURIDE

DENVER (DEN) X X X ATLANTA (ATL) X X CHICAGO (ORD) X X DALLAS (DFW) X X HOUSTON (IAH) X X LOS ANGELES (LAX) X X LAGUARDIA (LGA) X LAS VEGAS (LAS) MINNEAPOLIS (MSP) X NEWARK (EWR) X X PHOENIX (PHX) X SALT LAKE CITY (SLC) SAN DIEGO (SAN) X SAN FRANCISCO (SFO) X X SEATTLE (SEA) X WASHINGTON D.C. / DULLES (IAD) X

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F L Y I N G T O CO LO R A D O It’s a breeze to fly in to the heart of Colorado Ski Country. With Denver International Airport (DEN) conveniently located 25 miles northeast of downtown Denver, it is easy to rent a car or take a shuttle to any of our 21 member resorts. See page 14 for a map, complete with distances and drive times from the airport. Colorado also has an extensive network of regional airports. You can fly from Denver, or connect directly from many other large domestic airports across the United States. Colorado Ski Country is a short flight or drive from just about anywhere!

ASPEN/PITKIN (ASE) ASPEN

GUNNISON (GUC) CRESTED BUTTE

DURANGO (DRO) PURGATORY/WOLF CREEK

GRAND JUNCTION (GJT) POWDERHORN

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Steamboat/Hayden

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

40

Steamboat

Howelsen Hill

SKI RESORTS GEMS RESORTS DIA REGIONAL AIRPORTS 70

HIGHWAYS 9

Eagle County

70

GLENWOOD SPRINGS 70

Copper Mountain Sunlight Mountain

91

Cooper

82 Aspen/Pitkin

Snowmass

Grand Junction

Buttermilk

Aspen Highlands

65

LEADVILLE

ASPEN

Aspen Mountain

GRAND JUNCTION Powderhorn

24

Crested Butte CRESTED BUTTE

135 50

Monarch Mountain

Montrose

GUNNISON

MONTROSE

Telluride

50

Gunnison/Crested Butte

Telluride TELLURIDE

Silverton Mountain

SILVERTON

DURANGO

Purgatory 550

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160

PAGOSA SPRINGS

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Durango/La Plata

Wolf Creek

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FORT COLLINS

STERLING

25

ESTES PARK

76

Ski Granby Ranch

FORT MORGAN

BOULDER

Eldora Winter Park

DEN

GEORGETOWN

GOLDEN

DENVER

Loveland Ski Area

70

Arapahoe Basin

285

25

LIMON

24

COLORADO SPRINGS

ALIDA

50

PUEBLO

ROCKY FORD

LAS ANIMAS

LA JUNTA

CL O S E R T H A N YOU T HINK Hop in the ca r a nd ta ke a drive. Many Colorado Ski Country resorts are just a day’s drive from Texas, the Southwest and the Midwest. No matter where you go, the scenic route can get you there. TRINIDAD

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IMPERIAL

WAUNETA

TRAVEL TIMES WRAY

BENKELMAN

HAIGLER

DISTANCE FROM DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

RESORT ATWOOD

ARAPAHOE BASIN BIRD CITY

SAINT FRANCIS

ASPEN/BUTTERMILK

220 Miles, 3 H, 45 Min

ASPEN HIGHLANDS

221 Miles, 3 H, 49 Min

COOPER

COLBY

GOODLAND

SEIBERT

131 Miles, 2 H, 19 Min

STRATTON BURLINGTON

101 Miles, 1 H, 42 Min

COPPER MOUNTAIN

253 Miles, 4 H, 40 Min

CRESTED BUTTE ELDORA MOUNTAIN

HARTMAN

180 Miles, 3 H, 16 Min 79 Miles, 1 H, 20 Min

MONARCH

178 Miles, 3 H, 11 Min 268 Miles, 4 H, 19 Min

LEOTI

PURGATORY

386 Miles, 6 H, 52 Min

SILVERTON MOUNTAIN

353 Miles, 6 H, 54 Min 109 Miles, 2 H, 2 Min

SKI GRANBY RANCH SYRACUSE

SNOWMASS

219 Miles, 3 H, 45 Min LAKIN

177 Miles, 3 H, 10 Min

STEAMBOAT

192 Miles, 3 H, 26 Min

SUNLIGHT JOHNSON TELLURIDE

SPRINGFIELD

63 Miles, 1 H, 20 Min

LOVELAND

TRIBUNE POWDERHORN

SHERIDAN LAKE

LAMAR

WINONA

SHARON SPRINGS HOWELSEN HILL

CHEYENNE WELLS

EADS

87 Miles, 1 H, 35 Min

ULYSSES

90 Miles, 1 H, 39 Min

WINTER PARK

258 Miles, 4 H, 28 Min

WOLF CREEK RICHFIELD HUGOTON CAMPO ELKHART

387 Miles, 6 H, 31 Min


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2016-17 Colorado Ski Country USA Winter Guide  

Information on Colorado Ski Country USA's 21 ski resorts.

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