Ski resorts in Colorado

Colorado

Set amid the Rocky Mountains, ski resorts in Colorado are frequented by skiers and snowboarders from around the world. As the highest-altitude state in the USA the snow is very reliable.By booking your Colorado skiing holiday with us, you will find well maintained pistes with the modern and efficient lift systems you'd expect from an American resort.

The tourist industry and ski resorts in Colorado have been steadily growing, thanks to the state's magnificent landscape and an average of 300 sunny days a year. Ski holidays in Colorado let you explore the mountains, large park areas and numerous lakes and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. When you want to relax, there are some great health spas at natural mineral springs.

Visiting Colorado

The ski resorts in Colorado are perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Many of the mountain towns are very lively, with a variety of restaurants and bars. However, some Colorado skiing holidays do offer the chance for a more laidback holiday with excellent off-piste facilities.

Colorado is very proud of its history, so would appeal to anyone wanting to combine skiing with visits to museums, art galleries and other cultural sites.

Colorado has 26 main skiing regions, the most famous being around Aspen, a destination for the rich and famous. Many Colorado ski resorts, such as Winter Park, are also very family-friendly.

Ski accommodation is in hotels, apartments, condos and traditional chalets, which are generally spacious and immaculate. If you are travelling with children, you may want to check out resorts that have accommodation very near the slopes, such as Vail and Winter Park.

Resort NameLow AltitudeHigh AltitudeVertical DropLongest RunEasyIntermediateAdvancedExpert/ExtremeSkiingBoardingAprèsFamiliesOverall
Aspen2470 m3813 m1343 m9.0 km421326791Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 51m)US Denver (2h 37m)
Beaver Creek2255 m3488 m1233 m4.0 km28643126Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 35m)US Denver (2h 13m)
Breckenridge2926 m3963 m1037 m6.0 km22482956Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 20m)US Denver (3h 9m)
Copper Mountain2926 m3769 m843 m5.0 km28691212Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 51m)US Denver (1h 38m)
Crested Butte2775 m3620 m845 m10.0 km2565Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Keystone2819 m3782 m963 m5.0 km2643660Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 11m)US Denver (1h 41m)
Snowmass2422 m3813 m1391 m9.0 km5441028Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 1m)US Denver (3h 20m)
Steamboat2100 m3221 m1121 m5.0 km2369730Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (1h 49m)US Denver (3h 8m)
Telluride2659 m4059 m1400 m7.0 km1537410Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar rating
Vail2476 m3427 m951 m6.0 km35564854Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Eagle County (0h 37m)US Denver (1h 57m)
Winter Park2743 m3676 m933 m8.0 km3632687Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Denver (1h 46m)US Eagle County (2h 9m)

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