Affordable resort with good lodging options.
Excellent terrain for beginners and intermediate skiers and boarders.
Popular choice for families.
Good snow record.
Excellent back-country snow-cat skiing at nearby Berthoud Pass.
Short transfer (90 mins) to Denver International Airport.
ABOUT WINTER PARK
Winter Park Resort is the closest major ski resort to Denver (1½ hours driving time) and has long boasted of a reputation as the favourite ski area in Colorado. It is understandable that all those lucky locals who have the best skiing on earth at their doorstep appreciate a ski area with grandiose and varied terrain, the constant upgrades to lifts and the variety of day lodge facilities, consistantly good snow, exceptional children's and beginner facilities and moderate prices.
The Village at Winter Park Resort has 30,000 square feet of new retail, restaurants, and living space and also features a new Village Cabriolet. Located at the base of Winter Park Resort, The Village connects to existing dining and shopping space and is located just steps from the slopes.
WINTER PARK STATISTICS
mid November – mid April
Base Elevation:9,000 feet / 2,743 meters
Summit Elevation:12,060 feet / 3,676 meters
Area:3,078 acres of in-bounds terrain
Snow:355 inches (29 feet)