The 24 Best Ski Resorts in Colorado

Vail

Vail, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,450 ft
  • Skiable Area 5,317 ac
  • Number of Lifts 31

Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,398 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,908 ac
  • Number of Lifts 34

Aspen-Snowmass

Aspen, CO

  • Vertical Drop 4,406 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,339 ac
  • Number of Lifts 21

Telluride

Telluride, CO

  • Vertical Drop 4,425 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,000 ac
  • Number of Lifts 18

Beaver Creek

Avon, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,340 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,832 ac
  • Number of Lifts 23

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,060 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,081 ac
  • Number of Lifts 23

Steamboat

Steamboat Springs, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,668 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,965 ac
  • Number of Lifts 18

Copper Mountain

Frisco, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,738 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,490 ac
  • Number of Lifts 24

Keystone

Keystone, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,128 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,148 ac
  • Number of Lifts 21

Crested Butte

Crested Butte, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,062 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,547 ac
  • Number of Lifts 15

Loveland

Georgetown, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,210 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,800 ac
  • Number of Lifts 11

Loveland Ski Area in Colorado boasts 1,800 acres of skiable terrain and educational programs to help you make the most of the slopes.

Silverton Mountain

Silverton, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,087 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,819 ac
  • Number of Lifts 1

Silverton Mountain Ski Resort is one of the country’s most thrilling ski destinations, boasting 1,819 acres of some of the steepest terrain in North America.

Wolf Creek

Pagosa Springs, CO

  • Vertical Drop 1,604 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,600 ac
  • Number of Lifts 10

Purgatory Resort

Durango, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,029 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,635 ac
  • Number of Lifts 10

Arapahoe Basin

Keystone, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,530 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,428 ac
  • Number of Lifts 9

Eldora Mountain

Nederland, CO

  • Vertical Drop 1,240 ft
  • Skiable Area 680 ac
  • Number of Lifts 9
  • Vertical Drop 1,650 ft
  • Skiable Area 1,600 ac
  • Number of Lifts 5

Sunlight Mountain Resort

Glenwood Springs, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,010 ft
  • Skiable Area 680 ac
  • Number of Lifts 3

Monarch

Monarch, CO

  • Vertical Drop 1,162 ft
  • Skiable Area 800 ac
  • Number of Lifts 6

Cooper

Leadville, CO

  • Vertical Drop 1,200 ft
  • Skiable Area 470 ac
  • Number of Lifts 5

Granby Ranch

Granby, CO

  • Vertical Drop 1,000 ft
  • Skiable Area 406 ac
  • Number of Lifts 5

Hesperus

Hesperus, CO

  • Vertical Drop 780 ft
  • Skiable Area 160 ac
  • Number of Lifts 1

Howelsen Hill

Steamboat Springs, CO

  • Vertical Drop 440 ft
  • Skiable Area 50 ac
  • Number of Lifts 4

Kendall Mountain

Silverton, CO

  • Vertical Drop 283 ft
  • Skiable Area 16 ac
  • Number of Lifts 1

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