Beaver Creek Colorado

Superb

4.6 / 5

based on 75 reviews

Trails

Beginner
19%
Intermediate
42%
Advanced / Expert
39%

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Overview

Everything at Beaver Creek is posh, planned and near perfection – it’s the Deer Valley of Colorado. Owned by Vail Resorts, Beaver Creek opened in 1980 modeled after Europe's best ski resorts St Moritz in Switzerland and Italy's Cortina, it's like Vail's classier sister - not quite as popular, less approached, but that's what makes it so precious.

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Superb

4.6 / 5

based on 75 reviews

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SLSheau L.
beginner snowboarder
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Very beginner friendly with a nice gondola for the beginner run. Nice resort area. Nice lunch area for resting. Just that parking is a bit of trouble since even the parking down the mountain needs parking fee. Public transport is not that easy to get around as well (since no... More
GGustavo
intermediate skier
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Beaver creek is a hidden gem. It's quaint, beautiful, family friendly and fun! I enjoy the slopes, the snow and the fresh chocolate chip cookies they hand out at the end of the day around the grounds! ... More
FHFrederick H.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
Beaver Creek was the first Colorado resort I ever visited. I moved there in 2013 and at the time had only spent 5 days on a mountain before. I remember asking a coworker.. "I heard there's another mountain like 10 minutes away.. Vail? What's that?" Soon I learned I had picked one... More
CGChristopher G.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
This resort has the best glades ever. Period. Nothing and nowhere else compares. Also, chefs serving hot cookies on silver platters and free champagne everyday at 3pm isn’t that bad. Love this place. ... More
WWill
expert snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
Beaver is my favorite resort. I grew up in Glenwood Springs, a short drive away with access to both Vail and Aspen resorts. BC has some great side country if you're willing to do some hiking and gets a lot of snow that tends to stay around if you know where to look for it. ... More
MPMatthew P.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
I have been going to Beaver Creek since I was about 3 years old and it is by far my favorite mountain. This mountain is a bit out of the day so if you live far, a day trip is pushing it. Luckily, I spend a week there every year and get to enjoy everything it has to offer. This... More
MDMark D.
expert skier
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Locals skip Vail for the Beav. Great trees and side country. Excellent mix of groomed and bumps. The new lift will be great for beginners.Parking no longer free, though which made it a clear choice over Vail. ... More
WMWayne M.
intermediate skier
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Beaver Creek is one of my favorite places in all the world. What great Memories!! My wife, 2 daughters and I all learned to ski at Beaver Creek. We have probably skied every inch of BC, BG and Arrowhead and have been to most all of the restaurants. Après ski is the best and... More
DHDave H.
expert skier
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Great family resort but also a great place to get off trail and make some new lines in the powder. Most people just stay on the groomers and never leave the main trails. The Village is amazingly beautiful. ... More
ZAZofia A.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
I love the Beav! It's my favorite faraway resort to go to in the Vail resort collection. It's very far from Denver and you end up hitting a bunch of traffic, so this resort is best for an overnight trip. The aspen tree skiing is out of this world and the mountain is much less... More

Lifts

Gondola & Trams
2
High Speed Quads
11
Triple Chair
1
Double Chair
1
Surface Lifts
10

Elevation

Base
8,100 feet
Summit
11,439 feet
Vertical drop
3,339 feet

Terrain

Total runs
150
Terrain Parks
3
Longest Run
2 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,832 acres
Snowmaking Area
650 acres
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