Powderhorn Colorado

Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Trails

Beginner
20%
Intermediate
50%
Advanced / Expert
30%

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Overview

Powderhorn is one of the top resorts in Colorado. With 42 runs spanning 1600 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

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Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 7 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

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Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

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Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

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Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

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Family Friendliness
ZFZeb F.
advanced skier
Good!

3.5 / 5

Nov 27, 2017
Powderhorn is an awesome local favorite for the people of Grand Junction. It is easily accessible if you live in Grand Junction, but quite a haul from the Front Range. That being said, Powderhorn is rarely packed and offers great snow with awesome tree skiing through aspens.... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Powderhorn is actually surprising for quality riding. Not the steepest but typically is a ride on for fast laps and fun terrain. The park crew does pretty good for what they have to work with and the food is fair priced and pretty good. The pizza is the best and they have great... More
SJFShawn Joseph F.
expert skier
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Great tree skiing that allows you to find many variables lines from tight tees all the way to open Boulder fields. It can be challenging trees on the west side where you must plan ahead constantly, or it can be mellow trees where you can surf with carelessness in the air!... More
DSDave S.
intermediate skier
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
With the addition of the new ski lift (couple of season now) Powderhorn is a great ski area. We have had season passes for 5 seasons now and really enjoy it. Snow is great, the staff friendly and it’s close. Perfect hill for an adventure! ... More
BSBen S.
advanced snowboarder
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
Not the best snow always, but it's a decent small resort. They take advantage of being the only resort in the area, passes are overpriced. But it has great power when it snows.... More
DHDarrel H.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
It's a locals place and when I visit my son's family in Grand Junction I go there to have a swerve down their runs. Nice friendly place, and their chilli is great.
DDoug
Superb!

5 / 5

Sep 27, 2017
Big mountain skiing at local mountain prices. Short lift lines and great terrain keep everyone happy on a powder day. The west side lift is old and slow, but delivers the goods. Great place!

Lifts

High Speed Quad
1
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lift
1

Elevation

Base
8,200 feet
Summit
9,850 feet
Vertical drop
1,650 feet

Terrain

Total runs
42
Terrain Parks
2
Longest Run
2 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,600 acres
Snowmaking Area
21 acres
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