Winter Park Resort Colorado

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 80 reviews

Trails

Beginner
24%
Intermediate
37%
Advanced / Expert
39%
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Overview

The Good 

  • Diverse terrain to suit different abilities, from groomers to powder bowls
  • Some of the best steep mogul runs in the country
  • Reliable snowfall, an annual average of over 320 in
  • Its location avoids the infamous I-70 traffic around Eisenhower Tunnel and beyond 

The Bad

  • Lift layout can be a little confusing
  • Base area lacks facilities and activities
  • Access via Berthoud Pass is challenging in bad weather

Find Freshies: For powder stashes head to Eagle Wind territory, it's difficult to access, which means its often last to be tracked out! Or check out Parsenn Bowl and The Cirque as well as Vasquez Ridge territory after a big dump. 

Ditch the Crowds: Most of the family-friendly terrain is close to the amenities, so escape the crowds and head up the mountain to Parsenn Bowl, The Cirque and Eagle Wind territories.  

Local's Pick: Jump onto the High Lonesome Trail before veering right into the seemingly endless and well-spaced trees, perfect for those up for a challenge.  


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Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 80 reviews

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RFRob F.
expert skier
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
I grew up skiing here, this place is incredible! The Parsenn bowl almost always has a little powder to plow through. There are seven distinct different parts of the resort, so everyone can find what they're looking for. ... More
DCDustin C.
intermediate skier
Superb!

4.8 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Winter Park is a great place for your next ski vacation. Between all 5 territories there is definitely something for everyone, wether it’s your first time or a seasoned veteran. There are a wide variety of lodging options that will fit just about any skiers budget. Make winter... More
CJCollin J.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.8 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Winter park is a fun place to ride. They keep runs well groomed, and there are plenty of sidecountry options. Great tree runs and a progressive terrain park make this one of my "go to" mountains. ... More
SGSalvador G.
intermediate snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
I loved being able to visit winter park resort! Everything was fantastic, loved how close everything was. Even though it can be busy , everything flows easily which makes it easy to get a lot of runs down the mountain. The weather was beautiful and the snow was brand new powder !... More
PRPatrick R.
advanced skier
Average!

3.5 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Winter park offers a great variety of terrain. The expansive territory makes allows it to handle large crowds easily. However, it can be difficult traversing from one part of the mountain to another. ... More
ZFZeb F.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Winter Park is an awesome mountain for those who want to get away from the 1-70 buzz. With most people driving right by the Highway 40 turnoff to head to Vail, Breckenridge, and Keystone, Winter Park doesn't get overly crowded and is big enough to keep the adventurous happy.... More
COChris O.
expert skier
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
Great hill for the experts to enjoy. Also love the layout for large groups. The last couple years have taken a group ranging from first day on skis to over 500. We were never more than one lift apart easy for netting for lunch and changing duties from solo expert to tour guide.... More
CSCaleb S.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
I went to winter park and had an awesome time. I was able to ski with a group of friends who were many different skill sets because the resort offered so many different runs with differing difficulties. And when we were done skiing, we decided to stay at winter park even longer... More
MAMichael A.
advanced skier
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
Winter Park/MJ has a spectacular diversity of terrain and caters to many skill levels. It is by far my favorite resort in Colorado because of the location and diversity. Plus, the views from Panorama Lift are spectacular! ... More
BKBrady K.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Absolutely love Winter Park. It's not far from Denver which makes a day trip up the mountain easy. There's plenty of skiing for all levels of skiers. If you know where to look, you can always find fresh powder! Love Mary Jane with all her great tree skiing, you could make laps on... More

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
7
Triple Chairs
4
Double Chairs
6
Surface Lifts
5

Elevation

Base
9,000 feet
Summit
12,060 feet
Vertical drop
3,060 feet

Terrain

Total runs
153
Terrain Parks
8
Longest Run
5 miles
Skiable Terrain
3,081 acres
Snowmaking Area
299 acres
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