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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JJordan
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 26, 2017
Great mountain! Tons of steeps on the Mart Jane side. Take the cirque cat out to some nice side country stash. Plenty of cruisey blues on the winter park side. A little something for everyone.
SStuart
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 23, 2017
Best value anywhere .. period! FREE (kids) season pass! with an adult season pass .. around $400. Ridiculous.! Convenient access off I40 from DEN,super nice people, and amazing variety of ski terrain. Towns nightlife .. ehh .. but options keep getting better year after year.... More
JSJason S.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 23, 2017
I have been visiting Winter Park with my family and friends for several years now and every year gets better. We typically go late March or the beginning of April and there is always plenty of snow. It’s a perfect ski resort for family’s.
SMTScott M T.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 23, 2017
Winter Park/Mary Jane is a true skiers mountain. In my opinion, the best tree skiing in Colorado lies within these slopes, especially after the clearing beatle kill trees. If you are looking for groomers, or hike-to terrain, this mountain offers it all. Oh, and it's all about... More
DPDavid P.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 22, 2017
Winter Park is a short drive from Denver, probably the closest out of all major ski areas. I prefer the Mary Jane side of the mountain for tree riding and amazing view from the top of the panoramic express lift. The base of the mountain has decent apres and dining but they're ... More
JSJohnathan S.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 21, 2017
This is a great resort for families. It has a lot of runs that are good for beginners, but it also has tons of great runs for more extreme skiers and boarders. When someone ask me which resort to go to when they are bringing first time skiers with them, I always recommend Winter... More
CRChandler R.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 21, 2017
This was the first ski resort I ski at and I've Fallin in love with it. I've gone back every year for the last 3 years and I absolutely love it. Mary Jane is the best of all time!
MRMatthew R.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 19, 2017
Winter Park Resort is a one of a kind resort that epitomizes Colorado skiing and riding. Weather you are a novice, or an expert, from back country riding, to many world class terrain parks, WP has it all. With a town that also offers many lodging options and wonderful... More
AHArtie H.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 19, 2017
Great access from parking lots to lifts. Fun terrain at the top of the mountain and tons of bumps on the Mary Jane side. Good trails for beginners as well.
MAMichael A.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 17, 2017
Amazing resort and even better skiing! Started going here with my family 15 years ago and now my friends and I go yearly. Close to Denver and not a bad drive from DFW area. Great value on lift tickets and a lot of mountain to ski.

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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